Monday, March 27, 2023


 I'm going to shock you all.

There's a new drink I'm loving.

Yep.  I'm not just a Diet Coke drinker anymore.

Winter is almost here, and I've been wanting to have a HOT drink.

NOT Hot Chocolate, it's just too sweet.

So, what am I drinking once a day now?

ABOVE:  This stuff.  It's not too sweet, it doesn't taste like coffee much at all.  And I don't give a shit how many 'points' it has, I like it.  It makes a nice change when I feel like a hot drink.

I have Aqua Jogging at 10 am this morning.

But before that, housework is top of me list.

And getting a couple of Kiwiana Runners ready for stitching.

ABOVE:  I got this one ready yesterday, it's long and narrow.  I am going to get another one ready for stitching today.  It would be nice to have them both at Market on Sunday. 

I thought our next market wasn't for a couple of weeks.  WRONG.

It's this Sunday.

We are attending the Woodland's Market in Gordonton.  It will be our first time there as stall holders.  I hope it goes well.

Back to today... I better get a move on if I'm going to get anything done before I head out for Aqua Jogging.

12.15 pm:  My swim this morning was great, a totally different workout today.  There's so many variations of exercises you can do in the pool.
Using pool noodles, hand weights etc.  Makes it interesting.

Once home, it was straight into the shower, on HOT.  I was damn cold.  The pool isn't STONE COLD, but it's not warm either.

Then I had some lunch.  And a hot drink.

I had some of these in the cupboard:

ABOVE:  These are a coffee with Chocolate flavour added, like the Caramel one (top of post).
I thought, hmmm... what would it taste like if I mix the two together?
So that's what I did.


I think I'll do that in future cos it was really nice, much nicer than just the Caramel Latte on it's own.
I can just use half of each 'stick' for one drink, and save the other halves for another day.

Now... I'm gunna head into the sewing room.  I now have two long, thin Kiwiana runners ready for stitching.

6.30 pm:  And all the stitching is done.  And I've finished one and will finish the 2nd one tomorrow.
I'm thrilled to bits with the one I've already finished.  I did something 'different' with it.
I'll show ya, tomorrow.

Stew is home and having some dinner, just left overs tonight. 
Time to sign off for the day, it has been an awesome day.  Busy, productive and happy.


  1. I just looked for that beverage and I do not think it is available in the USA. How dumb! We like Caramel AND Lattes! I looked online, will check at stores just to be sure. I buy regular black tea bags and make a Chai Tea conncotion out of a can of sweetened condenced milk. That is my bedtime beverage.

    1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
    1 teaspoon ginger
    1 teaspoon cardamom
    ½ teaspoon cinnamon
    ½ teaspoon nutmeg
    ½ teaspoon cloves
    Pour condensed milk into a small bowl.
    Add spices to milk and stir until completely combined.
    To use, brew a strong cup of black tea, then mix in a heaping tablespoon of concentrate. Enjoy!

    Store leftover Chai Tea Concentrate in the refrigerator until ready to use.

    1. That looks complicated Chick! Ya know I LOATH TEA eh? lol

    2. Anonymous4:47 AM

      Yea, this doesn’t taste like tea. I’m not a tea fan either.

  2. Anonymous10:20 AM

    I love that coffee. It's my go-to if I'm travelling, or visiting. I'll often take a couple of sticks with me. At home I have a nespresso machine and make weak lattes with it, but here at work and travelling, it's always these sticks. xxx Colleen

  3. Anonymous12:05 PM

    Lol we drink it all the time but the Cappuccino version can get it here for $6 cheaper than your picture 😳 amazing how prices vary around the country GM 💙💙


    1. I have some of that, I think it works out a similar price as the Caramel Latte has 26 sticks in the box. Maybe it's just a little cheaper.


Comments will be published once approved by a blog admin. Thank You.