Tuesday, May 23, 2006

The latest product marketing flavor of the month...



Have you noticed this too? I am a happy girl with this latest flavor. Coconut. I love coconut. Coconut anything. I found the special edition Coconut CoffeeMate and my son, Brock is hooked too. He drinks this stuff in his milk- you know, like chocolate milk, only this is coconut. In the morning he likes a few splashes of coffee in his milk too. We call it creamy cool milk.
The latest Starbuck's Frappacino is a Banana Coconut one topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut. I personally haven't tried this one yet- but it looks tasty. I did look up some info online and found a Grande "regular" Frappacino in this flavor has 450 calories. (That's in just 16 oz.) The Grande "light" version- no whipped cream or coconut still has 310 calories- I think the whipped cream and coconut on top is worth that extra 140 calories. Of course, you could always skip the topping and go grab yourself a small Almond Joy bar on the side. I think that's the way I'll go when I get around to this baby.
And now Huggies baby care product is on board too with this new Mango, Coconut & Aloe shampoo. I can't help but love a clean, coconut-smelling baby. Especially around my house. Remember? I've got 4 little ones that I bathe at least every other night- sometimes more often. If you stress out at bedtime, just think of me. Most of the time I've cooked dinner, cleaned up dinner, I get 4 kids in and out of the tub, brush lots of teeth, one gets a shot each evening, I try to pick up a bunch of the toys that they've scattered everywhere, and we then there's a short devotion and finally I get them tucked in. Which can last anywhere from 10 minutes to 2 and a half hours. Depending on who stays in bed, who falls asleep and who sings as loudly as possible.
Now add to that routine- scrap pages-and it's no wonder I'm worn out by the time my head hits the pillow!
Just reading what I typed here makes me realize I deserve that big new Starbuck's Frappacino loaded with all the extra toppings. Make it a Venti!

6 comments:

Queue_t said...

I love coconut too, my newest pleasure is the bath and body shop - coconut lime verbeana- body wash, lotion and body splash - mmmnnn i smell good all day :-)

now i have to look for that creamer!

Anonymous said...

Coconut..I can't stand it! I LOVE coconut!! Wonder how that translates over into Weight Watcher points???!!!! MUST check out both~~the coconut for coffee AND the points thing! Mmmmmmm!

Portia said...

...mmmm... yummy! Coconut is a favorite scent and taste-- though I'm not much of one for coconut cream pie. Have you ever burned a Coconut Cove candles from PartyLite? Or even the coconut one from Home Interiors? They are the best!

What a fun post!! Loved it! :) And great scrap ideas too... even though I'm not a scrapper, I love the ideas and I like thinking of designs and colors. Probably from my earlier days of working in a custom framing shop-- loved the colors, the textures, the fun!

happy days....

Juel said...

Okay so I don't like coconut except in an almond joy or maybe a cookie, once in awhile. I do however love the Banana Mocha from Starbucks!!

Heels said...

Two coconutty things you must have:

1. Ina Garten's recipe for macaroons. Best ever and so, so simple.

2. Kiehl's coconut body wash and lotions. They're even better in grapefruit. Everyone I have ever given this stuff to raves about it.

I'm totally making macaroons tomorrow night. Mmmmm.

Carrie said...

Hey Jody! I am always willing to ship stuff to Michigan, so let me know if there is ever anything you want with my discount!