The New VIA Latte? #Fail


I wanted so much to love the new line of VIA Lattes. I mean really wanted to like it. It is very rare for me to be disappointed in a Starbucks product, if anything I encroach the line of being a fangirl. In most Starbucks you can currently pick up a sampler stick (one 8 […]

Limited Time Drink Find


Love fall? I do šŸ˜‰ So..if you love the sweetened and flavored Starbucks VIAĀ® packets, get down to Starbucks and pick up a pack of:   It is of my favorite flavors of VIA, Pumpkin Spice. Mix it up with dried milk (a couple of Tablespoons) and 8 ounces of water, for a delicious morning […]

Food Find: Peppermint Mocha VIA


The line of flavored/sweetenedĀ VIA coffee packets has been great – trust me, if you can still findĀ theĀ Pumpkin Spice flavor,Ā stockĀ up! Anyhow, the newest is here – Peppermint Mocha (ignore the picture/price online – it is a box of 5 and cost less than what is online). This is easy to make and gives a delicious cup, […]

Food Find: Starbucks Refreshers


Last week one of the baristas I know slipped me some samples (thanks!) of the released-today new line of Refreshersā„¢. I was able to try the Very Berry Hibiscus, there is also Cool Lime. It is similar to the Iced VIA for packet size. The boxes are $5.95 – 5 packets inside and weigh in […]

Food Find: Starbucks Flavored VIA


This past week the new VIA flavored coffee debuted so of course I picked some up – at the Starbucks in Pigeon Forge, TN on the way to hiking one of our mornings. I picked out the Caramel flavor to try: Each box is 6 packets worth, for $6.95 retail (though I got the buy […]

Coffee On The Trail: A Reader Photo


One of our readers, Nate, who got one of the VIAā„¢ coffee samples sent me this quick note today: “Sarah, I got a chance to try the coffee this weekend.Ā  mixed with a pre-mixed sweetener/cocoa/dried milk concotion.Ā  it was really great…i think one of the best coffee beverages i’ve had on the trail.Ā  Thanks a […]

Free Coffee! Who Wants To Try The New VIA?

That is right, you heard F-R-E-E. The best 4 letter word around. So what do you get? You get to try the new Starbucks VIAā„¢ instant coffee out (go read our review if you missed it!). I love this new instant coffee so much for hiking that I have acquired some to hand out to […]