- Back To School Children In The Street Again: Back to school means sharing the streets with young pedestrians. Children are often unpredictable, so pay extra attention when driving in the school areas, near playgrounds & parks, and in residential areas. Don’t forget to watch out for pedestrians when parking as well.
What To Do?
- Remember you were a kid once and they are not just trying to make your head explode.
- If possible stay off the roads during the hours where there are extra little targets wandering around on foot and bicycle
- Back To School Early Morning Crowd At Dunkin Donuts And Starbucks: It is true with school back in session it is not so easy to get your morning coffee. This can be very frustrating to us coffee addicts.
What To Do?
- Use your phone app to order ahead to avoid the lines
- Brew Your Own Coffee
- Blue Mountain Coffee: Grown in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, this coffee is known for its mild flavor, bright acidity, and smooth body.
- Kona Coffee: Cultivated on the slopes of Mauna Loa in Hawaii, Kona coffee is prized for its balanced flavor, with notes of nuttiness and bright acidity.
- Ethiopian Yirgacheffe: This coffee is famous for its floral and fruity notes, often with a wine-like acidity. It’s grown in the Yirgacheffe region of Ethiopia.
- Colombian Coffee: Colombia is one of the world’s largest coffee producers, known for its medium-bodied and well-balanced beans with caramel and nutty undertones.
- Kenyan AA Coffee: Grown in high altitudes in Kenya, AA coffee beans are known for their bright acidity, full body, and distinctive berry and citrus flavors.
- Sumatra Mandheling: From Indonesia, this coffee offers a full body, low acidity, and flavors ranging from earthy and herbal to chocolatey and spicy.
- Guatemalan Antigua: Grown in the Antigua region of Guatemala, this coffee often has a full body, bright acidity, and notes of chocolate, spice, and floral undertones.
- Rwanda Coffee: Rwandan coffee is known for its bright acidity and sweet, fruity flavors, often reminiscent of berries and citrus.
- Costa Rican Coffee: Costa Rican beans are often characterized by their medium body, bright acidity, and clean, citrusy flavors.
- Brazilian Coffee: Brazil is a major coffee producer with a wide range of flavors. Brazilian beans can offer a nutty, chocolatey taste with lower acidity.
- Back To School No More Shopping At Publix After 3 Or You Will Trip Over Backpacks: This is a policy I really don’t understand anyway because honestly I have seen more adults eating through the produce section than children trying to steal candy but nonetheless it is what it is.
What To Do?
- Try Online Shopping
- Instacart: Instacart partners with various grocery stores to deliver groceries to your doorstep. You can shop from multiple stores in one order and choose from a wide range of products.
- Amazon Fresh: Amazon Fresh is available for Amazon Prime members and offers a selection of groceries, including fresh produce, pantry staples, and household items.
- Walmart Grocery Delivery: Walmart offers grocery delivery services that allow you to shop for groceries online and have them delivered to your home. They also have a same-day pickup option.
- Shipt: Shipt partners with major grocery store chains to provide same-day delivery of groceries, household essentials, and even alcohol in some areas.
- Target Same Day Delivery: Target offers same-day delivery of groceries and other essential items through their partnership with Shipt.
- Total Wine offers same day delivery
- Amazon offers same day delivery and they partner with Whole Foods.
- Wholesale Clubs like BJ’s, Costco, and Sam’s Club(partners with Instacart and Door Dash) all offer same day delivery
- Back To School Why Are Parents In The Car Line So Early- Traffic will definitely be worse with school back in session but it won’t stay as bad as it is the first few weeks of school.
What To Do?
- Leave Early If You Have To Go To Work-or sleep in until they clear out if you don’t
- Learn How To Wait In Line Patiently–– This is a good opportunity to grab a book on tape or a relaxation tape and use the extra time to relax and enjoy