1. 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


  1. 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.
  1. 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
  1. 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 PatientlyThis is a good opportunity to grab a book on tape or a relaxation tape and use the extra time to relax and enjoy

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