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I tried the new Starbucks Pineapple Refresher

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  I had stars that were going to expire so I decided to try the new refresher. I have seen some reviews of people that love it and others of people that hate it. It’s often sold out but I was in a location where they had it.  I am not really a fan of pineapple flavours. I like other refreshers from Starbucks and I love passion fruit so thought it might be good. There are options to add coconut milk or lemonade. I always get coconut milk in my coffee but I don’t like it in refreshers and I always like lemonade. The drink at first seemed okay but it had a strange bitter aftertaste after each sip. I am not sure the addition of the lemonade made it like that but my mom and I both didn’t like it. It was drinkable but not something I would order again. I will stick to the the Mango Dragon Fruit refresher as my go to refresher from Starbucks.  Let me know if you have tried it in the comments or on Instagram @livingottawalocal.

How I celebrated my birthday in 2020 while most of the world is in quarantine

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The area where I live is one of the lucky ones so far our health system has kept up with the number of cases but we are mostly self-isolating to prevent the spread of COVID19. I’m still allowed to go outside, grocery store, get take out. I work from home now but in the evenings so other people can work during the day. Now on to my birthday. There is noisy construction near my apartment so that woke me up around 8:30.  I often go to Vegas to celebrate my birthday and always stay at my favourite hotel there which is South Point.  I put the slippers on while I checked my messages and social media. I have been trying to do a workout in the morning. I really need this for stretch and not to sit all day. I have beachbody on demand which I have used for years. Shaun T is my favourite trainer so I did Rockin body it’s an old workout but feels like a dance party.  I haven’t had a coffee shop coffee in almost two months there are a couple places near me that are open for tak