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Coffee and Doughnuts – Shopping Local is the New Black

Coffee and Doughnuts – Shopping Local is the New Black

“Cops love doughnuts.  Which is an interesting stereotype because you know who else likes doughnuts?  Absolutely everyone!  Of course cops love doughnuts, they know the difference between right and wrong!” -Jim Gaffigan. HAHA! You gotta love a good Jim Gaffigan quote!  And speaking of doughnuts, […]

Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Coffee

Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Coffee

  “I don’t think I knew how going to Ethiopia would affect my life, through a very simple choice of buying fair-trade coffee, we can take part in change.” – Hugh Jackman   Can you imagine being completely at the mercy of just any company/corporation […]

Back to School – Coffee & Survival Tips for Teachers

Back to School – Coffee & Survival Tips for Teachers

Family vacations, trips to the lake, camping, swimming, hot sun, cold drinks…  Summer is a magical time.  At least in our house it is.  We live for Summertime.  I know some people prefer the cold winter days, but we love a good hot sunny day […]

Roast Your Own Coffee Beans at Home in 5 Simple Steps!

Roast Your Own Coffee Beans at Home in 5 Simple Steps!

Have you ever wondered when or where, or even how, the coffee that you are drinking was roasted?  This is something that has always been a bit of a curiosity to me, but up until recently, I’ve never actually researched it.  If you buy brands […]

Drink Coffee to Live Longer

Drink Coffee to Live Longer

Coffee – You only need one cup, but I’ll have four just in case. The best part of waking up just got a little better.  People all over the world rely on their morning coffee to get them going, and many of those people also […]

5 Simple Steps to Make Stove Top Espresso

5 Simple Steps to Make Stove Top Espresso

Take one look at an espresso as it drips from the machine into a tiny little coffee cup, and you might think you’re staring at chocolate syrup. Where did it Come From? Espresso originated in Italy in the early 1900’s, and has become a very […]

Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters

Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters

  “Among the numerous luxuries of the table…coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable.  It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions…is never followed by sadness, languor, or debility.”  – Benjamin Franklin One of my most […]

Chocolate Strawberry Brownie Coffee Milkshake EXTREME!!

Chocolate Strawberry Brownie Coffee Milkshake EXTREME!!

Chocolate Strawberry Brownie Coffee Milkshake EXTREME!! I know, it’s a mouthful!  Literally and figuratively.  This one is a doozy and it tastes nothing short of amazing.  It’s not my usual type of coffee drink, but what’s life if you don’t have fun and go a […]

3 Easy Steps To Delicious Cold Brew Coffee

3 Easy Steps To Delicious Cold Brew Coffee

100 Degrees and Climbing! When the heat of summer comes around, the last thing most people want to drink is hot coffee.  Call me crazy, call me dedicated, but I’m the person you will see drinking hot coffee in the middle of the dog days […]

Hammerhand Coffee Co

Hammerhand Coffee Co

The Wild West On February 13th, 1866, Jesse James and the James gang committed the very first, and successful daytime bank robbery at the Clay County Savings bank in Liberty, Missouri.  130 years later, the bank is now a museum, and just a block away, […]