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Encore Coffee Company – Tanzania Review

Encore Coffee Company – Tanzania Review

One of the greatest things about Kansas City (besides the Royals) is that there are an endless amount of places to grab a great cup of coffee.  Encore Coffee Company is one of the cities newest roasters, and they just released their new Tanzania coffee. […]

City Market Coffee Roasters – Kansas City Coffee Shop Review

City Market Coffee Roasters – Kansas City Coffee Shop Review

I’m continuing on my quest for great coffee here in Kansas City, with a little place called City Market Coffee Roasters.  I don’t know why, but for some reason when I Google coffee shops in Kansas City, this place doesn’t show up.. It’s almost like […]

The Friendy Bean Coffee Shop – Kansas City Coffee Shop Review

The Friendy Bean Coffee Shop – Kansas City Coffee Shop Review

The Friendly Bean Coffee Shop has been around for quite some time.  It was always one of those places that I knew existed, but for some reason I could never manage to get myself to try it out.  I actually remember though, one time, years […]

Simple & Healthy Fall Pumpkin Spice Latte!

Simple & Healthy Fall Pumpkin Spice Latte!

Summertime really is the best time of the year, or I think so anyways.  My wife and kids and I love spending those hot summer days by the pool.  But unfortunately, all good things must come to an end… at least when you live in […]

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 […]

The Sunshine Blogger Award

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Today I’m doing things a little bit different.  I’m not going to post about coffee, because I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!  This is a pretty cool opportunity for me to share a little about myself, and then nominate 11 other bloggers […]

Celebrating National Coffee Day with Atlas Coffee Club & More!

Celebrating National Coffee Day with Atlas Coffee Club & More!

Today is National Coffee Day, which means I get to take the day off work to enjoy for religious purposes.  Just kidding!  I know what you’re thinking – Coffee is something to be celebrated every day.  And I completely agree.  After all, I love it […]

What is Instant Coffee and Should You Drink It?

What is Instant Coffee and Should You Drink It?

I first tried instant coffee many many years ago, way before I discovered how much I loved coffee.  Even then, I could tell that there was something completely different about it.  It didn’t taste anything like coffee… Or did it just taste like bad coffee…?? […]

How to Drink Your Coffee Black

How to Drink Your Coffee Black

When I first started drinking coffee, I guess you could say I didn’t know what I was doing.  I added way too much sugar and probably too much cream and flavored sweeteners too.  I also wasn’t buying good coffee, which only contributed to my over […]

What Does Your Coffee Say About Your Personality?

What Does Your Coffee Say About Your Personality?

  “I’m new to coffee, so could you take half of the regular version and mix it with half of the decaffeinated version?  Or would that be too weird?” – Will Ferrell on Kicking & Screaming I love a good movie quote, don’t you?! Most […]

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, […]