Coffee – General

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 […]

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 […]

What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

  “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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]