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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 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 […]

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 […]

What’s The Deal With Gas Station Coffee?

What’s The Deal With Gas Station Coffee?

Need. Coffee. NOW!   You have probably experienced it before.  You need a quick cup of coffee and you are running late to work.  You decide to swing into your local gas station.  You pick up the thin Styrofoam cup and proceed to pour your […]

Why You Should Be Taking Coffee Naps

Why You Should Be Taking Coffee Naps

I like to party.  And by party, I mean take naps.  Don’t tell me I’m the only one. What’s the right way to nap? Unless you are like my children, you probably enjoy taking a nice nap on occasion.  There have been numerous studies done […]

Welcome To The Greatest Coffee Blog Ever

Welcome To The Greatest Coffee Blog Ever

When I tell people I’m from Kansas City, they usually assume that I live in Kansas.  This is just a little known fact, but Kansas City is actually mostly in Missouri.  Who knew?! I’ve lived in KCMO nearly all of my life and have always […]