Tag: coffee

Stress Relief in a Cup

Stress? Me?  It is the time of the year I usually want to stick my head in the sand, cocoon in my house, or stay in bed. To say I find the holiday times stressful is an understatement. And they seem to be coming earlier every year - have you noticed that? Not to mention the time change and less sun during the day - it came so fast this year. If only I could nap every day around 2pm. stress Usually I charge ahead being super human in November and December and on my first day off I crash like a dropped puppet -…

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K-Cups Guilt #RecycleYourPods

Coffee-topia and the K-Cups Dilemma Last year I received a Keurig machine to review. I was of course impressed with the freshness of each cup, the perfect water temperature, the variety of flavours available to me. The teens in my family love it too. So convenient and unique to each individual. k-cups But what really concerned me was the waste. So much for such little things! Apparently now, there are so many k-cups from just Keurig machines in landfills that if you stacked them up, they would reach around the world ten times! This is nuts! My municipality doesn't recycle them.…

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Keurig 2.0

My Keurig 2.0

I've posted, Tweeted and showcased many, many Keurig 2.0 moments over the past month since we received this beauty: Now every morning the coffee is hot, ready and fresh. When we were told we'd be receiving a Keurig 2.0 to evaluate for Influenster, we were so excited. Thing 1 and Thing 2, very active in coffee land, went nuts! Hubs gets up at 4am, the rest of us get up at 6:30 during the week. This machine has a timer that can be set at the butt crack of dawn so hubs will have some help in the kitchen. We've…

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