Reasons to savour that bean

by  tico_24  Most of the things we enjoy eating and drinking often turn out to be not that good for us. In the past, coffee has often had negative associations with things like caffeine dependence, for example. However, for anyone who likes a few cups of coffee during the day, there’s good news. Coffee may actually be good for your health! Recent research has shown that drinking a cup of coffee will provide you with more antioxidants than a cup of green tea – and for those of us who can’t stand drinking bitter green tea that will make welcome reading. […]

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Monday Has Arrived Please Insert Coffee IV

I recall never liking coffee, at all. I loved coffee flavored things, coffee ice cream was my all time favorite, but then it happened – I started working in New London, NH as an administrative assistant with a high paced, multi-tasking job. I needed coffee. I started drinking coffee. I became addicted to coffee. I now get a headache if I try to go without coffee. I seriously do. The thing is, I can not even do decaffeinated coffee either because I still get that headache. I recall that there was this one week where my head was pounding, I […]

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Wake Up It’s Monday …..

Get moving forward it’s another week and another day. Let’s get started, oh wait. Many of you may have today off. I know there is no school for two days here, so it will be all about the kids today and tomorrow in the Happily Blended household. In preparation for a busy couple of days I need my coffee fix. Each day I wake up and need my coffee but one thing I have noticed that even from just one cup of coffee, granted it’s a 16oz cup of coffee, I get jitters. I am bouncing. Pace around and around […]

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All My Friends Can, All My Friends Do It

Here we go, welcome to my world of living with a nine year old daughter who is starting with “all my friends can” or “all my friends do it” type of responses when I say no to having a Facebook profile, a cell phone or walking in town alone just to name a few topics. I really thought that these type of questions would not be coming up until my children were closer to their teen years, but alas children seem to be growing up way too fast these days. When I was in her grade, I focused on reading […]

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New Barista Prima Coffeehouse K-Cup packs

Have you heard or tried the New Barista Prima Coffeehouse K-Cup packs yet? Well I was able to receive a review package of flavors from the company and sent them to a good friends home for her to test them out, as I sometimes do with blog review products. I have a team of people in my immediate family and friends circle who can test products for me, when needed. Upon taste testing of the House Blend, Columbia, Italian Roast and French Roast it was determined these coffee choices are great for Starbucks fans, the reason being – they are […]

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Chrismas With the Munchkins Was Wonderful

Another Christmas has come and gone.  It was Christmas morning and I heard a little girls voice “Mama it’s almost 7am. It’s Christmas so it’s okay to wake up early”. I turned to her, smiled and tried to wake up, me being a non-morning person made it hard to function too quickly, but when she asked if she should wake up her brothers I quickly replied “no please wait til Mama gets some coffee made first.” I then asked if Santa came and she hadn’t gone downstairs to check. Ki ran downstairs to check and came back to my bedside […]

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Kidz-Med VeraTemp Thermometer & AeroPress Coffee Maker Winners

Two giveaways have ended and so after heading to Random.org and reviewing all entries the two winners are ready to be announced! Congrats to the winner of the Kidz-Med VeraTemp Non-Contact Thermometer: Rachel who tweeted using the RETWEET button as requested Congrats to the winner of the Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker: @kimbuckjr who followed this blog through GFC publicly. Congrats and please complete THIS FORM so that I can send your information along to the sponsor!

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Coffee is my Morning Fuel

Nothing like a good cup of Coffee

Every morning I wake up and home brew my coffee from Espresso Land with some store bought brand and while I am sipping it I dream of making a fresh pot of coffee using gourmet coffee beans because then I would have a strong coffee fueling me for my long day of chasing children. I currently use a regular old coffee maker and it works wonderful for me but at times I wonder what it would be like to own a Rancilio Silvia espresso machine, would it create super strong, powerful brain boosting morning cocktail for me? Of course I […]

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I Used To Have a Coffee Table

Once upon a time there was this single mom of a girl and she had the best coffee table ever, but it was glass. The little girl did amazing with a glass coffee table, however a few years later the family welcomed a baby boy,  the glass coffee table was no longer something that suited the family. Boys are simply too curious about their world, more specifically they find a need to stand on or break anything they can. The glass table was not going to be one of those things I let my son break which is why our […]

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CLOSED Tassimo T20 Review & Giveaway #win #sweepstakes #giveaway

I received the Tassimo T20 for review and although I was a little nervous after talking with some friends on Facebook about it, I must admit I love this machine. The only factor that made me nervous, prior to receiving the unit, was that I am a BIG coffee drinker, meaning like two travel mug sized coffee cups every morning! About Tassimo T20 TASSIMO T20 by Bosch makes it convenient for everyone to enjoy their favorite coffeehouse-style beverages– from coffees, espresso, cappuccinos and lattes to tea and hot chocoloate, without leaving the comfort of home. Insert T Disc, each T […]

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