Saving money: Keurig k-cups

I get a lot of questions asking where I find good k-cup deals, so I thought it would be fun to share few ideas on how you can save money on your coffee and where to buy k-cups cheap. FAVORITE PLACES Sam's club & Costco: Great way to save on k-cups is to buy them in bulk at Sam's. You can get a box of 80 for $37.98 - $39.98. That's $0.47-$0.49 each. Costco : normally it's $82.99 for a box of 160 k-cups, and $89.99 for a box of 180 ($0.49 … [Read more...]

how much coffee

conversions 1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 2 tablespoons = 1 standard coffee scoop volume equivalents 1/8 cup = 1 ounce = single espresso shot 1/4 cup = 2 ounces = double espresso shot 1 cup = 8 ounces carafe, 1 cup = 5 ounces how much coffee for ... when 1 cup = 8 oz (pour over, French press, etc.) 1 cup = 8 oz water + 2 tbsp coffee 2 cups = 16 oz water + 4 tbsp coffee 4 cups = 32 oz water + 8 tbsp coffee … [Read more...]

Nespresso VertuoLine Review , Initial Thoughts

Hi guys and welcome back. Today I'm doing a first impression - overview - a mini review of this new VertuoLine machine from Nespresso. The VertuoLine is a NEW, all-in-one capsule coffee machine from Nespresso and it retails for $299.00. The machine can do espresso and regular coffee, and a lot of things that I noticed are really awesome. This would definitively be a machine that's perfect when you're on to go and you don't have time. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Ice Cube Cake : Lavazza Recipe Challenge

A beautiful everyday cake made with simple ingredients, with elegant chocolate glaze and soft pastry filling. Right before Christmas I was asked by Lavazza to participate in their winter recipe challenge...ummm, yes please!! My challenge was to make a unique cake that pairs perfectly with a cup of Lavazza coffee. (we also have a $25 Visa card to give away this week, so be sure to read all the way thru!) Now, when I think Lavazza...I … [Read more...]

Fair Trade Certified and Organic K-cups

Welcome back! Since this one was actually requested on the blog for some time, today I want to talk about fair trade and organic k-cups. It seems that we still mix these two and hopefully this post will simplify things. Because, you can choose to buy certified products if you like and  it doesn't have to be expensive. Fair Trade K-cups Personally, I don’t buy only fair trade or only organic products, but I try to shop ethical when I can. … [Read more...]

Top 10 reuse coffee cans projects (with tutorials)

I am pretty sure you have few empty coffee canisters at home. If you’re looking for some new ways to use them, I’ve gathered 10 super cool  reuse-old-coffee-cans ideas to try. Be sure to click over to see the full tutorials. 1. use old coffee can to bake a cake 2. make a string dispenser 3. this sweet nautical rope vase 4. you can use old cans to organize your home office ( I found this one on Pinterest) 5. or to store sugar, rice or … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

A simple pumpkin spice latte with whipped cream and a pinch of pumpkin pie spice for the sweet and warming winter season. Remember how I told you that I have a super easy pumpkin spice latte recipe that tastes fantastic? I think that was one of the highest requested recipes so I'm sharing it today. I know that some homemade psl recipes use like 10 different ingredients. Personally, I believe that super tasty coffees should be super simple … [Read more...]