Keurig 550 2.0 Product Review

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My husband and I have hosted a church group in our home one night per week for the past few years. It's really just a group of friends hanging out, sipping coffee, talking about the recent sermon, and how little sleep we all get with the dozen or so small children we are all raising together. Each week, we trade off who brings snacks and dessert, but as the hosts, we always … [Read more...]

Super Iced Coffee

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Sometimes it's the simplest things that make life easier, right? Well, then let me introduce the most amazing, easiest make-at-home iced coffee. I call it Super Iced Coffee. Because, well, that's exactly what it is :) Here's a step by step in how to add a kick to your step during these warm summer days ... The night before you intend to enjoy Super Iced Coffee brew a cup … [Read more...]

Nespresso Aeroccino 3 Gives You Milky, Frothy Coffee At Home!

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I think all parents *need* coffee. Only a few months ago I wrote about this stainless steel French Press that is now so well loved in our home that I've deemed it my third child. We like to have milk in our coffee, but warming it in a small pan with two little children running around had its challenges. So say hello to my fourth child, the Nespresso Aeroccino 3. In one … [Read more...]

Recipe: To Die For Streusel Filled Coffee Cake

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Let's talk about easy and delicious cake recipes! This recipe for Streusel Filled Coffee Cake has been passed down from my grandma to my mom to me, and I make it all the time. It is the perfect breakfast treat to serve with coffee and juice, but also makes a great dessert or snack. It takes a few steps but nothing too complicated with my easy and detailed instructions. You're … [Read more...]

Homemade Coffee Ideas

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In honor of National Coffee Day on September 29, I am sharing some homemade coffee ideas with you. Everyone could use a little more coffee in their lives, especially busy, tired parents. So next time you reach for your morning cup of Joe, try one of these recipes instead!   Iced Vanilla Latte. I thought we'd start things off with my favorite kind of coffee. … [Read more...]

Afternoon Pick Me Up: Espresso Granita Con Panna

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I'm not a huge coffee drinker but every now and again I need a little caffeine jolt. I think every parent can relate to needing a pick me up, especially on those mornings when you've been up all night with a kiddo who just wants to partaay! Anyway, I find myself wanting coffee more in the summertime because I really enjoy it iced. Plain iced coffee is good but my favorite way … [Read more...]

French Press Coffee — The Cheaper Single Cup Option

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This week we had our first trip to the emergency room.  All is fine – wheezing and coughing turned out to be a virus, not croup or pneumonia.  But that doesn’t change the fact that ER trips are exhausting especially when they are at night.  The next morning rolls around, the alarm clock goes off and an angry mama bear stomps her way out of bed. Coffee, get in my face NOW!  I … [Read more...]