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An Ode to Caffeine

Caffeine, what a dream. In my world, you reign supreme!

Ok, that's all I got. You get my drift LOL!

Just to think, about 8 years ago I wouldn't dream of loving coffee as much as I do now. Now, I am sick if I can't have it!

I'm a drink hot coffee even when it's 90 degrees outside kind of girl too. I respect the iced varieties and cold brew comes in a very close second. But give me my coffee piping hot!

It doesn't help that I work with other coffee addicts either. Anything is an excuse for a coffee break!

I'm learning to make it better on my own so I don't rely heavily on coffee shops. Good coffee ain't cheap!

I've fallen in love with frothing my own milk! Almond milk froths beautifully! It's not as creamy as dairy milk, but it gets the job done.

My favorite new combo is Vanilla Honey, preferably in a latte (thanks for getting me hooked Amy).

I use a Keurig at home to make my coffee. I can't justify making an entire pot and I'm the only one drinking it. I try not to be wasteful.

I start by adding honey (I like raw honey) and vanilla to a mug. Then add some milk (milk of your choice). You may want to add sugar too if you like it sweeter. The amount of milk depends on how you like your coffee. Heat the mug in the microwave (or you can warm the contents in a sauce pan on the stove). Once it's warm, froth it! I brew my coffee directly into my frothed milk. But you can froth it in a frothing pitcher and pour it over and make fancy designs. I'm not that fancy...yet.

When done in the right combination, it will taste like a marshmallow! I don't measure anything, I just let my mood determine how much to make. Be mindful of your mug size because the foam makes the milk expand and you still want room for your coffee! Drink the good stuff too, cheap coffee tastes, well, cheap! I like Marley Coffee (it's hard to find locally) and M Cafe (McDonald's brand) is becoming a favorite. Green Mountain and Folgers have some good varieties too.

I purchased my frother from a brick and mortar Ikea, but it's the same as the one linked. If you are close to an Ikea, go grab one!

I'll link to some products below (I'll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links)

How do you like your coffee?


Peace, Love and Coffee!!



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