Candied Expresso Nuts

  What more could you ask for on a snowy day besides a good book and a cup of coffee?  These wonderful Candied Expresso Nuts of course! Ingredients olive oil or non-stick spray 2/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons finely ground espresso coffee beans 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt…

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National Coffee Day!

If you enjoy an occasional cup of coffee (or if you are basically more coffee than human being at this point), this is the day to celebrate! Friday, September 29, 2017 is National Coffee Day. Enjoy a cup or two of your favorite coffee. Use #NationalCoffeeDay to post on social media. There are several restaurants and coffee…

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Coffee Skin Care: Callyssee Cosmetics

Is there anything coffee can’t do? I discovered Callyssee Cosmetics on HauteLook and decided to take a chance. I needed a new Micellar Water and the Buffing Beans Coffee scrub sounded interesting. I had a feeling that these products would smell divine (because of the coffee aspect) so I decided to order them. Coffee scrubs…

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Summertime Writing Essentials

Warm weather and bright sunlight are especially tempting this time of year. Their siren call leads me away from my computer and into my backyard garden. I have yet to find a good way to write on my Macbook or iPad outside in the sunlight. So to keep myself indoors and locked to the screen for enough time to be productive, I make my writing area as comfortable as possible and pack it with a few essentials to keep my motivation level high.

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Cooking with Coffee: Candied Expresso Walnuts/Almonds

What more could you ask for on a rainy day besides a good book and a cup of coffee? These wonderful Candied Expresso Walnuts/Almonds of course!

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5 Minutes with Katherine McIntyre

This is a chance to learn a bit more about Katherine McIntyre, author of Stolen Petals. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kmcintyreauthor Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/pixierants Tumblr: booksteacoffee.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/kmcintyremt Website: http://www.katherine-mcintyre.com Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6473654.Katherine_McIntyre About the Author I started writing when I was a kid. Like when you’re little and they ask you what you want to be when you grow…

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Coffee Related Steampunk Destination Travel

More than Just Gears: Steampunk as a Lifestyle Aesthetic Steampunk is still a work-in-progress. It is still evolving. There are new stories to be told and new writers to be discovered that will add their distinctive voices to the mix. I am simply one author among many talking about how to create a story world in…

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