Archive | March, 2012

6 Girl Scout Cookie Inspired Milkshakes for Grownups

Posted by Maggie Hoffman, March 20, 2012 at 10:30 AM [Photographs: Robyn Lee] We get really excited about Girl Scout cookie season. And we get really excited about milkshakes, and especially excited about spiked milkshakes. So today we’ve brought them all together in this collection of the ultimate (and we mean ultimate) Girl Scout cookie-inspired milkshakes for grownups. […]

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Nevermind Spring, Summer has Sprung!

Nevermind Spring, Summer has sprung here this week and you know what that means…keep the iced coffee coming! I don’t know about you, but I like to turn to The Pioneer Woman for all things yummy and her piece on iced coffee has me salivating—even when it’s cold outside! She gives lots of detail about […]

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Chai Doughnuts

It’s been a while since I told you how much I love chai. Probably like, what, a week? I jest. Long-time readers know it is true, I have a slight chai addiction and I’m not afraid to admit it. The weather here in the New England has been amazing lately — hovering around the 70 […]

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Lushworthy Creations: “Trouble In Tahiti” (Made Using Little Black Dress Vodka & Mocafe Tahitian Vanilla Frappe)

Thank you Lushworthy!  Here is an innovative drink idea, yum… I really thought it’d be at least April before I’d find myself enjoying a frozen cocktail but it appears that Mother Nature had other plans. But hey, I’m not complaining. So on this unseasonably warm day I decided to create a little frozen treat for […]

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First Iced Coffee of the Season

We’re in full Spring-mode here in New England, which is a real treat considering the rough winters we endure—and we usually put up with until far into the Spring season. So that’s not to say that come April we won’t see snow or harsh, cold temps and still don our winter garb, but for now, […]

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Famous Coffee

Celebrities endorse everything these days. From makeup to cars to insurance companies. I don’t know any figures on it, but I would imagine companies keep employing them because their image helps significantly move their product. So what if they were pushing coffee? Would it make you want to buy more of it? An article in […]

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Coffee Shops Wage All-Out War on Laptop Squatters

How are coffee shops fighting the infestation of laptop squatters these days?Covering up outlets so customers have to leave when their batteries run out and/or changing the password to the WiFi every couple hours and only giving it to people who buy things. Some coffee shops even get rid of WiFi entirely. According to the Chicago Tribune, “Sony is even […]

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Matcha (Green Tea) Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a favorite in our house. I use my great-grandmother’s recipe, which is so simple, yet so delicious. My dad makes it often, too, but he adds a secret layer of Nutella on the bottom. Next time you make a traditional cheesecake, I highly recommend that addition. But, I’m not a purist. I like […]

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Coffee Shop Buzz Is Good For Your Creativity

Head over to your neighborhood coffee shop if you want to get that novel finished or make major headway on your project. A new study suggest the ambient background noise or buzz of conversation in public places can fuel creativity. Many of us are more productive and focused at coffee shops because we’re working in public. This […]

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Make Your Own Coffee Art

Ever notice those pretty designs baristas make on the top of your latte? I’ve seen swiggles and lines, everything from Christmas trees to hearts. Sure, it doesn’t add to the flavor and you’re probably going to cover it up with a lid, but just knowing it’s there can put a smile on your face. You […]

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