Are Contigo Travel Mugs Dishwasher Safe?

By | November 14, 2019

Kind Of… Let Me Explain I’ve used many travel mugs in my day and there’s always one thing I wish I could do with my mugs – I want to be able to throw them in the dishwasher without damaging them. I have plenty of experience in putting cheap mugs in the dishwasher and then not too long… Read More »


K-Cup Coffee Maker Reviews: I Personally Own All of These!

By | November 8, 2019

There are a ton of different K-cup coffee makers out there and I have personally owned and used a lot of them! Instead of posting lengthy reviews on each machine I’ve decided instead to post one all encompassing page on this site where I post short reviews of every machine I’ve tried. Below you’ll find my bite-sized reviews… Read More »


The 6 Best Super-Automatic Espresso Machines Under $1500

By | September 18, 2019

If you are looking to put one of the best super-automatic espresso machines under $1500 in your kitchen then stay away from commercial machines. You will get a lot more for your money if you do! Yes, commercial machines are awesome but they are designed to produce hundreds of shots of espresso every day in a restaurant or… Read More »


The Best Coffee Carafes to Keep Coffee Hot for a Long Time

By | September 21, 2019

If you’re like me you like drinking your fair share of coffee but don’t want to keep that coffee sitting on a hot plate for hours at a time. The best way to keep your coffee hot for a long time is to transfer your freshly brewed coffee from the coffee maker directly into an insulated carafe. The… Read More »


How Long Does a Stovetop Espresso Take to Make Coffee

By | July 23, 2019

Many coffee drinkers enjoy the actual process of making coffee, rather than rushing through the steps. While Keurig and other K-cup coffee makers are quite the rage today for their convenience, they definitely do take away from of the relaxation and enjoyment that many people associate with their morning brew. And, there is a bit of historic charm… Read More »