Today’s My Birthday

It's not every day you turn 52.

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Coffee Anyone?

Perched on a tall, pebbly-gray vinyl chair in my grandparent's cozy kitchen, I stare at the coffee pot sitting on the stove, willing the liquid inside to begin playing its game of peek-a-boo in the clear glass knob on top. I hear it before I see it. I watch as my grandpa removes the pot…

A Coffee Shake?

Frappucino? Coffee smoothie? Not so sure what to call this, other than out of this world delicious! This has been the week of pumpkin bread for breakfast at our house. Fortunately, I know that one slice of pumpkin bread will not tide me over until lunchtime. So, I've been whipping up smoothies to go along…

Pumpkin in My Cup

You knew this one was coming, didn't you? I mean, I'm pretty sure, that many moons ago, this is where the pumpkin craze began. So, I guess at this moment, I would like to give a shout out to Starbucks! Funny thing is, in my Starbucks hay day, I NEVER even ordered a Pumpkin Spice Latte.…

Homemade Iced Coffee (complete with homemade almond milk)!

We (coffee and I) met when I was quite young. My grandpa and I would sit around the kitchen table dunking grandma's homemade molasses cookies into steaming cups of coffee. Of course my cup wasn't really steaming, as it was mostly milk and sugar with a little coffee mixed in, but you get the idea. Then…