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My first coffee was instant. Some kind of mix from a can with the sugar and creamer all mixed in. I can’t remember when I tried it, but I could not have been much older than 10 or 11.
I think it liked it, but who wouldn’t with all that cream and sugar?
As I got older I still drank my coffee with creamer and sugar, I liked it pretty sweet. But life and tastes change and one day the powdered cream I always loved didn’t taste very good anymore. I think I was spoiled by the now popular coffee shops that always serve ½ and ½. At this point I would have coffee with nothing else but that.
And one day I just tried it without sugar, just a taste. It wasn’t so bad. But it wasn’t dessert anymore.
I was OK with that, I actually kind of liked it. My mom thought I was nuts.
The next step of my coffee journey? Black. Here’s to change. #CoffeeJourneys #CollectiveBias You can see my 15 second video on Instagram right here.
I was pretty excited when I got to go to my local Walmart and pick up these products for both myself and a winner. The Mr. Coffee® 10-cup Optimal Brew™ Thermal Coffee Maker is pretty cool. I love the look of the machine as well as its features:
- Brews 10 cups in less than 7 minutes to ensure thorough extraction and full bodied flavor, which is considered by coffee experts to be the optimal time for extraction.
- Pour a cup of coffee while the coffeemaker is still brewing using the Pause n’ Serve feature.
- Ensure your coffee is hot and fresh when you need with the Fresh Brew timer.
- Coffee is kept hot with the vacuumed-insulated stainless steel carafe.
- Eliminating calcium build up is easy with the special cleaning cycle.
- Maintain the temperature of your carafe by using the removable water reservoir.
- Reduce chlorine in water by up to 97% with the built in water filtration.
- Fast and easy filling and cleaning with the side mounted removable filter basket
A variety of Millstone® coffee roasts and flavors are sold at Walmart, including, Hazelnut Cream, Hazelnut Cream Decaf and Kona Blend. Talk about YUM! Find out more about The Journey of the Bean here (it’s pretty cool).
Frugal Living Mom is giving away a Mr. Coffee® 10-cup Optimal Brew™ Thermal Coffee Maker and a bag of Millstone® coffee to one lucky winner!
Enter on the widget below for a chance to win:
Win: Mr. Coffee® Optimal Brew™ 10-Cup Thermal Coffee Maker & 1 bag of Millstone® coffee.
Enter: May 2 thorugh May 16 2014
Who can enter: Open to US Residents only 18+