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SodaStream: Because There’s No Power Quite Like the Power of Carbonating Your Own Water

Once I was visiting a kind-of newish friend, and she offered me home-made sparkling water (because she loves the earth). I was so excited because I had wondered how the at-home carbonators worked and figured this was my chance to try it before I buy it. It was terrible. It was so flat it was like drinking a bottle of soda that had been open for a week. Sadly, I didn’t know this friend well enough to complain to her [ 🙂 ] so that day I didn’t get to learn that the amount of carbonation…

Onyx Coffee Lab’s Super Premium Ethiopian Maji Bebeka

First, I would like to tell you a fun fact about me.  Turns out, I am not a “super taster.” This has nothing to do with this post, except that I learned this when trying to figure out if not being a super-taster had anything to do with the fact that, when asked what flavor nuances I detect in a cup of coffee, I tend to answer “Coffee.” Sadly, as hard as I try, I am not a person who can notice and/or label nuanced flavor profiles in any food. Wine: “It tastes…

This is anne loves coffee more

My first post here.  My name is Anne.  I love coffee.  How much?  I love it more than wine, more than chocolate, more than caramel, more than pie – and I really love pie (yeah, yeah, I really love wine and caramel, too) – more than Paris, and sleep, and movies.  You get the idea.  Let’s just leave it at I love coffee more.   My plan is that this will be a place where I share things and places I like, what’s working for me, what isn’t, some info about how I fix what isn’t working, and a…