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    Exploring Why People Love Specialty Coffee

    Coffee has evolved into a cultural phenomenon, with enthusiasts worldwide relying on this beloved elixir to ignite their day with a burst of energy. As coffee culture has evolved, so has our approach to enjoying it. Specialty coffee has surged in popularity among coffee connoisseurs in recent years, with coffee shops and cafes worldwide proudly featuring unique blends and carefully sourced roasts from diverse regions. So what sets specialty coffee apart and makes it so popular? Let’s take a closer look. The Quality & Taste Specialty coffee’s exceptional quality and unparalleled taste have captivated the coffee world. The meticulous process of sourcing, roasting, and brewing high-quality beans from diverse regions…

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    Breakfast Meals You Should Add to Your Brunch Menu

    Many people believe the most important meal of their day is breakfast. It gives you fuel to take on the world, helping with concentration, boosting your energy, and providing the nutrients required for health and wellness. However, most days, our breakfast consists of a cup of coffee and a snack that we grab on the way out of the house. If you have time this weekend, cook a more balanced breakfast or brunch. You can add many different dishes to your menu, including a new spin on classic breakfast meals. From sweet waffles to savory bakes, there are many flavors to explore. Whether you want to catch up with some…

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    5 Signs The Time Has Come To Replace Your Floors & The Best Floor Options For You

    If your home has seen better days, things will eventually start to go wrong, as time and general wear and tear gradually erode the materials. Your flooring is subject to this wear and tear and with that in mind, here are a few tell-tale signs that the time has come to check the best floor options for you. 1. Visible Damage If you can see floor damage then it is time to do something about it. Floor tiles can easily be replaced if certain tiles are scuffed or stained, while timber planks can also be removed and replaced. If you are looking for new floorboard options, it’s time to visit…

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    Fancy China and KYOKU Japanese Non-Serrated Steak Knives

    When The Husband and I moved to Idaho I TRIED to get rid of a bunch of stuff. Coming from a self professed hoarder that means I gave away 3 things. One of those things was our mismatched plates, bowls and such. I decided that we should use the fancy china that we received as a wedding gift. WHY was I saving it and only using it at Christmas? Our kids aren’t going to want them after we are gone, this set just isn’t their style. While, personally, I love the design. SO why not use them!! If they break, they break. (I’m all for less dishes to wash anyway!)…

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    Give Your Living Room A New Lease Of Life This Summer

    Right now, we’re in the final few weeks of Spring, it’s raining less often, the Sun is shining brighter and the temperature is starting to slowly rise up. In only a few short weeks it will be Summer, which means only one thing: it’s party season! Whether you prefer backyard BBQ cookouts, pool parties or even just Summery dinner parties, the Summertime is ideal for having guests over and enjoying time with all your friends and family! While our Summer’s last year were disrupted, this year we look free and clear to enjoy ourselves. So, it’s probably been a while since you last hosted a big event at home, so…

  • Best Spring Projects for the DIY Homeowner

    It’s that time again where people all over the country begin cleaning, organizing remodeling or renovating, as well as taking on a number of other general, household chores.  We’re talking about spring, and if you want to finally tackle all of those tasks around your house and property that you have been putting off since last year, now is the time.  When it comes to the annual springtime chore list, most of them break down into two categories; cleaning and home improvement. Although these are two completely different types of tasks, they still go hand and hand.  Having a weekly, or monthly cleaning service will free your time and allow…

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    My Idaho Update

    I know it’s been awhile since I have done an Idaho update especially the progress on the house. So; here goes! Get a cup of coffee and get ready for some whining! If you are new here; The Husband and I just moved from California to Sandpoint Idaho. It’s quite the change. From the people (who are SO NICE!!) to the weather! The last month has seen 100° + days (I didn’t think Idaho got this hot!) today is actually cool (downright chilly!) with heavy wind gusts that are bending the trees around our house. (Keep bending…. Please! No fall down. No fall into house. Please!) I decided that while…