Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Top Ten {Tuesday} Why I Love My Mini Keurig

Top Ten {Tuesday}


 Why I love my Keurig Mini



1. I can make one cup at at time. Obviously, Kuerig has cornered the market on the one cup at at time market. I am all for it. I don't need a pot of coffee. Though, I pass no judgement for those of you who do.  Please, for the sake of the rest of us, indulge.  ;)

I think I love coffee more for the aromatic benefits, the cream and sugar sweetener and the routine of it than anything else. Is that so wrong, I ask?


2. When I do have more than one cup a day, I can change flavors easily. Raspberry chocolate truffle for one cup and hot chocolate for the second.


3. And speaking of hot chocolate . . . My kids don't know it yet, but I can make hot chocolate with my new Keurig.  I'll whip out that little gem of a treat on a special day sometime soon.  It's even easier than the packets and the microwave technique.


4.  There's hardly any commitment.  I recently discovered that some flavors come in three packs.  I can try a new flavor and not feel like I am obligated to make an entire bag (even though hate it) just because I spent $8 on it.


5.  Dunkin Donuts coffee.   Yes, they have DD coffee in K-cups.  Hey, America runs on it.


6. I can always find great deals online.  Try Coffee Outlaw.


7. The machine stores away easily.  This can probably be said by anyone who owns a coffee maker.  But that doesn't make it any less convenient for Keurig owners.  And this is a deal breaker in my 800sq ft apt.


8. I don't generally like bold roast coffee, but I found that by brewing 2 cups of coffee from the same K cup, mixing them and then making iced coffee from it turns out pretty good.


9.  The prices on K-cups may be more expensive per cup, but they have come down in price over the last couple of years.  That is something to be joyful about.


10.  I no longer have such a great urge to splurge on coffee house coffee.  I get a great java brew right at home without the price tag.

(This is not a sponsored post.  I just love my Keurig!)

Counting it all coffee lover's joy,

10 comments:

  1. The Keurig sounds awesome! I really need a new coffee maker so I stop buying so much coffee at the store. I am a huge fan of Starbucks bottled coffee, but it is so expensive.

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I am a new GFC follower and liked you on Facebook.

    Jessica
    www.arebutterfliesticklish.blogspot.com

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  2. I love my new Keurig that I got for Christmas! I was going to list the ones I agree with, but it's pretty much all of them! :) but especially 1, 2, 4, and 8! Can I just steal your post for my next Top Ten?!??! :)

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  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I have a friend who has a Keurig. I'm going to pass this post along to her, as I think she'd enjoy the advice. God bless!!!

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  4. Thank you so much Jessica for your likes and for stopping by to comment.

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  6. Julie, why not? I like to share! lol Just change up the numbers or something so Google doesn't freak out!

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  7. Thanks Layla for sharing my post!

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  8. We have thought about buying a Keurig, but can't make the plunge. Maybe if I drank coffee I would be more apt to do it. My husband does, but very little. But, it seems like it would be nice for things like hot chocolate and green tea.

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  9. Angie,
    I TOTALLY understand! I wanted the mini because of the lower price and smaller size. It was hard to justify the price just as an everyday purchase, but since it was a Christmas present, it was a bit easier.

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  10. I LOVE MY KEURIG! I’m addicted to coffee, but I was spending way too much money at Starbucks… here’s my Keurig story: www.weartostandout.com/blog/keurig xoxo, WearToStandOut

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