Today’s Four for Friday is brought to you by three things I love: shoes, the Bible, and coffee.* *Not necessarily in that order. 1. Shoes I’ve become obsessed with this classic shoe style which has recently gained a modern twist. I did a little research on this slip-on shoe and found that in the 16th-19th … More Four for Friday!
You guys know how I love my Chemex, right? Well, this happened a few months ago… I was heartbroken.* *And the worst part is, it was totally my fault. I couldn’t even blame the dog. This created the need to find an alternative for my daily brewing method because, contrary to what my Chemex post … More French Press V Chemex V Old School
Today’s Four For Friday is completely food and drink based–and I love it. 1. Coffee Did you know, the smell of coffee alone can wake up your brain? Neither did I…until I read this article. I’ve been trying to learn a little more about the nitty gritty of this stuff I love so much. I’ll … More Four for Friday!
While en route to Asbury Park* for our second beach excursion this summer*, Hubby decided he wanted to search for a comic book. Comic book stores tend to be few and far between, so our first detour led us to Red Bank and Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash***. *Note to self, Asbury Park on a … More Coffee Coral, Red Bank
It took the Pork Roll Festival to get me to Studio B in Trenton. I google coffee shops in my area frequently, secretly hoping the coffee gods will make the perfect coffeehouse materialize minutes from my home. Upon broadening my radius*, I found Studio B under twenty minutes away in Trenton and added it to … More Studio B, Trenton
Harvest Coffee is nestled in historic Medford. For me, this meant I needed to exert the willpower to remain unbiased when making my first visit. Medford is packed with nostalgic memories for me. It’s the place my childhood best friend lived. It’s also where I went , sometimes twice a week, for violin lessons, orchestra … More Harvest Coffee, Medford, NJ
5 Things I’m Loving Right Now Zyrtec New Jersey weather has been R-I-D-I-C-U-L-O-U-S. I do not exaggerate. One day we’re kicking back in flip flops, the next we’re layering with long sleeve tees and sweaters. And then, just to spice things up, we occasionally have torrential downpours lasting no less than eight hours straight. Zyrtec … More 5 Things I’m Loving Right Now
Where coffeehouses are concerned, Rook Coffee is about as extraordinary as they come. At Rook, you won’t find espresso drinks, WiFi, or comfy couches with handmade wooden tables to spread your day’s work on. Rook considers themselves a ‘visionary coffee company’ and their coffee bars exist to get made to order cups of Joe into … More Rook Coffee, Monmouth County
While in New Brunswick to see a comedy show*, I made sure to stop at a coffeehouse on The List. Aptly named, Hidden Grounds is hidden underground on Easton Avenue with a second ‘espresso bar’ location, a short walk away on the same street. *Which was the most hysterical event of March for me, and … More Hidden Grounds Coffee, New Brunswick
When I was in elementary school and we had to do the mile run, I’m pretty sure I was one of the kids whose name the gym teacher marked a special symbol next to on her clipboard to signify falling into the “over fifteen minutes” time frame. And now I’m all like, doing marathons and … More A Wednesday Confession