Archive for the ‘coffee’ Category

Saturdays are for coffee: Starbucks gift card enhancers

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

If you are the fortunate owner of a Starbucks gift card, the company recently announced a number of perks that come with their cards: A free coffee if you register your card here before July 14th. Free refills on hot or iced brewed coffee. Free flavor upgrades like hazelnut, caramel, soy, cream, etc. Free ...

Saturday is for coffee: win a lb of Highlander Grogg!

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

When it comes to coffee, I'll drink any brew that is black and the blacker the better. Mrs. Rocket is a bit more discerning, she savors each sip and always "doctors" her coffee - two cream, one sugar. We both like java, but our tastes are quite different. However, there ...

Saturdays are for coffee: Healthy?

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

I remember a time in my life when coffee was universally panned as being bad for one's health, in fact, the the venom with which java was attacked in mainstream culture was similar to our modern day aversion to cigarettes. Not so anymore. Recent studies are starting to support the ...

Saturday is for Coffee: Save the Good Coffee for Those Who Appreciate It

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Today's article is a guest post from I've Paid for This Twice Already. Paid Twice is the leader of the snowflake revolution. A movement that I wholeheartedly endorse - I'm just irritated that I didn't think of it first. Enjoy the post and subscribe to her feed: I am an occasional ...

Saturday is for coffee: Different Strokes

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Mrs. Rocket and I both like coffee, but we have distinctly different tastes when it comes to coffee. When she purchases a mocha from Caribou or Starbucks, she will immediately evaluate it on the basis of texture, mixture ratio and taste. While she is complimenting or complaining about the delicate ...