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The untold truth of coffee

Americans drink about 280.5 million cups of coffee a day and spend about twenty dollars a week on coffee drinks. I start every day with a nice cup of cold brew, and I can’t start working until I have it next to me on my desk. You’re probably the same. But even if you drink a lot of coffee, how much do you really know about your favorite caffeinated beverage? Coffee has a lot of tricks up its caffeinated [...]

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World Coffee Producers Forum to Become a Nonprofit Organization

Following a hugely successful inaugural event last July in Medellín, Colombia, that brought together some 1,500 attendees from 41 countries, the World Coffee Producers Forum is expanding to become a nonprofit organization. It has also announced the launch of a second forum to come in July of 2019 in a yet-to-be-determined location. The decision to become an organization was formalized by the group’s executive committee at a recent meeting in Mexico City in conjunction with the 121st International Coffee Council [...]

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Jimmy Choo Fever

Jimmy Choo (Interparfums), a fashion brand known for its shoes and accessories, presents its new fragrance Jimmy Choo Fever that follows the Signature collection started with the premier fragrance Jimmy Choo in 2011. Fever promises a different archeosphere and ambience compared to the original, in the form of a powerful composition that posseses sex appeal and glamor. Jimmy Choo Cruise 2018 campaign Jimmy Choo Fever is developed by perfumes Nathalie Lorson and Honorine Blanc and, according to Lorson, it is very [...]

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Is Having Sex with Your Ex a Good Idea? Your Regrets Revealed

There’s a time and place for hooking up but is having sex with your ex ever something you should go through with? We can help you decide. Breakups are messy most of the time. You end things and one or both of you is left feeling less than great. That being said, is there ever a time when having sex with your ex should happen? When you find yourself in a situation where it’s possible, you may want to think [...]

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These DIY Flower Petal Soaps Are the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

This post has been sponsored by American Greetings. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When it comes to Mother’s Day, gift giving can be tricky. I mean, what can you give all the mothers in your life to truly show them what they mean to you? Most gifts just don’t feel thoughtful enough. Plus, if your mom is anything like mine, she’ll be the first to tell you she already has everything she wants anyway! Instead of picking a gift [...]

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All the May 2018 Magazine Covers We Loved and Hated

There were a number of great covers this month thanks to top models like Anna Ewers, Frederikke Sofie and Karlie Kloss, but not all were bright and shiny. A Cindy Crawford shot fell flat as did one featuring her daughter, Kaia Gerber, and there were celebrity misses aplenty ranging from the usually stunning Charlize Theron to Riley Keough. The worst, however, was surely Amal Clooney’s Vogue cover that resembled a random paparazzi event snap more than a glamorous cover shoot. Natural [...]

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Sniff, Slurp, Spit, Repeat: Cupping Events at the Specialty Coffee Expo

Coffee is the name of the game at the upcoming Specialty Coffee Expo, taking place this week in Seattle. While roasters and popup bars will bring their best stuff for people to sip and savor, coffee buyers will be seeking out some great coffees to eventually serve to their customers, too. Though we unfortunately don’t have the digital real estate to promote every cupping event in and around this year’s Expo, we present here a select list of public cuppings, representing [...]

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Healthy-ish Breakfast Cookies

Hey guys! I have some exciting news for this cloudy, cold, want-to-go-on-a-tropical-vacation Friday in March – WE’RE HIRING AGAIN! Maybe you walked in to work this morning and are currently sitting at your desk feeling a little less than sparkly about your job situation. Or maybe you are in between jobs, or just about to graduate, and you’re trying to figure out what comes next. Or maybe you weren’t even looking for a change but you’re reading this and all of a [...]

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Vava Angwenyi on Economic Empowerment and the Next Generation in Coffee

Vava Angwenyi lives in Kenya, but she works wherever coffee takes her. She is the “Chief Coffee-holic” and founder of Vava Coffee, a social enterprise working to improve future prospects for local communities and the coffee industry as a whole. She is also the co-founder and director at Gente Del Futuro, an organization that works to address two critical issues for the coffee industry: producer profitability and next-generation involvement. Angwenyi founded Vava Coffee in 2009 with a goal to ensure [...]

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Don’t Be Run Over: How to Stand Up for Yourself in a Relationship

A one-sided relationship is unhealthy and bound to crumble eventually. Which is why, you should learn how to stand up for yourself in a relationship. As you will see, being a constant pushover harms not only you, but the relationship itself in the long run. In these moments, the best way to deal with an overbearing or manipulative partner is by learning how to stand up for yourself in a relationship. How to stand up for yourself in a relationship Standing up for [...]

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Spicy Shrimp Sushi Bowls

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Spicy Shrimp Sushi Bowls that you can make at home in minutes. These easy to assemble sushi bowls are great for lunch, dinner, and meal prep. As much as I love sushi, it’s one of those things I never make at home. Honestly, I think I am just a bit too lazy for all the rolling and precise knife work involved. However these quick and easy spicy shrimp sushi bowls are a whole other story. They [...]

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