Drinking good coffee is wonderful. But drinking good coffee while also doing good for the well-being of others is a no-brainer. It was for that very reason that the moment I heard about Lighthouse Mission Cafe I knew I needed to pay them a visit. So I braved the morning rush hour this week to … More Cafe Review – Lighthouse Mission Cafe
Let me tell you a little story behind our November “Coffee Roaster of the Month”. There’s no denying that the specialty coffee community is a tight-knit one. And I think on top of that it’s amazing how small this coffee community can feel sometimes (in a good way). Like many of you know, I get … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Pair Cupworks
It only took a few minutes after seeing a post of some of Jessica’s artwork to reach out to her and begin the process of getting my own custom painting by this emerging Calgary artist. If you have seen her work on her instagram feed then you know what I am talking about. Jessica has … More Jessica Walker Art
By now you’ve likely seen the announcement that I have teamed up with Holey Brewed to be their Community Expert for the West Coast! This has been something that has been in the works for a little while now and I am so glad to finally be able to share this with you all. You … More Holey Brewed Partnership
If the phrase instant coffee just sends you into the fetal position you’re not alone! Most of us when we hear those words immediately conjure up memories of grandma busting out the bottle of Taster’s Choice chicory-coffee hybrid and brewing herself up a hot cuppa joe! Where do you turn for those early morning meetings, or … More Instant Coffee Doesn’t Have To Suck!
I didn’t have to look far to find our Coffee Roaster of the Month for October, because these guys are as local as you get! I am so thrilled to be able to feature none other than Rosso Coffee Roasters this month on the blog. Back in August I had the chance to sit down one-on-one … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Rosso
One of the things that I love about this blog is that it has connected me to people I might not otherwise have gotten to know. One such individual that I have really enjoyed getting to know more recently is Matt Krause over at Matt’s Coffee Chat. Matt and I connected up over email and … More Interview with Matt’s Coffee Chat
In one week I am taking off on a two week trip to LA & PHX. Needless to say I am STOKED to hit up these places, soak up some much needed sun (summer never really happened here in Calgary) and of course, hit up a number of coffee shops in both cities. ————————————————————— LOS … More Los Angeles & Phoenix Coffee Crawl
1,000 FOLLOWERS! Today we hit a huge milestone. It’s amazing to look back and see how far this account & blog have come in just a little over a year. Thank you to each and every one of you for following along. None of this would be possible without you. This blog has opened up … More 1,000 Followers!
Every now and then there is a coffee roaster that I hear about that really peaks my interest. Usually it’s because of their packaging, the coffee they’re roasting, or the story of those involved in the company. What excites me about this month’s Coffee Roaster of the Month is that really its a combination of … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Rabbit Hole Roasters