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Monday Morning Coffee News

Coffee News

Happy Monday! Some interesting coffee news stories: A recent study looked into the affects of regular caffeine consumption on using caffeine as a supplement for increased athletic performance, new research indicates increased coffee consumption may lead to a decreased risk of liver cancer, and farmers are looking to establish a coffee growing industry in Southern California. Also, Krispy Kreme is giving away free coffee to teachers through the months of June and July.
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Beauty & The Bean, Coffee, Recipes

Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub

Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub

In my search for the perfect coffee cup proof lipstick, I’ve really been getting into liquid and matte lipsticks – but they can leave my lips a bit dry. In an effort to keep my lips soft and moisturized, I’ve added lip scrubs to my beauty routine. Homemade lip scrubs are super cheap and easy to make with very little effort at all. My recent favorite is this Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub.… Read More Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub

Coffee, Coffee News

Monday Morning Coffee News

Coffee News

Happy Monday! Here’s some interesting news stories from last week featuring coffee: a recent study looked into the benefits of a good night sleep and a good cup of coffee to help manage chronic pain, researchers at Lancaster University found a way to significantly improve the efficiency of turning coffee waste into biofuel, a latte artist’s amazing creations are earning him some well deserved attention, and the brewing of the worlds tiniest cup of coffee (video).

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How To Make Coffee Infused Oil

Coffee Infused Oil

I recently made some coffee infused oil to use as an ingredient in some upcoming DIY coffee beauty items I’m planning and thought I’d share the process with you guys. Coffee infused oil is actually super easy to make – it’s literally only a 2 step process. All you need are coffee grounds (a medium roast with medium to large sized grounds works best), your desired oil, a Crock-Pot-style slow cooker, and some way to strain the coffee grounds from the oil when done.… Read More How To Make Coffee Infused Oil

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Monday Morning Coffee News

Coffee News

Happy Monday! Some interesting coffee-related things in the news right now: Starbucks introduces Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino and brings back Frappuccino Happy Hour, Dunkin’ Donuts adds Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee to their menu and celebrates by giving away free samples, and hello caffeinated coffee bagels. Over at Kickstarter: a mobile phone cover that makes coffee and coffee-flavored intimate wipes.

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