“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” — T.S. Eliot

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Every morning, before digging into my to-do list, I head downstairs and start making my first cup of coffee (keyword: first). It took me a while to be able to consistently make a cup of coffee just the way I like it, but I think I’ve finally got it down.

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This is my home “coffee cart” of sorts. Before I got this woven tray, everything would just sit out on the counter in a clutter, but having it all assembled on this tray pulls the look together and looks less like a muck of stuff and more like an intention part of the decor in my kitchen.

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I’ve used this breakfast blend coffee roast from Trader Joe’s for years. It’s flavorful and smooth and blends well with the hazelnut creamer I use. I add four scoops to the french press and a couple shakes of ground cinnamon before pouring over hot water to steep. I heard stirring with a wooden spoon is supposed to do something magical to your coffee, so take that with a grain of salt (just not in your coffee).

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Mmm, delicious : ) How do you take your coffee?

P.S. Love this adorable creamer.