Monday, August 6, 2012

My Cup of Joe- link up & giveaway

All right all you coffee lovers, today is the day that we unite and conquer. Today I am hosting FOR THE LOVE OF COFFEE link up PLUS giveaway! This is going to be big and it's going to be caffeinated. 
For my coffee rant today, I would like to share my favorite ways to have my coffee. I used to have only one drink I would get if I were to go to a coffee shop. I was consistent. I refused to waver. Until curiosity got the best of me. Now I could have my coffee made a number of ways depending on my mood, which only makes things for complicated when it is my turn to order. Yes, I am that annoying one who will step up then step back and let someone go ahead of her, and then step back up and ask the barista their suggestion. I know, I know, I annoy myself with it.

My fall back one when I don't know what else to get would be my first love, a non-fat, vanilla latte.
For when I am wanting something with a good coffee kick to it but yet a sweet treat I will go for an iced non-fat, caramel macchiato. 
For my day to day trips to Starbucks or the like, I will get something more stout, a hot or iced americano with 2 pumps of syrup. (This only has 28 calories for a venti if you were wondering!)
Now one of my new found loves is an iced cinnamon dulce latte, mmmhmmm.
When I am at home I go with regular drip coffee most of the time. If it is my day off I will probably go with the french press. I usually just use a teaspoon of sugar and call it good.

Now it is your turn!
1. Write a coffee related post (it can be anything, make it the way you like it)
2. Link your *coffee related* post up on one of the host's blogs
3. Follow your 5 hosts via GFC & check out some other cute coffee lover's blogs
4. Then ENTER THE CAFFEINATED GIVEAWAY!
5. Grab a button and spread the word
6. Have an extra cup of joe today FOR THE LOVE OF COFFEE!






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11 comments:

  1. I'm not a coffee fan but I am your newest follower! :)

    xo, jill from www.classywithakick.com

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  2. Ok, I love this - do you like raspberry Godiva chocolate? If so try this next time - a black & white mocha with half the pumps of mocha and 1-2 pumps raspberry syrup. Oh my, it's like a liquid dessert - the barista who told me about it called it the "Pink Zebra" :) I only do half the pumps because I don't like my coffee too sweet :)

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  3. My fave thing to get from Starbucks is their straweberries and cream frappuchinos. Hope that counts :)

    I'm your newest follower via GFC from the Return the Favor blog hop. Can't wait to get to know you better!

    Brooke

    liningthecloudswithsilver.blogspot.com

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  4. Following you back from Return the Favor!

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  5. Thanks for accepting my Swap! Be sure to go to http://monkeysandtutus.blogspot.com/p/sponsor.html and enter your ad so yours will be up on my page :)

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  6. I love the 'idea' of coffee but am not a coffee person myself...I've had a chai latte a few times but I might need to try a vanilla one :)

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  7. I love coffee.....and your blog! I am all about the caramel coffee!! I am your newest follower!! Connie, also known as Sadieloohoo

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  8. Great idea! I-m a coffee lover myself! lovely blog! feel free to visit mine whenever you like! we could also follow each other too.
    www.thesillyfashionista.blogspot.com

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  9. Such a lovely link up & giveaway :D Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier. I'm a new follower now!

    -Jessica
    {Sugar in My Grits}
    http://mommiesblog2011.blogspot.com/

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  10. Thanks so much for linking up to the Return The Favor Hop, I am now following you! Hope to see you again next week for the Twitter link-up :) And thanks for the giveaway!

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  11. Hi there, Dalayna!Following you from the blog hop. Thank you so much for dropping by my blog and for following. Your giveaway is awesome, too bad I can't join (I'm not a US resident). By the way, come check out my blog again and enter my giveaway. Win a scrapbooking software and an ad space! Have a great day!

    Cheers,
    Nica

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