*I participated in a campaign on behalf of Coffee Mate. I received a promotional item to facilitate this review and as a thank you item for participating. All opinions are my own.
When I was growing up in my Grandmother’s house as a young girl, having visitors during the middle of the day was always a big production. From the moment that the doorbell rang, we would all hurry to welcome our guests and to help Tata (Grandma) prepare the coffee and pull out all of the pastries, cookies and cakes that we kept in the house for just these visits.
I was always in awe as to how much coffee and dessert could be arranged in such a short time. One of my fondest memories is the smell of coffee permeating the house and mixing with the perfumes of our female visitors. Oh, how I wanted to grow up and be beautiful and gracious like these wonderful women whom I was surrounded by.
Now that I have my own family, it is important to me to maintain those wonderful traditions that I learned during my childhood. When I’m entertaining visitors in our home, there are certain staples that I always have to pair with some delicious desserts. One of those items is, of course, our favorite coffee and Coffee-Mate Hazelnut flavored coffee creamer. It truly is the perfect companion to any coffee that we prepare in our home. I’ve always felt that there is no better way to accompany dessert that we serve to our guests.
Recently, I had the opportunity to make our coffee using a French Press. This is a simple coffee brewing device that allows you to make the perfect cup of coffee right in front of your family and friends at your very own dining room table. It’s perfect for entertaining guests because you can start preparing the coffee in the kitchen and just move the pot, when the coffee starts brewing, to the table so that everyone there can marvel at the wonders of brewing coffee. It certainly took a little practice but the kids and our visitors really enjoyed it and the coffee was really good too.
As you can see from our photos, I’m still pairing up delicious coffee with delectable desserts. Not only is Coffee-Mate the perfect companion to my coffee but, it also makes my coffee taste so much better! I have been afforded the opportunity to give away a prize pack containing the French Press I talked about earlier in the post, along with some other awesome prizes!
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