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Life’s Little Pleasures Can Be So Sweet and So Stress Relieving

The Labor Day Holiday is coming up, and I'm not sure how we are going to spend the weekend. After traveling so much, Ireland, home to Indiana, in the last three weeks, I'm kind of looking forward to NOTHING!

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Indonesians Farm Civet Cats To Produce World's Most Valuable Coffee
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Michigan Company Brings Coffee Partially Digested by Tropical Cats to U.S.

A Michigan-based company is bringing Kopi Luwak, the world's most rare and expensive coffee, to the United States.

The coffee uses beans which have been partially digested by a tropical cat.

Yum?

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Coffee Loving Bear Went a Little too far [Video]

Last year, when we took our Alaskan Cruise and tour, we saw several bears, from a distance, mind you. But, the bears we saw didn't look like this one who created a traffic jam in Alaska as it sauntered down the road with a coffee can stuck on it's head.

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Coffee Shop Drinks Found To Contain Excessive Amounts Of Sugar
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Starbucks Serving Cherry Blossom Frappuccino, but You Had Better Hurry

People magazine published a story about Starbucks new frappuccino, the Cherry Blossom. Sounds good. I love cherry flavor.  But there's one problem. You can only order one through this Sunday, March 20, the first day of Spring!

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Top 5 Places to Get Coffee in Grand Rapids

Love coffee? Me too! I seriously drink a pot a day. Here are the best places in GR to grab a cup of that nectar of the gods, java.

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Starbucks Raising Prices on Brewed Coffee and Lattes

The Wall Street Journal reports that Starbucks is raising prices, even though the cost of coffee has declined.

Reasons for the increase include higher wages and higher rent.

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Tim Horton’s Employee Treated by Students she Helps [Video]

I'm always looking for "good news" stories. I think we need feel-good news since all we hear on TV are the bad stories. It can get depressing. So, here is my "good news" for the day, about a woman in Canada.

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Frozen Parody ‘Do You Wanna Go to Starbucks’ Perfectly Describes Adult Life

It's the most relatable Disney's Frozen parody out there. Watch a woman ask her fellow students, "Do you wanna go to Starbucks?" while we take our coffee break.

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Cat ‘Crappaccino’ Coffee Fails to Impress at Tasting in Holland

Kopi Luwak coffee is made from coffee berries which have been partially digested and excreted by a cat-like animal, the Asian palm civet.

The coffee was made famous in the movie, "The Bucket List".

The $600/pound coffee was recently tasted in Holland.

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Starbucks Will “Stop It” with the Bugs

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about Starbucks and the crushed bugs being used as a red dye in some it's drinks, and got quite a reaction.  It certainly did around the country.

Starbucks had said they weren't doing anything that others weren't doing as well, but would consider a change.

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Coffee Helps Prevent Diabetes, But Now Scientists Learn Why

My dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about 10 years ago.  My brother was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within the last 5 years...

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Madcap Coffee (Downtown GR) Voted One of Best In U.S.

We're a little behind the curve on this story, but a great story like this is better late than never.  The website Delish.com rated coffee shops all over the United States and our very own MADCAP COFFEE on Monroe Center was on the list...

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