Parisian Picks

August 15, 2014
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Back at the blog after a fabulous extended stay in Paris with my lil family! Here are some of the favourite finds from our trip we gifted to friends and family: Something street from the arbiter of cool – Colette Tee, Buy Now Our favourite of all the macarons – Pierre Herme Macarons, Buy Now [...]

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Empire Espresso Gift Boxes

December 21, 2013
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Empire Espresso, the new coffee spot in my neighbourhood has the cutest gift boxes full of home-made coffee, tea, syrups and sweets. The perfect little package to bring to your next holiday party. Empire Espresso Gift Boxes, from $20. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Cha TeasLibre TeaLove You Coffee!Davids Big Box of TeaDopper Bottle

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Nespresso Lattissima

October 12, 2011
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The two beverage appliances I hear my foodie friends rave about the most are the Soda Stream (featured on Gifted last December) and the Nespresso espresso machine. Nespresso’s newest model is the Lattissima+ which combines espresso with fresh milk froth for the perfect latte. It’s super easy to use, with self-contained coffee capsules and one [...]

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Love You Coffee!

May 17, 2011
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The best way to wake someone up is with a steamy cup of coffee…and a sweet message. Shake some chocolate or cinnamon through this stencil to let someone know how much you love them. Coffee Stencil, $10 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Empire Espresso Gift BoxesDopper BottleFelicia Ferrone Wine & Water GlassCha TeasFlip Side Custom [...]

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Illy Espresso Starter Kit

October 22, 2010
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Give this chic coffee-lover accessory kit with four crystal cups, a sugar bowl designed by Matteo Thun and four “ombra” spoons designed by Paola Navone exclusively for illy. Illy Espresso Starter Kit, $70 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Nespresso LattissimaEmpire Espresso Gift BoxesCha TeasAlessi Cocktail ShakerBevShots

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Stacking Mugs

May 3, 2010
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With a classic, almost kitschy look, these stacking mugs add a retro touch to a home. Plus when tucked away on the metal holder they save counter room for spacialy challenged new home owners or apartment dwellers. Stacking Mugs, $14.95 USD for 6. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Lucaffe CoffeeEmpire Espresso Gift BoxesCha TeasBevShotsNespresso Lattissima

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Lucaffe Coffee

March 9, 2010
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With 13 varieties, rich flavour and jolly packaging, Lucaffe coffee offers something different to brew at home. These pods work with ESE system coffee makers. Give a variety pack to the coffee lover or host a tasting party to decipher the differences between blends and regions. Lucaffe Coffee Pods, $24 for 30. Buy Now Similar [...]

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Wash With Joe Bodywash

March 18, 2009

Know someone who needs a strong cup of coffee to function in the am? Give them an extra burst of energy with this invigorating coffee-mint bodywash. Wash With Joe claims that the caffeine in coffee is chock full of anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that nourish and firm the skin. Plus its paraben-free and 100% vegan.  [...]

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