coffee and pancakes

This morning started out like almost every other. With my trusty french press. Plus a new blend of coffee to try.

I love coffee. Usually just in the mornings but sometimes I find myself wanting a cup in the afternoon too, to help me concentrate on studying.

Usually I buy Larry’s Beans because besides it being organic, shade-grown, and sustainable, it’s often on sale and has coupons posted at Earthfare that I can use with it. I like a good product that friendly on my wallet. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I love the holidays and I love this Holiday Blend. I’m curled up with my hot cup of joe enjoying the Love Actually. My roommate loves this movie and suggested I watch it, so here we are. So far so good! I always have to ย multitask when watching movies though, unless I’m at the theater.

Breakfast was none other than my trusty Pumpkin Pancakes. These never fail to please!

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With the addition of a new side today: homemade cranberry sauce. Next time I need to add a bit more honey and stevia because this was tart!

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Have you ever made your own cranberry sauce? If you’ve tried fresh or frozen cranberries, what else do you use them for?

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10 Responses to coffee and pancakes

  1. Okay I totally love this post because:

    1. I love coffee.
    2. I love pancakes.
    3. I love PUMPKIN pancakes
    4. I love cranberry sauce

  2. Katie says:

    I always make my own cranberry sauce. That stuff from the can is not cranberry sauce. It’s the devil.

  3. Steph says:

    I ate a pumpkin pancake this morning! Looks good!

  4. What a delightful post! I really do like the movie Love Actually, everyone in the blogging world seems to “love” it I just think it was a good movie lol. I would watch it again but it didn’t blow me away. Your pancakkkesss wahhh they look sooo good!

    Aheemmm…Never made homemade cranberry sauce, wanna shoot that little recipe my way??? ๐Ÿ˜‰ I really like your blog! xoxoxo

    • Ashlei says:

      Hey girl! For the cranberry sauce, I just used frozen cranberries and put them in a skillet with a little bit of water and let them cook over medium/medium-low heat. Add sugar/honey to taste. Voila! That’s it ๐Ÿ™‚

      xoxo

  5. teenagehealthfreak says:

    wow, you seriously have read my mind more than once. i was just looking for a cranberry sauce recipe to make for thanksgiving!!! oh yeah, coffee rocks. My fave is the coconut pumpkin lattes i make. ๐Ÿ™‚ even my momma likes them!!!

  6. Love Actually was a cute holiday movie, I enjoyed it. Yum, the pancakes look great. I’ve made homemade cranberry sauce and it’s tart with stevia. I usually by the huge bags of fresh cranberries from Costco for homemade sauce and freezing for smoothies.

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