10 Great Gifts for Coffee Lovers!

As far as I’m concerned there are two kinds of people in this world: those that appreciate the beauty of coffee and those that don’t. I’m the former & this post is for those like-minded folk that think that getting out of bed almost solely is worth it because of that first beautiful sip of coffee in the morning. The selection that I’ve chosen would make great gifts for your favorite Mom, Dad, Grandparent, Best Friend, Daughter, Son, Teacher and on and on… Enjoy! Custom K-Cups One of the things that I love about my writing assignments is finding fun new goodies out there that I might not have noticed before. These K-Cups are adorable & would make a great take home gift after a party or in this case a unique birthday gift for a colleague or loved one.Circle Monogram … [Read more...]

10 Ideas to Organize Your Kitchen in a Snap!

A new year brings with it a fresh sense of wanting to have everything organized. The kitchen, the bathroom, the closets...they all need a bit of organizing. Sometimes we just get overwhelmed with all that we have and it can ruin a good day. What if the case is, you don't have too much stuff, it just needs to be properly organized?  Today, I bring you a bunch of ideas to organize your KITCHEN. Put these great ideas to use and you'll never again wonder where the slotted spoon is!/1/ The Pantry - Have you ever come home from the grocery store, put everything away, and later that day go to look for the can of soup you just bought? Not anymore, my friend. When you organize your pantry like the one above, you'll never search for the lost can of soup again!/2/ Drink Station - A great … [Read more...]

How to Make Felt Coffee Cup Sleeves

If you're anything like me, you're indulging in a lot of hot beverages during these winter months. Instead of using disposable paper sleeves for your to-go cups, why not make a Felt Coffee Cup Sleeve to use again and again? It's a quick, easy, and useful craft that allows your creativity to run wild! I'll share the basics and then suggest some fun alternatives. DIY Materials: Felt (available in many colors for about 25 cents a sheet) Hot glue gun Scissors Pen or marker Disposable coffee cupDIY Instructions:1. Remove the paper sleeve from your cup. Place onto the felt you want to use, and trace around it.2. Cut out the felt sleeve. Then, if you want to use more than one layer or color of felt and want the first layer to show behind it, cut another sleeve slightly … [Read more...]

Melted Chocolate Coffee Ice Cream Float

It's hard to drink hot coffee during those sweltering summer months. Milkshakes, slushies and ice cream floats become frequent lingo. Let's combine them! When you pour hot coffee on top of chocolate chip ice cream, the coffee instantly cools and in the process, melts the chocolate chips in the ice cream. Melted coffee chocolate ice cream float. Genius! Can I have one every day?This coffee float is such a quick way to satisfy the sweet tooth and get your caffeine too! For the children, you can always pour hot chocolate instead of coffee on the ice cream. You can also be creative with the flavor of ice cream. I'm just partial to the melted chocolate chips.What flavor of ice cream would you choose to be in your float?[sc:adsense ] Melted Chocolate Coffee … [Read more...]

Our Favorites in FEATURED on Blissfully Domestic for 2014

2014 has blown by in what seems to be a blink of an eye. Wasn't it Valentine's Day just last week? Am I right, this year has just gone by so quickly?! Over the last 12 months, Blissfully Domestic has featured some pretty great writers with unique ideas, creative crafts, tasty recipes and so much more. We thought it would be fun to share with you our top 10 favorites from the Featured section of Blissfully Domestic!Without further ado, in no particular order, here are our Top 10 Featured Favorites:11 Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids - With Valentine's Day being just around the corner, this one is a great one to check out sooner than later!9 Father's Day Gift Ideas - Great news! Gifts for Dad never go out of style. Give him something he'll love all year … [Read more...]

3 Favorite Recipes Using Coffee (Celebrate National Coffee Day)

It's National Coffee Day!  Coffee isn't just for drinking.  It also brings great flavor to some unexpected dishes - seriously - coffee in soup?  YES!Give these three we love a try:Gingerbread Spiced Muffins with Spiced Nut Streusel from Southern Living. I make a batch of these and keep in freezer for a quick on-the-go breakfast for my high-schooler. Pop in the microwave for 20 seconds and you are on your way.2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 large eggs 1 cup hot brewed coffee 1/3 cup unsulphured molasses 12 paper baking cups (I … [Read more...]