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I Have Found Heaven In My Keurig!

Updated on October 12, 2014

Oh how sweet it is....

Do you like coffee but your husband likes tea? Or do you like tea and your wife likes hot chocolate? Or better yet, do you like coffee and your kids like hot apple cider? If you answered yes to any of these questions then the Keurig is for you.

I am the only coffee drinker in my house and my husband will occasionally drink tea, apple cider, or hot chocolate. I always hated trying to make a pot of coffee in the morning for just me or trying to make just a small amount so it wouldn't go to waste. The coffee never tasted right when I tried to make a small pot no matter how much I measured!! I just could never get it right. That is until I got my Keurig. Now every cup is perfect and the best part...NO WASTE!

I debated for a long time before I actually made the purchase. My husband never thought he would use it AT ALL! Turns out he uses it almost as much as me now. We often say that it is one of the best purchases we ever made!!! If you are still on the fence like I was about making the purchase, read on and maybe I will convince you!

Watch This Video - This video will show you how the Keurig makes a perfect cup in minutes!

Check out this great Keurig - This is the one I have at home.

Keurig B60 Special Edition Brewing System
Keurig B60 Special Edition Brewing System

This is the Keurig I have at my house. I got it several years ago and it still works like new. Some of the features of this Keurig are as follows:

Programmable features such as adjustable temperature and an auto on/off

48 oz water reservoir

Chrome accents and a back lit LCD display

Three brew sizes

 

Some other great models. - You will not regret buying one of these. I have not met one person who didn't like their Keurig!!

What is a K-Cup?

Your New Best Friend!!

A K-Cup is a small cup that is placed into the Keurig to make your hot beverage. They come in a large variety of coffee flavors as well as a large variety of tea flavors. You can also find K-Cups in hot chocolate and apple cider. You are sure to find a great variety for not only you but for your entire family. If you can think of a flavor, you can probably find it in a K-Cup. Some of my favorites are: Our Blend (Green Mountain), Donut Shop, pomegranate green tea, white hot chocolate, and eggnog. My husband also loves the apple cider.

Get this K-Cup - You have to try this one...

Celebrate the holiday season with this winter k-cup favorite!! Sit by your fireplace, cozy up with a warm blanket and get ready to enjoy the aroma and sensational taste of the eggnog k-cup

Green Mountain Coffee Fair Trade Spicy Eggnog, K-Cup Portion Pack for Keurig Brewers 24-Count
Green Mountain Coffee Fair Trade Spicy Eggnog, K-Cup Portion Pack for Keurig Brewers 24-Count

The sweet, creamy flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg make Pumpkin Spice just right for fall's crisper days and cooler nights.

 

Try this GREAT Winter Sampler - super cozy winter sampler

SUPER COZY Winter Sampler 20 K-cups... 11 HOT Chocolates, 3 Ciders, 4 Cappuccinos & Cafe Mocha & Chai Latte! 20 UNIQUE winter warming k-cups flavors, NO duplicates!

20 Count - Fall Variety Flavored Coffee Pack K-Cups For Keurig Brewers - 10 flavors
20 Count - Fall Variety Flavored Coffee Pack K-Cups For Keurig Brewers - 10 flavors

20 Count Fall Seasonal Variety K-Cups

Capture the Taste of Autumn

10 different flavors from popular brand names

2 k cups per flavor

hand-picked sampler packs, not in original packaging. Box style and size may be slightly different than pictured

 

More Great Flavors for Winter or Fall.

Try these great winter and fall flavors! Whether its to brew tea, coffee, hot apple cider, or hot chocolate, these flavors are sure to be the first you reach for as the temperatures get cooler but you still crave your caffeine boost!

Try these Winter and Fall Favorites!

Van Houtte APPLE CARAMEL PIE Coffee - 18 k-cups
Van Houtte APPLE CARAMEL PIE Coffee - 18 k-cups

Apple Caramel Pie....wow that sounds good!

 
Keurig K-Cups 48-ct. Winter Variety Pack, Winter Variety
Keurig K-Cups 48-ct. Winter Variety Pack, Winter Variety

Try this great winter variety pack with these limited edition kcups: pumpkin spice, gingerbread, and golden French toast.

 

Why not get a variety pack?? - Can you resist the flavors?

Grove Square Cider Variety Pack, 54 Single Serve Cups
Grove Square Cider Variety Pack, 54 Single Serve Cups

This variety pack contains 48 Total K-Cups! It includes 12 K-Cups of each of the following: Donut House Light Roast (Extra Bold), Donut House Decaf, Donut House Chocolate Glazed Donut and Donut House Cinnamon Roll.

Each K-Cup portion pack is an air-tight, mini-brewer that locks out oxygen, light and humidity while locking in freshness and flavor

Each K-Cup has a built-in coffee filter - no measuring and no mess!

Perfect size to try a new flavors...for yourself, your family or your guests!!

Each box contains 48 K-Cups plus you get 2 Organic Green Tea Bags!

 
Making oatmeal
Making oatmeal

Ok, so it makes coffee - does it do anything else??

That's a big YESSSSS!

Here are some great tips for other uses for your Keurig. One thing you should remember is that you don't need to buy the fancy K-Cups to enjoy hot chocolate and apple cider. The pouches you find in the stores in the regular supermarket work just fine. Simply pour the mix into your mug and then open the top of your Keurig (leave it empty since you will not be using a K-Cup) and close the top. Select your size and the water will come out. That is the process for running a pure water cycle. Follow those steps to do the other tips below.

My husband loves oatmeal and he uses the Keurig to make his insant oatmeal. You can also use it to make farina or any other instant breakfast that requires hot water.

I often use it while I'm cooking when I need hot water. For example, I use chicken or beef bases that often requires hot water to make a broth. So, I use my Keurig to give me instant hot water when I need it. I'm sure there are other great uses that I haven't thought of yet, feel free to sign the guestbook and add them. I would love to add more ideas to this section.

Here is a great tip from a guest to this lens: she uses her Keurig to make Jello!! Fabulous, wouldn't have thought of that one on my own! Great idea! What a time saver!

Look at how good this looks!

Look at how good this looks!
Look at how good this looks!

Where do you put all those K-Cups?

Find a way to store all your K-Cups

I started off with a small carousel for my K-Cups but am completely out of room. I plan on upgrading to a unit that stores more K-Cups. I love to have an assortment of flavors for when I have company. This way all of my guests can chose, regular, decaf, extra bold, tea, flavored coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider or what ever they want. Of course when selecting your storage unit you need to consider how much room you have, but believe me you will be eager to try new flavors.

A great way to display your K-Cups - What will your choice be today?

Keurig K-Cup Carousel Tower, Black
Keurig K-Cup Carousel Tower, Black

There is plenty of room here to store your coffee, tea, hot chocolate and apple cider. This carousel is a great way to display your K-Cups to guests. Let your guests chose their weapon. Will it be coffee or tea today? Regular or decaf? Let them see all their choices. So many great choices, so little time!!

 

Let's Battle it Out! - Let the battle begin....

Coffee or Tea??

Please let me know you stopped by.. - Thanks for dropping by :)

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      mary donna jones 2 years ago

      I just love my keurig! Thank you for the 33 genius ways to reuse cups.

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      othellos 4 years ago

      Excellent review lens on a coffee machine. Your personal opinion adds a lot. I enjoyed it very much and now I know exactly how Keuring works. Thanks a lot:=)

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      ideadesigns 5 years ago

      I've read reviews before, but now I'm ready to make a choice and this lens will help me do that! Thanks for all the coffee machine information and personal taste preference advice. :)

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      Ruthi 5 years ago

      I had no idea a Keurig could be so useful. I may just add this machine to my wish list.

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      Karnel 5 years ago from Lower Mainland of BC

      I don't know what I would do without my Tassimo coffee maker, I need all the coffee I can get...

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      KatieKakes 5 years ago

      Another coffee connoisseur =)

      Good stuff, my husband loves hot chocolate and I'm the coffee drinker so maybe we will look into this

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      savenlives 5 years ago

      @jimmyworldstar: Not at all. Very easy to clean up and I've had mine for a couple of years and have only had to descale it a couple of times. It tells you when it is time, which I love :) Thanks for stopping by!

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      jimmyworldstar 5 years ago

      I've heard of these single serve coffee machines. It's good that you don't have to use a K-Cup. Do they require a lot of cleaning?

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      poutine 5 years ago

      Thanks for your honest review.

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      NidhiRajat 5 years ago

      wow...great lens indeed!!!

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      EMangl 5 years ago

      dear santa claus, please bring me this fine product!

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      DesignedbyLisa LM 5 years ago

      Very cool lens. I have been thinking of this machine, but wasn't sure if it would be good with tea or not.

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      CruiseReady 5 years ago from East Central Florida

      Good idea to use the Keurig for preparing your hot cereal in the morning!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      My husband bought me a Keurig for Christmas last year and I love it! It has been a wonderful change. Now my husband can have his strong blend coffee and I can have my milder coffee. Oh, yes, we use it for tea, hot chocolate and even jello :) If it requires hot water, I go for the Keurig.

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      savenlives 5 years ago

      @Sylvestermouse: Oh yes, Jello - never thought of that! Thanks, I will add that to the suggestions part! Thank you!

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      savenlives 5 years ago

      @Jack-in-the-Box: That is awesome, thanks for stopping by!

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      Jack-in-the-Box 5 years ago

      I have been looking at these, but I am just not sold yet. Your lens may have done it. Thanks!