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When did you fall in love with coffee? I have to admit, I was well into my 20s before I discovered this smooth, velvety elixir of life (took me long enough, right?). I got by during college all-nighters with other caffeinated sources caffeine, until someone
finally properly sat me down and introduced me to a Starbucks® latte. I couldn’t believe what I had been missing in my life! I had no idea coffee could be anything but bitter and black! It was like a whole new world had opened up to me. Cream, sugar, flavored syrup all mixed in with coffee that was not burnt or old? Yeah, I could definitely drink it like that.
My love of Starbucks® runs deep, but I don’t always have the time in my day to run by the cafe for my morning java. You can imagine my delight when I discovered at my local grocery store that I could indulge in my favorite latte from the comfort of home with the new Starbucks® Caffè Latte K-Cup® pods. These pods are delicious because they are made from milk, no artificial flavors, and come in 3 great Starbucks® signature flavors (Caramel, Mocha, and Vanilla) and 2 beloved Starbucks® seasonal flavors (Pumpkin Spice and Peppermint Mocha, available for a limited time). When I’m running low on time in the mornings, I don’t have to sacrifice a great cup of coffee just because I can’t make a Starbucks® run!
Starbucks® Caffè Latte K-Cup® pods are easy to use too. It only takes 2 steps to get a delicious latte straight from your Keurig® brewer.
How to Use Starbucks® Caffè Latte K-Cup® Pods
Step 1: Pour the flavor packet into your coffee mug.Step 2: Brew the Starbucks® Caffe Blend K-Cup® pod in your Keurig® brewer as normal.Step 3: Stir flavor packet into brewed coffee and enjoy!Now that you know how to make a delicious Starbucks® latte at home, you need something awesome to put your beverage in, right? That’s the DIY part of this post: an easy, adorable way to turn a plain ol’ mug from drab to fab!
DIY Decorative Coffee Mug
Here are the supplies you will need:
- Plain coffee mug in the size and color of your choice
- Oil-based paint pens in the color(s) of your choice
- Stencil or pre-cut shape
- Removable glue dots
Step 1: Make sure your mug is clean and dry. Attach your stencil or pre-cut shape to your mug with removable glue dots.Step 2: Use your paint pen to dot around the edge of the shape. Sarah’s Tip: Make the dots closer together near the edges and spread them out as your move the dots away from the edge of the shape.Step 3: Remove the stencil/shape and the glue dots. Sarah’s Tip: If you have any areas that aren’t so neat and clean, use a q-tip soaked in nail polish remover to gently fix any problem areas.
Step 4: Bake in a 375 degree oven for 30 minutes. Sarah’s Tip: Allow mug to cool in oven completely for a long lasting seal. Hand wash the mug to preserve the decoration.
I can’t wait to see how you creatively decorate your mugs at home! Which latte flavor are you going to try first?
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