Posts made in April, 2015


Exploring Denver Coffee Shops The expanding coffee scene in Denver is so exciting. Great owners have decided to pour their skills into their businesses that give people all sorts of ways to experience coffee. Whether it’s in a quality artisan cup, a hip and modern atmosphere, a chill place to study or relax, a rugged and eclectic interior… the diversity offers something for everyone. It inspires us to continue to find something...

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I’m touched by the amount of support and excitement surrounding us through our growing circle of friends, family, and community. Not only do they believe in us and are so encouraging in this new venture, but I’m amazed by all those who want to help in offering up their resources from brainstorming and business ideas, to providing drink products, and to even wanting to work in our future shop! We’re so lucky to have a community of...

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Ernest and Pop just got back from a week in Portland and I’ve assembled their adventures to share with you! Portland has a big heart for coffee and is definitely a hub for local coffee shops. Businesses there are encouraged in their creativity, craft and originality, so it’s not hard to be inspired by such a place. Almost every block has a neat-looking coffee shop, and most of them are independent and locally owned. We...

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Aside from the continuous research from exploring coffee shops, there’s a ton of research going on from behind books and my lap top! The other day I hung out at Barnes & Noble to do some light reading to see what we’re deciding to get into. I grabbed a couple books off the shelves and started reading the introduction of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Starting & Running a Coffee Bar,” by Linda...

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Update: As of now, I’m back from our adventures with beautiful pictures and exciting experiences of my own! Check out these posts to see all about our trip! Visiting Isle of Skye, Scotland Exploring Edinburgh, Scotland En Route to London: York, Oxford & Cotswolds London Moments Scandinavian Capital Cities: Copenhagen, Stockholm & Oslo Iceland Adventures Coffee Shop Experiences: Part One: United Kingdom Part Two: Nordic...

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