Monday, October 26, 2015

Loving Lately // Cocoa in the Coffee Maker

Brewable Cocoa:  Crio Bru        Scoop- Williams Sonoma
Lately Loving #1-   Crio Bru Brewed Cocoa Beans

I was so intrigued when Crio Bru first came to my attention.  It's not coffee, even though it looks like coffee and brews in the coffee machine.  It's actually ground up cocoa beans that brew in the coffee maker to make a delicious drink with natural energy and all the antioxidants of cocoa. The energy isn't all caffeine, so it won't cause a spike-and-crash, but rather a gentle boost.  

My favorite way to drink it is with a tiny bit of unsweetened cashew milk, a packet of stevia, and just a pinch of sea salt.  It's wonderfully aromatic when brewing, and there are definitely chocolate notes in the taste.  If you're a fan of bitter coffee and bitter dark chocolate, you'll love it plain.  Otherwise, it's wonderful with some add ins. 

Thanks so much to the team at Crio Bru for sending this cocoa my way!  I've been brewing it up almost every morning.  The Ghana beans are my favorite!

Lately Loving #2 - J. Crew Excursion Vest

It's finally excursion vest season!  The most popular is the legendary herringbone of course, but the navy, buffalo check, and black vests are all classics and stylish bets.  Try out a fun color, too!


 Lately Loving #3-  Kate Spade Home Collection

I've been waiting for a Kate Spade home collection forever.  I fell in love with just about everything when I browsed through the line, and of course a few items landed on my wishlist.  I'm only disappointed about one thing- where's those bow pillows they have in the store?

My Favorites:

via Atlantic Pacific
Lately Loving #4- Self Portrait Clothing

I'm a lover of all things ultra-feminine, and Self Portrait's guipure lace and intricate details are a winner for me.  Blair Eadie has been rocking the line for a while now, and it's slowly becoming a favorite with celebrities.  Shop a few of my favorites below.
What are your current favorites?

22 comments:

  1. Such a lovely post. That Kate Spade home collection is to die for.
    My blog: RumelaTheShopaholic

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  2. Gorgeous pictures!! Looks amazing!!
    Xoxo,
    Love from www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

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  3. The kate spade collection is amazing - only wish my husband wouldn't mind pink on the bed lol! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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    1. Thanks Biana! Hope you can persuade him into at least ONE of the KS pieces, haha.

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  4. Never heard of that drink. Sounds cool! Kate Spade is always a good idea.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  5. I LOVE the Kate Spade home collection! So cute and classic! And as usually, Atlantic Pacific nailed it with that dress!

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    1. Blair has such an amazing sense of style!

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  6. Love your photos! The Atlantic Pacific dress is so pretty. Great post!
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

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  7. OMG it's not coffee?!?! I need to try this and use cashew milk like you did :) I also have the same lace dress!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

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    1. Lucky! I wish I had that dress too...
      Glad to find a cashew milk lover! Hope you get to try the brewed cocoa!

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  8. I love these photos and that vest with the pink trim is amazing!

    xx Julianna
    www.blushandcamo.com

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  9. That Kate Spade bedroom is EVERYTHING! Love all your picks!

    www.rosyoutlookblog.com

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  10. The Kate Spade home collection is SO gorgeous! I'll have to give Crio Bru a try, it sounds right up my alley :)

    xo - Michelle
    www.borncreativeblog.com

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  11. Loving this round up and that fabulous home collection!

    Wishes & Reality

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  12. Such beautiful things! I am very inspired now!!!

    Danielle
    http://www.blushblossom.com

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  13. Gorgeous! Please stop by my blog for my latest post!

    Olia | www.loveolia.com

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