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San Giorgio Church, Modica, Sicily – Tees, iPhone Cases, Laptop Sleeves and Much More!

August 14th, 2018 No comments

Start A New Beekeeping/Garden Journal these “Bees Take A Drink” Hardcover Journals and Much More!

August 13th, 2018 No comments

Plumeria Blossoms Shine in the Sun on Totes, Tees, Mugs, Bags and Much More!

August 10th, 2018 No comments

A Lovely Table via Instagram

August 10th, 2018 No comments

A Lovely Table via Instagram

A Lovely Table

Sarah lays out a nice table for her hubbies birthday party. Eclectic mix of periods and styles. 

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Sage Flowers from the San Fernando Valley of California Laptop Sleeves and much more!

August 9th, 2018 No comments

In The Kitchen: Reusable Nespresso Coffee Capsules – Fussy, but usable

August 9th, 2018 No comments

In The Kitchen: Reusable Nespresso Coffee Capsules – Fussy, but usable

We were recently gifted a Nespresso coffee maker and while I do enjoy the convenience of it, I prefer to use my own coffee purchases rather than rely on those provided by Nespresso or, as in my case, Amazon.

For my morning coffee, I still use a standard Bialetti Moka Pot for my morning coffee but find I use the Nespresso for afternoon and evening coffee when I desire it. it is simply quicker and easier to use.

I decided to research some reusable pods in hopes of making better use of the machine and keeping my costs down. After poking around on Amazon for a while I came across these Reusable Nespresso Coffee Capsules.

While they work ok, they can be a bit fussy to use and it has taken some time to learn the optimal settings for coffee roast, grind, amount of coffee to use and how tightly to pack the coffee in each capsule.

First, unless the coffee roast is fairly dark i.e French roast or Italian Roast you will get a somewhat weak cup of coffee. As for the grind, I find an espresso grind works well, but unlike a pressure espresso machine, you will not want to tamp the coffee at all. Simply fill the cup, knock off the excess and close the lid. If I tamped the coffee at all, it would often fail to brew, simply dumping the water into the capsule holder on the machine and making a mess.

I have also crumpled 2 of these capsules in the machine when closing the top lever. I have not figured out exactly how I did this, but after taking more care to position the capsule it hasn’t occurred since.

So, if you want to gain a little of the convenience of a Nespresso machine without limiting your options to pre-packaged coffees — and you’re willing to fuss around a bit — these capsules might be a place to start. The fact is, there are a host of different designs for these capsules so there might be those that work better, but I haven’t felt the need — or had the attention – to pursue it further.

Finally, if you just want the full convenience of Nespresso machine without the hassle, here are some third-party, pre-made, coffee capsules that I have purchased from Amazon. the quality is pretty good and yields a decent cup of coffee in just a minute or so.

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Join Me In The Cottage Garden with these Watercolor Morning Glory Gate Tees, iPhone Cases, Cards and Much More!

August 8th, 2018 No comments

Get your home revving with these Red Chevy Floor Pillows and Much More!

August 7th, 2018 No comments

Get your home revving with these Red Chevy Floor Pillows and Much More!

Get your home revving with these Red Chevy Floor Pillows and Much More!

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Floor Pillow Features

  • Vibrant double-sided print floor pillows are a versatile seating or lounging option that will update any room
  • Independent designs, custom printed when you order
  • Durable 100% Spun Polyester cushion cover – fills must be purchased separately for this floor pillow
  • Concealed zip opening for a clean look and easy care

Get your home revving with these Red Chevy Floor Pillows and Much More!

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Get Your Groove On with these Hammond B3 iPhone Cases and Much More!

August 4th, 2018 No comments

Get Your Groove On with these Hammond B3 iPhone Cases and Much More!

Get Your Groove On with these Hammond B3 iPhone Cases and Much More!

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iPhone Case Features

  •  One-piece, clip-on protective case that’s slim and lightweight
  •  Impact resistant polycarbonate shell allows full access to device ports
  •  Super-bright colors embedded directly into the case
  •  Minimal impact on overall device size, for extra protection, try Tough Cases
  •  Compatible with Qi-standard wireless charging

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Join Me In The Cottage Garden with these Morning Glory Gate Tees, iPhone Cases, Cards and Much More

August 3rd, 2018 No comments

Join Me In The Cottage Garden with these Morning Glory Gate Tees, iPhone Cases, Cards and Much More

Join Me In The Cottage Garden with these Morning Glory Gate Tees, iPhone Cases, Cards and Much More!

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T-Shirt Features

  •  Plain colors are 100% Cotton, Heather colors are 90% Cotton & 10% Polyester
  •  Ethically sourced
  •  Slim fit, but if that’s not your thing, order a size up

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RETURNS

Not in love with your new purchase? (That smell is a byproduct of the printing process. We swear it’s temporary.)

If you still aren’t convinced, let’s figure out how to get something that will make your heart sing.

When you return an order, you have a few compensation options to choose from:

  • Replacement Order – We replace your original order and send you new confirmation and shipping information.
  • Voucher – We email you a credit code with the same value as your original order, which you can put to a new Redbubble purchase.
  • Full Refund – We return the amount to your original payment method (Paypal, Amazon, Credit Card).

If you have your email address and order number ready, you can submit your return by clicking through and filling out the form.

Remember, once you receive your item, you have 90 days to submit a return.

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