Category Writing tips

Expression through Writing

Now Brewing: This fruity blend of caribbean and coconut flavors is definitely living up to its namesake “Jamaica Me Crazy” by Wolfgang Puck. It’s the perfect mix of flavors that take me back to sweeter, sunnier mornings where I can’t see my breath and there isn’t sparkling frost decorating the scene outside my window. Forget […]

Daring to Go Electronic

Now Brewing: As I helped decorate the Christmas tree this past weekend at home with family, my father poured my mother and I a glass of creamy eggnog–a holiday staple. Although my family always buys a big gallon and everyone enjoys a cup or two, we always seem to have some left however. After my […]

It’s Not All About What You Had For Breakfast–but it’s a Social Media World

Now Brewing: Timothy’s Winter Carnival: this winter specialty combines sweet flavors of caramel, vanilla, and custard for a seasonal blend which tastes just like a Christmas cookie left out for Santa on Christmas Eve or one fresh out of Grandma’s oven, ready for dunking into hot cocoa after sledding.  John Battelle, founder and CEO of […]

A Writer’s Trade Secret: Reading

Now Brewing: Green Mountain Coffee’s Gingerbread : with the Thanksgiving holiday gone, the Christmas season is officially here and with it comes all of Green Mountain Coffee’s holiday flavors. This delicious cup tastes just like the little men who inhabit the sweet houses that are holiday baking tradition among my friends and family. A perfect compliment […]

Reading Into The Final Haul of a Writer’s Journey

Now Brewing: Green Mountain Coffee‘s Holiday Peppermint: this seasonal blend is not currently for sale, but should be available soon. I decided to brew my last K-Cup from last year’s variety in honor of November and with its arrival, acceptable celebration of the Christmas season. November 1st has long been the marker that starts my […]

As The Sun Sets On Another Day…

Now Brewing: Van Houtte’s Crème Brûlée: a delicious blend of vanilla and caramel that tastes so close to the real deal, I have a hard time reminding myself that it’s coffee, and not the popular dessert that even earned itself a mention in the popular High School Musical series.  After settling back into the school mode […]

A Writer’s Insight Into The Art of Writing

Now Brewing: Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino: an easy coffee fix on the run. These take me back to my early days, before a Keurig brewer and before I had a driver’s license to drive to buy coffee.  Writing from  a different location is always so much more fun! I’m spending the weekend in Orlando for the […]

On the “Write” Track

Now Brewing: Green Mountain Coffee’s Pumpkin Spice, a personal fall favorite: I really enjoy “the experience of fresh-baked pumpkin pie” in a cup. It reminds me and excites me about the months of fall to come and the warm fuzziness that comes with Thanksgiving with my loving family. While sneaking a peek at the tips from […]

The Start of My Writer Timeline

Now Brewing: Green Mountain Coffee’s Island Coconut: a coffee I like to drink when I’m in need of a reminder of warmer, summer days. It has a unique “coconut flavor that transports your senses to the tropics” New laptop, new fonts? No problem. Second Shots has taken on a new look , as my personal […]

Welcome to Writer’s Anonymous Kathryn

Now Brewing: Van Houtte Raspberry Chocolate Truffle: (My all-time favorite cup to brew! It takes me back to spring days spent picking raspberries from the vines across from my grandparents house. It’s “a rich coffee enhanced with chocolate and juicy raspberry flavors” Hi, my name is Kathryn and I’m a write-aholic. It’s been four days, […]