Coffee his and hers. A Tale of Two Coffee Stations, One Happy Home


12/13/20234 min read

black espresso machine
black espresso machine

In my mind, this picture is how I see our two coffee stations in our kitchen. His - a drip coffee pot and a can of coffee. Hers - a Nespresso coffee maker and all of the coffee accessories a coffee station can fit, and a De'Longhi single serve with a bean grinder.

In the corners of our kitchen, a daily ritual unfolds—a charming conflict: the clash between the classic and the contemporary.

My husband, a devotee of the drip coffee pot, loves the old school method of a trusty coffee can, and a scoop. Black coffee in his favorite mug.

On the flip side, my coffee experience is a totally different beat. An espresso fan of single cups, I've carved out a space dedicated to it with coffee syrups and a frother and accessories. For me, coffee is not just a beverage; it's an experience.

While my husband embraces the simplicity of routine with his go-to mug and straightforward brew, I find joy in the ever-changing landscape of my collection of cups, and syrups and coffee pods etc.

So, as the aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafts through our kitchen, it's not just the beans that mingle; it's the convergence of two worlds—one steeped in tradition, the other brimming with exploration.

In the tale of our daily morning rituals with every cup tells a story, is a shared moment in our coffee coexistence.

Morning Harmony - A Tale of Two Coffee Stations, One Happy Home


Bought this gem at Crate&Barrel. He loves the way the carafe pours and does not drip off the sides.


Nespresso Vertuo Next Deluxe Coffee and Espresso Maker. This comes with a frother on Amazon. What a treat the frother is hot or cold! I love it!


DecoBros Supreme Glass Vertuoline Drawer, Holds with 28 Big or 56 Small Vertuoline Pods, Black

I bought this on Amazon

Nespresso Vertuo Coffee Pods

I use the app on my phone and always order only from Nespresso. I take advantage of their specials and perks for other accessories. They have limited edition flavors throughout the year.

LIONWEI LIONWELI White Sugar Bowl Dispenser Salt Container Ceramic Sugar Bowl with Lid and Spoon for Home and Kitchen

I ordered this on Amazon. It is so cute, and the spoon is dainty-perfect. I use this dish for sugar free powdered vanilla cream.

Zulay Powerful Handheld Milk Frother - Mini Foam Maker for Lattes - Whisk Drink Mixer for Coffee, Mini Foamer for Cappuccino, Frappe, Matcha, Hot Chocolate...

If you don't have one of these already, run out and get one! We use it for many different drinks, like spinning chocolate or caramel on the inside of a martini glass! Try it! Another Amazon favorite.

6 Pack Syrup Pump, Coffee Syrup Pump Fits 750ml/25.3Oz, 28-400 Skinny Syrup Pump, Syrup Pump Dispenser for Glasses Bottle Bar Flavoring Shampoo (Gold)

For the many different coffee syrup flavors, these pumps fit right inside the bottle. I use them for the smaller bottles too and just cut the stem to fit. Very reasonably priced on Amazon.

De'Longhi TrueBrew Drip Coffee Maker. It has a built in Grinder and is a Single Serve, 3 oz to 40 oz Carafe, Hot or Iced Coffee. Oh my gosh this is luxury at it's finest! And I really love it too!



illy Whole Bean Coffee - Perfectly Roasted Whole Coffee Beans – Classico Medium Roast - with Notes of Caramel, Orange Blossom & Jasmine - 100% Arabica Coffee - No Preservatives – 8.8 Ounce

I was at a Bobby Flay restaurant in Las Vegas and the coffee was phenomenal and I asked the server the brand of the coffee. He told us it was illy and we ran out to the nearest store that carried it and haven't looked back. Top number one for me!