A Tasteful Holiday Season

The folks at Nespresso asked me to share what “A Tasteful Holiday Season” means to me, so here it goes.

Ever since I could remember, I wanted a Cappuccino/Espresso machine - but the high prices & the fear of cleaning the machine kept me away from purchasing one.  I didn't want to spend that long cleaning it after every cup of coffee - I just wanted what ever coffeemaker I got to be quick & easy - leaving time for relaxation.  Know what I mean? 

Nespresso changed this.

I have to say, Nespresso is now my favorite coffee & their espresso maker is at the top of my list.  So,  I now have two machines, one for my kitchen & another for my office.  Every time we have guests over, we offer them coffee & they're always impressed at how frothy & high quality the coffee is. Quick tip: Using Soy milk creates the best froth, trust me.

Every year, we have friends over a few days before Christmas. People share stories on what they plan to do for the New Year & gifts they're planning on giving & so on. It's a wonderful time to catch up and be reminded of what's important – the love of friends and family and joys of spending time with them! It's also always so great to hear of different holiday traditions, and I look forward to these gatherings every year.

We usually spend this time chatting over hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, but this year, we want to aim toward a more cozy, tasteful holiday gathering. And so, we're changing things up & celebrating with coffee & desserts.  I want them all to experience the taste of the Nespresso coffee.  For me,  I no longer feel the need to go out & buy coffee - it's so relaxing to sit at home, read a book, watch a movie or just work with coffee steps away!  Very convenient.  My husband & I are super excited & looking forward to the holiday..... the wonderful parties to attend, lots of good food, gifts, and great coffee! Unlike the espresso machines I had thought about getting in the past, the Nespresso machine is easy-to-clean & the cappuccino is made super fast! Can't wait to get this gathering started!
Because I can't stop RAVING about this machine.....Nespresso has partnered up with Made By Girl to giveaway a Pixie Aluminum ($229) and Aeroccino + ($99) to (1) lucky coffee lover! Stay tuned for the giveaway info!

- images by jen ramos



  1. The best EVER!!!!! Delicious photos, and I am with you.... I don't know what I would do without my Nespresso Cappuccino/Espresso machine and my Aeroccino!!!

  2. My sister loves Espresso! I'll have to let her know about this!


  3. My nespresso is literally one of the best things I have ever received. It puts starbucks to shame and I too love having guests over to brew them up a coffee in just minutes.

    I am glad I am not the only one who feels this way!

    - Jaime

  4. These pics are gorgeous. Can't wait for the giveaway! Xx


  5. I have the Pixie and the Aeroccino. It really is the best coffee. Love, love it!!

  6. Gorgeous pictures! Coffee and dessert are my favorite things ever, so I love this. I've always wanted an espresso/cappucino machine too, so I'm psyched for the giveaway :)

  7. Love this! I absolutely love my nespresso! it changed my life!

  8. Love this! I absolutely love my nespresso! it changed my life!

  9. @jackie: It's the best! and their coffee is fantastic. Good luck in the giveaway!

  10. @south on broadway: yea i do too! plus, ever since getting the machine the first time around - my Starbucks trips decreased by a lot! Now the taste of starbucks doesnt even taste much like coffee to me. We're spoiled ha!

  11. I bought myself a Nespresso Pixie last December and it was the best purchase I have ever made. I love how easy it is to use and clean it and the coffee is just delicious. I am now thinking about trying out their flavoured coffees - have you tasted them yet?


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