Coffee, coffee, coffee

Once upon a time I didn’t drink coffee. And I’m not talking about when I was a wee child. I didn’t drink coffee for over 40 years. Coffee for me consisted of 

a Canadian chocolate bar with the mildest mocha taste you could imagine. 

I loved the smell of brewing coffee but the taste, not so much.

We went to Seattle when I was pregnant with my oldest with the destination of Seattle’s Best coffee shop on our wish list for my husband ( because the tv show Fraser) and stumbled upon Starbuck’s and it was love at first sight. I was still a non-drinker but I loved the vibe.

We did get hooked on the mugs.

Eventually Starbucks came to London, Ontario and opened one in my neighbourhood and my kids went to school. 

One day I went to Starbucks with some mom friends and I tried a latte. All of a sudden the world opened up and this coffee thing was my thing. My husband was a total enabler. He loves coffee and he was more than happy to share his addiction with me. Truth be told it just gave him more to do in the morning, he just drinks a huge mug of French press of the boldest coffee he can get his hands on, I drink a latte with a splash of syrup and sprinkles of sugar and chocolate on top.

Ohm words bead 

The mom friends included Martha and Cheryl and now really consist of them with occasional guest appearances from others. 

Shocking as it may seem there were no beads for me until 6 years ago. I wore bracelets but not the composable, beauties I do now. But Martha and Cheryl did. Oh how I loved the shiny, pretty beads.  Once I jumped on the bead bandwagon #beadsncoffee #coffeeandbeads was born 

Video of me walking to #beadsncoffee today

Today was the unveiling of my Ohm Coffee Collection. It was a BOTM ( bead of the month) for July that I pre-ordered from Perlen. Pre-orders usually work really well from retailers, Perlen included  ( they have the pre-order time to organize orders so they all ship on the release date with delivery being really quick) but maybe summer holidays played into my order because it took 6 weeks to get here 😣 

This collection was really popular and it has become hard to find. 

It consists of a to go cup and a to stay mug.

I have another ohm coffee bead, latte and not a glass ( although there were 2 different latte glass BOTM) 

The coffee beans are trollbeads as are the 2 glass beads, the dangle is Pandora and the latte silver is the Ohm beads latte silver which is still available. 

It’s fair to say I certainly love all thing coffee now, at least in the bead department. 

My latest coffee obsession is iced coffee, it wouldn’t be too hard to create a bead for that, would it? 

Ohm strawberry glass, Ohm cold milk glass, Ohm make beads not War ( boots), Ohm Lady Gnome, Ohm (gnohm) Gnome 


Author: mcctrish

I need a place to put some of the words that crowd my brain. I think that by sorting and organizing them, I will tame them. They can wield power outside of me. I am trying to write more often, to make it a habit, like flossing. September is full of new beginnings

3 thoughts on “Coffee, coffee, coffee”

  1. I am not a coffee drinker and it’s probably been a good 20 years since I tried it, but when I see these beads I so wish I was. Maybe I should give it another try πŸ˜‰ I love that you guys can meet, drink coffee and talk beads.

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