Life’s little pleasures

4 Jun

One of the most annoying things about moving countries is leaving behind electrical appliances which aren’t compatible.  Sounds dramatic but I hated leaving behind my coffee maker.  As far as I’m concerned nothing beats the smell of freshly ground beans and espresso. I got through the first few months here drinking filtered coffee (I use the term loosely) before deciding something had to be done.  We are not here permanently so spending $800 to replace my coffee machine didn’t appeal.  Now, I’ve always steered away from pod coffee machines because I like fresh ground beans. But after trialling my sister-in-laws Nespresso I’m a convert.  After returning from our trip visiting her I marched straight into Macy’s and bought myself one. Now my coffee is my daily treat.  After dropping son number one off at school son number two and I return home for a half hour of down time before the chores and errands and playtime begins.

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