Looking for an unusual Christmas gift for the coffee lover in your life? Here’s a list of off-beat items I’ve come across this year.*
Espresso-yourself with chalk! Ceramic espresso cups & saucers (4) with black surface for chalk messages. $15.95 www.neatoshop.com
A great board game for the coffee fanatic! Throw the dice: trade your favorite coffees for a good buzz, own a drive-thru, collect rent as The Bean owner…but don’t leave the pot empty, you’ll head straight to No Buzz! Bean Opoly, $24.99 http://www.etoys.com
Fill ‘er up just right! Never too dark or too light with this guided mug.
My Cuppa Coffee, $15.00 www.greenergrassdesign.com
Psychic Jorianne predicts your future via coffee in your cup. http://coffeepsychic.com
The best kind of fruitcake, in my opinion, is Inflatable Fruitcake, $7.99 www.perpetualkid.com
For all of those fireside chats, a greener log made from 100% coffee grounds. Java Log, $3.50 www.pinemountainbrands.com
Smile for the camera? Nikon AF-S 24-70mm Lens Thermos Coffee Cup, $23.00 http://100milligrams.com
Cool beans for the puzzle lover or for the guy who likes a challenge. Coffee Jigsaw Puzzle, $15.99 http://www.toysrus.com
No spoon? No worries! Self Stirring Mug, $18.99 http://www.thinkgeek.com
*These are mere suggestions. I do not profit from or endorse any of these companies.