People celebrate a variety of holidays throughout the year for many different reasons: secular, religious, international, personal, or uniquely American.84 coffee Some days have special meaning to some people such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries, graduation day, or because they are the occasion to participate in a large parade and partying such as Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. Many holidays are associated with the changing of the seasons.
Celebrations are a reason to get together with friends, family, business associates and to build relationships. Drinking coffee is fun and a great way to sit around a table or on a couch and have a memorable conversation with loved ones. The meaning of the special day becomes greater when you stop to enjoy the moment and contemplate your surroundings. Rushing a holiday moment or a birthday celebration is not something people do on purpose. In fact, people try to enjoy every minute of the special day to have memories they will cherish in the future.
People drink coffee primarily because of the aroma, the taste and the sensory experience. Coffee is a beverage you can keep on drinking throughout the day and day after day. As a coffee lover, you never really have too much coffee. With the increasing availability of new flavored coffees, for example, coffee drinkers have more coffee choices to taste and experience the wonderful flavor of coffee, a gift from Mother Nature coffee lovers appreciate! Hundreds of years ago, people enjoyed blending coffee with nuts and spices to create special flavors which they would savor during special days and celebrations.
With the passing of time, many things can change and look very different after a few months and years. One constant that remains is people’s love for special celebrations and adherence to holidays we observe on our calendars. Another constant is drinking coffee as an everyday beverage of choice and, for party revelers with few hours of sleep, a great buzz to stay awake and active. One additional constant is the use of gifts during special day celebrations: flowers, candy, clothes, money, chocolate, music, and coffee.
Yes, indeed, coffee is a favorite choice in gift lists to take as a present for someone hosting a meal or to give to a coffee lover on a specific special celebration. What makes specialty coffee great as a gift choice is that it offers so many choices! Whole beans, ground coffee, flavored, espresso, regular or decaffeinated coffee.
What choices of specialty coffee would you offer someone and for what special day?
New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Celebration: Fun and festivities to see the old year out and to ring in the new year. A time to eat and be merry, to relax and stay late for the beginning of a new year. To many Americans, the ball dropping at Times Square in New York City signals the start of the New Year. This may be past bedtime for many people and drinking a great cup of specialty coffee is a sure way to be alert and celebrate. A New Year’s resolution for you: order and enjoy Kona Extra Fancy ‘Certified’ gourmet coffee, fresh roasted to order and delivered to your home! Flavored coffee recommendation: Macadamia Cream flavored coffee.
Super Bowl Sunday, first Sunday in February: Every NFL football team wants to make it to the Big Game at the Super Bowl! Millions of fans attend the “Big Party” and make this the second biggest snack day of the year after New Year’s. It is also a day when people drink more coffee than usual. When casual sports fans and true aficionados watch the game and celebrate the action, Certified Jamaican Genuine Blue Mountain gourmet coffee is a great coffee choice or, as an alternative, a bolder, heartier coffee such as French Roast. Flavored coffee recommendation: Eggnog gourmet flavored coffee.