Coffee is one of those things that most of us stay at home moms just simply couldn’t live without. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I wish I could just have my coffee served to me in a barrel, rather than a cup. Okay, maybe I’m not that hardcore, but I certainly do enjoy my coffee. Every morning I like to wake up and enjoy a nice, fresh cup of steaming hot coffee at my kitchen table while I look outside. It’s a great feeling and also gets me ready to take on the day.
Since I’m not willing to go without my coffee, but I’m always looking for ways to save money, I’m going to give you some tips that will help you save money on coffee. If you’re like me and you can’t go without your coffee, you’ll definitely appreciate these tips. Scroll down and let’s get started with ways you can save money on coffee.
#1. Make Your Own Coffee
It can be tempting to go out to a Starbucks or a similar coffee shop and get yourself a cup of some gourmet coffee, but you’ll definitely pay top dollar for it and it’s not necessary. I always make my coffee at home. Every night, before I go to bed, I program my coffee pot to start brewing right before I wake up. That way I can get a hot cup of fresh coffee as soon as I wake up in the morning. Even your basic coffee pots are capable of this functionality.
#2. Avoid the Keurig
Keurigs are temping. They look cool, they’re convenient and you’ll always have a fresh cup of coffee when using them. Oh, and there are tons of flavor options for them, but they’re extremely expensive machines. It’s just as easy to go with a regular ol’ coffee pot and save the extra $100 bucks.
#3. Avoid K-Cups
So, you’re just one of those people that had to have a Keurig? If so, you know how expensive the K-Cups are for the brewer. If you drink a lot of coffee like myself, they can put a serious dent in your budget. There’s an accessory for the Keurig that allows you to brew your own coffee, rather than using K-Cups. I would suggest you get this accessory and stay far away from the K-Cups.
#4. Avoid Buying an Expensive Machine
A coffee pot is a coffee pot, in my book. I’m not very particular about the kind of pot I have, as long as it has a programmable brewing feature on it. My coffee pot has this feature and didn’t cost me more than $25. I would suggest staying away from any of the expensive machines, because the high price tag is due to the brand name, not the machine itself.
#5. Use Coupons
We have a huge database of coupons on this website that will help you save some serious cash on coffee. Also, I’ve seen some coffee brands that have coupons attached to their product in the store, so always keep your eye out and use them when applicable.