Coffee + Hot Chocolate Bar for the Holidays

This post is sponsored by Hamilton Beach. All opinions are my own. #flexbrew #coffeemoments

Christmas is such a cozy time of the year. I want to snuggle up, watch Christmas movies, and drink hot beverages all day. So I created a coffee and hot chocolate bar for the holidays, and it features the best gift for coffee lovers (that you can still get in time to put under the tree)!!! 

The idea for this coffee/hot chocolate bar came about when we got our new Hamilton Beach FlexBrew coffee maker. This coffee maker is AWESOME because there’s so much it can do! In our house, Chauncey is the coffee drinker, while Kane and I love hot chocolate and I also love cappuccinos. So I was looking for a coffee maker that could accommodate all our needs. And bonus–you can PROGRAM IT to where your coffee is already made and waiting on you each morning:)

There are three ways to brew coffee with the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew. First, you can brew a traditional pot of coffee using the carafe. Second, you can use the single brew option with a single-serve pod–just pop your pod of coffee or cappuccino in and you’re good to go! Finally, you can brew a single-serve cup using ground coffee with the reusable brown filter basket that’s included! This is awesome if you are serving coffee to people who like different options–you may have a larger group that wants regular coffee and can use the carafe and then brew a single cup for someone who wants decaf.

Now, to set up a good coffee and hot chocolate bar for the holidays, you will just need a few things. I added some coffee staples–french vanilla creamer and sugar–on a pedestal to the right. Then I added a bowl of goodies to the left that includes some candy canes, marshmallows, and peppermint white chocolate. You can drop these in to your hot beverages to give them some holiday favor. Don’t forget to add a cute print or two for some decorations, and some fun mugs to enjoy serving your beverages in.

If you’re still worrying about a gift for the coffee lover in your life, don’t worry! You can snag the Hamilton Beach FlewBrew coffee maker via Amazon Prime (yay for two-day shipping) AND SAVE 10% when you use code 10FLEXBREW!!!!!

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Hi there! I’m Tif Fannin, the blogger behind Bright on a Budget, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Bright on a Budget is a Southern fashion and lifestyle blog where I share everyday looks, beauty, and travel, along with a behind-the-scenes look at my life as a working mom of two. I have a penchant for bright colors + good deals. Follow along for posts that are relatable to the everyday woman.

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  1. 12.17.18

    That mug is too cute! I love a good cup of hot chocolate this time of the year.

  2. 12.18.18
    Dara said:

    That is really cool that it has multiple types of coffee makers all in one.