Buying gifts for guys is so hard. Buying gifts for Paul used to be impossible. But I have had one go-to for the past few years. Coffee. Anniversary? Coffee. Birthday? Coffee. Christmas? Coffee. Father's Day? Coffee.
And so, I thought I'd pass on a recommendation...
Coffee! More specifically, a coffee subscription!
I got connected with Pony Brand Coffee through Jolby & Friends who did the GTWB design. They were like "hey, Elise, you share a lot of photos on Instagram of coffee, I wonder if you'd want to get in touch with Pony, one of our other clients?"
I took one look at the website (which is beautiful!) and thought, YES! (I also thought, Paul will be very happy that my "connections" are finally paying off.)
I love how Pony does their subscription service. First you can request a sampler set which is four ounces of four different types of beans/roasts to see what sort of flavor profile you prefer. Then, once you've tested and found what you like, you can specify that flavor when you sign up for a subscription.
It's a perfect gift for someone who is just getting into coffee or for someone who knows what they like but are interested in trying new varietals. We've been getting the Sweet & Juicy flavor for the past three months and love it.
AND, given that it's Memorial Day I wanted to mention that I think this would be the perfect present for someone who is deployed. I wish I had known about coffee subscriptions when Paul was in Afghanistan and Spain. He was just getting obsessed with good coffee then and this (getting a monthly delivery of something exciting) would have been a great way to keep the time moving right along. I asked Pony if they deliver to APO addresses and they do (but sadly, not international yet).
please note : I was not paid to write this post, but the Pony guys are becoming friends and I wanted to support them and share a brand we love.