9 Best Board Games for Couples We’ve Found for the Pandemic

Megan here. On our first date, David asked me: “Do you like playing board games?” Visions of Life, Monopoly, Tripoli, Cards Against Humanity, Apples to Apples, and F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Trivia danced in my head. “Of COURSE, I love board games!” He smiled. WRONG. Little did I know that HE, in fact, LOVES board games. I, in …

How to Brew Coffee at Home During the Pandemic for Beginners

If you’re suddenly working from home full time and cut off from your favorite cafe during the pandemic, it can feel daunting (but essential) to solve how to make coffee at home. Lucky for you, most items can be easily bought and shipped online (Thanks Amazon), and though you might experience some shipping delays, you’ll …

Should You Be Vacuum-Sealing Coffee Beans? We Did, by Accident

Recently, Meg and I accidentally realized we were vacuum-sealing coffee beans while on a trip. It wasn’t a perfect vacuum, and it wasn’t super-intentional. But I thought it was really interesting, and maybe some fellow science-and-coffee nerds will love it too. It also made me pose a question, that my internet poking-around didn’t definitely answer. …

How to Make AeroPress Coffee at Home + Why I Love It

I can still remember a few years ago when I ordered my first-ever cup of pour over coffee. It  was at Ritual Coffee Roasters in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley—somewhere around 2011/2012—and I was instantly charmed by their shipping container location and pseudo picnic area vibes, not to mention their equally adorable ice cream shop neighbor. …