Holiday gift ideas with buzz

Wondering what to get the coffee lover on your gift list? Let these ideas percolate to help you find the perfect gift!

The buzz this holiday season is great gifts for the coffee addict in your life. No matter what time of day (or night), there is something on this list that will appeal to those coffee lovers with discerning taste!

Uncommon Grounds Book

Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and how it transformed the world tells the story of every coffee lover’s favorite thing – coffee. This book shares the history of coffee’s discovery all the way to present-day Starbucks era. Mark Pendergrast covers the enormous changes in the coffee market over recent decades, including the “Coffee Crisis.” This book is a great read that is entertaining and educational. (Amazon, $16)

Gadget Charger for the Car,, $49.95

Gadget Charger for the Car

Designed with the coffee addict in mind, you might mistake this power inverter for your to-go cup of Joe! With the Gadget Charger for the Car, you can power three devices at once with this handy gadget, perfect when you’re on the go. There are two AC outlets that you can use for laptops, DVD players, phone chargers and more, along with a USB port for iPods and cellphones. Plug one end into your vehicle’s DC outlet and you’re juiced to go! Fits in any standard vehicle cup holder. (Amazon, $12)

Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Makers,, $29.95

Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Makers

Get back to basics with a Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Maker. Pick from a range of colors and press to your heart’s content. This coffee maker is super-easy to use and provides coffee lovers with the ultimate in an aromatic cup of coffee. You can even clean this maker in your dishwasher, and it doesn’t require a paper filter. No brewing method extracts more flavor than a French press. (Amazon, $24)

Café Press Coffee Beans T-shirt,, $27

Café Press Coffee Beans T-shirt

Share your love of coffee with the world in this cute coffee-inspired, organic T-shirt. A whimsical coffee beans design is front and center on this 100 percent organic cotton jersey tee. This shirt comes in two cuts specifically for women — one in a V-neck and one with a rounded collar, and a ringer T-shirt design that a man could wear. So comfy and cute you might want to buy two! (, $27)

More coffee ideas

How to make gourmet coffee drinks at home
How to select, store and prepare coffee beans
Make homemade flavored coffee creamer


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