Have you been Mokk-a’ed today??

Our Christmas holidays special has had such tremendous positive response that we just couldn’t stop after the holidays. Even if our coffee purchase prices have recently gone through the roof, we still want to spoil you! Yes I know, we’re crazy. Just grab the opportunity before I change my mind! Love, —Karen Order a “six […]

Website makeover

Website makeover As you may have noticed, we’ve been running into some IT problems with the site…. The ‘theme’ we were using was not compatible any longer with the current WordPress version, and the outdated shopping cart was sort of blowing everything else up. Sigh. Such is the life of a small business owner. Thanks […]

Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Ribs

Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Ribs Makes 4 servings Ingredients: ¼ cup chili powder ¼ cup ground Café Svenska 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon salt, plus more for seasoning 1 tablespoon ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano 2 pounds beef or pork […]

July 4th Celebration in Texas

3 July enjoying a rather large celebration of the 4th with friends at the  Levitt Center in Arlington, Texas!  What a show they put on complete with a magnificent display of fireworks that evening.  I suddenly had tears in my eyes when they played the Star Spangled Banner and America The Beautiful.  Suppose that’s what […]

November 2010 began with a trip to Tunisia

Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa. It is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Its area is almost 165,000 km², with an estimated population of just over 10.3 million. Its name is derived from the capital Tunis located in the north-east. […]

Café Holland and What the Country is all About!

While enjoying a lovely cup of Mokk-a’s Cafe Holland this morning it gave me an           idea…why not write a bit about Holland instead of updating you on the price of coffee. “15 Miljoen Mensen” by Fluitsma en van Tijn is a song I heard shortly after moving to the Netherlands. It talks matter-of-factly about the […]

My Travels

In the years I’ve lived in Europe I have been fortunate enough to travel to many unique places. Often to countries I’d never thought about visiting. HOW IT ALL STARTED My first trip across the ocean was in 1976. I was headed for Northern Ireland and a small place called Ballycastle on the Northern coast. […]