This is so true of my poor coffee maker. We have a few coffee makers, an espresso maker I bought on clearance at Sears, a Bosch Tassimo I got for free when attending an event back before I started this blog and a cheap Black & Decker coffee maker.
This is the pathetic story of my old Black and Decker. We purchased this pot about 5 years ago at Canadian tire. I think it was about $30. A couple years ago the top of the pot snapped off. I was checking the flyers and no coffee makers were on sale that week. Sooo... I kept using the pot, brewing it into a 4 cup glass measuring cup.
I was cleaning out the basement a few days later and found a glass coffee carafe from an old coffee pot. I thought I would use it until I could find a coffee maker I liked on sale. Two years came and went, same black coffee pot, same white glass carafe. Then the sucker up and died on me this week! I shouldn't have been shocked, I have been meaning to replace it for the past 2 years, but it was still working. We definitely made it do and wore it out!
I pulled out the flyers and once again, none on sale. Am I cursed? Give me a break, I NEED coffee to function. Later that day I was out running a few errands and ran into Bed, Bath and Beyond to look for a clothes bin for my new laundry room. As I was walking through the store I though I would check out the coffee makers but wasn't expecting to find anything in my price range. Then I saw it! Isn't it a beaut?
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