Win It: A Year's Worth of Tasty 8'Oclock Coffee & a Cuisinart Brewer/Grinder

Kick off your year right with freshly ground great 8 O'clock coffee each and every time you make a pot!

Win It: A Year’s Worth of Tasty 8’Oclock Coffee & a Cuisinart Brewer/Grinder

Kick off your year right with freshly ground great 8 O’clock coffee each and every time you make a pot!

-Betty Editors

 8 oclock coffee and cuisinart coffee maker

Who doesn’t love the smell of coffee wafting in the morning? Just the scent of it will make people scramble out of their beds and rush for a cup of piping hot java. And there’s something about coffee at the end of a meal that makes people linger at the table and (hopefully) share their dessert choices. Of course, when you share fun and gossip with your friends, don’t you do it over a cup of Joe?

If you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner party, or are planning on a dinner party in the near future, 8 O’Clock coffee is a great way to end the meal.

Here are their tips on creating the perfect coffee break for the holidays and beyond.

1. Be your own brewista. Create a coffee house vibe and offer guests tasty toppings like cinnamon, cocoa, nutmeg, ginger and flavored creamers.

2. Coffee can be enjoyed any time. Break tradition – hosts don’t have to wait until the end of the meal to begin brewing. Welcome guests to a warm, cozy home filled with the fragrant aroma of coffee. Visitors won’t be able to resist a cup the minute they remove their coats.

3. Open before the holidays. Don’t wait until the night of your soiree to unveil that brand new French press. Play it safe and test out new coffee makers and brewing gadgets long before company comes.

4. Create delicious dessert dishes using coffee ingredients. Create chocolate and coffee-flavored cupcakes, a coffee crumb bunt cake or a batch of coffee brownies and perfectly pair with a cup of your favorite coffee.

5. Coffee to go. Stock up on holiday-themed to go cups with lids and send guests home with a fresh cup of Eight O’Clock Coffee for the road. It’s a must for visitors with a long ride ahead.

6. Don’t forget the decaffeinated. Make sure you have options: be prepared for caffeine-conscious guests.

7. Coffee for large parties. If brewing coffee in a high-capacity urn, consider storing and serving coffee in carafes after brewing. Carafes keep coffee hot and fresh, while urns may burn or caramelize your brew over time.

8. BYOC. Be unique and bring coffee. While most partygoers bring wine, you’ll be as distinct and tasteful as your gift of Eight O’Clock Coffee.

To give you extra energy for the New Year, 8 O’Clock Coffee has kindly given us a year’s worth of coffee (12 coupons for free 8 O’Clock Coffee valued at $6.99 each) and a fantastic Cuisinart Grind-and-Brew 12 cup automatic coffee maker for one very lucky BettyConfidential winner! This gift is worth $183.83!

To enter

1. First, “like” BettyConfidential on Facebook. Because you’re awesome and we’re awesome and clearly we both need to be awesome in the same place.

2. You can also “like” 8 O’Clock Coffee on Facebook too! There you’ll get all sorts of cool coffee info!

3. The go to This Betty Talk Room and tell us: what do you love about coffee?

 ***To increase your chances of winning, you can follow @BettyBuzz on Twitter and leave a comment on any style+beauty article.***

The giveaway runs from 12/27/2011 until Tuesday 1/10/2012 at 9 a.m. EST. The winners will be notified via a private message to your BettyConfidential profile. Winners have 24 hours to reply to the private message. Remember to allow for private messages for your BettyConfidential profile or we can’t contact you! Meet some of our past giveaway winners HERE! Giveaway rules.


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56 thoughts on “Win It: A Year's Worth of Tasty 8'Oclock Coffee & a Cuisinart Brewer/Grinder

  1. jennyp19 says:

    I love the gorgeous aroma of freshly ground coffee, & the kick it gives me to wake me up in a morning

  2. angeebart says:

    I love the smell of a rich coffee anytime of the day. I like strong coffee with cream and splenda. Yummy!

  3. PIFA says:

    Coffee is the aroma of comfort and home. It makes me feel welcomed and warm. It is both nostalgic and trendy. Life is better with coffee.

  4. sheilanoel says:

    I love the smell of coffee brewing… takes me back to the mornings when my Dad was home from work in the mornings. He was a truck driver and when he was home…a pot of coffee would be brewing and filling the house with the great aroma.

  5. sheilanoel says:

    I love the smell of coffee brewing… takes me back to the mornings when my Dad was home from work in the mornings. He was a truck driver and when he was home…a pot of coffee would be brewing and filling the house with the great aroma.

  6. travallyn says:

    I adore a great cup of coffee and 8 o’clock fills the bill! I have my bold beautiful beans that I grind MYSELF and brew my own Hazlenut! The aroma is mmmmmmmmmmmm and the taste is even better. Cream only for me and Im on my way in the morning…anytime! I cant do without it. You cannot beat 8 o’clock for taste, for price, for the smoothness of blend. I love it. Thank you 8 o’clock!

  7. cdn1202 says:

    I love 8′oclock coffee!!!

  8. bobsarmymom says:

    I remember walking down the coffee isle when I was a little girl and smelling the delicious aroma of fresh ground Eight O’clock coffee,the first time my mom let me drink it I was hooked for life.It has been my best friend ever since.

  9. goldangel69 says:

    I adore a great cup of coffee and 8 o’clock fills the bill! I have my bold beautiful beans that I grind MYSELF and brew my own! The aroma is wonderful. I buy all types for different times of the day. I grow up with 8 o”clock my Great Grandma, Grandma and my mother brought it from A&P supermarkets back than you grind the beans at the store .But i grind mine at home now. Thanks for the chance to win.

  10. dwrock says:

    A good cup of coffee helps take the chill off and warms your hands at the same time. And there is nothing like the aroma and taste of good Eight O’Clock coffee!!

  11. MelChad0426 says:

    The smell of fresh ground 8′oclock coffee, think about it and you can smell it too!!

  12. cecill6 says:

    Love the smell of coffee when ground, when brewing, in my cup. That it warms me on a cold day. My mom got me hooked on the Eight O Clock brand. Wonderful memories of setting around the table with her drinking coffee.

  13. JoHahn says:

    Since I quit smoking cigarettes in 1998 the one thing i look forward to each morning is a terrific cup of coffee. Eight O’Clock makes me smile.

  14. Steadyete says:

    The thing I love most about coffee is being able to enjoy a good cup with my husband. We both have a love of coffee, and really enjoy a relaxing cup together, just talking and hanging out. It is our own “us” time. I also love my first cup of coffee in the morning, the smell, the feel of the warm liquid going down … sheer perfection.

  15. helobuff says:

    I liked your facebook page and posted there http://www.facebook.com/bettyconfidential/posts/10150468532067804 already a fan pn facebook of 8oclock cofee!

  16. helobuff says:

    I am a fan of 8 oclock cofee on facebook

  17. helobuff says:

    I am following youvon twitter i am @helobuff there

  18. tk23dd24 says:

    Eight O’clock coffee has been around for years. I can remember going to the store and grinding it right there. Oh the smell of fresh ground beans. Then enjoying a cup of coffee with breakfast of bacon , eggs , and homefries.

  19. lisa2fl says:

    A large pot of eight o clock is fresh ground and brewed every morning. By afternoon there might be enough left for an afternoon ice coffee pick me up!

  20. helobuff says:

    I posted a comment on the coffee discussion blog

  21. helobuff says:

    I posted a comment on the coffee discussion blog

  22. helobuff says:

    I posted a comment on the Fashion blog 8 beauty items u need to get this year

  23. jenahfor says:

    I liked Betty confidential and 8 oclock coffee on facebook and left a comment in the chat room. Love me some Eight O’clock coffee!

  24. Anitaanders says:

    Coffee is the thing that gets me out of bed in the mornings. I’m anything but a morning person and, as silly as it may sound, it’s the smell of coffee that helps me remember my blessings at my age of being able to get up and be productive. I especially love, now that I’m retired to be able to take a leisure moment to enjoy that first cup of 8′oclock coffee.

  25. longbeachgirly says:

    I love everything about coffee, the rich color, the aroma of my Eight O’Clock beans grinding, that first exquisite sip in the morning. Ahhh.

  26. Silverkat says:

    Following you on Twitter…Silverkat47

  27. ManalSalem says:

    I love the smell and taste. Did all the steps! Hope I win!

  28. Okcupcakee says:

    I Love Eight O’Clock Coffee. I received a $2 off coupon from a coupon Blog and since then, I was hooked. There is nothing better than having a cup of coffee sitting by the window in the afternoon sun looking at the winter’s cold outside.

  29. ddvangorder says:

    There is nothing better than a fresh ground cup of Eight O’Clock coffee first thing in the morning!

  30. jneff says:

    I luv the smell,taste,and the wake up from 8 O’clock coffee any time od day i need a lift! jneff

  31. kyrasmommy says:

    I love me a yummy cup of 8 O’clock hazelnut coffee. Everymorning I grind the whole bean hazelnut coffee. I can not go s day without the delicious flavor.

  32. TheMommy says:

    As a child, I was smitten with the love of coffee. My mom and I would go buy groceries at our local A&P grocery. When you walked in the door of the store the smell of 8 o’clock coffee would be the first thing that greeted you. Ever since those early years I have had a love for coffee! Every day, every season (even as I sit to type this now) my day starts with coffee!

  33. dianedoodles says:

    I LOVE coffee! Coffee is comforting….a shared warmth with a friend….memories of family and home…delicious variations either hot or cold…the secret ingredient to moms rich chocolate cakes….coffee Grounds mixed with soil are a secret boost for moms house plants…a secret exfoiliant in moms facial…Coffee my choice antidepressant :)

  34. sandies says:

    Coffee is very enjoyable alone or in social situations as well!

  35. tpiver says:

    I love coffee as it appeals to all 5 senses: aroma, warmth, taste, sound of grinding it, and seeing a freshly brewed cup! I have “liked” Betty on FB, I “like” 8 o’clock coffee on FB, I follow on Twitter and left a reply to the coffee giveaway (and retweeted).

  36. Kaki says:

    I love Colombian coffee. Warms me up?

  37. kms54 says:

    My parents introduced me to Eight O’Clock coffee many years ago. It was their favorite and has become mine as well. The aroma and flavor are wonderful!

  38. trixie420247 says:

    i love the ritual of making a cup of coffee. i love the grinding, the frothing of the milk….it starts the day off right.

  39. kwolek21 says:

    I love all the unique flavors and aromas that coffee has to offer.

  40. renkluafjane says:

    caffeine!

  41. renkluafjane says:

    caffeine!

  42. Mist says:

    I love coffee this time of year with a shot of eggnog. Sooooo good!

  43. mrnmrsmills says:

    I love the smell and taste of coffee. There is something about it that warms the soul :)

  44. chickie717 says:

    I enjoy the taste, the aroma and I just love to drink it!

  45. uheeter says:

    I love the way it’s smooth and wakes me up and makes me feel good.

  46. tara1965 says:

    liked betty on Fb

  47. tara1965 says:

    Liked eight o clock on FB

  48. bitsybitsybitsy says:

    I like BettyConfidential on FB
    I like Eight O’Clock coffee on FB
    I left a comment on coffee in This Betty Talk Room
    I follow @BettyBuzz on Twitter

  49. sidneyanne says:

    I love coffee. I’m not a big caffeine person. It doesn’t really wake my up, per se, but it makes the whole kitchen or workroom (at work) smell wonderful. I like it especially on a cold winter day. I sometimes add my cappuccino flavored protein powder to it. That’s the only way I can drink that. A good cup of coffee makes it taste pretty good. I rarely ever buy it at a coffee shop, but I make it at home and have some at work.

  50. br0wnieluver says:

    I love waking up to the nice coffee aroma.

  51. br0wnieluver says:

    I liked BettyConfidential on FB and Eight O’Clock coffee on FB

  52. jalapenomama says:

    Like you on Facebook – Barbara Montag
    barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

  53. jalapenomama says:

    And I like 8 O’Clock Coffee on Facebook -
    Barbara Montag

  54. Silverkat says:

    O E Ah Ah Wala Wala Bing Bang I need my 8 O’Clock WIN NOW DING DANG!

  55. dchaille says:

    I love coffee. It’s a great way to start the day.

  56. Maureen-G says:

    I can’t think of anything more inviting than to be able to grind 8 O’Clock Coffee beans and brew a fresh pot of 8 O’Clock Coffee for myself, family, friends! So few people do this but I would very much like to be one who does! Please consider me. Thanks.

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