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While Daniel and I stayed with my cousins for the most part, I wanted to spend
the night at my grandparents’ house a few times so I could wake up to the sound
of their chatter and laughter, as well as the smell of my grandma’s café Cubano.
While things are a bit quieter these days, my grandmother can still be heard
chuckling in the kitchen with her sister, who is visiting from Cuba, my
grandfather is either snoring in his arm chair or sliding his way around the
house with his walker, while my aunt is making her latest smoothie – probably
As soon as they hear me stirring in the bedroom the second
pot of coffee goes on the stove [I still wake up a couple hours later than they
do]. My grandma’s café Cubano is what made my café con leche so delicious
throughout my childhood.
Instead of drowning it in milk like I used to, I used Coffee-mate’s Caramel Macchiato
is perfect because it’s another one of my family’s specialties. [I can already
hear my mom licking her lips.]
after I told her that Coffee-mate is dairy-free. We “cheers”ed to tiny cups and
am glad to have such wonderful memories that are easily sparked by the
delicious scent of a perfectly made cup of coffee.
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