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23 Things That'll Make You Want To Skip The Starbucks Run In 2018

Save some cash in the new year by making your cup o' joe at home.

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1. A top-selling coffee grinder under $20 that will have you saying sayonara to snoozy ol' pre-ground coffee.

Promising review: "This item has so many positive reviews, one more will make little difference. However, I just wanted to weigh in on the longevity. I've had this item just short of two years (23 months) and use it once a week to grind coffee beans for espresso. Each week I grind 10 full loads in the grinder, with each load taking about 25 seconds to fine grind. That comes out to about 1,000 loads and a total grind time of just under seven hours (6.94). The only thing I had to alter was the tight fitting lid that I filed down slightly (the raised ribs) shortly after I received it. Still working without a problem!" —Bob F.

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $17.99.

2. Or, if a little vintage flair is more your style, this manual coffee grinder that's as pretty as it is functional.

Promising review: "I bought this because I thought it would be super cute decor for my kitchen. As a barista I receive coffee samples all the time, I took some home only to realize that they were whole bean and not ground. So I tried this out and it worked incredibly well. I recommend this highly!" —Stanzi Stoner

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.


3. A subscription box to introduce you to a variety of roasts and help you figure out what types of brew you enjoy the most.

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Brothers Coffee Company works with ethical roasters every month, includes the story behind the beans, and gives back to charity.

Promising review: "I purchased a single subscription for my husband, and he *loved* it so much! We immediately upgraded to the three/month plan and are having a hard time waiting for next month's supply. The coffee itself arrived promptly, and we appreciated the transparency about shipping: emailed updates and tracking numbers meant that we knew exactly when the subscription would arrive." —Kirsti

Get it from Cratejoy for $18+/month.

4. Or, if a Keurig's more your style, there's a subscription for that too: the Single Cup Club.

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Promising review: "If you are going to get a subscription box for the new year, this one is perfect!! Try new flavors/brands of coffee by getting a box of single cup varieties sent to your home. It's perfect because it essentially allows you to 'try before you buy.' The ones you love, you know you'll buy full boxes of at a later time, the ones you don't, you won't, and you aren't wasting money on a big box you won't use. I've found some new favorite brands AND flavors, and now I'd love to get my mom a subscription box too. If you or someone you know is a coffee lover, this is a delightful subscription box idea!" —Rose

Get it from Cratejoy for $12.99+/month.

5. A ridiculously efficient tumbler with a cult following that'll keep your coffee either hot *or* cold basically until the end of time — perfect for a long-ass commute.

Promising review: "I have been looking for something I could use to keep my water cold throughout the day and I knew everyone had the Yeti, which I heard works well. I was searching the Amazon and came across the RTIC tumbler, which was half of the price of a Yeti. I purchased this and when it arrived I immediately washed it and tried it out. I put ice and water in the tumbler and drank it throughout the day. After refilling with only more water at the end of the day I still had a good amount of ice left." —Chris

Get it from Amazon for $14.37 or Walmart for $18.

6. A cold-brew coffeemaker for anyone who's obsessed with the art of a quality iced coffee.

Promising review: "Smoothest coffee I've ever tasted. The longer brew process is completely worth it. It's easy to vary the strength and fun to experiment. I look forward to trying various teas as well. Since it doesn't require any electricity and has a permanent filter, it's incredibly economical and ecologically responsible. And it's the prettiest thing on my counter." —Silversk8

Get it from Amazon for $18.50.


7. A set of stainless-steel straws to sip your iced coffee while also reducing your ecological footprint. Win-win!,

Promising review: "Really nice straws. I bought them for my 30 oz. Yeti cup and they work great. There is no steel or tinny aftertaste with these straws." —Vitagirl

Get a set of four (with cleaning brush) from Amazon for $6.88.

8. A heat-change cat mug that appears to close its eyes in happiness when you've added a warm beverage (just like you after your morning brew).

Promising review: "This was a Christmas gift for my cat lover friend. It’s absolutely adorable." —MMMGGG

Get it from Nordstrom for $14.

9. A classic single-serve Keurig machine for making your morning jolt of caffeine as easy as can be.

Promising review: "This coffeemaker has met all my expectations. No more wasting pots of coffee. I enjoy tea sometimes and while I can make a cup at a time in the microwave or from hot water in the kettle, this is still easier. I would not have bought this for tea alone; but, now that I have it... This design is a real space saver, too. I don't have much counter space. It heats up quickly, too." —Patricia A. Davis

Available in eight colors. Get it from Amazon for $99.99, Jet for $129.99, or Walmart for $127.43+.

10. And a set of drawers to go along with it to keep your K-Cups organized and help maximize your cabinet space.

Promising review: "Liked it so much that I ordered another one. Does not take up a lot of counter space yet holds 40 pods. Everyone can easily access what they love." —Raine

Get it from Amazon or Jet for $23.99 or Walmart for $24.99.


12. A bag of merlot-infused coffee beans, for weekends when you know you don't have to choose between one or the other (or maybe it's just going to be a rough day, okay?!).

Promising review: "The perfect fusion of energy and stress relief! I sent this product to a good friend of mine who was going through a tough time. She was ECSTATIC at the gift, and said it was a lovely brew to use on the weekend! I love the idea of infusing coffee beans with wine and/or spirits, and this is the best product on the market for it." —Sheena

Get it from UncommonGoods for $19.95.

13. A coffee spoon rest that speaks your truth and looks adorable on your countertop.

Promising review: "I love, love, love this little thing for my kitchen coffee bar. It came in perfect condition, adorable wrapping you could use as a present, and is just as advertised. This is a must have for your home coffee bar!" —Kaleena Erwin

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

14. A Chemex coffeemaker, which allows you to get the most flavor from your coffee beans and is just so damn easy on the eyes (plus easy to clean!).

Promising review: "It's past six years now, still my only coffeemaker and still loving it. Just ordered some filters :) Kind of got into the spirit of my coffeemaking this last year and bought me a manual burr grinder to go with it and started purchasing beans directly from my local roasters. Kind of like the idea that I could take some beans, a pot, my Chemex and my new manual grinder out camping and still brew one hell of a cup sans electricity. It amuses me to no end that such a simple brewer could do so well. I wish my phone/computer tech had this kind of staying power!" —J. Holmes

Read the full review of it here.

Get it from Amazon for $36.95+ or Walmart for $38.49. (Available in 3-, 6-, 8-, and 10-cup options, with and without a handle.)


15. A coffee warmer that'll keep your mug nice and toasty while you sip at home or at your office.

Promising review: "I have threatened so many times to rig up a coffee machine in my den where I spend so much time in the morning. Given the potential danger this posed, I decided to order this little mug warmer. I've had it for only one day, and plugged it in this morning to keep my coffee warm. To say it exceeded my expectations is an understatement. I've been sipping the same cup for at least an hour, and it is as hot now as it was when I poured it into my cup." —Auntie Em

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

16. A ceramic version of the classic New York coffee cup that's the perfect size for a small caffeine boost with a full serving of coffee-cart nostalgia.

Promising review: "This cup is so cute! I can't drink a whole cup of coffee, so choosing the 6-ounce button on the Keurig is perfect for this cup." —Abs

Get it from UncommonGoods for $12.

18. A coffee bar brewer system that legit does it all: brews custom sizes and varieties (classic, rich, over ice, and specialty), froths, and includes an 18 oz. tumbler.

Promising review: "It's all you need. It makes fast great coffee. Easy to program so your coffee is ready to go in the morning. The glass carafe is really nice and the travel mug is my new best friend. My next purchase will be the insulated carafe. Great product for a great price." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $159.50 or Walmart for $129.99.


19. An affordable French press for the richest, smoothest coffee you could ask for, right under your very roof.

Promising review: "There's something to be said about making something that feels so delightfully raw, yet ever so practical. Don't be derailed by cynics claiming that making coffee in a press is a hipster thing, they can keep their venti $5 caramel macchiato. There's no better feeling than making yourself a rich cup of coffee and showing it off to your friends and family. The cost: 30 bucks is a steal for a coffee press of this quality. If this review doesn't convince you, read all the other five-star reviews. They speak for themselves." —Edgar Tovar

Get it from Amazon for $16.98.

20. A set of city-map coasters that'll make drinking coffee at home even more cozy and inviting.

Promising review: "Very nice — the detail is crisp and the wood well-finished. I don't have to worry about it soaking in moisture and being ruined." —Becka West

Available in 86 city options. Get a set of four, six, or eight from o3designstudio1 on Etsy for $22.90+.

21. A blunt mug to let the world know that yeah, you are all about that death-before-decaf life.

Promising review: "After our recent vacation together, my wife and I got on a whole "AF" kick, using it to punctuate even the most mundane of thoughts. Plus, she's a YUGE coffee nut. This was a perfect culmination of those two interests. Plus, the mug is large enough to accommodate her caffeination needs AF!" —Adam Klosterhaus

Get it from FranklyNoted on Etsy for $13.05.

23. And finally, an informative poster that'll inspire your inner barista to get a little creative in the kitchen.

Promising review: "This is great for our coffee shop. Helped me with my menu too! I had it professionally framed. Looks wonderful!" —Vintage Edom

Get it from Amazon for $7.06.

Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.