Francois et Mimi Stacking Mugs and French Press Review

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I am a coffee drinker…I love a good cup of coffee any time of the day, and I like to brew it myself…none of those high dollar calorie packed coffees for me! Usually I brew my cup in a single cup brewer, but recently I was given the chance to try out a French Press from Francois et Mimi.

To be honest with you, I had no idea how a French Press even worked, so I YouTube’d it, and couldn’t believe how simple it was.
I rinsed the press, and the pitcher with warm water, then added 8 scoops of my favorite coffee brand, poured hot but not boiling water over the top, replaced the press and let it brew for about 4 minutes.
After I let it sit and brew, I slowly pressed the filter to the bottom, then poured myself a nice, rich, cup of coffee.
You would not believe the difference in taste! Such a bold cup of coffee, using the same ground coffee that I use in my single cup brewer, but with such an immense difference, that I wonder why I waited so long to try a French Press!
Plus, cleanup was a breeze…just rinse!
This French Press has and elegant chrome finish, holds 1500ml, or 50oz,  is dishwasher safe, has a micro-mesh filter, and works great with coarse-ground coffee or tea leaves.

I had my delicious cup of coffee, in one of my fantastic new stacking mugs from the same company.

They are the cutest cups, are multicolored, and fit together in a space saving rack, that looks fabulous on my counter top!
These mugs are lead-free, dishwasher and microwave safe, and made of stoneware ceramic.

They hold a nice big cup of coffee, and I love how they nestle together in their rack, and take up very little space.  

I only have one complaint about this duo, and that has to do with the filter on the French Press. Make sure that you check the filter closely before brewing a pot, because the micro mesh can bend, which makes having a solid seal impossible. As it is, my first pot did have a few grinds in it, simply because I did not notice the fold in the mesh. I fixed that and re-brewed, gaining a perfect cup of coffee!


I think that this company has some great products, and this duo would be ideal for some dinner parties, during after dinner coffee, or for afternoon tea.
You can find both of these products on Amazon, the Glass French Coffee Press is $16.99 down from $49.95 (66% savings), and the Stacking Coffee Mugs Set is $19.95 down from $39.95 (50% savings).

This Francois et Mimi duo would be a great gift for any coffee or tea lover! 

*I received the items in this post complimentary for review purposes. All opinions found within are purely my own*

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