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Help Your Office Go Green This Earth Day — and All Year Long — With BostonbeaN

It’s been 52 years since we celebrated the first Earth Day in 1970. This annual event was created so the global community could support the common cause of protecting our planet Earth —  and to address the impact of industry on the environment. The event’s popularity has grown around the world, and this year, more […]

What Does Your Coffee Mug Say About You? Here Is Some Fun Coffee-Mug Trivia

Which came first? The coffee or the mug? Beverage containers preceded coffee by thousands of years. These early BC bad boys were made of wood and animal bones before the advent of metal. Modern Mugs The modern coffee mug graced our kitchen cabinets after WW II. That’s when Victor Insulator expanded its product line by […]

Why Snacks Are a Must-Have in the Office

Your mom was right to feed you a snack right after school. Those grumbly stomach noises mid-morning and mid-afternoon are telling you something important. To be productive, creative, and energized, you need snacks about every three hours to boost your energy throughout the day. Snacking Mitigates Overeating As contradictory as it seems, healthy snacking throughout […]

Six Benefits of Drinking Tea That You May Not Know

Coffee reigns supreme as the king of caffeine. However, many coffee lovers also enjoy a regular cup of tea. There’s plenty of reasons to switch up your regular brew for a cup of black, green, or white tea. Whether you prefer a caffeine boost or opt for half-caf or decaf, there are many reasons to […]

How to Make Great-Tasting Coffee — Every Time

Few things are worse than taking that first sip of coffee expecting Java jubilation only to find that it falls flat. Perhaps you didn’t use the right ratio of water to coffee or used old beans from the back of the cupboard. Here are some of the things that can make your morning cup of […]

8 Ways to Upscale Your Office Breakroom for the New Year

When it comes to your breakroom, what kind of experience have you laid out for your staff? While this is a place where employees can relax or enjoy a meal away from the main spaces, employees returning to the office will be looking for something more as 2022 rolls around. Having special touches in the […]

Celebrate National Pastry Day Dec. 9 (and Don’t Forget the Coffee!)

Who doesn’t love pastries? These delectable creations have their own special day, and that is worth celebrating! Pastries fall into categories like tarts, pies, Danish, turnovers and more. Created with butter, eggs, flour, sugar, milk, shortening, and other ingredients, there’s just something that gets your mouth watering when you think about it, right? Just in […]