For The Love Of Mugs {Exchange Announcement}

There are two ways I like my coffee, with loads of creamer and in one of my favorite mugs. That simple yet magical combination is what makes me smile when I pour my morning cup of coffee. But it hasn’t always been this way. In the past Russell had his mugs and I had nothing. I used the plain and boring mugs that came with our dishes.

Then things changed.

I picked up one mug, and another, then another. Before long my collection had grown.
Today I am sharing a few of my favorite mugs with you and details on how you can add another mug to your collection!

The first mug I purchased was this one. It is itty bitty but if I am in a hurry it holds the perfect amount of coffee. I bought it on my first IKEA trip with Anna, and she bought the same one in plum.

I received this mug in an exchange I did last Christmas. I use this mug on those days that I just don’t feel like I’ll make it. AKA Mondays. 

This mug was a present from a secret admirer who left it on my porch after I posted a photo of it on social media. I still feel loved every time I use it. Thank you secret admirer :).

I bought this gem from the Dollar Tree, just because it made me laugh. Yup, still makes me laugh. 

And my precious favorite. I use this mug all day, every day from mid September through mid November. It was the last one in stock at Wal-Mart last year and if they happened to get them again this year I’d buy another just so I don’t have to wash mine all the time. I also like the idea of having a back up just in case something unspeakable was to happen.

I do realize that missing from my collection is a Christmas mug. I really need a good Christmas mug to make Christmas coffee seem more festive and July days seem more cheerful #ohyesIwould.

Onto that announcement…

Recently my friend Stephanie from Wife Mommy Me asked if I wanted to co-host a mug exchange. I didn’t have to think long before answering with a yes.

Mug Love Exchange
Here are the details:
Sign-ups start now and will close on September 14th
Simply fill out THIS form to sign-up
U.S. residents only.
Partners will be emailed on September 16th.
Shop! The cost of the mug should be about $10-15 before shipping.
Mail your mug by September 30th.
Share your mug online on October 10th.

Talking about my favorite mugs and a mug swap in today's blog post. Click To Tweet

We are so excited and would love to have you grow your mug collection with us!
If you have any questions, just ask!

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  • Jessica

    I love your mugs!!! So cute that you have a purpose or reason for each one. 🙂

    • Yes! I love looking at each one and having a memory that ties too it.

  • Amy Smith

    I LOVE the “you had me at coffee” mug!

    • That is my January/February mug and I love it!

  • I’ve bought mugs just in case the unspeakable happens!!

    • Haha! Love it. So glad I am not the only one. I am headed to Walmart tonight. I hope they have put out their fall dishes so I can look for a spare :).

  • Lizzie Simantz

    I LOVE mugs so much too! Right now I’m drinking out of the same one everyday – one I bought on vaca. I am so in for the exchange!

    • Aren’t they the best ever?! Oh friend I am SO glad you brought that up. That would be the PERFECT souvenir for me to bring home from our upcoming vacation! Thank you!

  • Love mugs- awesome idea for an exchange!

  • Your mugs are all great! A great mug in my opinion makes the coffee =) I am a HUGE lover of coffee so you know that this exchange is right up my alley!!
    Have a great day =)

    • I would totally agree with that statement. I hope you join us!

  • Love mug swaps!!! Hooray!

    • They are a blast and it is the perfect time of year for one too!

  • Pumpkin spice life is totally perfect for you!!! So excited for the swap!

    • It is the best ever! Thank you, I am so excited too!

  • chall1018

    I love all of these! Especially that red one. Can’t wait for this exchange! It’s going to be a good one.

    • It is going to be SO much fun. Can’t wait to see who I get paired with :).

  • I love mugs! The unicorn one cracks me up too!

  • Love the unicorn, lol! I only have one mug that I drink out of and two others on my desk…but I don’t really have room to store or display any others!

    • It is so fun and seriously worth the $1 it cost :P.

  • Yessss! So much fun! I’ll definitely be signing up for this one!

  • I have a huge mug collection so I already signed up! Can’t wait!

  • Desiree @ Macke Monologues

    I may or may not have an slight obsession with mugs. If it wasn’t for lack of space I’d have so many!
    I totally signed up for this one!

    • I know, right?! I am thinking a new one when we go on vacation might be a must and then this… I’ll totally be a max capacity after that :(. I should get to have at least as many mugs as Russ has beer glasses though. #itonlyseemsfair

  • That rainbow and unicorn mug is a good one! How could you NOT smile just looking at it?! Pumpkin Spice Life forever!!!

    • Exactly. It’s hilarious. Reminds me of the 80’s :P.

  • Meghan Flinn

    The unicorn one is my favorite!!! And I love the hint that you’d like a Christmas mug for whoever gets you!!!

    • Te hehe! I hope your not the only one caught that hint. I REALLY want a Christmas mug :). I think I’ll grab one as a souvenir on vacation too!

  • The unicorn mug is so fun! I bet it’s impossible to have a bad day when you’re drinking coffee out of that gem!

    • And it was only a dollar!!! Man I love that mug.

  • Hand to Jesus, I didn’t need another mug but the exchange was such a fun idea that I went with it.

    • Haha! Well I think it was a brilliant idea.