I love my new Bodum French Press coffee maker. We bought one about 10 years ago in North Carolina and we used it every day. It does make the greatest coffee, especially if you use this kind! It had the coolest green handle and lid and a cork round to sit on. But a few months ago it broke and I replaced it with a french press of a different brand. It just didn't measure up to the old Bodum. I generally wouldn't be so particular if it was a gadget I used only once in a while, but this method of brewing has become a daily ritual and the new french press really bugged me. The base was hard to clean and it didn't filter out the grounds very well. So I found a Bodum at our Bed, Bath, and Beyond and used one of those 20% off coupons that have been piling up. Here's a valuable tip I'll pass along - our Bed, Bath and Beyond will now let you use as many coupons in one visit as you have items and they don't care if the coupons are expired. I used three coupons! I always thought you could use only one coupon per visit. If you knew this and didn't tell me, shame on you! Anyway, a helpful commenter told me I'd find my favorite pink rubber gloves there too and I found them! No more ordering from the internet - I'm using my coupons baby!!
I almost forgot, I also have an itty bitty baby Bodum which I found at this store that holds just the right amount for one big cup of tea. It works great for brewing loose-leaf teas! Isn't it cute?