Drinking a cup of coffee or tea can be a great way to start your day. But as the minutes wear on, it's easy to get distracted by work or family, and it won't be long before your once piping-hot beverage turns cold. Instead of heading to the microwave, you can avoid this daily annoyance by using a mug warmer. Even better, you can get this best-selling one on Amazon for a ridiculously low price right now.
The Mr. Coffee mug warmer usually retails for $16, but for a limited time, you can get it for just $11, for a savings of 31 percent. Even without the $5 discount, this gadget is a great deal compared to high-tech mugs like Ember, which is also designed to keep beverages warm but retails for $100.
More than 23,000 people have given this device a five-star rating on Amazon, leading to an average score of 4.3 stars after over 37,000 reviews. According to reviewers, it heats up to a temperature of roughly 247 °F. To use this 17-watt warmer, all you have to do is plug it into an outlet and flip on the on/off switch. Then, place your mug on top and wait for the red light to shine to indicate your beverage is heated. It can hold cups with diameters of at most 3.25-inches. The device itself measures 5.2-inches wide by 8.6-inches long and weighs 0.6 pounds, so you can easily take it with you on vacation or to the office.
"This mug warmer has been a total lifesaver at work,” one shopper noted. “... The price is great, it looks classy without being obnoxious, it keeps drinks warm without them getting too hot, and it doesn’t harm the surface it’s sitting on.” Other customers have found it beneficial to get a couple of these gadgets and place them in multiple areas of the house, such as on a nightstand or a work-from-home desk. However, many users warn in their reviews to remember that the on/off switch is not automatic and to always unplug it after you're done using it, or it will keep heating.
At just $11, this gadget is affordable, easy to use, and could be a great gift this holiday season for the coffee lover in your life. Head over to Amazon and take advantage of this deal while you can.