Making GRIT Soap – Not Your Average Suds

Did some “alpha” testing on some GRIT liquid soap. I went to the local apothecary (The Herb Room) and loaded up on some herbs and seeds and went to town on creating the perfect natural liquid soap. Ingredients used: Pinehead Gunpowder Chicory Roasted Root Ground Ginger Ground Cinnamon Elderberry Seeds Peppermint Spearmint Poppy Seeds Chia… Continue Reading

Community Kimchi Making – Taste of the Motherland

Freddie, my fiance, volunteered us to help out his parent’s church in making kimchi. It was AWESOME. In case you don’t know what kimchi is: (Taken from Wikipedia) Kimchi (Korean: 김치 Korean pronunciation: [kimtɕʰi]; Englishpronunciation:/ˈkɪmtʃi/), also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermentedKoreanside dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. It is often described as “spicy” or “sour”.  In traditional preparation Kimchi was… Continue Reading

Cafe 534 – Working from Home

I just moved into my new place at the beginning of summer, and I’ve never felt more at home. We turned our deck into a makeshift cafe and its been turning the heads of passer-bys. The amenities of Cafe 534 include: fresh coffee (pow) wi-fi puppies galore good vibes costa rican hammock food from the… Continue Reading