The IT Bag of the Season

Hand-Sewn and Printed Sankofa bag from JesPlayin.etsy.com
Hand-Sewn and Printed Sankofa bag from JesPlayin.etsy.com

Let’s hope the food, such as the vegetables and fruit, from the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and the farmer’s market doesn’t dirty this pretty new grocery bag. Of course, someone else might have cleaner alternative motives for this hand-sewn and printed bag. Maybe, @AfroMartha from JesPlayin might have some more available or be sold out. Go ask her! Read more

Amanda Walker, Owner of “A Perfume Organic” Talks Herbs, Scents and Food

A Perfume Organic: (from left to right) Urban Organic, Green, and Perfumed Wine, Rosé
A Perfume Organic: (from left to right) Urban Organic, Green, and Perfumed Wine, Rosé

Between inhaling Green, Urban Organic, Perfumed Wine–Rosé and White Magik, Amanda Walker, owner of A Perfume Organic, gently touched the leaves of her fresh herbal display. She had purple basil, Italian basil and mint in a small pot next to her perfumes. Explaining the various herbs and floral notes that are part of each scent, she also talked about food, the business of being organic and the environment. The discussion inspired an idea of asking her to participate in an email interview to further explain the connection of herbs, food and scents. Her answers are insightful, beautiful and educational. Read more

Mother’s Day Weekend: Seafood, Gardens and Cinnamon Rolls

Seafood Boil: Lobster, Crab Legs, and Shrimp
Seafood Boil: Lobster, Crab Legs, and Shrimp

This past weekend, we went home for Mother’s Day. As usual, the father did our favorite seafood boil and cinnamon rolls. He also showed us the flowers, herbs and vegetables he planted.
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