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How Far We've Come - Reflections from a Mylk Maid
Last weekend was our biggest sales weekend to date and I am filled with immense gratitude. As we approach wrapping up our 6th full year in business next month, I find myself reflecting on how far we have come.
When I started aMYLK, I barely had two pennies to rub together, was a single mom with four children to provide for independently and no home to call our own. For five of the last 6 years I didn't even have my own bedroom. I cannot explain to you WHY on Earth I decided to...
Sea Moss, My New Favorite Superfood
(Written March 24, 2023)
It's the weekend and I'm shining brighter than the sun with excitement because in addition to our usual array of amazing mylks, I have a new favorite superfood to share with you! Sea moss gel!
I had a feeling when I went to LA last month that I was going to come back inspired, and I was right! My favorite LA grocer, Erewhon, sells super cool smoothies and… sea moss gel.
I thought, I could do that. So I did. This isn't my fist foray into Sea Moss (aka Irish Moss). Several years ago I...
aMYLK Tastes Like Love - Philosophical Musings from a Mylk Maid
This is your favorite philosophical mylk maid stepping into your inbox to share some of my deeper thoughts on Love. But first, market news!
We have three markets this weekend. You can find us on Saturday at Portland Farmers Market at PSU and at Beaverton Farmers Market. Sunday we will be back at Montavilla! I'm excited for spring to come so we can be at more markets! If you know of anyone who might want to work for me this spring and summer at one of our farmers markets, please let me know!
The shop will also be open...
Standing In Loneliness
I came to LA seeking loneliness and I found it. In my loneliness, I have always found myself. It makes me wonder if we don't keep our lives so busy and so filled with people just so that we can avoid this very thing: to spend time with one's self.
I lead a rich life, filled with people whose needs often trump my own. It is difficult to impossible to discover one's own self and identify one's own needs in a cacophony of voices, opinions and requests. (Here I mostly refer to my lovely children.)...