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How Far We've Come - Reflections from a Mylk Maid

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...


Standing In Loneliness

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.)
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Philosophical Musings From a Mylk Maid

Philosophical Musings From a Mylk Maid

I'm beautiful was a big hit last weekend at our markets and in the shop with super beautiful aMYLK lattes. They were pink perfection. We plan to have those again this weekend as well as a number of valentine themed healthy treats at the shop.  You won't want to miss this special event day at aMYLK!
 
Deep Philosophical Thoughts with Amy…
Based on my survey late last year, I heard that many of you are quite fond of my more philosophical posts. If you are one of those individuals, read on!
 
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Creating Beautiful Abundance

Creating Beautiful Abundance

In our busy, social media crazed world, we can easily fall into the habit of comparison and self-criticism. It is so easy to lose sight of the importance of offering ourselves positive encouragement like telling ourselves that we are beautiful and special and capable of attracting abundance. In fact, I'd argue that the habit of self-criticism (and the criticism of others) can lead us to disease. 

Celebrating 5 Years

Celebrating 5 Years

Today, I'm taking a moment to celebrate. I started aMYLK with a dream and very little else other than my conviction. Perhaps compulsion is a better word. I simply won't give up, no matter how hard it is sometimes. I have to do this.