Pickled Common Milkweed - New Jersey

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

Common Milkweed also known as the butterfly flower is a native plant to the eastern part of the United States and I am so happy to have found some just miles from my home. Common Milkweed is a new plant for me, as I have just identified and learned about it over the past week. It seems that once I learn about a plant, I start to see it everywhere. I came across a blog post from Three Lily Provisions on Common Milkweed and was on a mission to find some. And little did I know, that when Matt and I set out to... read more.

Ginger - The Cure All in the Mayernik Kitchen

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

If you’ve ever been pregnant, you’ve probably heard that ginger is one of the most typically prescribed all-natural remedies to morning sickness.  Since we’ve never been pregnant in this house, we just know that ginger helps alleviate ALL types of gastrointestinal issues in a quick, effective manner.  Its anti-nausea effects can be felt not only while pregnant, but also if you’re experiencing motion sickness, seasickness, or simply general stomach discomfort.   In fac... read more.

Top 5 Winter Activities - Mayernik Kitchen Style

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

Have you ever found yourself feeling down and out during the winter time?  It makes sense: the weather is colder, there are less hours of daylight, less sunshine, and people just seem moodier.  Don’t fret, though, because there are many activities you can still do in order to avoid the seasonal depression that winter brings along with it.  Most people find themselves staying indoors more often in the winter because of the cold and dreary weather, but there is still so much that the grea... read more.