By Shannon, Posted in Events

Matt and I were so excited to launch our new summer challenge: #MKEatLocal.  Through this, we challenged our friends, family, viewers and readers to add in one fresh, locally grown (or purchased) item each week to their diets.  So far, we... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

So, I’m not going to lie to you, with as much as I love summer, I am definitely not the tanning goddess that I used to be. Shocking, right?  Though I love me some vitamin D as much as the next gal, somewhere along the line, I lost my... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

During the summer months, many people recognize the necessity of keeping their skin healthy.  The one area that most people neglect, however, is their lips.  One of the most sensitive areas of the body, the lips should not be forgotten.... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Oh my gosh!  I just love summer.  Each morning, rain or shine, I wake up feeling super refreshed and eager to start my day.  I love watching the morning sunlight peek through my blinds and scoping out the scene of the newly blooming... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

I know it may sound fairly counter-productive for skin care, but June’s Out of the Woods Apothecary Box contains one of my favorite products to prevent and ease the effects of sunburn: St. John’s Wort Oil.  Though we foraged some... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Events

One of the first steps Matt and I ever took before embarking on our new healthy eating, healthy lifestyle kick was to branch out from our local food stores.  Of course we recognize the convenience that mass supermarkets have to offer, but in... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

One of our first products created in the Mayernik Kitchen was a room spray.  It was fall, the spray held a woodsy, autumn scent, and we received rave reviews.  Since our room spray was such a hit, we decided to reinvent the wheel and change... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

As we are about to kick off summer, we can’t help but notice all of the ads and marketing focusing on beach bodies and healthy living.  Of course, we know that fad diets and crash weight loss are never the healthiest options, but sometimes... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

One of my favorite homemade products is our salves.  I love blending the scents of specific plants along with the health benefits they promote.  In our June Out of the Woods Apothecary Box, we put a new spin on our salve blend by infusion... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Hello, start of summer!  Am I the only person who gets super excited for the change of seasons, regardless of which we are entering?  I hope not!  While I love my boots and cozy sweaters, I also love fresh, local produce.  In... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

Nothing says summer like a good, old-fashioned BBQ.  With Memorial Day quickly approaching, we figured it was time to jump on the summer recipe ideas bandwagon.  Since you know we’ve made a mission out of going meatless, we knew it... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

I love a good night out as much as the next guy.  Ok, well maybe not as much as Matt.  Though he works longer and harder than anyone I know, when he chooses to let loose, he really lets loose.  It may seem like a good idea to kick back... read more.