By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Ironically enough, most people practice yoga to keep themselves healthy – inside and out.  However, when we insert the modern fad of germophobia, I must ask, is your yoga practice really keeping you as healthy as you intend?  I... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Summer is a time for tons of rest, relaxation, BBQs, and friends, but it could also be super tough on our bodies.  As we are outdoors more – hopefully doing more physical activity and keeping active – we tend to neglect ourselves a... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Each year, one of our most successful planting stories comes in the form of an age-old favorite: basil.  Basil, like many other herbs, tends to take off in growth and can quickly take over an entire area of the garden.  We generally like to... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

  In the early spring, an amazingly underrated, sweet fruit begins to sprout in New Jersey.  We decided to harvest some rhubarb just after we picked some of our own fresh strawberries at a local farm in early June – before the weather... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Anyone that knows Matt knows that he is open to eating pretty much anything.  Though this used to extend a bit further – you know, with the meat and seafood world – he has definitely kept up an active palette even since becoming... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herb of the Month

Since it’s prime crop season in New Jersey – and that, of course, formed the basis of the whole Mayernik Kitchen conception – Matt and I decided to begin crowning an “herb of the month” from our garden.  This year,... read more.

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.