(Note: The following blog post was contributed by our Director of Marketing, Sheree Johnson who loves to pass on family recipes and/or recipes she finds elsewhere... and she always tries to boost flavor and nutrition by using one of the seasoning blends!) I don’t know about you, but one of my most important dishes for… Continue reading 50 Thanksgiving Dressing Ideas to Change-Up Your Own
Some of the biggest food trends this year have been all about mushrooms (more to come on this!) and in particular, teas. Emerging tea options include Kombucha, Moringa Tea, and non-alcoholic Sparkling Tea, offering exciting and refreshing alternatives. Tea shops and consumers have been experimenting with distinctive flavors like saffron, lavender, basil, nutmeg or rosemary.… Continue reading Tea – New Emerging Options & Blends
It's Springtime, going into summer, so I'm happy to be exhibiting my products outside once again at festivals, fairs, community markets and more. I have one coming up this weekend, and I developed the following one-sheet "letter" to hand-out to those who visit my booth/display. It dawned on me that it would make a good… Continue reading My Manifesto
As they say, “timing is everything.” While we have been interested in Wellness Tourism for several years, and while it has been growing rapidly, it is exciting to read per various resources that “2022 looks to be the year of wellness travel.” Growth has been driven by a growing consumer desire to adopt a wellness… Continue reading Wellness Tourism is the Way to Go
Introducing Our New Playacar Vacation Retreat Midwest Mermaid Muse is excited to share the news about Musa Sirena, our new gorgeous vacation rental retreat located within the exclusive gated community of Playacar having some of the most beautiful homes in the Playa del Carmen area of Mexico. Nearing the end of our complete remodeling of… Continue reading Coming Soon!
It’s that time of year when various publications, network morning news shows, blog posts and more make predictions for the upcoming year. One of them caught my eye and made my heart jump with joy. “How Will Americans Eat in 2022? The Food Forecasters Speak” was recently published in The New York Times. Why was… Continue reading In Sync with 2022 Food Forecasts
Once in a great while, something happens that makes me feel even as a novice from the Midwest with no living seaweed in sight, that I am not alone in my studies of this complementary and updated ancient healing ingredient. For example, historically, edible seaweed and other plant resources and promotion of their properties for… Continue reading A Christmas Wish
We're in for a chilly winter. At least, that's what is being predicted in this year's "Old Farmer's Almanac." The newest edition of the 230-year-old series projects the 2021-22 winter as a particularly cold one, dubbing it the "season of shivers,” and says it could even be "one of the longest and coldest that we’ve seen in… Continue reading Is It Soup Yet?
The following has been appearing on the Internet in various people’s blogs and on social media sites for a couple of years now. I do not know who wrote this, I’ve seen it several times on social media – Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. I tried searching for it in various places via Google, and couldn’t… Continue reading Do What Needs to Be Done Now
With all of the wonderful farmer’s market produce available in July and August, a different spin on the traditional tomato, cucumber and onion salad is to fix a Panzanella salad. A popular Italian (especially Tuscan) salad, there are many variations of it, but at its core it includes bread, fresh ripe tomatoes, cucumbers and onions… Continue reading Panazanella Summer Salad