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Brew #35 - Self-Care in Hip-Hop

Brew #35 - Self-Care in Hip-Hop

Sometimes, some really crazy ish happens in Hip-Hop. Sometimes, Hip-Hop comes through with some of the most thought provoking songs. Here's a playlist of some of our favorite songs that encourage self reflection and self affirmation. 
Goodbye Summer: 7 Teas for the Fall Season

Goodbye Summer: 7 Teas for the Fall Season

It's the first day of Fall and for many of us, it's our time to shine. We're over the hot stickiness of the summer and we're ready for pumpkin and ...
Brew #34 - The 914 Edition

Brew #34 - The 914 Edition

On September 14, two legends were born: Nas and Amy Winehouse. Today, we celebrate them both. 
Immune Boosting Herbs & Foods

Immune Boosting Herbs & Foods

Going to your pharmacy and buying over-the-counter medicine hurts. You have to drive, buy something that's sugary and all it really does is make yo...
Tutorial: Natural Herb Air Fresheners

Tutorial: Natural Herb Air Fresheners

Let's get creative. Don't throw out those lemon peels this summer. We can make air fresheners with our citrus peels and herbs. It's the summer and ...
How To: Heal Bug Bites & Stings Holistically

How To: Heal Bug Bites & Stings Holistically

We're in our last days of summer (thank God! It has been miserable in the DMV). It's also that time of year when I get lots of bug bites. This year, I'm not dealing with that. This Chamomile Tea Poultice helps me manage the itching, discomfort, and swelling.
Brew #33 - Drake Edition

Brew #33 - Drake Edition

You blem? No worries, bruv. Here's our Drake playlist - it's got hits from Canadian Drake, UGK Drake, Jamaican Drake and British Drake. Come on thi...
Insomniacs Unite: Herbal Remedies to Combat Insomnia

Insomniacs Unite: Herbal Remedies to Combat Insomnia

Lots of people are chugging ZzzQuil and poppin other pills tryna get to sleep at night. I don't even know why. Let's talk about herbal remedies to ...
Brew #32

Brew #32

Our first post 4:44 playlist.
How To: Ring the Alarm on ice

How To: Ring the Alarm on ice

It's raw food season over here, so we're enjoying lots of cold fruit, fresh pressed juice and iced tea. You thought we wasn't? Our newest tea, Blow...
Weekly Brew #28

Weekly Brew #28

A short reggae/hip-hop mashup playlist to match the work week. Slow wind.

How To: Holistic Remedies to Treat Sunburn

How To: Holistic Remedies to Treat Sunburn

So, bae got you out in the sun? You're gettin all golden or maybe you're more almondy? Either way, it's pretty painful, right? Let's talk natural ways to manage sunburn, so you can keep flossin on the opps tryna steal yo bae.