Kickshaws Kitchen Grand Opening Celebration

This past Saturday we celebrated the official Grand Opening of Kickshaws Kitchen. It was nothing less than an amazing whirlwind of a day packed with so many people, things and animals! While most of the staff spent the majority of the day slinging burgers,…

Sammy T’s, Happy Trails Until We Meet Again

When I was fifteen years old my best friend started to invite me to downtown Fredericksburg for the day. Her dad would pick us up and then drop us off on Caroline Street to wander around for several hours and we would bring a…

Birthday Cake… in Terraria

It was a busy week at the shop this week, it looks like Spring may actually have sprung. *fingers crossed* We have lots of exciting things coming up and a full schedule of classes that are filling up. Classes have been going great with…

Why Collagen Peptides?

There are several products that I get lots of questions about and collagen peptides are definitely one of them. Whenever the topic comes up I find myself referring to various online discussions about it or write Facebook comments detailing some of the many benefits….

William “Bill” Greenlaw and The Pantry Shelf

If you have ever taken a stroll down by the river on Sophia Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, you have undoubtedly come across The Pantry Shelf. The Pantry Shelf, owned by Bill Greenlaw has been a cornerstone in Fredericksburg for a very long time. If…

Expo East Wrap Up!

A few months ago I went to visit my friend Suzy from The Scenter of Town and she asked me if I was going to Expo East. When I responded that I had no idea what that was her face made all sorts of…

Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), an Update and Workshop

Most folks know about my long journey to healing, which is always continuing. A few years ago I started AIP (Autoimmune Paleo Protocol) to eliminate triggers and promote healing. It is not something that may be right for everyone, but it certainly has been…

Kickshaws Kitchen!

It has been one week since the Indiegogo campaign ended and we have lots of annoucenments! First and foremost, thank you SO much for all those who championed our cause. Without such amazing and supportive folks in this community we would never have opened…

Coming Soon: Kickshaws Kitchen

IT IS OFFICIAL… This week we signed the lease for our new space at 103 ½ William Street, Fredericksburg Virginia. (aren’t half addresses awesome!? We think Harry Potter….) If you haven’t heard yet, we are building Kickshaws Kitchen- a kitchen serving food and education…

Fermentation 101: Kombucha… what happens next?

There it is… your SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast)… sitting on your counter. It appears to possibly be staring at you, it is alive after all. You made your first batch of sauerkraut and it is doing its fermenting thing, but this…