My research into plant-based, whole foods and vegan products has led me down an interesting path of discovery. I am learning so much about human beings, nutrition and ALOT about myself. I've always been hugely ambitious on crafting. Scouring Pinterest page after page for new little things to make. I discovered that I have a… Continue reading Discovering hidden talent and passion
Look at this disaster. I am sure you are wondering what the hell this is. I can only hang my head in exasperation. These little numbers are the result at a failed attempt at using Isomalt without conducting proper research. No thermometer, no instructions and no plan of action. I went in blindly thinking that… Continue reading Flop and start over….
A sad attempt at the first PlantHop resulted in wasting money, a couple of singed fingers and a chastized, deflated ego. When I set out to create this little sucker I was filled with hope and positivity. I tested the process with regular sugar, found a couple of pretty organic flowers and the usual materials. Absolutely annoyed that I couldn’t find a couple of decent molds to use, I used the only one I could find without a ridiculous print and punched some holes in them. When the consistency appeared just about right, I poured them into the molds and waited. Ah! they don’t set so what now. Time to start from scratch. I start a new batch, not realizing that I couldn’t wing it and that I need a bloody sugar thermometer. Yes, I watched a video and saw that I would need one but I’m a damn…
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dav A sad attempt at the first PlantHop resulted in wasting money, a couple of singed fingers and a chastized, deflated ego. When I set out to create this little sucker I was filled with hope and positivity. I tested the process with regular sugar, found a couple of pretty organic flowers and the usual… Continue reading The first Hollihop, crashes and burns
So today I watched some videos on flower pressing because apparently you press them first before putting them in any product ok. So I'm going to buy all my goodies next week being a mum it's difficult to budget for stock that's a bit expensive. 😭 so I want to draw up abudget with all… Continue reading An epiphany after the storm
It's exactly one month after I started thinking of this great product I want to sell. I have done very little. I purchased some of the products required to produce these plant-based lollies that I want to make. However, I didn't factor in my very busy lifestyle. The problem is that I have a hugely… Continue reading The journey has begun
I will proceed with putting a proper business plan in place collating where I will be sourcing my products from, the cost of the products and dates for myself timelines actually. I'm committing to spending 15 minutes per day in the very least on this project and I will diarize one entry per day into… Continue reading The progress log