Ten in 2010 plus NEW soaps from The Herb Room

What a year 2010 has been! First off, let me say Happy New Year! There is just nothing better than a New Year filled with family, friends and you. Second. Brrrr. It is FA-REEEEZING in these parts! No joke about that. I sure hope you are staying warm. And speaking of warmth, my heart has been very warm from all of your loving well wishes for our loss of Echo. Your kind words really mean so much and has helped heal our hearts and move forward into this New Year. Thank you.

WOW. Can you believe it’s already February? Time sure flies when you’re having zesty fun and 2011 is already zesty busy indeed. Let’s kick it off with a riddle of sorts. Don’t worry you will not be graded. Wink.

Whaddya get when you mix life, family, critters, The Herb Room soap, a sprinkle of herbs and spices, with zesty lemons?

My Zesty Life – a fresh juiced, zesty slice.

To start things off I did a bit of reflecting and came up with my 10 in ‘10, PLUS a peek into 2011 with some brand spankin’ NEW soap offerings from The Herb Room.


Reflections: 10 in ‘10

1. My Zesty Life turns one! Yee haw!

2. Sharing a zesty slice with an extra sprinkle of Tidbits

Fun Times with Family, Friends and Nature

3. Chance turns 16 AND get’s his drivers license

I know. Whaaaaa.

4. Zesty Kitchen cooked up some damn good eats & recipes

Enjoyed… by many.

Texas Pecan Pesto, Party Pasta Salad, Spicy Thai Noodles, Coconut Chicken Curry, Triple S Ribs, and Grilled Flank Steak w/ Chimichurri Sauce

It was just as fun making these dishes, as it is my pleasure sharing ‘em in my zesty kitchen. I look forward to many more years making good zesty food and eating it. Thank you all for the many hours I spent in 2010 getting reacquainted with the gym.

AND then there is

YES. Oh yeah. YUUUUUM-E.
Yummy treats speak for themselves, but I still have to add this – SUPER YUMMY commentary.

5. Some damn good clean fun happens with The Herb Room Soaps

Who can forget the wonderful vacation we all took together?

A Tropical Trio – Mojito, Piña Colada and Texas Margarita

Oh yeah! A skin vacation and body retreat with my Summer Soap Series. A seasonal specialty bar serving skin cocktails loaded with skin loving nutrients that are always made with fresh, all natural ingredients.
Get ‘em while you can!

6. An MZL Contest! Name my Birthday Cake
and win fabulous soap from The Herb Room.

Blue the Birthday Baker chose three winners but first place got to name this baby. Begin drooling.


Glazed Raspberry Chocolate Fusion Cake

See? You CAN have your cake and eat it too. And also smell real, real nice while doin’ it.

7. Sad farewells

We said goodbye to two very special animals, both taking the journey with us from Northern California to the wild west of Texas.

In loving memory: Rosa Belle aka Mama and Echo.

Mama Kitty:
The cutest, Z absolute best Mama and friend. You are so missed…

Our family companion and my best friend

8. Happy hellos. A new critter = Bunny LOVE

Meet Sophie.

The sweetest cutest new addition in the Clark Fam.

9. The Clarks’ first Texas garden

A Garden Party!

Glorious. So, so glorious. Did I mention glorious? Truly I am dreaming of my homegrown organic tomatoes, basil, herbs, and sunshine…

10. A big Zesty Cheers to y’all for making 2010 such an amazing, successful year in The Herb Room and in my zesty life.

I’ve got another riddle for ya. Hint. It’s of the garden variety. Ready?

What do you get when you cross a gingerbread man and a ripe organic pumpkin?

This here.

New! Pumpkin Gingerbread Soap
A carb free way to super nourished skin.

My heart’s skipping a beat for pure chocolate bliss, just in time for Valentines Day!

Coming soon! I Heart Chocolate Bar Soap A luscious, decadent chocolate treat that smells good enough to eat.

I am really excited to share more of my handmade, all natural skin loving soaps in 2011. The Herb Room has been real busy and will be stocked with new specialty bars as well as your favorite originals.
I am looking forward to keeping your skin healthy and looking beautiful, and remain committed to using only the best all natural ingredients.

Wishing alls y’all tons of happiness, joy, and zesty blessings in 2011!

Zestfully yours,