Hey guess who? Long-time-no-bloggy, huh? If you don’t know, I’m a co-owner of Savorx Spice & Flavor Co. and we’re a startup spice company located in Spokane, WA. We’ve been going full speed ahead like Vin Diesel in the Fast & Furious taking our concept to market. We just landed a big local grocery chain, so we’ve been busier than busy. Which ultimately means – no time for blogging for this girl.
Tonights dinner forced me back to my office to hammer out this post. I knew you’d love this quick and easy pasta dish as much as we did so here I am. Back in the chair I sat in for 10 hours today and let me tell you, it feels good to be typing this. Really good. This is a pasta dish that’s done while the pasta cooks. Talk about easy! Less than 30 minutes and it’s time to eat! Perfection for a busy week night.
My New Years resolution (or year plan as I like to call it) is to get myself back on a schedule. After joining with Pete to take on Savorx in April of 2013, there hasn’t been much in the way of a schedule for me. I just knee-jerk daily to whatever needs to be taken care of. In the past 9 months, we took a brand that was sitting idle for almost 2 years and we launched a successful 60 day Kickstarter for our Spiceologist Block (thank you to everyone who pledged!), we sold a ton of spice rubs at every local farmers market, craft fair and vintage sale we could get into, we redesigned the packaging and labels of our rub line and we moved into our processing facility….all before October of 2013.
We are just about to launch a brand new website (Monday? Stay tuned) as well as dabbling in some wholesale opportunities locally and beyond. We successfully managed our first holiday season as a retailer and came out of 3 months of holiday push without becoming alcoholics! Score!
To say it’s been whirlwind is an understatement. But, with all of that said, I can tell you that I’ve never been happier as to where my future is headed. Great things are happening here at Farmgirl Gourmet and amazing things with Savorx Spice & Flavor Co. I often wonder if someone pinched me, if I’d wake up and this was all a dream. I sure hope not, because this is one roller coaster I don’t want to get off of.
I’m really glad I took this time tonight to sit down and write. This is definitely not a profound, thought provoking post, but it sure feels good to sit down and write from my heart. Nothing sponsored. No brands making sure I said everything right. Just me, the keyboard and your eyeballs.
Thanks for reading Farmgirl Gourmet and for supporting me and especially for being patient as I slip away now and then to wear my Spicy Hat. I have the best readers and I love you all to bits.
Ok, enough blah blah blah – let’s eat.