Cool items for back-to-school 2022

Now that school is back in session, and you got all your school supplies, you might be looking for a few more things to spice up your life while hitting the books.

The following are a few items we recommend to make studying a bit more enjooyable, or even just to enjoy on your much-deserved breaks.

Sea Witch Botanicals

Sea Witch Botanicals makes all of their products synthetic and artificial fragrance-free and their products are plastic free as they move toward Zero Waste! Not only are their products good for you and the environment, but they are amazing quality and have the best scents.

We received a care package that included two different packs of incense wiith matching all-natural room sprays plus a solid perfume. All smell GREAT, with plenty of fall spice notes perfect for that stimulating autumn scent while hitting the books in your room.

One of their products:

Litha Scented Incense With All-Natural Vetiver, Nutmeg, Cedar & Spices

Price: $15.00

Litha All-Natural Essential Oil Incense captures the nostalgic heat of midsummer magic with a selection of fine fire woods and sensual spices. Alive with the warmth of the sun and the flickering of flame, this celebratory solstice blend recalls the joy of dancing round bonfires, the magic of hot summer nights, and the cool thrill of skinny dipping in the dark.

Warm and woody aroma profile with zero synthetic fragrances. Approximately 20 incense sticks (30 grams) packaged in a recyclable pillow box. 

ArtistScent Soul Flame Candle

Artistscent: Soul Flame Candle

Price: $38

Nothing relaxes your mind like the soothing scent of a burning scented candle. It doesnt’t hurt if it’s also beautiful to look at!

Fall time brings crackling fires and hot apple cider on a cold night! Enjoy the smell of an orchard right in your home with Soul Flame candles. Featuring notes of cranberries, apple cider, and cinnamon bark, you can bring fall into any room. Each candle is made with a premium soy wax blend for a long-lasting burn time. Based on the unique artistry of Elizabeth Karlson, you can experience her quality art permanently screened onto each vessel. Stay cozy this fall!

Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Baffler Meal Complete Collection

There comes a time in every student’s life that you just need to drop the books and disconnect with some laughter. Well, now you’ve got a WHOLE 138 episode’s worth (plus bonus content) of funny in this HUGE collection from Aqua Teens Hunger Force!

Own the Complete Collection September 20, 2002

Includes ALL 138 Episodes from the Epic Series, Plus the First Theatrical Film, and All the Enhanced Content in a 20-Disc DVD Set!

Hey Aqua Teen Fam! Everyone’s favorite fast-food trio from Adult Swim creators Dave Willis (“Squidbillies,” “Space Ghost Coast to Coast”) and Matt Maiellaro (“Space Ghost Coast to Coast,” “12 oz. Mouse”) are coming together for the first time on DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment with a complete collection including all 138 episodes from the hit series 11 season run, as well as the first theatrical film titled Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters, plus hours over 30 hours of bonus content.

SYNOPSIS:

Three unique detectives, the Aqua Teen Hunger Force, share a rental house in New Jersey. This mystery-solving trio is comprised of human-sized food products: Master Shake, the big-mouthed, self-appointed team leader with a short attention span and no work ethic; Frylock, the only reasonable member of the group, who happens to be a box of French-fried potatoes–spuds with power; and Meatwad, a talented round mound of meat who can take the shape of a hot dog or an igloo. Together, this triple threat tackles unusual cases from the luxury of a neighbor’s swimming pool–unless they’re confronted by danger. Then, of course, the three run like hell.

BASICS:

Release Date: September 20, 2022

Audio: English (5.1)

Subtitles: Eng SDH, French, Spanish

Rated: TV-14 (DLSV)

DVD Price: $112.99 SRP ($129.99 in Canada)

BUY HERE

Old Trapper Beef Sticks

If yoou are like most teens, studying makes you HUNGRY after a while. Must be all those calories your overworked brain is burning. Anyway, recharge with some MEAT.

Old Trapper has the perfect single-serving on-the-go snack for any adventure! Loaded full of protein in convenient, single-serving portions, this is the perfect any time snack! From fishing, to hunting, to road trips, Old Trapper offers the ideal easy-to-pack snack for all activities!

Available in Original, Teriyaki and Jalapeño flavors, these beef sticks combine the delicious flavor of Old Trapper’s smoked beef and spices for a distinct savory flavor. They are also low in carbs and sugar, the perfect high-protein snack for on-the-go!

Available nationwide in grocery and convenience stores with suggested retail pricing of $1.39-1.59.

SoChok Skinlove

Nothing feels better than a quick splash of cold water on your face to wake you up during an intense study sesh. Why not add some product while you are at it?

SoChok Skinlove ($11.00+): A new line of gender neutral clean skincare for kids, tweens & teens! Launching with a daily foaming cleanser, a daytime moisturizer with SPF35, a nighttime calming moisturizer and coordinating accessories, you can easily create a routine that cultivates lifelong healthy habits. All products are free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, glycols, formaldehydes, mineral oils, nanoparticles, sunscreen chemicals, and artificial/synthetic parfums or fragrances. Packaging is eco-friendly and recyclable/sustainable and it goes without saying that all products are never tested on animals. Also available on Amazon.

Zion Health Hair Products

During mid-terms or finals, personal hygiene might go by the wayside. When your head gets-a-scratchin’, add the following to your bathtime repertoire: Zion Health’s new anti-dandruff shampoo and apple cider vinegar foaming scalp detox.

Using Apple Stem Cells, the Foaming Scalp Detox removes impurities and product buildup from hair follicles for lighter, fuller, and softer hair. This product promotes blood circulation to the scalp and contains clay, which absorbs bacteria and other toxins. Apple cider vinegar and clay minerals balances the scalp’s pH level, while clarifying plant extracts and organic compounds deliver antioxidants to reduce inflammation and improve collagen function.

Zion Health Ancient Minerals Anti-Dandruff Shampoo uses salicylic acid as a natural exfoliator, which breaks down buildup of dead skin cells on the scalp, removing traces of dandruff. Working with tea tree oil and evening primrose, this shampoo will calm irritation and moisturize hair follicles for a clear and healthy scalp.

PlayPauseBe Yoga Deck

Every once in a while, you’ve gotta take a break from staring at your laptop and stretch. Kick it up another notch with a PlayPauseBe Yoga Deck.

The PlayPauseBe Yoga decks are designed to help you create a truly personalized practice. They will help you practice yoga mindfully, at your own pace, disconnecting from everything. The Yoga Deck is a beautiful work of art made of 82 cards. There are 9 categories that will take you through a complete yoga practice, from warm up to slow down. PlayPauseBe helps you create an infinite number of sequences, whether you are a beginner or advanced. On every card, beneath each position, there is a simple phrase that helps you set your focus and practice safely.

$34.99

MilkBoy Swiss Chocolate Drink

With winter coming up, this is a perfect addition to your late-night study sessions!

Milkboy Swiss Chocolates has launched its newest product, Milkboy Swiss Chocolate Drink.  With a rich, velvety mouthfeel, the decadent Swiss Chocolate Drink is a dairy-free, gluten-free, GMO-free cacao powder. Made in Switzerland, Milkboy Swiss Chocolate Drink can be used to make hot cocoa or chocolate milk and available at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $9.95 per 1 pound tub.

Users just add 1-2 tablespoons to hot or cold milk (or milk substitute) and stir to experience authentic Swiss hot chocolate or chocolate milk at home.

Now available on Amazon!

CHi Foods Organic Plant-based Ground Pork


CHi Foods
($11.99):

Looking for a plant-based meat to satisfy midnight cravings?

CHi Foods is the first certified organic line of plant-based meats. CHi Foods’ star ingredient is the CHi Nut (aka the Sacha Inchi Nut) — a protein packed superfood nut rich in plant-based Omega 3s. These nuts are sourced from Southeast Asia where the CHi Foods crew works with local village leaders to create sustainable economic solutions.

Launching with 3 flavors of plant-based ground pork, those looking to eat and feel better can try three varieties: CHi-Rizo, Italian Herb and OG Ground Pork flavors. Packed with 11 g of complete protein, all products are Keto-friendly, Paleo-friendly, zero net carbs, top 9 allergen free, and delicious. Also available at Sprouts nationwide.  

We tried the original flavor to make some picadillo, and you can see how it sizzles in the pan in the pic above, and the resullt when mixed with rice. All-in-all, it tasted pretty good! Plenty of umami, with a texture close to ground turkey but with occasional firmer parts–as if someone threw some chopped garlic into the mix. The flavor has hints of macadamia-type notes, but not overpowering. We’d love too try CHi iin some tacos!

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