Steamy Kitchen Update

Hello my friends!

How are you?

1. oooooooohhhh…I’m so excited!!! 

Last week I mentioned that I commissioned a local professional tailor to produce 3,000 face masks. 



I got tired of seeing ads for sub-par face masks that were made in a Chinese factory. 

I’m not anti-Chinese (hey, I’m Chinese, born in Hong Kong…and I’ve been an American citizen since I was an itty bitty kid), but I strongly believe in supporting American craftsmen and women. 

And I definitely believe in American-made essentials….   

….like the face masks that are vital to the safety of not only our front line workers, but also sales clerks, waitresses, my neighbors, teachers, children…me…and you.

We made many face mask prototypes, and decided to create one that was 2-layer cotton, with adjustable elastic, and a filter pocket. We’re also including 2 filters. 

These masks are made in Las Vegas, Nevada, by Mr. Saruni, who has owned textile factories in NY, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, beginning in the 1970’s. His factory used to produce millions of garments for Macy’s, Nordstom’s, Neiman Marcus, Sak’s and uniforms for casinos in town. 

He had to shut his factory because the casinos and retailers were buying cheaper from China.

Mr. Saruni is retired now, but he and his wife believe in American made. They fired up their machinery to cut, sew, press face masks for us. 

The fabric is even American made. We sourced our 100% cotton fabric from a textile manufacturer in California. 

Next week, I’ll introduce you to Denise, who is our very talented decorator. Our masks are decorated with beautiful USA themed designs. 

Here’s what the mask looks like and one of the designs that will be heat-pressed onto the mask.

Our mask final design

You’ll be the first to know when we have them ready for sale. I’m so proud of them.

Lots of love, 

Jaden and Duke (who is ONE year old this week!!)

He devoured his birthday cake and got an afternoon full of chasing ducks at Lake Mead in Las Vegas. Oh, he also shit on the pier. Right in the middle of the pier, a big fat stinky puddle, in front of a park warden!!! UGH. Embarrassing (and smelly) haha!


2. Add this thai spin to your next morning brew! This recipe for Thai Iced Coffee is sweet, creamy , refreshing and has hints of cardamom and almond! Try grounding your own cardamom for a bold and warm flavor. Try using a Mortar and Pestle Set, ceramic sets like this one are my favorite. Or simply use a cutting board and the handle of a chef knife to crack open the pods. Find the recipe here!

3. Are you currently looking to work from home? I personally have enjoyed working from home for years now and have found great value and freedom from being able to work from anywhere (including my bed! haha) . I know that it can be difficult to  find a job online and remote that is credible and has good pay! Especially in these times ! 

With those concerns in mind, we have just launched a giveaway highlighting an incredible job board called FlexJobs. FlexJobs is a job board and resource center for all things remote work. FlexJobs does the work of filtering through all the junk jobs out there to provide you with a job board of credible and incredible opportunities to make your job search easy, fast and safe. 

They currently have 50% off their job board memberships now, which I felt was a perfect timing for our current situation! You can find out more about FlexJobs and how to check out their job boards here.

As a bonus to this giveaway we are offering a chance to win a $100 Nordstrom Gift Card that you can use to update your home office or upgrade your interview wardrobe! 

Thinking about you + sending love! 

Jaden & Duke


Okay…..about the giveaway glitches.

We have been working tirelessly to sort through the glitches that some of you have been experiencing. We went from THOUSANDS of complaints when we first launched with ViralSweep (the company who provides us with the technology to run the giveaways), to just a handful. 

But even just a handful of complaints breaks my heart. For 99.784314% of my readers and friends, the giveaway system works great. But for the remaining few, it doesn’t. 

I’m meeting with my team this week to see if there are any other solutions we can come up with to help the remaining few, but I know it will be difficult to do that without rocking or breaking the ENTIRE boat in the process. 

Anyways, just sharing with you that if you are having trouble with the giveaways, we’re still rackin’ our collective brains to come up with a solution!!! xoxo jaden


– Dyson Ball Floor Vacuum Giveaway 
– Amazon Gift Card Instant Win Game
– $100 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway 
– Keurig Cappuccino and Latte Maker Giveaway 


Congratulations to our week’s winners : 

– Glenn Wuennenberg from Parsippany NJ who won the Rachel Ray Pots and Pans Giveaway 
-Karen Kainth from Burnaby, BC who won the Security Camera System Giveaway 

Walmart $10 Gift Card Winner (We still have more instant win $10 Walmart gift cards available- play for your chance to win here.)

-Briana Crawford from Houston TX 




-Dyson Ball Floor Vacuum 
-Amazon Gift Card Instant Win 
– $100 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway 
– Keurig Cappuccino and Latte Maker Giveaway 

-$100 Walmart Card
– Fitbit Versa 2
– Dyson Handheld Vacuum Cleaner
– Instant Pot Duo Air Fryer
– Kindle Paperwhite 
– All in one Foot Spa Bath Massager

– Lenovo Laptop
– Henckels Knife Set
– Indoor Outdoor Inflatable Mega Movie Projector Screen
– $100 PetSmart Gift Card
– Apple Watch
– Smoking Gun
– Costco Executive Membership 1 year
– Costco $100 Gift Card
– Apple iPad
– $200 Target Gift Card
– Apple MacBook Air
– Honeywell Germ-Free Humidifier
– Kodak PIXPRO Digital Camera
– $100 Amazon Gift Card
– Ninja Foodi Grill
– Fitbit Versa 2
– Insignia 43″ Smart LED Fire TV 
– $100 Free Groceries
– 20 Winners for $10 Amazon Gift Card
– Masterbuilt Tabletop BBQ Grill
– Acer Chromebook Laptop
– Kodak Dock Portable Photo Printer 
– Aicok Cold Pressed Juice Extractor
– Bose SoundSport Wireless Earbuds Giveaway 
– Hello Sunshine! $500 Cash Giveaway 
-GoPro HERO 7 Giveaway  
-Intex Explorer 2 Person Kayak 
– 20 Winners for 10$ Walmart Gift cards
– Hestan CopperBond Saute Pan ($279)
– Instant Set Up Tent 
– Foot Massager Machine