Made in the Valley

  Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee If you like your Joe iced, we’ll spill the beans on a local find. Husband-and-wife team Rebecca and Trevor Smith grind organic beans and then soak them for days in filtered water. The result is a super-smooth, low-acid, creamy blend that is a coffee lover’s dream. $10 for a […]

 

Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee

If you like your Joe iced, we’ll spill the beans on a local find. Husband-and-wife team Rebecca and Trevor Smith grind organic beans and then soak them for days in filtered water. The result is a super-smooth, low-acid, creamy blend that is a coffee lover’s dream. $10 for a 16-ounce bottle that makes about six drinks. Available at the Studio City farmers market every Sunday, Republic of Pie in North Hollywood and at secretsquirrelcoldbrew.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Mellow

Get your mellow on with this new line of all-natural body care products. The custom-crafted, aromatic blends, with “avocado mango butter” as the main ingredient, include body and lip balms, a body scrub and oil and bath salts. Pregnancy and baby products available too. No parabens, sulfates or phtalates. Healing arts practitioner and Encino native Tracy Feldstein donates a portion of proceeds to Breast Cancer Survivorship Fund. Priced from $6. hellomellow.com

 

Flippie Slippies

Talk about slipping into your comfort zone—Flippie Slippies are made for that and more! Sherman Oaks’ Leslie Dinstman hand-makes the colorful creations based on your preferences. Customers can select sandal design and yarn color and can choose among rubber, bamboo or wedge soles. Sizes available for toddlers, girls and ladies. Priced from $22 to $29 at flippieslippie.com.