THE BARISIEUR

We here at NCG are always about being efficient and using tools that allow us to get the most out of our day.  The Barisieur, designed by Joshua Renouf does just that.  It’s an alarm clock that also brews a cup of coffee!

The water is boiled by the movement of stainless steal ballbearings through induction heating.  The bearings also act as the alarm and wakes the sleeper up vs. the loud buzzing or morning zoo keeper on the radio we have all come accustomed too. The wake up is subtle, accompanied with the scent of fresh brewed coffee.

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MOON JUICE

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To start the new year off, the wife and I took on the challenge of a juice cleanse from Moon Juice, located in Venice, CA. They offer various organic juices and specialize 3, 5 or 7 day cleanses.  You all know Team Colley does not do things half-ass, so we both signed up for a 7 day rainbow cleanse, which entails 7 cold-pressed juices and 1 almond milk, that are to be consumed throughout the day and are to be the only thing you consume.

Yes, going without food for 7 days is crazy, but per the juices, we are getting all the vitamins and nutrients a body needs, on-top of our daily multi-vitamin we take, so please don’t worry.  I am currently on day 2 and feel fine.  I have a slight headache, which is because I am no longer drinking coffee 3-5 times day, but that should subside in a day or two.  I have listed out my 7 juices and their benefits below for your easy reading.

  • Cilantro Celery Punch – contains cilantro, celery, green apple, lemon, ginger.  Benefits:  Heavy Metal Detox, Nerve Calming, Infection Fighting
  • Californian Sun – contains mix citrus.  Benefits:  Cell Defending, Alkalizing, Bone Strengthening
  • Carrot, Lime & Coconut – contains carrot, coconut meat, lime, ginger.  Benefits:  Fat Flushing, Virus Fighting, Body Strengthening
  • Turmeric Gold – contains turmeric root, red apple.  Benefits:  Pain Killing, Metabolism Boosting, Anti-oxidizing
  • Golden Milk – contains unpasteurized almond milk, turmeric root juice, cinnamon, cardamon, raw wildflower honey.  Benefits:  Anti-inflammatory, Liver Cleansing, Muscle and Bone Building
  • Burdock Diakon Citrine – contains diakon, burdock, lemon, green apple.  Benefits:  Purifying, Probiotic, Skin Cleansing, Decongestant  
  • Gingered Lemon – contains ginger, lemon, green apple.  Benefits:  Detoxing, Tummy Soothing, Energizing, Immunizing
  • Almond Milk – contains 100% California almonds, mineral water, mountain salt, raw wildflower honey.