I spent all summer dreaming about the interviews I wanted to do on my podcast. Admittedly, I had no idea what I was doing and like any good project, it took me months to figure it out (much longer than I'd hoped). And of course, I was terrified to try it.

Thankfully, my first interviewee was the lovely Krystal Swift, owner of Onoclea Bath & Body - a woman who has been a faraway friend since I started Five Seed many years ago. This woman has such a loving spirit and a warm laugh - I was immediately set at ease (not that I'd expected any different). We had a wonderful time talking about plants, living seasonally, and putting out energy towards an "independently funded" lifestyle. 

Unfortunately, I made numerous mistakes with this interview - including not wearing headphones, which supposedly cuts back on skips and feedback. My computer was also on the fritz at the time, so my backup audio file was lost and the video recorded wildly off-track from the audio. 

I had also planned to post this on August 31st, to be the big reveal for Soulful Skincare...and alas, that simply was not the Divine plan. I couldn't get it to work, at all, at that point and sadly had to put it aside while I fixed my computer. 

Finally, I decided to do the best I could and simply record the audio track. As such, it's very low quality, and I deeply apologize for that. And for the middle section that we totally lost, around minute 27... Darnit! It's a terrible disappointment, but I can't get too down. I know Krystal and I have more projects in the works and we are going to get to do this again, I have no doubt. So all will be well.

Many thanks to Krystal for being my first interview here. I am more grateful to her than I can say. I only wish you could see her smile in the video...but again, that will come. Someday. This will come around again. 

Enjoy! And pop in and say hello to Krystal! Check out her Harvest line... Mmmmm.

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