The Makings of Chica

If you know Chica, you know that we craft each truffle with our own hands before we package them up and send them to you. This week, we reflect on this process, and what the cocoa facet of Chica means to us.

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The Chica Dollar

This week's letter focuses on Chica's role as a conscious consumer. We are dropping an old supplier, investigating new ones, and expanding on our understanding of our placement within the capitalist framework. What's new with you? 

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Answering the Menopause Question

Last week, we talked about the importance of learning from our customers. But learning from our customers doesn’t just mean listening, it means converting that knowledge into something actionable. So we’re returning to the “menopause question,” and the request for a late-cycle version of Chica.

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Learning From the Cancellations

Hello and welcome back from hiatus! No, not you, you didn't go anywhere. Just talking to ourselves about our blogging habits. We're back with a BTS look of the ups and downs of running a subscription business, with some included bonus features on what we've learned since we last saw you.  

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Feeling Young and Dumb

Happy Monday, earthlings. This week, we interrupt your regularly scheduled programming with a brief update on the latest: we are young and dumb! And we are so grateful for our Chica community as it grows with us. 

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It's All About the Herbs

Are you confused as hell by our herbs? Still don’t get the hype about hormone balance? That’s ok. This week, we’re trying to translate Traditional Chinese Medicine terminology into a language that is more accessible from a Western perspective: the language of vitamins! And bioactives! And chemical constituents! Ok, this is getting confusing again. Stay tuned.

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Food for Thought

This week, we're getting real about our relationship to food, and how we envision a better version of ourselves and our uteri when we are eating well. Please read with caution if you have or are currently struggling with an eating disorder.

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Capitalism and Tampons

Today we delve into the nebulous and exciting realm of the tampon! Or, more generally, the evolution of menstrual products. We can guarantee that this is just the tip of the iceberg, so stay tuned for more.

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Bloody Hell: Let's Talk Period Stigma

Hello are you tired of hearing us talk about ourselves yet? We are. That’s why, this week, we’re transitioning into something a little different: we’re going to talk about our exploration into the world of period education. Did you know that menstrual blood has been used as a form of revolution?

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