We had the good fortune of connecting with Shanice & Shavonda Vernon and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Shanice & Shavonda, what makes you happy? Why?
Knowing that me and my sister have found our puropse in life and realizing that we can turn it into a career. We were really lost in the sauce for a while, not knowing what to do as a career and be happy at the same time. So as soon as we knew our puropse it was life changing.

Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Basically we our a black own small business . That turn our favorite foods and snacks into dog friendly meals and treats. It’s all natural even people can eat it. We use ingredients like natural peanut butter, blueberries, oats, ground turkey and many more natural products. How did we get here , easy by failing and learning from our mistakes . Was it easy?? Hell no the hardest thing was the funding , everything else was cool, by surrounding us with the right people. They taught us about creidt and how to fund our business . The lesson we learned that it get better and just to be patient . We want the world to know that real dog deserve to eat real and healthy natural dog food.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Ok first thing first we going to Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen to eat. We are ordering 3 wheel motion and grand Hennessy.We are eating and drinking until we pass out. After that we are going to Downton Houston to ride some scooters at night tho, that’s the best time. Tuesday me and my sister would make some breakfast , after that take a nap and chill. Me and my sisters our big foodies so after that we going to a place called The Breakfast Klub this is where everybody come to get some good Brunch when they come to Houston , even Beyonce . After that we going to Willis and go fishing and watch the sun set. Wednesday morning we are heading to the Broken Egg for pancakes and a couple of pitchers of mimosas. Later that night were going to a spot in Houston called Avant Garden . Where we can smoke and chill and vibe out to some music. Thursday we chilling for the most park. My sister and I was raised in the south so you know we gonna cook a lil something like some ginger glaze salmon with some spinach and Mac n cheese . With a pineapple mule to wash it down with. Friday we going to have a beach day and head to Galveston and BBQ on the beach while we vibe out to some music . Saturday we cooking a breakfast again . After that we can head to the race track to race some go karts. A little after that we can head to an art museum to check some art out . Sunday were headed to the Waffle House to smash on some waffles and then we chilling. We tried from the fun week we just had.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My sister and I would like to give a big shoutout to the rapper Big Sean . We both were going through a rough patch in life with college, the business , and just juggling life as a young adult. On top of all that our car broke down on my sister birthday on the way to see the Waynas Brothers at the Houston Improv. Well we called one of our good friend Jackson to pick us up, and as we were riding he played a Big Sean song call Blessings. After the song was finish an interlude came on . It was Big Sean talking about being patience and waiting for your time to come. It was one part that stuck out when he said “You might have a thousands strikes before you hit a homerun, to see the bottom means that the top is just as real. That one line hits as hard as when we first heard it in the car that night. Shoutout to you Big Sean. We thank you !

Website: www.kyriesnatural.com

Instagram: kyriesdogfood

Facebook: King Kyrie Natural Dog Food

Image Credits
Natalie Donofoio – She took our picture for our website and for our e book and she helped us get a social media manger.

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