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Choose Between Two Options
- $10 for 10 drinks of up to 16 ounces each (up to a $39.50 value)
- $11 for two sandwiches, two soups, and two drinks (up to a $23.90 value)
Ten-drink punch cards encourage sampling of nonspecialty drinks that range from flavored italian soda and cappuccinos to chai lattes. The menu includes sandwiches of fresh-made chicken salad with grapes and walnuts and curried carrot soup.
The Life House
For centuries the world has wondered how to combine a bakery, coffee shop, and disc-golf center. In Rockwall, three businesses decided to put the matter to rest with The Life House, which engenders a healthy community with its triple hit of organic baked goods, house-roasted coffee, and disc golf. When Fresh Life Foods founder Katy Standifer’s sister was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Katy saw links between processed foods and her sister’s condition. With her mother, Lynda Ahlen, she began baking organic pastries and breads for her family before expanding the practice and selling the tasty goods to the community.
Elsewhere in Rockwell, home roaster Jeremy Standifer was testing his careful eyes, nose, and second nose on custom-roasted organic coffee beans that would eventually become the staple of FLF Organic Coffee. Jeremy's aromatic coffee made an ideal pairing for Katy's sweet and savory fare, which ranges from empanadas to loaves of cinnamon-swirl bread, so the two combined their practices. What makes The Life House rare, though, is what customers discover when they venture outside. Jeremy's love for disc sports led him, along with fellow roaster Chris Kelley, to found Life Disc Sports, which hosts camps and clinics and sells gear. Outside the café, their nine-hole course challenges experienced and novice players before they venture back inside to fling pastries into their mouths.