Shopping Handmade: Why it Matters

“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.” – Anna Lappe It’s easy to lose sight of how much power lies behind the decisions we make as consumers. It’s common for us to make purchases based on convenience and necessity. Although shopping handmade can have a positive […]

Gifts to the World: 7 Things That Were Made in Mexico

When you think of things that were made in Mexico, the first things that come to mind are probably tequila, mariachi music, and enchiladas. Of course, all of these things are things that Mexico has gifted to the world, but what you probably don’t know is that Mexico is actually the origin of some of […]

Shine On: A Look Inside Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Shine On: A Look Inside Mexico’s Day of the Dead Mexico’s Día de Los Muertos is much more than simply a Mexican version of Halloween. In fact, most of Mexico does celebrate Halloween in the traditional form of dressing up and trick-or-treating at local storefronts and businesses. However, Mexico’s several-day celebration of Day of the […]