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 […]

Frida Kahlo: Who Was She Really?

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” -Frida Kahlo  Walking through modern day artisanal Mexican marketplaces and outdoor flea markets you’ll see one particular person’s face over and over again throughout. Keychains, t-shirts, coffee mugs, shoulder bags, shot glasses, and almost any other thing you can think of have […]

From Dream to Hustle: The Birth of Erica Maree Designs

You don’t really need to meet Erica Black in person to catch wind of the unique, down-to-earth and passionately creative human that is behind Erica Maree bohemian handbags and fashion accessories. You can take a simple glance at one of her feature handmade handbags and recognize the complex array of individual personality traits and unique […]