We recently moved into a sweet little house with plenty of citrus trees. Among these is a bright and cheerful kumquat tree. Kumquats are often eaten raw and have a sweet edible rind and tart juicy center. Known to bring good luck and prosperity, I […]
Many companies with “natural” products on the market today focus on telling you what toxic ingredients they don’t contain, instead of revealing the toxic ingredients they do contain. This is known as greenwashing. For example, some companies will label their products paraben-free but use […]
I was walking around the farmer’s market when I saw a young woman wearing a beautiful, flowy, feminine dress and just had to stop and ask her where she bought it. It turns out her friend Emily Cadenhead, a local designer and mother, created the […]
Always on the lookout for high quality, natural beauty products, I was immediately drawn to By Nieves handmade body care products and was equally intrigued by her story.
Born by candlelight on the Canary Island of La Palma to vagabond parents, Nieves doesn’t remember hitchhiking across Europe […]