Urban Hippie / Honduras

  • Natural bug spray that worked in the rainforests of Central America

    My husband can sometimes be a skeptic about my natural products and home remedies. I know he totally believes in me and what I create, but I think like many of us, he has similar doubts when it comes to something new or "natural." How could basic essential oils actually prevent the hungry mosquito of Honduras from some tasty blood like mine? Well, I took my theory into practice this past month   while visiting my friend Cindy in Honduras. Our front porch was swarming with mosquitoes before we took off on a 5.1 mile hike in the rainforest of Panacam....

    Read more โ†’
  • Toys that change the world and why I LOVE Tegu Blocks

      So, I just met my nephew Jack for the first time last night after arriving home from Honduras. Therefore, this will be a toy/global impact themed entry.  This falls into the category of products I love for so many reason.  Tegu is a company that not only makes amazing toys that your children can play with care-free, it's a company that cares.   They care about their impact on the environment: They care about their employees:  They care about their community: They offer premium products for your kids to play with without fear. There aren't a million tiny pieces they can...

    Read more โ†’
  • Trekking through the rainforest

    Hello from Central America! I am currently in Honduras with my friend Cindy and her husband Chris (they are the founders of Tegu toys).  I have been exploring Honduras, its amazing people and magnificent landscape. This weekend we drove to Panacam National Park to rest and go hiking through the rainforest. It was my first time in the rainforest and it was spectacular. What a beautiful and fantastic world full of wonder! It was a good reminder that I want to be a wise steward of this planet and limit my negative impact on it. I want places like Panacam to...

    Read more โ†’