Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

From the consumer’s side of the computer, BeAfrica is the online destination for African-inspired accessories such as scarves, head wraps and intricate patterned clothing. On the other end is creator and owner Tiffany Boyd, making every product by hand with love and pride. “I should let you know this order is from Paris,” she said […]

Finding diamonds in the rough at Ruby Blues

Finding diamonds in the rough at Ruby Blues

A navy blue, 1940s-style collared dress paired with a vintage leather satchel greets shoppers in the window display of Ruby Blues eclectic recycled clothing shop in Salida. Ruby Blues is not a typical consignment thrift store. It is authentic vintage to the core. Owner Michael Almeida has been buying, selling and trading for as long […]

Throw Your New Year Resolutions in the Trash

Throw Your New Year Resolutions in the Trash

New year resolutions almost always fail. At least for me anyway. That’s why this year, I’ve decided to make new year affirmations, instead of failing my resolutions miserably. What are new year affirmations, you ask? They are compliments for myself to remind myself that I am great no matter what time of year. I realized […]