A Red Bird… a Tribute
Since Red Bird’s House first origins in 2008 I have been sharing my story about my father’s love for red birds. A story that will forever remind me of him … Continue reading
Why Egg Cartons?
What inspired our egg carton kitchen towel? Kate Kreba’s ones quoted; “waste is a design flaw” The original egg carton, made out of exclusively paper pulp, is an extremely simple … Continue reading
Surrender the Me for the We
Not too long ago, I knew how long a week was. It was predictable, a constant that happened every day, every week, every month. The inevitable inertia of life. A … Continue reading
Mezcal – Oaxaca’s Connection to the Land
To truly understand Mezcal, we need to see Oaxaca from above. As we began descending to Oaxaca, it’s mountains and blocks of farmland greeted us, letting us know Oaxaca’s strong … Continue reading
Have you been at your local, Food Bank lately? Mine in my home town of New Braunfels, makes me proud. Not only do I believe in what it represents, but … Continue reading
What’s A Tea Towel Anyway?
Like their counterparts, the dining room cloth napkin, tea towels are a workhorse. And while their uses around the house are varied, so is their history — a lesson we learned … Continue reading
Food for the Soul
I want to start the year by sharing two beautiful documentaries that I hope will inspire you. Even though resolutions are always a possitive way to start a New Year, more times … Continue reading
Dia de los Muertos. San Andres, Mexico. Four Families.
November 1st 2013 San Andres, Mexico On November 1st, all over Mexico, families gather together in commentaries to clean their love one’s tombs and decorate them with flowers and candles. … Continue reading
Are markets the heart of a community? With every social interaction, noise getting louder, the different smells overpowering at times but adding to the experience, and the infinite color palettes … Continue reading
Silence… a squeak, whispers, someone’s cough. Silence again… the sound of turning pages, steps, silence… In a world of busy and loud, it seemed as if life had stopped, however, … Continue reading
If you have ever cooked Paella or have a wonderful friend (in my case) that cares enough about food to prepare one, you know Paella is not all about the … Continue reading
Five ladies, a stack of meatballs and a blue spoon.
It is fun to watch women working together. There is always laughing, singing and , of course, a little gossiping as well. In this group of five, Doña Teofila is … Continue reading
I met Maew while covering an assignment for Edible Austin. (Check out her and her husband’s story at Edible Austin’s last issue. “When Harry met Maew” it is a wonderful … Continue reading
Stories from a mom – Love is never divided it only multiplies.
I never quite understood the amount of love we are capable of creating until I became a mother. I remember thinking there was no way I could feel more love … Continue reading
Ready to work and Happy to Give.
Earth is always ready to work and happy to give, and it does it beautifully. If you would like a print of this last image go to www.redbirdshouse.com We … Continue reading