All posts tagged: support local

Cayman Scents: Eco-friendly Bath & Body Products

Cayman Scents has a premium line of handmade eco-friendly candles, bath and body products.  The collection consists of an array of luscious and delicious scents that embody island life.   Flavors include: Island Mango, Ocean Breeze and Cucumber Melon.  The heart of Cayman Scents is quality handcrafted products made locally with an eco-conscious mindset.  All products are environment friendly, not tested on animals (cruelty free) and made with fair trade ingredients.   Great care is taken in the process of making each item.  The collection of products were developed over several years to ensure a high quality product.  Plenty of time and dedication was put into mixing, smelling and testing the products as part of the manufacturing process and to create the unique scents and recipes. Rub-A-Dub-Scrub  Body Scrubs Handcrafted Soaps Body Lotion Let It Glow  Candles and home diffusers Support Local Cayman Scents have been handcrafting eco-friendly products since 1999.   By supporting local and sustainable products it helps both the environment and the economy. Visit Angela Wood, founder of Cayman Scents on Wednesday’s …

Crookedfinger Art: Sustainable Fashion & Art

Crookedfinger Art is an expression of my person style and creative impulses. – Kim Cadenhead Meet Kim!  Kim Cadenhead is the founder of Crookedfinger Art.  Kim has a unique quirk, two crooked pinky fingers, a result of a genetic glitch.  Her little quirk resulted in the inspiration for her company name, it is an ode to her unique characteristic which she embraces and has allowed her to flourish as an artist with her original artistic style.  Kim is passionate about various medias for art projects.  Her portfolio includes: paintings on canvas, mixed media, handcrafted sustainable products and graphic t-shirt designs.  Kim recently took part in an artist workshop in North Carolina.  The workshop gave Kim an opportunity to grow as an artist and finesse her painting skills.  Her experience there lead to her latest creative endeavor a series of floral paintings on both canvas and repurposed wooden trays— both wonderful works of art for home decor. Kim is an artist who is inspired by the environment around her and incorporates the very essence of her …

Saucha Conscious Living: Eat Like You Give A Damn

The holidays usually means an array of sugary goodness treats.  Are you thinking of hot cocoa with marshmallows, sugar cookies and Christmas pudding? (I think we all are)  While dessert and treats reign supreme around this time of year, one can still eat delicious treats with a healthy mindset.  If you find yourself wanting to indulge but stick to eating with a health-conscious mindset then Saucha Conscious Living has got your covered!  During the holiday season they are offering locally sourced vegan meals.  If you are a hostess-with-the-mostess you might want to consider taking advantage of Saucha’s Healthy Holiday Catering Menu click here to check it out We believe in filling our life with consciously selected products that support our community and the planet. – Saucha Conscious Living To view all their tasty treats click here Holiday Gift Guide: Saucha Conscious Living has got some cool items available that would make excellent gifts this holiday season.  Each item featured supports local and is Eco-friendly. For The Foodie Kombucha & Bites Gift Set Kombucha holiday flavors …

Jingle Bells, The Kettle Rings

  Get ready Tea Lovers because Tea Time In Cayman has created the ultimate gift basket — filled with an array of goodies.  Each treat inside the basket is perfect for staying cozy during the holiday season as the Christmas breeze rolls in. Tea Time In Cayman Gift Baskets: Sneak Peek Inside  3 25g bags of loose leaf tea 1 oz Cayman Sea Salt’s BBQ Almonds 1 package of tea biscuits 1 local jam 1 tea strainer Brew Up A Cup Tea Time in Cayman has 37 varieties of premium loose leaf tea.  So, brew up a cup and enjoy.  Below are some favorite flavors of mine A Royal Affair USDA Certified Organic Unlike most English Breakfast blends, our Royal Affair is a single estate, organic Assam tea from India. Hibiscus Vanilla Delight Fair Trade Certified & 100% caffeine-free This mellow and fruity combination is a smooth, comforting blend of hibiscus, rooibos, sweet vanilla and a touch of chocolate. Also known as red tea, rooibos contains exceptionally high levels of antioxidants and anti-aging properties and …

Buzzing About: Bee Line Designs

  The holidays are quickly approaching and supporting local is a wonderful place to start when buying gifts for loved ones this holiday season.  An island favorite is the exquisite handcrafted designs made by Gale Tibbetts, founder of Bee Line Designs by 24k-Mon Jewelers & Art Gallery.  Gale is a Caymanian artist and from an early age she has had a desire and infatuation to have some form of art as a career. Always being her happiest when her hands are occupied and creating something artistic. Her collection is inspired by her love for the ocean and the island’s natural beauty.  Bee Line Designs is composed of handcrafted jewelry and unique crafts.  Gale has been creating handmade jewelry for the past 35 years.  Her signature style for Bee Line Designs, is her use of Swarovski crystals, semi-precious gem stones, pearls and a selection of metals.  Her collection is hand forged by Gale creating one-of-a-kind pieces.  Bee Line Designs has an array of products, including: necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts, anklets and key chains all of which are …

A Little Cayman Spice

  A Little Cayman Spice Laurel Hydes has got a hot commodity on her hands, homemade Pepper Jellies. Pepper Jelly is a garnish that can be used with almost anything, it is always jam packed with powerful flavors and a little fire. Laurel’s selection of Pepper Jellies are unique in flavor and are quickly becoming a staple product in kitchens across Cayman. A Garden Of Pepper Jellies Laurel takes great care to ensure that the finest ingredients are used to make her locally made organic Pepper Jellies. She has her very own scotch bonnet pepper garden. Her scotch bonnet peppers are the key ingredient to making her flavorful Pepper Jelly. Laurel has an array of unique Pepper Jelly flavors and the only ingredients she buys that is not grown locally or from the farmers market are: strawberries, blueberries and cranberries. Current Pepper Jelly Flavors include: Regular Pepper Jelly, Blueberry, Strawberry, and Starfruit. Scenes Behind The Kitchen How did Laurel come to master the art of making one of the finest Pepper Jellies available on the …