Sustainable, high quality and unique products are IN! Most educated, sensible and forward thinking adults know that one of the biggest ways our “vote” counts is in how we spend our hard-earned money. Society is increasingly focused on how influential consumers actually are. Their/your/our beliefs and actions influence entire industries. So if you have the privilege, why wouldn't you...
Ceramica capivara
Why is Serra da Capivara famous for their ceramics? First of all, Serra da Capivara is in the Brazilian state of Piauí. This state is located in the economically poorer, Northeastern region of the country. However, Serra da Capivara is one of the nation’s most renowned archaeological sites where a wealth of ancient rock formations, paintings and artefacts have been...
Gold vibes from grass? YES! Nature is magical and we must value our precious environment to better preserve and care for our only world. Golden grass, or as it's know in Portuguese Capim Dourado, is a natural grass that only grows in Tocantins, in the North region of Brazil. Its scientific name is Syngonanthus Nitens. Golden grass is abundant in a remote...
Wood Marquetry from the Forest People are enchanting when they love what they do! This happy man (pictured) is a master of the amazing ancient art of wood marquetry. Usually creative people that love what they do, make magical pieces that are capable of transferring some of this love to their art, and consequently also to the one who buys it. Everyone...
Have you ever heard that Brazilians are always late? Well, with the Brazilian spirit in mind, enjoy this late Thanksgiving post. In Brazil we don't necessarily celebrate a Thanksgiving holiday as it is understood by those who treasure the holiday in the North. Brazilians do have a harvest festival though, it is called festa Junina. This celebration happens in...
TheFOB dreams of a country where all people feel that they belong Belonging is one of the pillars for a healthy society! In our modern-capitalist society, unfortunately not everyone "belongs" as there are problems of isolation such as homelessness, prison, asylums and various degrees of populations being marginalized. Is utopia a scenario where everyone feels like they belong, when everyone...

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