Taos’ best cups of hot chocolate

Originally published in Taos News The Mayans knew it. Chocolate isn’t only a delicious treat, but it is actually good for your overall health. The mention of hot chocolate conjures images of blissful winter evenings—snow falling outside, a warm fireplace in a cozy room and fingers curling around a steaming mug. Yet chocolate is also…

The Sweet Life in Taos

  Handmade raspberry and toasted hazelnut ice cream at Old Casa Continental Originally published in Taos News Six desserts that stand out in a town known for the high quality of its bakeries A taste of Veracruz If you are downtown, don’t miss Antonio’s—A Taste of Mexico, the recipient of several Best of Taos awards,…

Blue Fish Clothing—a small company with a big heart

Originally published in Taos News Blue Fish unique hand-printed, organic women’s clothing has been a fixture in the Taos fashion community since 1996. Owner, founder and designer Jennifer Barclay started Blue Fish Clothing in 1986 when she began making clothing in her parents’ garage. “Since then, every one of the hundreds of thousands of Blue Fish garments…

Jan Smith: a patchwork of different jobs

Originally published in Taos News Jan Smith wears many hats. She is a licensed social worker, a strategic attraction coach, an administrator, the curator for SOMOS, a gym employee, a pet sitter, a Tarot reader and a Reiki Master. As it often happens with entrepreneurs who manage multiple businesses, Smith is always busy, but she…