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Feels Like Fall

Well it feels like fall, at least today it does. The caramel apple kits make a great family project. We’ve been known to skip the apple all together and use this delicious caramel in a variety of ways…over ice cream, in baked goods or just out of the package. Eat real food and always have […]

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Summer

We’re having a heat wave in middle America this week and everyone is looking for shade or the air conditioning. Inventory has been completed and we’ve uncrated much of the Christmas inventory, yes, I said Christmas! It has been tagged and boxed for the fall, we are not one of the stores that promotes “Christmas […]

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Rosy Rings

Rosy Rings Shannon Cunningham, Founder Her Story Rosy Rings started in my basement over twenty years ago. Surrounded by five cats and the chug chug of a washing machine, I poured my first candles. My tools: a tiny crock pot and a few dented molds. My ingredients: chunks of sticky beeswax, vials of fragrance and […]

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Welcome Back MYdrap!!

Welcome Back MYdrap!! MYdrap Spain With its clever rolled textiles, a family business in Spain has given traditional table linens a modern makeover by weaving the perfect blend of utility, style, and sustainability. Imagine the convenience of paper towels and the elegance of crisp cotton linens. Put the two together, and you’ve got MYdrap. These […]

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Welcome Beekman 1802

We have taken on a new line BEEKMAN 1802. Who or what is BEEKMAN 1802? Beekman 1802 is a TV Show, Mercantile, bestselling cookbook and memoir, website and tourism destination all inspired by the Beekman 1802 Farm in Sharon Springs, NY. When Josh Kilmer-Purcell (advertising executive and NY Times Bestselling author of I Am Not […]

‘Tis The Season

I am grateful for the return of Corporate Gifting this year. I was honored to help a customer with her client gifts and thrilled to hear that they were very well received. She e-mailed the following… “This is from a BIG client of mine…and at lunch yesterday, they “raved” about it…The client said,”WOW! What an […]

Fall 2016

We’ve gone from the 90’s to the high 50’s in short order and while we bemoaned the endless summer this Fall(?) is a pretty radical change! Boxes upon boxes of new product have been arriving daily and it’s now time to look forward to…dare I say it? Christmas. I hated seeing Facebook posts of stores […]

Summer 2016

I looked up and it’s July 10. I’m not sure how time has flown by but I need to slow down and take a breath. This is the time of year where we start to close out the old and make room for the new product arriving soon. It’s a good time to take stock […]

Pure Michigan! American Spoon Foods

One of my favorite places on earth is Northern Michigan. American Spoon reminds me of summer days with friends and family. We stock these wonderful products so you can enjoy their goodness wherever you are! American Spoon handcrafts fruit preserves and condiments in small batches, capturing the singular flavors of exceptional fruits in every jar. […]

Hello 2016

I love fresh starts…the Holidays were fantastic but there’s something about a January! This January in particular. The store has been refreshed and I am looking forward to one of the best years ever! Want to come along?

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