April 16, 2012,
Prepara's Chef's Basting Set is made of heat resistant silicone and comes with a squeeze brush and jar. It is BPA free, and dishwasher and microwave safe. $19.99. Prepara, New York. 888.878.8665.
Cape Cod Provisions has added chocolate-covered cranberry sweets to its Harvest Sweets line. The all natural sweet-tart treats are available in both dark and milk chocolate versions. $5/5-oz. pkg. Cape Cod Provisions, Pocasset, MA. 508.564.5840.
It's Hip to Be Square
The Tea Cube from Make My Day features a stainless steel infuser with a silicone stopper. Four cup capacity. $39.99. Make My Day, Venice, CA. 919.803.1884.
Wine Tasting at Home
Epic Products' Blind Wine Tasting Set comes with 30 numbered wraps (five of each number, one through six) that go around a bottle to cover the label and keep the bottle's identity a secret, blind tasting suggestions and a score card. Epic Products, Santa Ana, CA. 800.548.9791.
Created after the most popular table orange in Italy, Tarocco, the Cali Cosmetics' candles of the same name offer a silky citrus scent that can burn up 65 to 75 hours. The 11 oz. Sicilian Red Orange candle can transport you to Sicily-at least for a few hours. $26. Cali Cosmetics, New York. 888.883.2254.
Meet members of the Itty Bitty Kitty Committee. New from iPop are Clicks Magnets featuring images of orphaned kittens from the Humane Society fostered by Laurie Cinotto, who photographs her charming charges. There are five different sets of Clicks Magnets 4-packs and four Big Clicks magnets. iPop thru the Madison Park Group, Seattle. 800.806.9685.
The Sugar Mama Honey Scrub from Noodle & Boo lightly exfoliates with ultra-fine sugar, aloe and vitamin E to soothe skin. Other ingredients include shea butter, coconut and honey for softness. Available in 8 oz. $26. Noodle & Boo, Campbell, CA. 888.400.5454.
Drop By Drop
Feeling down? Need a pick-me-up? Stressed? 21 Drops has the elixir. The individual oil-based, roll-on fragrances are specifically designed to help with specific ailments-whether you need some Invigoration, have a heavy heart (Carry On) of feel congested (Decongest). Scents can be mixed and matched for conflicting emotions. $29. per bottle; trios $75. 21 Drops, Delray Beach, FL. 561.450.8686.
Share a Sentiment
Greeting card features collaged artwork with humorous sentiment on the cover. Card is blank inside for a personal message. 5"x7". $4. MK Designz, Green Bay, WI. 920.371.6234.
Coming of Age
Carlson Craft presents Mazel Tov! a brand new coordinated invitation album featuring invitation ensembles for Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. The ensemble shown includes the invitation, reception card and coordinating color printed napkin. $449.70 for 100 of each item shown. Carlson Craft, North Mankato, MN. 800.580.1707.
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