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EARTH BLOCKS- coming soon! Featured in New York Mag’s Shop-a-Matic Cool New Spring Finds….

New York Magazine asked us what some of our FAVORITE new finds are for Spring and we immediately said, EARTH BLOCKS!!! These cool, lego-like blocks are made from all natural, organic materials- such as Tree Bark (as in the example above). Made from a composite of sawdust, bark, coffee bean skin, and green tea, these are a cool, green, and great-smelling alternative to plastic blocks. 50 blocks to a set. These will arrive April 6th, pre-order now… Earth Blocks Tree Bark, Earth Blocks Sawdust, Earth Blocks Coffee Bean, Earth Blocks Green Tea- $32 each.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas, courtesy of NY Magazine & US!

We got some love from New York Magazine’s latest installment of the Shop-A-Matic in honor of FATHER’S DAY, which is next Sunday June 19th btw. Here are their picks from our shop, but if you need more inspiration check out the Father’s Day section on our website

Bocce/Boule- $16.95– comes with this handy carrying bag

Barbeque Nation, fabulous recipe book- $18.95 (lots more BBQ stuff on our site too!)

Bomb’s Away Shot Glasses- fun & functional!- $22.50

S’well Water Bottle (keep Dad well hydrated!)- $30 (other colors available as well)

Get Shopping! Don’t forget DAD!!!

Mother’s Day Ideas- from us and New York Magazine’s Shop-A-Matic!

Sunday is Mother’s Day! Don’t forget to celebrate your MOM!! We’ve got lots of ideas in the shop and online, but come in quick- our cards and treats are going fast and Mother deserves the best!  Here are some of the ideas New York Magazine suggested from us–

Gardener’s Hand Balm- A protective balm for the hands containing essential oils to help maintain skin softness and condition- $16.50; Pretty Cupcake Set- Decorate Your Cupcakes Instantly with Beautiful Liners, Flag Toppers, and Creative Presentations-$19.95 and our Thoughtful Gardener Thermos- Enjoy a cup of tea (or whatever your beverage of choice is!) in the great outdoors with this stainless steel thermos- $26.

Here are some other fun ideas we love-

Drink Up Babushka Bedside Carafe- $22.50

Lollia Wish Bath Salts- $24.95

Boom Boom Family Edition Set- $15.

New York Magazine’s Spring Preview: Our Eco Friendly Picnic Boxes!

We are very excited to be a part of New York Magazine’s Spring Preview 100 Spring Finds in Top Stores– our awesome new Eco Friendly Picnic Boxes are featured. I LOVE these things– they are reusable picnic boxes that hold up to 20 lbs and to quote myself, as NY Mag did “These eco picnic boxes contain everything you need for a green outdoor dining extravaganza. Your date and the planet will love you.” -Ann Cantrell, Owner. From COMPOSTABLE plates, bowls, trays, cups, napkins, even trash bags– it’s all in there. The three styles remind me of three different picnic spots in NYC- for the Today’s Date style (top)- which by the way comes with crayons to color in (clever, clever) maybe you and your date might check out Central Park. For the Urban Picnic Box (middle), perhaps Prospect Park might be more your thing (love the graffiti/boombox front and back). And for the Office Escape– (bottom), maybe a jaunt to Brooklyn Bridge Park (playing a little hookey never hurt anyone) or Riverside Park. Whatever you decide, these make wonderful gifts- for yourself or a special friend and remind us that spring will be here before you know it (this Sunday, officially!). Eco Friendly Modern Picnic Boxes- Today’s Date, Urban Picnic and Office Escape- $25 each.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas Galore…

Are you on the shop’s mailing list? Hope so! If you are then you know that we sent out an email today with some clever (if I do say so myself, since I picked them all!) Father’s Day gift ideas. I also set up a new section on the site for FATHER’S DAY GIFTS, so check it out! We have tons of cool ideas in store and online so come in soon and order early for the best selection and timely delivery (including the History Ruler, above).

We also got a few shout-outs in the New York Magazine’s Shop-a-Matic (wahoooo!!) for Father’s Day gifts- very exciting! Some highlights-

Great Drinker Shot Glasses, $15.50

Natural Bristle Shaving Brush, $12 (pair it with Musgo Real Shaving Cream $11.50)

Lucha Libre Wrestling Dolls (c’mon, these make EVERYONE smile! that funny glued on yellow hair? hilarious), $12.95. And MUCH MORE!

more great press, from New York Mag’s Shop-a-Matic…

We are psyched to be a part of this week’s New York Magazine’s Shop- A- Matic that features 100 new items in NYC stores. Each item was hand selected by the buyer or owner of the shop so you can really see what stores are EXCITED about for Spring. I wrote about our Personalized Classics Alice in Wonderland book (you can read quote online)– which I wrote about here before, but is such a cool gift maybe you want to check it out again! $30.


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