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Liberty Beans Coffee

Liberty Beans Coffee Company is a family-owned craft roaster that cares—offering premium coffee sourced from green importers and farming partners to produce roasts that can be brewed into the perfect cup of caffeinated (or decaffeinated) goodness. The husband and wife team searches the world for the best beans available from coffee-producing regions in Guatemala, Brazil, and Columbia. Both being high school teachers, there is no surprise that the team is committed to serving the community through fundraisers and dedicated donations.

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The Best Kitchen Knife You’ll Ever Own – Cutluxe

ef’s knives on the frontlines.

Gone are the days of aimlessly sawing through tender meats and firm fruits and vegetables like cabbage, onions, pineapple, garlic, and fresh shallots to get the perfect cut or mince. With Cutluxe, home chefs from seasoned pros to beginners will slice through anything with ease as its collections of artisan cooking knives are a cut above ordinary. On a mission to revolutionize daily meal prep by making it even easier to chop and prep ingredients than ever before, Cutluxe knives are made with premium-grade steels to create razor-sharp, ergonomic, and affordable kitchen knives for hobby and professional chefs alike.

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PhytoLife Balance – Theralogix

Theralogix Nutritional Science, a leading expert and considered the gold standard for evidence-based nutritional supplements, is pleased to announce the release of PhytoLife™ Balance, their high-quality, plant-based solution to address the possible nutritional gaps for people following a plant-based diet. PhytoLife Balance is the first and only supplement formulated for a plant-based diet certified by NSF International.

If you follow a plant-based diet, PhytoLife Balance is the easiest way to ensure you’re getting all the essential nutrients you need. PhytoLife Balance delivers the right balance of 10 essential nutrients that can be difficult to get from plants alone:

· Vitashine vitamin D3 (from lichen)
· Vitamin B12
· Iodine
· Vitamin K2
· Chelated Minerals (Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, and Zinc)
· DHA and EPA Omega-3s

And in case you’re wondering what these nutrients do for your body, they support the health and proper function of your brain, eyes, heart, immune system, and even your joints.*

PhytoLife Balance’s unique formulation stands out against its competition. These vegan-sourced nutrients are delivered to your body in a balanced, easy-to-absorb format. It is formulated by physicians to create a safe, efficacious, high-quality supplement that both customers and their doctors can feel good about. PhytoLife Balance is also independently tested and certified by NSF International. Simply put, this certification assures you that PhytoLife Balance contains only exactly what is listed on the label – nothing more, nothing less.

You can get Phytolife Balance from Amazon or Theralogix.com. You may also follow Theralogix on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for more information,

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Gourmet plant-based probiotics – Small Town Cultures

Good for you and your gut, Small Town Cultures’ gourmet plant-based probiotics are small-batch and made with the fresh waters of the Adirondacks. These raw fermented foods include sliced jalapenos, turmeric kimchi, Meyer lemon, and more to support your health in the tastiest way possible. All clean offerings are made without vinegar or sugar and have no additives or preservatives. The products are gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO, and keto-friendly.

Available in-store at Whole Foods Market, The Fresh Market, and other health/retail stores throughout the North East or online at mouth.com and nopigneva.com

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Party Pics – Girls Enjoying Cigars

Cigars are popping up everywhere! Check out these beauties:

The Legend of Johny Bootlegger

Johny Bootlegger is inspired by the Prohibition era of the 1920s – where many creative cocktails were invented in speakeasies. It’s a great choice when a very tasty, spirited beverage is desired. At 12% alcohol by volume, and ten great flavors to choose from, Johny Bootlegger lives up to the legend.
There are hundreds of stories about why Johny is a legend. And each one of them is 100% true blue, all-American, according-to-Hoyle fact. It all started during the 1920s, after Prohibition went into effect, when everyone from fancy fellas and debutante dames to boardwalk grifters and dimestore floozies were looking for a titillating tonic to get their kicks from. For months, towns across the country were as dry as your mother-in-law’s Thanksgiving turkey. Until one glorious night, in the city that never sleeps, people from all walks of life soon discovered the libations that would liberate them from sobriety and satiate their desires — and it was all thanks to Johny Bootlegger.

Johny was an ‘entrepreneur’ who was doing a stretch in Sing Sing for punching-out a police horse when he had the idea for creating private drinking clubs called ‘Speakeasies’ where people could go, socialize, meet dames, flirt with fellas and best of all, imbibe! Soon they were popping up everywhere. But they wouldn’t let you in unless someone vouched for you and you knew the secret knock — which Johny also invented. After being transferred to Alcatraz for bribing the guards at Sing Sing, he busted out using only a toenail clipper and a spool of twine and made his way back to East Coast to forge his alcohol-fueled empire.

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Botanicals for Modern Life – Amass

From botanical spirits to body care products, AMASS makes clean botanics for modern life.
At AMASS, we wear our ingredient lists on our sleeve. All of our botanical ingredients are NATURAL, NON-GMO, and vetted by the best in the business. You won’t find any artificial preservatives or unnecessary chemicals in our bottles – JUST PLANTS.
We carefully select each botanical that goes into our bottles. From adaptogens like LION’S MANE MUSHROOM and ASHWAGANDHA to culinary ingredients like SUMAC and SORREL, each and every one of our botanicals is thoughtfully considered for a cleaner cocktail.
Our personal care products are made with NATURAL BOTANICAL EXTRACTS and LUXURIOUS ESSENTIAL OILS for a brief sensory ritual. The bespoke botanical blends were designed with moments of self-care in mind, whether you’re washing your hands, taking a bath, or lighting a candle.
While AMASS first began by offering a Dry Gin and Botanic Vodka, we’ve always felt that our core values of QUALITY, STORYTELLING, AND COMMUNITY were not limited to alcohol. That’s why we make CLEAN BOTANICS FOR BOTH SOCIAL AND SELF-CARE RITUALS.

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Protect your lips!

Most people forget their lips when they think of SPF protection – Skin Cancer Awareness Month is a great time to remind your readers to show their lips a little love before they head out for their Memorial Day plans. Options range from: coconut vanilla with Zinc, original sport, berry, and mint. You can read more about Eco Lips in People’s “Eco-Friendly Gift Guide”.

Key Facts:
– Broad spectrum SPF protection
– Available in SPF 15 and SPF 30
– Protection against UVA/UVB rays
– Eco Lips founder, Steve Shriver, suffered from lip cancer, which inspired the creation of this product line
– Made with a combination of organic aloe vera & organic coconut oil and cocoa butter
– Eco Lips is a B Corp & Fair Trade Certified
– Production facility runs on renewable energy reserves

Healthy Water – Tezahn

Tezahn is a natural herbal cold infusion that instantly transforms plain water into a therapeutic immunity booster. The infusion relaxes your mind & body; keeping you rejuvenated & uplifted all day. Made with 100% organic herbs and spices, the beverage is convenient to make, easy to carry around, and refreshing to drink – motivating you to stay hydrated throughout the day!

The quest for a healthy enhancement to water inspired Tezahn’s founder, Sirisha. Like most of us, she always carried a bottle of water to yoga, meditation, gym, and trek. She started thinking about an alternative to an exercise drink that was just as convenient to carry and exciting to drink, but was not loaded with sugars, additives or preservatives.

Sirisha thought of her grandma (an ardent follower of Ayurveda and natural remedies), who kept a copper drinking pot next to her bed. She refilled this pot everyday with fresh water, herbs and spices, and consumed it everyday for 90+ years of her life. As a child, Sirisha loved this special water and its divine taste. As she grew older, she came to understand all of its true benefits.

The healing properties of treating water in a copper pot stems from the teachings of Ayurveda. Sirisha’s memory of her grandma, along with her learnings of the therapeutic benefits of Ayurveda, thrusted her into beginning her journey in creating a unique Wellness Water: Tezahn.

It’s simple – place a Tezahn bag into 500 ml of water. A water bottle with cap is preferred. Shake it well & leave it for 3 minutes. Enjoy your natural immunity boosting wellness water. Discard any unused drink after 8 hours.

Tezahn is available in three delightful infusion varieties, including Ginger and Jaggery, Tulsi and Spices and Mint and Turmeric.

Sweeten Holidays 2021 with Chocolates by Delysia Chocolatier!

Thanksgiving gift box

Give great thanks

Our Thanksgiving gift box is a collection of inspired chocolates that is the perfect gift for any hostess during the holiday season.

The Autumn collection chocolate truffles includes 3 decadent flavors of balanced spices in apple cider, roasted local pecans in pecan pie, and pumpkin with mulling spices in pumpkin spice for perfect rendition of Fall. Enjoy the warmth of pumpkin and a blend of spices for the perfect Fall evening with our Pumpkin spice drinking chocolate. The aromatic notes of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg blended with pecans and dried apples are sure to awake your senses with our Apple pie chocolate bark. The tart pieces of dried cranberry and the crunch of the pistachio makes for the perfect sweet and salty bite in our Cranberry pistachio bark.

Give thanks this season with the following:

Autumn collection chocolate truffles
Pumpkin spice drinking chocolate
Apple pie chocolate bark, 3oz
Cranberry pistachio chocolate bark, 3oz


Thanksgiving hostess collection chocolate truffles, 16pc

Gracious gifting

Thanksgiving is a time for reflecting upon all we’re grateful for in our lives. It’s also a time for giving to those we love. Just in time for the holidays, Delysia Chocolatier has made it possible to do both with the creation of its Thanksgiving hostess truffle collection, a selection of 16 original truffles inspired by the favorite flavors of a classic American Thanksgiving dinner.

Elegantly packaged, our Thanksgiving hostess truffles are a delicious way to express thanks for all the labor and love that go into the preparation of an elaborate holiday meal. Classic Thanksgiving dishes such as sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce, caramelized stuffing and apple pie are all mouth wateringly delicious on their own – but just imagine savoring these traditional treats surrounded by an encasing of gourmet chocolate. Taking advantage of freshly harvested ingredients and rich flavors of autumn, these timely truffles are certain to earn the thanks of your hostess and her guests.

This Thanksgiving-inspired 16-piece truffle collection contains:

4 Sweet potato casserole chocolate truffles
4 Cranberry sauce chocolate truffles
4 Apple pie chocolate truffles
4 Caramelized stuffing chocolate truffles


Autumn harvest collection, 9pc

From hayrides to pumpkin pies … Fall has arrived

Surround yourself with the intensely warm hue created by the breathtaking rust and golden colored leaves dancing along the ground while the sound of the brisk wind whistles in the distance. Hay-littered fields are speckled with earthy orange pumpkins, creating the perfect landscape for a family trip to the local farm. From endless pumpkin patches to immeasurable corn mazes to picturesque outdoor scapes brimming with abundant crops, Fall has finally arrived!

Experience the flavors of autumn with a unique assortment of chocolate flavors capturing the feeling of crisp days and bountiful harvests. From the warm scent of baking spices wafting from a pumpkin pie to the joy of making beloved savory dishes like fried chicken, this collection features the classic elements of an autumn spent with friends and family.

Discover the satisfying fusion of savory and sweet in our Caramelized stuffing chocolate truffle, blending rich semisweet chocolate with thyme and sage providing strong herbal notes at the forefront and a hint of earthiness lingering on the finish. Delicate hints of rosemary caramel linger throughout each creamy bite. Savor the zesty flavor of our Orange cranberry sauce chocolate truffle permeated with orange zest, nutmeg and Tawny port blended into rich bittersweet chocolate. A pop of tartness reveals itself in the form of a piece of dried cranberry balanced in the center. Bring a bite of nostalgia to your day with our Apple pie chocolate truffle, with silky milk chocolate enhanced with mulling spices for a tender spiced tickle in the back of your throat. A piece of apple in the center will bring you back to memories of warm pie baking in the kitchen before the big family meal.

A limited number of our Autumn Harvest collections have been curated for the season – only 50 boxes have been handcrafted for the 2021 fall season.

This exclusive autumn inspired 9-piece chocolate truffle collection contains:

1 Spiced chai chocolate truffle
1 Caramelized toffee cheesecake chocolate truffle
1 Apple pie chocolate truffle
1 Butterscotch mocha chocolate truffle
1 Candied pumpkin chocolate truffle
1 Fried chicken chocolate truffle
1 Cranberry sauce chocolate truffle
1 Pomegranate mint chocolate truffle
1 Caramelized stuffing chocolate truffle


NEW! (Gold chocolate version)

Turkey molded chocolates

Flavorful addition to your Thanksgiving feast

Give your guests another reason to be thankful. Add Delysia Chocolatier’s Turkey molded chocolates to your menu and share the rich bounty of the season with loved ones and dinner guests.

Three ounces of our creamy, sweet chocolate are carefully handcrafted into this classic symbol of the autumn season. Our freestanding, solid Turkey molded chocolates make a unique gift for your Thanksgiving host, the perfect seating placeholder, or an interesting element to an elegant fall table display. Your guests may be too stuffed to enjoy them by the end of the meal, so send them home with our Turkey molded chocolate to enjoy another day.

This special treat from our Molded Chocolate collection is available in the purest white, dark, or milk chocolate – but only for a limited time during the Thanksgiving season.

This adorable and festive place setting is available in the following flavors:

Gold chocolate
White chocolate
Milk chocolate
Dark chocolate

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Life and Other Shortcomings by Corie Adams

Life and Other Shortcomings is a collection of linked short stories that takes the reader from New Orleans to New York City to Madrid, and from 1970 to the present day. The women in these twelve stories make a number of different choices: some work, others don’t; some stay married, some get divorced; others never marry at all. Through each character’s intimate journey, specific truths are revealed about what it means to be a woman―in a relationship with another person, in a particular culture and era―and how these conditions ultimately affect her relationship with herself. The stories as a whole depict patriarchy, showing what still might be, but certainly what was, for some women in this country before the #MeToo movement. Both a cautionary tale and a captivating window into women’s lives, Life and Other Shortcomings is required reading for anyone interested in an honest, incisive, and compelling portrayal of the female experience.

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