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– Kathy Huston, editor
Royal Treatment The Pitch: Oh Fergie, you crazy duchess, you. In case you haven’t heard, the Duchess of York was caught on tape trying to sell access to her ex-husband, Prince Andrew. (I wonder if anyone would pay me for access to Steve-O?) You never know what those Royals will do when they’re down and out. Here’s some royal treatment that will lift anyone’s spirits. It’s called The California Bonanza and item #7904 from California Delicious (asi/43464) is a food gift package that includes: Lindt milk chocolate truffles, a Ghirardelli chocolate bar, Dolcetto wafer cookies, Cashew Roca, California pistachios, cheese straws, English tea cookies, crackers and cheese. Think about this for your besties (loyal clients), and your clients’ clients, as well as employee birthdays and anniversaries. Pricing starts at: $59.95-T for one. See it here and don’t blame me if you get hungry. The Bottom Line: Classy confections.
Made in the Suede The Pitch: As always, we are gearing up for a big family weekend here at Huston’s B&B, as I like to call it. There will, of course, be barbecues and American Artisan (asi/35315) has something quite stylish for any grill master. Item MT-136-W-HB is a BBQ mitt made from eye-catching and washable suede and it comes in nine colors. The supplier says that, because it is thin and lightweight, it would make a great mailer or invitation, so that opens up some fun possibilities. Think about restaurant openings, invites to company picnics, special events and more. Pricing starts at: 300; $18.99-T. Click here: http://www.amer-artisan.com/washable_suede.htm. The Bottom Line: Take the heat.
A Day at the Beach The Pitch: Minimus LLC (asi/71357) has the perfect travel companion. The Beach Weekender Kit is a drawstring backpack that can be personalized, and it’s filled with 18 beachy essentials: drink mixes, sunscreen, refreshing water spritzer, travel game, hair brush, bathroom tissue, moist wipes and seat covers. This would be a nice gift left in the hotel rooms of guests at a destination wedding. Of course, it’s also great for any travel-related promotion. Pricing starts at: 36; $41.77-R. To learn more, email Rochelle@minimus.biz. The Bottom Line: A quick getaway.
Super Cool The Pitch: Everyone needs this product. No, really -- especially in the summertime. The Frosty Towel (item CP12) is an eco-friendly 100% cotton towel made with pure natural plant essential oils and extracts that cools you instantly and also repels mosquitoes. No refrigeration required. It’s from A Quiver Full Inc. (asi/30267). Pricing starts at: 100; $4.25-R. This is perfect for any outdoor activity. Click here: http://www.frostytowel.com/. The Bottom Line: Let’s chill.
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