victoria mackenzie-childs and more: day three nyigf

day three. first off: cindy and I had a great day today. we slept in. stopped at the corner market for bananas and frappucinos. then, we set a goal to get through all through piers in one day. check this out: the three piers total over 750 showrooms, at least 5 miles of walking. every aisle on every floor of…

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new work/new stories! baggallini! wasabi jewelry!

vick & cindy conquer day two of new york gift show! but first: mmmmm…comfy beds in a quiet hotel room=good night’s sleep=re-powering for another long hard day of trekking the aisle. and second: a huge breakfast and then off to the races, with a plan in hand: conquer the rest of javits pavilion so we can spend a day and…

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eric silva! kathryn arnett! maruca design! all at the new york gift show!

new york gift show. javits convention center. nyc. day one. got up this morning at 4am to catch a 7am flight from dtw to lga with friend and neighbor cindy weatherbee who enjoys tackling the show with me. tired. excited. hungry. really really hungry. the creperie I rely on for my nourishment at the javits center has no power. no…

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shopping news from chicago.

I must confess: I really enjoy attending trade shows. As some of you know, I don’t look forward to going (sometimes I even dread the impending travel and work)! But, I forget how much I enjoy discovering new treasures for my customers and how much fun I have reconnecting with vendors throughout the year. I know many of you are…

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the return of obama baggu’s!

I’ve got plenty of ’em this time! brown or blue, come on in and get yours. Don’t forget about the latest baggu giveaway — click here to become eligible!

spreadin’ the love with an obama baggu giveaway

it’s a new year! in 15 days we will have a new president! we sure are ready to start spreadin’ the love! great reason to have another drawing! here’s what to do: leave a comment about how you spread the “buy local” love. on inauguration day, I’ll do a drawing from all the comments. the winner gets an obama baggu…

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