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Sugar Hearts by Eleni’s

What’s not to love about outrageously delicious and exquisitely decorated custom-made cookies by Eleni’s New York? With Valentine’s Day near, there is no better way to celebrate than with sweets and if your favorite Valentine happens to fancy sugar cookies, there is no sweeter gift than the Sugar Hearts Cookie Tin: 48 hand-iced and decorated sugar cookies in a rainbow of colors: blue, yellow, pink, purple, orange, red and green. The cookies are beautifully packaged in a signature Eleni’s rectangular gift tin and wrapped with a red bow, making it the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or whenever you want to send your loved one some sugar. Read more »


“No Cheer in Amazon’s Holiday” – Are You Kidding Me?

Last Friday (January 31, 2014), the top headline on page 1 of Marketplace in the Wall Street Journal read:

No Cheer in Amazon’s Holiday

Online Retailer’s Revenue Rises 20% but Profit Disappoints: Shares Tumble Read more »


“The Goldfinch”

Maybe sometimes – the wrong way is the right way? You can take the wrong path and it still comes out where you want to be. Or, spin it another way, sometimes you can do everything wrong and it still turns out to be right?”…this is a question worth struggling with. What if our badness and mistakes are the very thing that set our fate and bring us round to good? What if, for some of us, we can’t get there any other way?” Read more »


Chocolate Gifts

All you need is love. But, a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.           -Charles M. Schulz

Finding the perfect chocolate gift for that special someone can be daunting with all the choices – dark, milk, or white, truffles, ganache, nuts, caramels, assortments – but zeroing in on the recipient can make the decision easier. Is the token of your affection an athlete, a baker, a Francophile, a chocolate connoisseur, a vegan, or a cookie lover? If so, consider the following possibilities:  Read more »