Sun Bum was created in 2010 by a small company located in Cocoa Beach Florida. Their mission: create a new high quality brand of sun care products specifically formulated for people who live and love in the sun and will protect them from the suns harmful rays. This stuff has been tested, approved and recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation so don't monkey around with the other stuff. Find a store near you.
Le Zig-Zag Corkscrew, a cork extracting classic. Made in France using the same press that was used to make the original back in the 1920's. Classic and beautiful. Le Zig-Zag Corkscrew: $42.00 at Bellocchio
We love these and think they'd be the perfect gift but we have no idea where you'd buy them. Next best thing, go hunt down some great silver pieces and create your own!
Another month, another soap! Handmade from the milk of the Beekman goats, the Month of November Soap captures the warmth of sitting by a kitchen hearth and enjoying the smell of baking spices. Each bag contains 2 wrapped 3.25 oz bars. Purchase online at Beekman 1802
Japanese designer Yumiko Sekine, founder of Fog Linen, creates these simply designed napkins using raw linen from Lithuania. The name and size of each product are stamped directly onto the fabric which will wash away over time...then I will never wash mine! $14/each. These and other Fog Linen products available at DWR.
Originating in British India, the Tiffin box is a perfect system for toting around both hot and cold foods. Go green and stack up your lunch goodies in these sleek, reusable stainless steel containers . Find an array of stackable boxes at Happy Tiffin.
July calls for a blend of mint, rosemary and thyme mixed with other essential oils for washing off a hot July day. All of Beekman 1802 soaps are all natural, handmade and use the milk of the Beekman goats that roam the land freely. Each bag contains two wrapped 3.25 oz bars. $12.50. Purchase online at Beekman 1802.
Keep the bugs from bugging you and your guests with these all natural bug repellent bars. Made from goat milk and naturally scented with Citronella, Eucalyptus and other bug chasing essential oils. Shower with or simply rub the bar on your pulse points to release the scent into the air. Completely chemical free for $14.75. Find them online at Beekman 1802.
Rick and Michael Mast are two brothers living in Brooklyn, and hand crafting some of the best artisanal chocolates in the U.S. They source their cacao from small family farms from around the world then individually handcraft, wrap and date each bar. Our favorite, the dark chocolate with almonds and sea salt. To find out where you can get your hands on one of these or to purchase online go to mastbrotherschocolate.com
Restoration Hardware has added garden tools to their hardware roster. Using stainless-steel blades and ash handles, the family-owned Dutch firm Sneeboer modeled these classic tools after traditional designs from Holland.