Diane C. O’Connor

Wondermade: A Story of Love, Craft + Quality Materials

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Wondermade began as an act of love. Husband-and-wife owners, Nathan and Jenn Clark began crafting homemade marshmallows that their friends and family could not live without, and now the specialty marshmallows described as “fun to eat, fun to share, made with 100% sweet, magic air,” are taking off across the country.

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A Modern + Cheerful 2016 Desk Calendar

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Desk calendars should be compact, cheerful and bright – a bit of eye candy to provide a respite from an otherwise busy and chaotic workspace.

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The Ladies of Letterpress: News + A New Book Release

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The Ladies of Letterpress is an international community of letterpress printers and print enthusiasts. Founded in 2009 by Jessica White and Ksenyia Thomas, LoLP’s mission is to promote the art and craft of letterpress printing and to encourage the voice and creative vision of women printers. (Membership is open to both men and women.) The organization allows members to share advice, resources and inspiration – and aims to help members become self-sustaining printers. Furthermore »

The Artwork of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, located in Hamden, Connecticut, holds the world’s largest collection of paintings, sculptures, and other visual media relating to Ireland’s Famine (1845-52), and is the only museum of its kind.

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To Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

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This Fourth of July holiday, you can celebrate patriotism by wearing red, white + blue, attending parades and fireworks displays, singing The Star Spangled Banner, or by reflecting on the words and wisdom of past U.S. Presidents.

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Menus Catch On at Goode Co. Seafood

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Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes.  Shrimp Campechana.  Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad. Mesquite-Grilled Gulf Red Snapper. Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie.

Goode Co.  has been perfecting the art of slow-cooked Texas Barbecue for over 35 years. Their motto: good food, done right.

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