That most wonderful time of the year

From our house to yours, enjoy the wonders of the human spirit throughout this string of holiday seasons that carry us into 2011. May your holiday spirit enjoy broad sprinklings of merriment, family, safe travels, and optimism for what lies ahead.

One-of-a-kind, On-line, Odd-ventures

double genache chocolate cheesecakeIn ongoing ventures as an E-preneur, I've gathered a marketplace for world-class goods that you can't find anywhere else. Please explore with me the worlds into which I've  wandered, studied long and hard the last 3 years, and discovered wonders -- gourmet specialty coffee roasting and blending; gourmet artisan chocolate; gourmet cheesecake; art prints, and artisan crafts by amazing family artists. MORE DETAILS

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Ing Thing Art Pillows
Ingrid Bostrom is a talented young artist and designer (with "green" certification) with a design firm in Washington state. She honed her talent while obtaining a degree in fine art from Seattle Pacific University. As an aside, she collects unusual buttons, designer and vintage fabrics, and creates wonderful throw pillows with personality.You'll want one or more (they're addictive) to decorate a setting in your home from her wide collection of "pillows and extravagant oddities" in her on-line Et ...
Affordable, savvy Web design
Jeremy Hyde and Chris Hunter are two of my favorite friends, and they team up as two of the brightest, most visionary, most solid, fast-thinking, customer-conscious young entrepreneurs I have come across. During his 20s, Jeremy founded a hardware solutions and support company that is thriving. A few years ago he and Chris forged a partnership that brought Web site design to the table, Brazos Valley Design. They are based in College Station, Texas, home of Texas A&M University. Their savvy ...
Signature Tokens personalized gifts
Preserving memories. That's what Carol Belville is doing in her home business. Carol and Jim, staunch friends, like family, reside in College Station, Texas, with their four rescued Boston Terriers - Cricket, Beasley, Leo, and Sadie. Jim is retired as a meteorologist, former director of the largest radar center in North America, and has passed Year 7 in his ongoing battle with cancer. Prayers welcome and appreciated. Carol started her business this year of placing photos of your loved ones on Si ...
Dogs We Love
One of my personal favorites: send a photo of your pet and see it posted on the Dogs We Love link at this Web site:VarsityPet.comIt soon will be expanding to on-line retail, and include some specially-designed items that are not pet related.  ...
Fitness for Golfers and Women
This service, delivered from years of research and experience by former collegiate strength and conditioning coach Kent Morgan, is targeted for golfers and women in either Brazos County, Texas (College Station and Bryan, primarily) or the Pensacola, Florida, area.Kent will be married in November and relocating to Pensy, after several years of working with elite-level athletes in several sports at both Texas Christian University and Texas A&M University.He has developed special techniques spe ...
Best Chocolate Ever
You will never taste better chocolate creations than those of Kevin Buck, a 23-year artisan chocolatier in Bellingham, Washington. He is committed to working with only the top-grade chocolate from the world's best, primarily Callebaut of Belgium. His unique chocolate creations originate from just the top 5% of the best chocolate on earth. "You can never exceed  your ingredients," Kevin is fond of saying.His main mantra that is your best insight into the pure, natural, rich chocolate creatio ...