Archive for the ‘New England Finest Merchants’ Category

Cape Cod Provisions Cranberry Candy

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Cape Cod Cranberry Candy produces a great combination of cranberries and chocolate candies. They also have yogurt covered cranberries. Adding to the list of wonderful products is milk chocolate bars, sweetened dried cranberries, dark chocolate and milk chocolate covered fruit and fruit truffles.

At the latest check of thier website they do not have a catalog but have a real easy to use ordering page. It is safe to use because the connection to the server is encrypted.

To go to Cape Cod Provisions click here.

Wild Orchards Candy Apples And More

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Wild Orchards produces exotic-flavored candy apples and feature many  flavored popcorn, and fruity-flavored cotton candy.
There candy apple creations put a twist on this traditional holiday-season favorite. Candy apples are available year-round, available in many flavors   like Pina Colada, Watermelon, and Peach Mango. 

They have been on FoodTV and The View. Although they do not have a catalog they do have a great website. It’s easy to use and order from. Here is a link to thier site. Wild Orchards


Active Soles New Balance Shoes

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Active Soles of Plymouth, Ma. has carried New Balance shoes since 1993. The shoes are competitively priced.  Both me and my wife have New Balance walking shoes. They are just as advertised and are comfortable and last a long time.

New Balance is the only company that makes athletic shoes with different widths. Men’s shoes are available in widths AA to EEEE and sizes from 6- 20. Women’s shoes are available in widths AA to EE and sizes from 5-13. Most models are made in the USA in New Balance’s factories. 

Available for running, walking, tennis, golf, basketball, and cross training, casual shoes, work shoes and outdoor footwear.

Take the time to visit Active Soles at If you want a free catalog click here.

All Wool Dry Mop

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Sla-Dust company  in Vermont carries a really great wool mop. Made of multicolor wool yarn they have the natural ability to pick up dust. They are good for your walls, floors and ceilings.  The mop head is quickly removed for washing.

They also carry a line of dusters either long handle of short handle. The dusters come in two choices yarn ( like the mops) or lambs wool. SO, you can do the furniture as well with two cleaning items.

Although they do not have a catalog the site offers easy online shopping visit them at

Wicker Pet Bicycle Baskets

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Looking for a great way to travel by bicycle and bring your pet along ? Animals up to 13 lbs. can travel in this well made basket and be secure. Add a harness or roll cage and your set to give your pet a ride.

Along with the basket comes a universal bracket to hold the basket to the handle bars.  The basket is easily removed to carry your pet in the house. This basket would even be a wonderful way to go to the grocery store and bring home the items you buy. With gas prices the way they are biking has become a real way of life for a lot of people.

As I write this review I find they do not have a catalog but have a catalog online. To go to see or purchase a basket click on

Brown House Bakery And Cafe

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Brown House Bakery & Cafe in the  town of Harrisville, New Hampshire, is a rural New England factory village, and a favorite with artists.

Famous for homemade baked goods, Brown House Bakery had no choice but to listen to their many loyal customers, both old and new, and offer their baked goods to people throughout the United States.

They have bars, coffee cakes ( Oh man I love coffee cake) and cookies. They use real butter and fresh eggs. They do not add preservatives so, you got to eat them fast or freeze them. If you need help eating them I here for you. Just kidding . They will ship anywhere in the United States and what’s really nice they do free shipping. You can’t get any better then that.

Visit the Brown House Bakery at


Country Braid House Braided Rugs

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Country Braid House has been keeping alive the New England tradition of rug braiding. They construct the rugs using only new wool cloth in our rugs and can match most any colors, creating a special rug just for you. Thier craftspeople take great pride in their workmanship. Hand lacing is concealed within the braids, so the thread never shows and is not subjected to daily wear and tear. This manner of construction insures that the rugs are long lasting and reversible, easy to maintain and guaranteed never to come apart.

They can  specialize custom designs, colors, shapes and sizes to fit any area and decor, whether traditional, country or contemporary. They will  work with you to match your fabric, wallpaper or paint. Wool provides an environmentally acceptable choice, combining durability and beauty. Choose from over 250 colors including plaids, checks and tweeds.

They carry do-it-yourself aides such as books, videos and tools. Take a right off I-93, Exit 20, and we’re about 2 miles on the left across from the high school.

Open Monday-Friday 9:00 – 5:00
Saturday 9:00 – 4:00.

No catalog as I write this, but a very easy to use website. 


The Butter Warmer Butler Dish

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

The Butter Butler is a very convenient way to have melted butter on your table for lobster and artichoke dipping. This stainless steel dish keeps the butter from burning and separating.

Made by New England craftspeople in Massachusetts it is a unique addition to your table setting. There are many ways to melt butter at the table but do they look as good ?

At the website you will also find many great recipes for lobster, crab, artichoke and clam.
Here is  the link to the product and recipes.

The Butter Butler

Cape Cod Cupola Co. Inc. Catalog

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Cape Cod Cupola has been around for since 1939. On State Road in North Dartmouth, Ma.  Cupolas have been around a long time either providing light into a building or home. Sometimes they are used for look-out purposes. Many barns have them for ventilation.

The definition of a cupola, according to my Random House College Dictionary reads as follows:
cu·po·la (kyou’ puh luh), noun 1. Archit. a.A light structure on a dome or roof, serving as a belfry, lantern, or belvedere.  b. a dome, esp. one covering a circular or polygonal area.  2.any of various domelike structures.  3. Foundry. a vertical furnace for melting iron to be cast. [< It < L cupula, see CUP (from Latin, meaning tub or cask) + ULE. (from Latin, meaning small)]

The use now is for decorating the roof of houses. At Cape Cod Cupola you will find many varieties to choose from. You can order a colorful catalog ( $5.00) by calling 508-994-2119. Or visit thier website at:

Mrs. Nelson’s Candy House Brochure

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Mrs. Nelson’s Candy House has been in business for over 50 years. Using the best ingredients around they produced a great product. The many types of candies including creams, butter, honey are encased in special blends of chocolate.

They mail all over the world so you can send a real great treat to anyone on your list. May it be for a holiday affair or special day the candies will make them smile.

To receive a brochure of all their products call them at 978-256-4061. If your in the neighborhood visit their store in Chelmsford, Mass. I will if I find myself close to their location for sure.

Cohas Coffee Co.

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Located in Auburn, NH. this family business on Lake Massabesic noted for pure water and clean air produces a quality coffee. They have a great product and wonderful service. Your satisfaction is always number one with them. They guarantee both product and satisfaction.  

Coffees and specialty products  meet our strict standards while allowing us to keep our pricing affordable to you. Here are 7 reasons to order from Cohas Coffee.

1. Quality
2. Freshness
3. Flavor
4. Service
5. Attitude
6. Price
7. Appreciation

To buy any of their products which include many varieties of coffee, gift boxes, samplers, variety packs, even corporate or private labeling, mugs  etc call for a catalog @


DesCar Jewelry Design, LTD.

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

One of New England’s finest jewelry makers. DesCar Jewelry Design treats everyone with the utmost care and integrity.  Creating each piece carefully and providing you with a finished product that will only enhance your jewelry collection.  DesCar gives you a fair price for very high quality.

DesCar Jewelry Design, ltd.   Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine and online.  Free priority shipping on all orders by USPS. They also ship  to an alternate address and bill you. SO, the recipient doesn’t know who it’s from until they open it. Another feature is they offer insurance for a reasonable price.

Although they do not offer a catalog at this time they do have a very easy to use website. I find thier beachcomber jewerly really nice. They have more collections such as expressions, Rembrandt, Childrens, Bridal etc.

Visit them at DesCar Jewelry LTD.