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Welcome to the Neighborhood, Maison Kayser

We are thrilled to welcome Eric Kayser’s boulangerie, patisserie, and café, Maison Kayser, to the Upper East Side! You may have visited a Maison Kayser on your travels through France, Russia, Japan, Ukraine, Greece, Morocco, or Senegal. We are honored that our little pocket of Manhattan is the first US outpost! With approximately 1,000 loaves …

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it. Happy blogging!

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Pretty Pink Tulips has the Write Idea

Elizabeth of pretty pink tulips posted some great shots of our Petite Gold Crown Cards, which come with an assortment of colored tissue liners, paired with some bright and beautiful Stabilo pens. Thanks, Elizabeth! We’re treating her readers (and you) to free shipping through the end of August with the code pinktulip12.

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Is it Griffin, Gryphon or Griffon?

With deep roots in heraldry and family crests at Dempsey & Carroll – almost 135 years to be exact – we are very familiar with a common element of the crest, the griffin. Originally spelled gryphon, this traditionally mystical creature stands tall with the head, wings, and claws of an eagle on the form of …

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Ted Kennedy Watson on the Note

Ted of Watson Kennedy has written an eloquent post about the Beauty of the Handwritten Note on his blog, Ted Kennedy Watson. “I think what stops many folks is they think it needs to be lengthy,” he writes. “It does not. A few well-crafted sentences is all you need. Just make it personal and heartfelt. The …

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Notes from Notables

from Letters of Note Letters of Note, one of our favorite blogs, features letters and notes written by significant figures in history and culture. The letters often reveal insight into their character, sometimes provide details about historical events, but always illustrate the importance of connecting with hand-written correspondence. The following persons of interest embrace the …

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My Heart Beats in Bergdorf Goodman

I swooned during my recent quick visit to Bergdorf Goodman as I went through the Akris collection Albert Kriemler designed to commemorate the store’s 111th anniversary. This dress caught my eye but the black Loro Piana Storm system coat lined with the same subtle silk pattern won my heart. My pulse quickened at the sight …

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Refreshing with Schumacher

This Schumacher Cambay Paisley Print is hands down my favorite. I just did a bench with bamboo legs in a natural dark wood finish. I will have it forever – everyone should have this bench or at least the fabric! Jen Pool of Dempsey and Carroll

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What’s the Fuss?

As a young woman entering the work force, I often find myself wondering… “What is the big deal?  What is all the fuss about Marissa Mayer (CEO of Yahoo!) and other women like her?” It seemed much ado about nothing … so I thought I would dig a little deeper to find a connection to …

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