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It’s easy to take our national parks for granted; to us, they’ve always been there. These majestic landmarks are a part of our American landscape, so it’s natural to assume they will be available when we are ready to travel, … Continue reading

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Ask any retailer what’s their largest expense and they’ll have a quick answer: inventory. It’s an ongoing struggle. Too much inventory results in an overloaded stock room, crowded shelves, reduced cash flow and profitability. Too little stock on hand appears … Continue reading

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People love hand thrown stoneware and like to travel. Combining the two makes people happy – and that’s good for America and Sunset Hill Stoneware. Since 1979, my tradition has been picking up a souvenir mug when my husband and … Continue reading

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Ever put a dish in the microwave and need hot pads to remove it because the container was so hot?  You won’t have that issue with Sunset Hill Stoneware mugs. Our pottery artisans apply mug handles that won’t heat up … Continue reading

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It’s here. The week you’ve been waiting for. The companionship you been thriving. It’s American Craft Beer Week! The week-long national event was the inspiration of the Brewers Association in 2006. It allows craft brewers to unite with craft beer … Continue reading

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The coffee industry uses a colorful flavor wheel. Created by the SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) in 1995, it helped to define what specialty coffee was and at the same time helped position it away from commercial coffee. The … Continue reading

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A child’s best friend can be their first two-wheeled bicycle. It becomes their most trusted transportation and many a child finds their pursuit of happiness while riding their bike. It gets them away from home and chores; it gives them an … Continue reading

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Ever notice that the places where you grow up never seem that interesting until you move away? I grew up in a small town on the other side of the lake. Whenever I travel home and drive past the rolling … Continue reading

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Back in the 60’s Batman and Robin taught us that crime doesn’t pay. Looking back at the series, it’s interesting that the dual team never thought of partnering with a crime-fighting dog. Canines have been used for hunting and providing … Continue reading

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