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A chef using a spurtle

What is a Spurtle and How do you Use it?

July 01, 2021

If you love to cook and haven't had the pleasure of using a spurtle, then you might be missing out. 
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A cute toddler covered in jelly from eating it off of a handmade wood spoon

4 Easy Tips on How to Care for Your Wooden Kitchen Utensils

June 02, 2021

Follow our easy tips on how to care for your wooden kitchen utensils.
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The words 'That's Don' point at a craftsman who is making the hang loose sign because he is proud of his work.

Wooden Utensils Handmade Like the Good Old Days

May 01, 2021

Read our story about Don and how wooden utensils were handmade in the good old days.
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Lady holding a rolling pin.

Rolling Pins Make Wonderful Family Heirlooms

April 01, 2021

French Rolling Pins and Traditional Rolling Pins are special kitchen utensils that help create and pass down family memories for generations to come.
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A woman laughs sitting on the back of a pickup truck in her bare feet after taking off her cowboy boots

What is a Boot Jack and How Do You Use It?

March 26, 2021

When you finally pull off your boots, it feels great, but it might be tough to get done. That’s where the Boot Jack comes in. How'd you ever live without it?
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What’s So Great About Wooden Spoons? 4 Things.

March 26, 2021

When cooking, choosing the the right utensils can mean the difference between a wonderful experience and one that’s just so-so.
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Copper Key Germ Free Door Opener being used to open a door

Avoid Germs with a Copper Key Germ Free Door Opener

July 06, 2020

We tell you how to use a Copper Key Germ Free Door Opener to avoid germs when you open doors, press buttons or sign your name on a keypad.
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Coronavirus and Local Small Businesses - 4 Things to Know

March 15, 2020

Here are 4 things to know about how local small businesses are reacting to the spread of the Coronavirus.
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Woman holding a cosmo martini and blowing a noisemaker to celebrate women's history month

We Celebrate 10 Outstanding Women for Women’s History Month

March 03, 2020

While it would be impossible to mention all of the amazing women that have contributed to the U.S. throughout history, here's a list of 10 women that we celebrate for their important efforts.
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Man with red hair staring intently into the camera with a funny expression as he writes his secret thoughts in his journal.

What do you Mean You're not Journaling?!?

December 04, 2019

Do you keep a diary or journal? No? Well, you may want to. Journaling lets you bare your soul and offload everything and anything on your mind.
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A smiling women in a chef's hat holding over her eyes handmade wooden utensils that are made from urban wood

I'd Rather be an (Urban Wood) Spoon

November 25, 2019

If you were a city tree lost to urban sprawl, what would you rather end up as - a wood chip or a beloved wooden kitchen spoon? Me, I’d rather be the spoon.
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Funny kid wearing flight goggles playing with a handmade wooden toy ariplane

5 Reasons We Love Handmade Wooden Toys (Hint: #1 is "No Screens.")

October 28, 2019

Handmade Wooden Toys bring a little of that old-fashioned world back to our kids, keeping their faces away from the many screens in our lives and helping them to build their own cherished memories.
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