Intelligencer - November 2009



ARTISAN MARSHMALLOWS

NATURAL ATTRACTION
The interplay of rocks, water, and sunlight in Tahquitz Canyon inspired Kent and Jackie Frankstone of Tarrytown, N.Y., who blurred photos taken by Kent in April to create abstract designs for their collections of pillows and scarves. The Frankstones visit Jackie’s sister, who lives in the desert, for two weeks each spring and enjoy local hiking. An 18-by-18-inch, feather-and-down pillow covered in silk/cotton twill runs $120. The 60-by-9-inch, silk chiffon scarves run $75. www.stoneplusmann.com.
 
LADIES’ CHOICE
Women in the United States play a prominent role in making philanthropic decisions. According to a study by Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, more women than men determine which charities their household supports (46 vs. 38 percent) and how much they give (46 vs. 41 percent).
 
ARTISAN MARSHMALLOWS
Ready to turn your hot chocolate or yams into a gourmet treat? Try using handmade, low-fat, gluten- and high-fructose corn syrup-free Plush Puffs. The marshmallows, which take two days to make, come in several flavors (varying by season), such as vanilla bean, s’mores, chocolate chip, lemon meringue, peppermint, caramel swirl, and cinnamon. Four ounces (16-18 one-inch cubes) cost $5.99. Or you can special order a two-pound marshmallow for $25. www.plushpuffs.com.
 

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