I spent a great deal of time thinking about what our first blog should be about. Think...Think...Think...Coffee kept coming to mind but that could be because I've just consumed a french press full. Before I start talking about all the great products I've found since starting this baby of mine, The Boston General Store, I thought I would say hello and introduce myself.
My name is April Gabriel and I'm a Texas transplant in Boston. I moved here to be with my wonderful husband but have come to call this place home. My education is in Architecture which is what gave me a love for well designed and well made products. So my search is on to find really exciting items and carefully let them into my home and hopefully yours too. I'm always open for suggestions or product requests. I love a great search for that one item you can't live without. So give me a holler, I'd love to hear from you!
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Our worlds today are overrun by busy schedules packed with long work hours, late-night social engagements, gym time and chores. Hibi incense match sticks provide you with "10 Minute Aromas" that help you regain the peace of mind you need in such a hectic environment.
In this blog, we introduce a new incense line crafted by a dedicated Japanese maker started when two traditional industries collaborated to create a product that would breath life into their respective trades.
The grounds of Volante have lived through more cultural change than most experience in two lifetimes. How did this local farm outlive so much transition and stay successful for a century?
In this blog, we outline the treasured history of New England's Volante Farms, its modern approach to operating a successful farm and present their new farm-to-table cookbook to celebrate their 100th anniversary.
You're going to get invited to at least one holiday party this year, and when you do, don't be the one person who shows up empty handed. Say thank you to the host or hostess by bringing them a small gift. It will get you invited to every gathering they have in the future.
In this blog, we highlight some of the most ideal and best made gifts for party hosts. Our diverse list has something for every budget!