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Tempe, AZ March 2, 2011 – Once there was a world where American families lived and worked closely together, the stagecoach was the major form of transportation, and log cabins were as popular as condominiums today. Modern society has scattered families from coast to coast and across distant oceans. Advancements in commerce, technology, and transportation have hastened the dissolution of what matters most: our roots. Traditional American ideals–such as rugged individualism, good citizenship, and the old-fashioned gathering of family and friends–have been forgotten in the midst of reality television, hip-hop music, and text messaging.

Today, Jacob Bromwell, Inc.–which was established in 1819 and is North America’s oldest housewares company–is helping reverse the trend of nearly two centuries of weakening of the family unit. This specialty housewares manufacturer promises to help Americans find joy in the simpler moments by offering a select group of timeless products that modernization has yet to improve upon.

Jacob Bromwell products were used by the first settlers who pioneered the Great Plains, and the rugged explorers who charted new territories off the well-beaten Oregon Trail. Still today, every Jacob Bromwell product is a handcrafted, historically-correct American masterpiece. Favorites include the Original Popcorn Popper, Frontier Frying Pan, and Classic Tin Cup.

This one-of-a-kind company appreciates preserving a heritage that initially helped shape our great county and encourages others to own a piece of history and bring honor to our past. The company’s President, Sean Bandawat, believes that Jacob Bromwell has always sold a feeling first and a product second. “Strictly speaking, we’re not in the product business,” he said. “What we’re really selling is an emotional journey: away from the madness of modern life and into nostalgia, tradition, and the longing for a simpler era.”

Jacob Bromwell still handcrafts products the same exact way, with the same authentic materials, and in the same original tradition, as it was done nearly 200 years ago. Embracing the authentic American past, despite its technical shortcomings, is what the Jacob Bromwell brand is all about. “Everything is authentic about this company. Our products are still made with American hands. Even our logo represents the man’s own mark, made with his own hand,” stated Bandawat. Eric Stanton, Vice President of Sales, agrees. “We’re all about letting our customers re-experience the simple and genuine American past as an antidote to our over-perfected modern lifestyle. We hope to evoke within our customers a sense of family, pride, and connection to our past. That’s why we do what we do.”

Jacob Bromwell manufactures all its products in the USA using American workers who take pride in their craftsmanship. Management will not outsource production to low-wage labor countries to reduce costs because it has faith in the creativity and productivity of American workers. The company is managed by a team of USC graduates with offices in Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA.

About Jacob Bromwell, Inc:

Jacob Bromwell is a specialty housewares company that manufactures authentic campfire, kitchen, and fireplace products for families of yesterday, today, and for generations to come. Today, this iconic American company is recognized as America’s oldest cookware.

Media Contact:

Sean Bandawat

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There’s an adage that says: “If you don’t have time to do it right you must have time to do it over.”  Quality products are the end result of that thinking.  A $5.99 laminated particle board picture frame is not built to last, nor will it be a cherished item at auction one day…or even at a garage sale.    That’s where Kaufmann Mercantile comes in…
Sebastian Kaufmann is a native of Frankfurt, Germany who is based in Los Angeles.  He is a man on a mission with a different take on quality, design, lifestyle and impact.   Sebastian views classic design, built to last quality and products that bring better living changes to people as a covenant.
As the just-introduced store site on Kaufmann Mercantile grows, so does the cool eclecticism.  KM features anything from sleek writing instruments to a handmade football to a classic design, hand blown coffeemaker that creates a “coffee experience”.  KM offers all kinds of “experiences” courtesy of things like best garden tools and classic kitchen items that still deliver innovative performance.  KM will also be adding an ever-growing list of fantastic food and beverage items.  KM is especially proud to feature exceptional items that are made in the USA.
Kaufmann Mercantile adds great items every week and they have just introduced a gift card that doesn’t expire on some arbitrary timetable.  Customers can use it when they are ready to use it…in keeping with Sebastian Kaufmann’s own especially particular nature.
WHO: Sebastian Kaufmann

WHAT: Kaufmann Mercantile.com

WHERE: http://store.kaufmann-mercantile.com / or http://kaufmann-mercantile.com

WHEN: Everyday!

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Somebody’s Mother’s kicked off a spectacular SEASON OF RECIPES beginning with Halloween.

They are now pleased to present sumptuous pies for THANKSGIVING:  http://somebodysmothers.com/thanksgiving, followed by CHRISTMAS, CHANUKAH & NEW YEARS culinary and beverage magic.  And that’s just the rest of 2010!
Somebody’s Mother’s dessert sauces have been enchanting those in the know for the past five years.  Ever since the family recipe was first launched, this “gathering secret” has been enthusiastically shared by media, via competitons (named a 2009 SOFI Silver Finalist by the NASFT) and by a wonderful, growing fanbase from coast to coast.
Lynn Lasher started this “grown up lemonade stand” as an example for her three kids.  Just as her kids built lemonade stand businesses when they were young, Lynn wanted them to understand the hands-on dedication needed to build a real business as grown-ups.  Their collective hard-work has delivered three, gourmet natural sauces that ignite imaginations…
Someboday’s Mother’s just recently started to include recipes on its website.  Now, for the first time, the Chocolate, White Chocolate with Pear William and Caramel sauces will be inspiring innovative seasonal creations and twists on all-time favorites.
Wherever the celebration is, Somebody’s Mother’s season of recipes will inspire and excite. For all recipes as they post, visit:  http://www.somebodysmothers.com/.   Somebody’s Mother’s is available online and in finer retail outlets listed in the “store” section (with a host of new outlets debuting throughout the country!).
Contact: Thom Rafferty  •  310-736-8051 • tsr3@roadrunner.com •
1140 N. Clark Street • Los Angeles, CA  90069

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Randolph Engineering and Michael Bastian Align to Launch Signature Sunglasses

Randolph, MA/New York NY, September 13, 2010 – Randolph Engineering, a
leading manufacturer of high-performance eyewear has partnered with Michael
Bastian, American menswear designer and repeat CFDA Menswear Designer of the
Year nominee for his own label.

Both Bastian and Randolph Engineering exemplify luxury Americana tendering the
fashion world a distinctive blend of timeless style and contemporary flair. The
vision of these two brands is aligned perfectly and will undoubtedly be a
relationship that will flourish for years to come.

Michael Bastian says “I have been a huge admirer of Randolph Engineering
sunglasses for many years now. It’s rare to find a company who’s product is
technically perfect, completely functional, and cool and at the same time. To me,
they produce the ideal classic masculine sunglass, and I’m very happy to have this
opportunity to work together.”

Coming off the heels of his most recent success of the Gant by Michael Bastian
collection, Bastian is poised for another dazzling debut of his Spring/Summer 2011
line. Randolph Engineering is also poised for marked success in 2011 with plans to
expand its sunglass line offering new styles and featuring the Michael Bastian
signature sunglasses.

“This collaboration has been a long time in the making as Michael Bastian
collections have been paired with our sunglasses for many years now,” said Mary
Waszkiewicz, Marketing Manager, Randolph Engineering. “Michael’s work reflects a
mastery of classic American style and authenticity, and his insight is invaluable as
we continue to expand into an iconic American brand. We are elated to be working
with him so closely on these limited edition sunglasses.”

The sunglasses, to be available this February, will be previewed during New York
Fashion Week at the Michael Bastian Spring/Summer 2011 show.

For more information on these brands, please visit: www.randolphusa.com and

For additional information about the Randolph Engineering by Michael Bastian
sunglasses, please contact Susan Lloyd of True North Brand Group
617-851-4030 / susan@truenorthpr.com

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