Shop ‘Til You Drop: Talk Treats To Me, BookHampton & More

BookHampton in East Hampton Village.
BookHampton in East Hampton Village. Photo credit: Brendan J. O'Reilly

Hop, don’t walk, to East End shops—and shoppes—for everything Easter and Passover before it’s too late! Candy is the name of the game for your Easter bunnies—but no one ever complains about receiving fine jewelry or a gift certificate for dining out.

Treat your dog to some gourmet snacks! Locally sourced and made, Talk Treats To Me offers healthy, homemade natural dog treats. Our dog representative, Monster, especially enjoyed the Bottom Round Beef Treats (broken into smaller pieces, as he’s a little one) and Beef Livers.

Or perhaps you’re in need of a very special toy—check out Stevenson’s Toys on Jobs Lane in Southampton. Stevenson’s is opening a second location at 66 Newtown Lane in East Hampton on May 1!

Or how about a tastefully nostalgic memoir? Sag Harbor’s Peter Gethers has just come out with My Mother’s Kitchen, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and the Meaning of Life. It tells the moving, true story of Gethers’s efforts to give his mother, a food legend, a meal worthy of being her last. Available wherever books are sold.

April showers bring book sales! BookHampton would like to say thank you to all the “year-rounders” who visited the East Hampton bookstore this winter. They’ll be extended a 15% discount
on books purchased in the store or on every Monday in April. Just use the coupon code SPRING.

Need a seat to read on? Featuring an elegent collection of the world’s leading European manufacturers for home, commercial and hospitality, Couture Outdoor in Southampton is holding a big 70% off clearance sale on in-stock furniture and home accessories.

What about stocking up on some must-haves for the coming season? Check out these new ideas:

Maybe for Mother’s Day—Make your mom smell and feel even better with some body treats from Nubian Heritage. Our editorial team recently test-drove the Abyssinian Oil & Chia Seed Bath Bombs made with amaranth extract and ginseng to fabu effect. The fun foaminess ends in wonderful smells and traces of petals and herbs…made in the U.S.A. Their African Black Soap 24-Hour Deodorant, made with aloe vera and vitamin E, seems to be working well—no complaints. It’s not black, but a pale lavender that smells, well, like candy. Made in Canada.

When comfy, stripey slipper-shoes are the order of the day, try a pair from A’rcopedico at Of course they have many other nifty styles as well—including many vegan options.

Spring style meets function with Hi-Tec Socks. Get them for men or women, for lifestyle or performance. Either way they’re premium cotton with arch compression support, targeted cushioning on the ball and heel and a reinforced heel and toe, all of which make them oh so comfy. And some styles are so funkily designed your friends are guaranteed to ask where you got them.

Have your favorite fur ball with you all the time—truly. Send 2–4 ounces of your pets fur in an airtight bag to The Analog Watch Co. and three to four weeks later you’ll receive a brand new watch wrapped in the fur which has gone through an innovative, hand crafted process to turn it into felted wool.

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