Looking for that 'something unusual'? Need a gift for that hard to buy for person? Got a pet with a back problem? Feeling the need for a little rejuvination to get your body back in shape? Ever wonder where those groovy buttons come from? Looking to capture the uniqueness of your pet in a fun and creative way? Are you in need of that special dress for that trip down the aisle? Does your look need a boost? Are you in search of the 'perfect piece of pottery'? Have you finally decided to pen that novel? Or perhaps you are looking for that heart-warming read? Or, dare we ask, are you in need of the truth behind the latest diet's promise? Well, check out these Irving House friends and their Cool Stuff!

Washed Up Creations ~ Handmade jewelry of authentic beach glass and seashell from the shores of LI's Hamptons, crafted into unique pieces for the glamorous beach bum in you! www.washedupcreations.com

Hamptons Pilates ~ Now that you have found that just perfect piece of handmade jewelry, show it off on your perfectly sculpted body with certified pilates instructor and jewelry sculptress Michele Ricciardi. Pilates and personal training, private or semi-private sessions availabe, from beginner to advanced levels. Attractive rates for an attractive you. And Michele will even come to your home! http://www.hamptonspilates.org

Animal Suspension Technology ~ Eric Swisher and his brilliant team of technicians are real supporters of animals. From their get-a-grip harnesses to their custom pet support suits, their creative ~ and styin' ~ pet wear provide your pet with renewed mobility and movement. All harnesses and suits are custom made because your dog is like no other. http://www.petsupportsuit.com

Lowell's Buttons ~ Outstanding stock and custom buttons. If you can imagine it, Lowell Brandon can create it. With over 2K buttons in stock and more than 30 categories just let Lowell know your button needs and he will be more than happy to hand craft and custom fill your order. Fast turnaround guaranteed. 
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The Art of Robin Zebley ~ Award winning animal artist, Robin Zebley, whose work can be found as far as England, will custom create a portrait of your four-pawed (or four-hooved) friend that will forever capture the special essence that is your pet. And for those looking for something really different Robin will do a handpulled woodcut relief print. Your pet will never look so 'lifelike'!  Don't have a four-legged friend? (Okay, well, we can talk about that later). Robin's talents extend to include stunning hand painted portraits of two-legged subjects, too. Let Robin's stunning artistry capture your loved one forever, no matter how many legs they have!  http://www.robinzebley.com

Artist Ashley Beech Reid is passionate about pets and painting and as a full time artist has combined the two as a means of helping those on the front lines of animal rescue to continue in their efforts. We, at Irving House, are proud to be the latest rescue orginization to be embraced by this talented lady's generous spirit. Says Ashley "Merging my artwork and my love of pets has been a dream come true...(and) being able to give a little to the tremendous effort being made to save the lives of animals everyday is as rewarding as it gets." A Pittsburgh stay-at-home mom, Ashley paints in acrylics and specializes in pet portraits in six different canvas sizes completing most commissioned works in less than a week. Check out her work at http://www.ashleyreid.net/ and let her create a keepsake of your four-pawed lovebug that you will be sure to treasure forever!

AbigailAvaWedding.com ~ You don't have to be a bride to love brides and bridal fashion and we are proud to announce the creation of abigailavawedding.com on-line bridal shoppe at http://www.AbigailAvaWedding.com As a custom bridal shoppe featuring authentic designer gowns like Monique Lhuiller, Priscilla of Boston, and Verg Wang at discount prices, the team of bridal consultants will custom design the gown of your dreams. You get only one chance to make a lasting impression, let that impression start at AbigailAvaWedding.com
And, brides-to-be, feel free to direct e-mail your special questions AbigalAvaWedding@gmail.com

Avon ~ As a leading representative with Avon for the past ten years, Cindi Petrillo knows beauty and she makes it easy for you to know it, too! By shopping her Avon website, www.youravon.com/cpetrillo ,you have access to products, advice, and personal service designed for not only your personal beauty needs but your lifestyle! From skin care to home care, let Cindi help you fashion your style! phcindi@aol.

Our Name is Mud ~ Lorrie Veasey's Cinderella ceramics story. Owner Lorrie Veasey started the company by selling her unique pottery designs at small venues and street fairs held in New York City and from those early days to this, each piece in the line remains bold, fresh and colorful, with witty sentiments that make the customer feel that he/she has found a truly unique gift suited to a specific individual. Our Name is Mud continues to be a customer driven company, and each piece remains the sole creation of designer and owner Lorrie Veasey. There seems to be no end to the "ball" that this Cinderella story of a company is having, creating magical, unique giftware. Check it out and be a part of the "magic" at www.ournameismud.com

The Fine Line ~ developed 'across the pond' by Kate Gould, The Fine Line is an Edinburgh-based Editorial Consultancy committed to inspiring and assisting writers of all stature. Whether new, burgeoning, or established, Kate and her team stand at the ready to help writers realize their literary potential by providing advice, downloadable lessons, insights into the methods of working writers, and will even create an editorial service designed for a writer's individual needs. Check them out at http://www.editorial-consultancy.co.uk/ and dazzle them with your wit or contact Kate at editorial.consultancy@googlemail.com

Most of My Patients Wear Fur ~ the long awaited new book by Dr. Elizabette Cohen is finally available for purchase ~ A quick and enjoyable read, Most of My Patienst Wear Fur; Tales of Small Animals and Their Big City Vet offers practical guidance coupled with heart warming stories that will captivate and delight pet lovers of all ages. A NYS licensed and USDA accredited veterinarian practicing in NYC and LI, Dr. Cohen is a recognized pet expert and behavior modification consultant who received her cum laude BA degree from Columbia University and her DVM degree from Cornell University, and she has been the WCBS radio veternarian since 2004. Her "Healthy and Happy Pet" radio reports can be heard several times a day every Saturday and Sunday in NY, NJ, CT and PA and on the internet worldwide. Dr. Cohen currently lives on LI with her husband, two children and two dogs. She is dedicated to improving the lives of animals everywhere and will donate $12, and individually personalize, each sale copy ordered through Irving House.  Most of My Patients Wear Fur is sure to leave you smiling so don't delay...order your copy today! www.yourhealthyandhappypet.com

Want the skinny on diet plans? ~ Blogger Johnna White saves you time, money and headache by investigating which ones are scams and which ones work. Aviud getting caught up in “diets from Hell” and learn from Johnna's experiences. Shared with brutal honesty and a dose of offbeat humor she sheds the light on shedding pounds. Check her out on The Weight Loss Network. http://www.facebook.com/l/XAQAU1_WlAQDY8-viUuO_WS74py7kyndTFu6Ag27YVXDTNQ/www.weightloss.net

Art of Stone ~ where old world charm meets new age experience. Whether you are selling something old or buying something new, Stacey Trolly, Graduate gemologist, will help you make an informed and enlightened choice. With over twenty years experience in the jewlery industry, Stacey has adopted a most intimate and intricate approach to serving her clientele's individual and personal needs as she helps them select their own signature piece. Find yours at www.artofstoneco.com 

Nite Writer ~ Let's make magic after dark! I can bring your passion to light! That's right, no more excuses for why you still haven't written that book you've talked about for years. It's time to stop talking about it and get doing it! And the REALLY COOL part is the fee you pay me (nominal for what you get, trust me) goes to support the efforts of Irving House ~ it's win-win, baby!! So drop me a note right here, right now, or check out my author page on Amazon, and let's make the magic happen together! https://www.amazon.com/author/chrishammer


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