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New Products for Thursday, May 23, 2013

Our weekly showcase of what's new in shopping trends
2013-05-22T18:30:00Z 2013-11-14T11:35:08Z New Products for Thursday, May 23, 2013Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

Better bite

Founded in 1934 in New London, Wis., by Austrian immigrant Friedrich Bernegger, Hillshire Farm offers hickory smoked sausages crafted from a distinctive spice blend inspired by the original 1934 Bernegger recipe. Using quality cuts of meat and creamy Wisconsin cheese, Hillshire Farm Cheddar Wurst Links are fully-cooked and seasoned to perfection. Easy to prepare and delicious, they are available in 27 ounce and 40.5 ounce packages at select retailers.

WHERE TO BUY: $3.99 in stores or visit

Sip of relaxation

Disaronno is perfect for mixing fun and inventive cocktails to entertaining guests over the holiday weekend or enjoy amaretto-infused refreshments anytime to ease into summer. And just as great is the five centuries old legend that accompanies this spirit, dating back to the Italian Renaissance. It is said in 1525, the artist Bernardino Luini, a brilliant pupil of Leonardo da Vinci was commissioned to paint a fresco of the Madonna of the Miracles in Saronno. To portray the Madonna, he chose as his muse a beautiful local innkeeper. As a mark of her gratitude she gave the artist a special gift of this amber liqueur, fragrant and delicate.

WHERE TO BUY: $31 for a 750 ml bottle in stores or at

A little steamed

While April showers may bring May flowers, apply that same philosophy to skin complexion with Bioré Steam Activated Cleanser. Each tube offers the ability to harness the pore-opening power of shower steam for a deep clean with this exclusive formula, featuring SteamActiv beads. Watch as it dissolves dirt, oil, and make-up instantly and lifts them away for a rejuvenating clean.

WHERE TO BUY: $7.99 in stores or visit

Away with wallets

CardNinja is the new alternative to a bulky wallet. It firmly attaches to the back of mostly all smartphones and smartphone cases. The unique design is flexible enough to hold up to eight cards and secure enough so items will not fall out even if you flip it upside down. It uses a high quality adhesive to secure onto phones and is removable. Made from Spandex, it is flexible and secure enough to hold cash and up to eight credit or ID card. It is available in ninja black, steel, and eggplant colors.

WHERE TO BUY: $19.95 at

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