New Products

New Products for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2013

Our weekly showcase of what's new in shopping trends
2013-11-07T18:30:00Z New Products for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2013Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

Fall floral

With the Fall Daisy Basket, it's a chance to bring back childhood memories of days spent picking fresh flowers to create a charming arrangement. Cheerful yellow and bronze daisies, hand-designed in a rustic handled basket, bring smiles and are ideal for a host and hostess gift for Thanksgiving dinner or a burst of fresh color and fragrance to brighten up any room. In Northwest Indiana, Whiting Flower Shop, 1341 119th St. in Whiting, re-creates all of the designs. The shop can be reached at (800) 210-2180.

WHERE TO BUY: $34.99 at your local florist or

A holiday Kiss

Kiss My Face has the perfect holiday gift for everyone on the list with a decorated limited edition series of Moisture Hand Soaps. It is easy to nourish naturally with these antioxidant rich formulas that leave the skin feeling luxurious and supple with the help of shea butter, fruit seed and sunflower oils, vitamin E and Aloe. It's the gift of moisture magic  this season with products packaged in fun, festive designs while offering soaps that naturally nourish and combine plant based cleansers and natural botanical emollients to leave hands soft without chapping or drying. Available in Pomegranate Acai, Sonora Almond, Anjou Pear and Fragrance Free.

WHERE TO BUY: $6.49 in stores like Whole Foods or at

Chop chop

The aroma while sauteing is fantastic. But just the thought of having to chop up onions and celery before they can be added to a hot skillet of melted butter is enough to many many cooks cry. With a new durable and compact food chopper, it's now easier than ever. It's also just as easy to prepare the perfect portion of salsa or quickly chop your other veggies with KRUPS' Mini Chopper. With a spill proof lid and the ability to chop, puree, blend and emulsify, prepping for any meal is a breeze this holiday season.

WHERE TO BUY: $49.99 in stores or at

Pie eyed

Create sweet and savory treats and reinvent leftovers for creative new menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks with one versatile appliance: the new Chef'sChoice PetitePie Maker Model 860 by EdgeCraft Corporation. It bakes four delicious individual size pies that can be filled with a variety of flavorful fillings or also savory quiches, muffins and even meat, veggie or potato pies. A precise digital timer and "Ready" beeper work together to eliminate guesswork and create superb results every time.

WHERE TO BUY: $89.99 at stores or

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