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Bon Bons Chocolatier

Bon Bons Chocolatier

Bon Bons has been located in Huntington Village since 1979, but the Meinersman family had no part in the business until Alice Meinersman (Susannah's mother) saw a Bon Bons newspaper ad in 1984 searching for a chocolate dipper. "My mother always loved to cook and bake and garden, all those things. She took a couple flower arranging courses, but nobody would hire her because she didn't have any experience. One of those Catch-22's," says Susannah. "The first time my mother tried dipping she was so nervous her hand was shaking. But the woman there said she reminded her of a...

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Hamptons Handpoured

Hamptons Handpoured

"I want customers who visit the area to be able to take a piece of the Hamptons home with them," says Brittany. "Or like myself who has lived here my whole life, I want a candle that smells like home."  . Four years ago, Brittany began to feel the effects of an autoimmune disease while working at a clothing boutique, Therapy Life & Style. An insufficient absorption of B-12 forced her to struggle with frequent bouts of passing out and an overall lack of energy. In an effort to boost her mood, calm her anxiety and to "feel grounded" while...

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Molly Whalen

Molly Whalen

"Being positive and living in the moment is how I try to see the world. And I hope that if somebody has my art in their home it evokes feelings of happiness because it's where I draw my inspiration. Art is rare in how it's capable of translating a shared sentiment between the creator and the customer." . From as long as Molly can remember, she's always been immersed in art, all the way back to age 5 with a sketch book in hand and armed with the encouragement of her parents. At Temple University's Tyler School of Art she studied...

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