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A Little Bit of Coastal Maine

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A Little Bit of Coastal Maine

After working in the sailing industry for over a decade, Salty Beach Studio owner and creator Carol Doyle started to pursue making soy candles that reflected her life on the coast.   While looking out over the ocean one day, her candle company name was decided.   Never far from a "salty beach", the endeavor began and Salty Beach Studio was born. 

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Understanding LED Lighting

Understanding LED Lighting

Many customers often ask me what the maximum wattage is for a lamp, pendant or chandelier they are choosing. Because the brightness of standard incandescent bulbs is most commonly represented by the wattage of a bulb, this can become confusing when considering LED bulbs. LED lighting has become increasingly commonplace as consumers seek to reduce their electric costs and also because of the improvements made in the technology. Those who love the look and warmth of antique Edison bulbs will find LED alternatives that closely mimic the look of the original bulbs. Additionally, smart LED bulbs make it possible to...

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1,940 KN95 Face Masks Donated to Local Teachers

See how Mellow Monkey Customers Helped Us Donate Needed PPE to Local Teachers Headed Back to the Classroom in the Fall of 2020. Click here

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St. James School Benefit Event

St. James School Benefit Event

As with many organizations, traditional and annual fundraising events have not been possible due to the pandemic. St. James School reached out to us and we were happy to help! Our second ever "Virtual" Sip and Shop Benefit event raised funds for Stratford's St. James School. Through this event, Mellow Monkey was able to donate $525 to the school - which would not have been possible without the support of our customers!  Thank you!           Howard Aspinwall Owner, Mellow Monkey Gifts and Home Decor

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Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses

Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses

When the Coronavirus was raging in the tri-state area, Mellow Monkey went to work to help raise funds for the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses (administered by the American Nurses Foundation). The human toll of the Coronavirus-19 pandemic continues to be felt throughout the nation and most acutely by the nation's largest body of health care professionals - nurses. These nurses deliver the vast majority of patient care as COVID-19 spreads across the country.  Through our first ever Virtual Sip and Shop, and through the sale of our exclusive Nurse Hero Wall Plaques, we raised $379.39 which was donated to...

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