Hester Holiday Market


One of the most fun places to get all of your holiday shopping done in NYC is at the pop-up holiday markets. There are a handful of great ones, like Artists and Fleas in Williamsburg, that I’ve vended at, but one worth checking out is the Hester Holiday Market at One Penn Plaza. 


There are about 30 amazing vendors there at the convenient and famous 34th Street right near Macy’s, Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. There are booths selling handmade jewelry, accessories, art and artisanal foods and beverages.  I’ll be there selling my Squish Marshmallows (follow on Twitter and Instagram to see what dates I’ll be there) there, by the bag, holiday gift boxes, and even by the piece with the option to have your marshmallow roasted. 


I’ll also be sharing my booth with two other amazing vendors. There’s Jam Jar Bakery, selling all natural, made from scratch, pies in little mason jars. They’re ready to eat and super delicious. I even wrote a a previous post here


Also at at the booth is JLR, fun, whimsical pop-art paintings and designs. These are beyond fun and adorable and make incredible gifts for others, or, great artwork for you to hang up in your own space. 

You can find a full list of all the other great vendors here.

The Shorts:
Name: Hester Holiday Market
Location: One Penn Plaza (between 33rd and 34th Street and 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC
Dates: December 1st-21st


Squish Marshmallows

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Alright, so, I’m about to do a shameless plug. Why? Well, although I love promoting, celebrating and talking up other businesses, I figured, I should share my own. I’m proud to announce the official launch of my company’s site and online store, Squish

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These aren’t your run-of-the mill Jet-Puffed marshmallows. These are small batchscratch madehand cut, marshmallows of magnificent magnitude. They’re fancy. What else sets these little cuties apart? I’m glad I asked for you! The flavors. Plain is not really in my vocabulary. At Squish, you’ll find some flavors like S’Mores, Banana Pudding, Cinnamon French Toast, Rocky Road, Matcha Pistachio, Peanut Butter Jelly Time, to name a few. I believe in making the marshmallow flavors fun and tasty, and incorporating texture.  


I’m excited to share the story of Squish, and also announce the opening of my online store! I’d love for you to check it out, spread the word, and maybe enjoy a package of your own!

The Shorts:
Name: Squish
Location: online, shipping throughout the United States