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About Candie

Candie is a graphic designer with a passion for dancing, fashion, cars, gadgets and event planning, and their influence on design. She is an avid shopper, both on and offline. With this broad view of products and services, she can now make use of her impulse buying habits by sharing her hidden treasures with you on The Sweet Spot.

Reduced Cost Print Shipping East Coast Infographic

March 2, 2012

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Infograph outlining NextDayFlyers reduced FedEx shipping prices – explaining why customers on the East Coast can now get their prints shipped faster and at a better rate. Discover our will-call location and see how fast it is to pick up prints for customers in theGreater Manhattan area.

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Sweet Spot #22: HD Camera, Corner pocket

April 15, 2011

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A couple days ago Cisco announced the end of an era. The maker of the trendy and stylish Flip Video Camcorder, Pure Digital, was acquired by Cisco in 2009 for a large sum, but now the popular line of pocket HD Cameras is being closed down. This sort of left me and a few others [...]

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Sweet Spot #21: Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget

February 16, 2011

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I, like most people, am guilty of what some call “champagne taste on a beer budget” or “eyes bigger than her stomach” or “expensive” or simply “living beyond her means”. It’s a heavy load to bear, especially without help from trust funds or doctor salaries. Lately, with the help of a growing number of discount [...]

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Sweet Spot #20: Geeking Out with my Tablet Out

January 16, 2011

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Last weekend you might have noticed an electricity surge by way of Vegas, because it hosted the annual Consumer Electronics Show, where the worlds leading manufacturers/retailers of all things technology gather to exhibit the latest and greatest gadgets. Every year there are show favorites and every year there is a popular trend in the new [...]

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Sweet Spot #19: Christmas Cocktailing

December 16, 2010

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Santa Hat Drink

Nothing starts off a festive Christmas Party quite like the perfect festive cocktail! Colorfully placed in my Holiday Drink Station, I’ve found a few yummy cocktails to serve. Here they are for you to try yourself!

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Sweet Spot #18: Pumpkin Pots for Chefs and Tots

November 16, 2010

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My good friend blew my mind when she showed me this blog. The writer is also a food stylist, photographer and awesome chef. With each new blog post my brain gets a new wrinkle! I drool in awe at everything she posts.
I am debuting her blog, La Tartine Gourmande, in my blog post, with a scrumptious recipe for Spiced pumpkin pots de crème with sautéed apples and pistachios, perfect for this Thanksgiving season. I will try them this weekend and report back – pause for anticipation squeals – in the Comments section.

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Sweet Spot #17: The Halloween Scene

October 15, 2010

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This is the start of my regular Sweet Spot posts on the Sweet 16 of every month and now is the perfect time to get ready for Halloween! Aside from the need for large print jobs that we do, I know that many of you have no need for such large print jobs, so I [...]

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Sweet Spot #16: Summertime Signature Sipping Station

August 13, 2010

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Labor Day is right around the corner, do you have plans? Time to plan your end-of-summer celebration! As a perpetual-yet-purely-non-professional party planner myself, I always find grandiose new ideas I want to try or delicious little new foods I want to make for my guests, but I always run into the same problem… I run [...]

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Sweet Spot #15: Do I Make Scents to you?

June 4, 2010

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Have you ever torn out one of those fragrance ads in a magazine to test out a new scent? I know I have. I do a lot of party planning for my friends and the next one I have coming up is a baby shower for my bestest of all bestest of friends. She’s a [...]

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Sweet Spot # 14: The Future is Here Near

April 2, 2010

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Polaroid may have stopped production on their widely-popular instant pictures, but this cool new gadget will for sure bring back the fad, with a new spin.

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Sweet Spot # 13: Team Next Day Cure

March 22, 2010

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Next Day Flyers employees have come together to form a team for the upcoming EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Los Angeles. We have named the team Next Day Cure, catchy huh! The whole company is very motivated and excited for this incredible fundraiser!

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Sweet Spot #12: Cupid Doesn’t Lie

February 5, 2010

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Looking to be original this Valentine’s Day? Store-bought cards are impersonal. What can you do that’s cheap and easy, but still stand out?  I found a cute little site that could be that original and cost-effective Valentine you were looking for. iCaughtCupid is a site that you can upload any picture you want, and pick [...]

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Sweet Spot #10: Here Comes Santa Claus

December 18, 2009

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To add the countless information you can find on Google, they now have an inside track on Santa Claus. I just read the most heart-warming story of how the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), of all places, got into the Santa tracking game on the Google Blog. Check out the NORAD Tracks Santa site [...]

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Sweet Spot #9: Thankful Crafting

November 13, 2009

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When I’m feeling especially crafty, I go and hang out at the Paper Source. It’s best when I go alone, because I can spend hours! They have tons of random gifts, as well as the endless assortment of paper goods, from letterpress stationary to bird magnets. Always a favorite are the DIY Kits!

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Sweet Spot #8: Greening Your Halloweening

October 1, 2009

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I’ve been wanting to write about a “green” topic for a while, and this month I couldn’t resist another rhyme, so I am featuring the Green Halloween! There are many green themes and ideas out there when it comes to Halloween. You can recycle or make your own costume, you can reuse all of your [...]

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