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Bleecker is touring the world!

Posted by Hank Patterson on

Bleecker is touring the world!

Gail's friend Susan, took her Bleecker Deck Towel on a little field trip! Here they are, relaxing in St. Tropez, France. We would love to know what adventures you have taken your Deck Towel on. Please send us your pics to info@decktowel.com. Susan, we are more than a little jealous!

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Don't get burned!

Posted by Hank Patterson on

Well, here we are in the height of summer - finally! As such, Gail and I thought it a good time to remind us all of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. Clearly we love the sun (we own a Shore home, and venture to the Caribbean frequently) but still precautions are a must! We went to Consumer Reports for some hopefully unbiased info and here it is. This is not gospel, but intended to be helpful!! First of all, we were not overly surprised to find out that of over the 60 lotions, sprays and sticks tested, 28...

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Deck Towel Care Guide for Linen

Posted by Hank Patterson on

A Guide for Linen Care By Deck Towel   This weekend we were spending some quality time with our friends Paul and Linda at the Shore when Linda came up with an often asked question, “Hank, what is the best way to care for my Deck Towel?” We do address this in the FAQ portion of our website, but I thought I would take the opportunity to post it for all to see. The question is a bit like “Who serves the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia”, since there are various opinions, but here are some guidelines. First of all, many...

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Apples & Onions Spotlights Deck Towel and the Martijn Linen Beach Blanket

Posted by Buck Ellison on

The Martijn towel is featured on the Apples & Onions Holiday Gift Guide. Lydia (the wonderfully supportive sister of our founder, Buck Ellison), runs this Los Angeles-based food consultancy. If you haven't read its blog, it comes highly recommended. It's the perfect of marriage of recipe, fashion, and entertaining tips, all presented with biting wit. Happy Weekend Friends! I’m starting to get into the holiday spirit and have started some of my Christmas shopping! To help you choose unique and thoughtful gifts for your loved ones this year we’ve complied a list of A & O approved holiday gifts and...

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Product Snob

Posted by Buck Ellison on

  Thank you to Ashley at Product Snob blog for highlighting Deck Towel's versatility. Indeed, the Boudewijn makes a great linen beach towel, but it's also a great bath towel, bedspread, picnic blanket, throw, tablecloth, and shower curtain. I don’t know about you, but when I go to the beach I need a lot of space for my stuff. My tote bag, my cooler, you know, room for all the stuff a gal takes to the beach. I was thrilled to find this over-sized towel by Deck Towel. Deck Towel makes linen towels. Their towels are light, compact, and sturdy. They don’t...

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