blackwing-pencils

When it comes to office supplies it seems like every time we find a particular brand and style that we love it eventually ends up getting discontinued long before we have a chance to stock up for the rest of our lives. This is particularly true when it comes to pencils. If you use a pencil frequently you understand that there’s so much more to a pencil than just a chunk of wood, an eraser and “lead” (it hasn’t actually been lead in a long time for obvious reasons). Palomino’s Blackwing 602 pencils are a tribute to the iconic Eberhard-Faber Blackwing pencils that famous writers were so fond of, and in many ways, it’s better than it’s predecessor. The metallic gray shaft comes with a black, brush style eraser and many believe this is the greatest pencil ever produced. After a 13 year production hiatus you can finally put Blackwing 602s back in your pencil cup.

Pappy-Van-Winkle-Hot-Sauce

Pappy Van Winkle is the name in bourbon. Bottles have sent drinkers on wild goose chases and left others with empty bank accounts. While we can’t help you procure any of that elusive elixir, we can bring a little Pappy into your life in another way. Pappy Van Winkle Hot Sauce is aged in actual Pappy Van Winkle bourbon barrels. The distillery teamed with friends at Midland Ghost to make this flavorful hot sauce, which features the latter’s prized first generation Ghost Peppers. After the sauce was made, it was left to age in barrels that once held Pappy. That means you have a sauce that’s rich, oaky, and full of flavorful heat. Use it on meats, veggies, or, if you’re a special brand of crazy, just drink it straight from the bottle. It’s that good.