October 14, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 13 ����� in business et’s Frame It, Inc. is a one-of a kind quality custom frame shop that also specializes in unique home décor. Owner Gail Swirczynski has an extensive 33+ year background in picture framing and art conservation. Her simple, realistic approach to framing peoples cherished keepsakes and pictures, has earned her a great reputation as a trusted local merchant. The right frame not only beautifies the picture it surrounds, it accents the entire room adding elegance and personal style. She is assisted by dedicated employee, local artist Susanne Stewart Deyoe, who also has a creative artistic eye, and can give customers many ideas, choices, and solutions to framing just about anything. Gail Swirczynski Gail will be celebrating her 23rd year here at “Lets Frame It” in Waldwick this year. “We have a quick turn around rate,” Gail said, “and everything is done right here on the premises. From your childs artwork or maybe a puzzle, to a shadowboxed signed jersey or memorabilia … ‘You name it, let’s frame it’ is our motto. We also can help customers find prints through our many catalogs or choose from thousands of images on the computer. In addition to picture framing and art sales, as you stroll by the window, you can see they carry an abundance of handmade gifts, made by professional crafters from all over the states. “Not everyone has something to frame, so I filled my window with whimsical gifts for the beach lover – “Beachythings”-- as I call it, and it works!” Let’s Frame It is located at 27 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For more information visit our website WWW.LETSFRAME.COM, stop by, or call (201) 670-7666. L Let’s Frame It Life is rosy at La Vie en Rose Bakery Café R osemary Smith chose the perfect name for her business: La Vie en Rose Bakery Café. Life has indeed been rosy for this entrepreneur, who opened her doors at 10 West Prospect Street, Waldwick in March. Formerly an emergency room nurse, Rosemary’s life changed when her husband presented her with a gift certificate for a class at the Culinary Institute of America. She was so inspired by the experience that she enrolled in the French Culinary Institute in La Vie en Rose Bakery Cafe specialties New York. After her graduation, the space on West Prospect Street became available, and she took the plunge into business ownership. Rosemary has created a tidy, comfortable atmosphere with a European flair. And her extraordinary fare incorporates the freshest ingredients, herbs, and spices. In the morning, La Vie en Rose offers scones baked according to Rosemary’s own recipes (including an apricot walnut confection), an array of muffins, berry parfaits, and quiche Lorraine; and cappuccino, espresso, and latte. Ask for the “Morning Rush Special,” a delicious egg sandwich and coffee made to go. Lunch options include homemade soups, specialty sandwiches, and salads, including one made from organic greens, cranberries, and goat cheese. Seating is available indoors and outdoors. Many local residents and businesses have discovered La Vie en Rose. In fact, Rosemary’s Linzer torte cookies are so popular that many patrons call to see when the treats will be available. Also popular are Rosemary’s beautifully presented gift baskets, which bring life to staff meetings and social occasions. Hours at La Vie en Rose Bakery Café are Tuesday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (until 7 p.m. Friday) and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bakery is closed on Monday. Call (201) 652-8880 or visit online at lavieenrosebakerycafe.com for more information. Mia Anderson of Heal from Within fter experiencing the restorative power of body energy work in 1998, Mia Anderson, a veteran of 30 years of teaching, knew she was about to embark on a new career. “It was so dramatic for me that I said, ‘I have to do this,’” she said, recalling how acupressure provided her with lasting relief after 14 years of chronic neck pain. An acupressure session involves a practitioner working around a fully clothed, reclining client. The practitioner makes a circuit around the client, applying gentle pressure at about 50 acupressure points. Mia explained that acupressure provides lasting benefits and relaxation because the process works from the inside on many levels, including physical, mental, and emotional. “There are various networks within the human body, and the energy system, which includes pathways, or meridians, can become blocked for various reaMia Anderson sons,” she said. Acupressure restores energy flow, and clients might experience that restoration through involuntary laughing, crying, or yawning during an acupressure session. Many clients fall asleep. Clients report improvements in health conditions that range from allergies and stress/anxiety to fatigue and back pain. Mia was trained in IGM® Therapeutic Acupressure by founder of the modality Isabell Gatto and earned her certification in 2001. Learning from lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice, Mia mastered acupressure. She is now one of the IGM® instructional staff and is practicing at her own business, Heal from Within, located at Main Street and South Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey. Sessions are by appointment only. Call (201) 310-8616. Additional information is also available online at mia-acupressure.com. Nancy Schuring of Devon Fine Jewelry ancy Schuring, owner of Devon Fine Jewelry, is constantly expanding her offering of exquisite jewelry while she extends a helping hand to the community at large. Nancy is still donating a portion of her gem sales to The Devon Foundation, a non-profit organization she established after a 2008 gem hunting trip to Madagascar. While she was collecting sapphires, aquamarines, garnets, and other unique gems, she visited the Institute of GemNancy Schuring and Julie ology of Madagascar. There, she learned how $517 could change the lives of Madagascar’s women and handicapped residents who are learning gemology and lapidary, and she began to raise funds for scholarships. From Oct. 29 through 31, Nancy will host The Devon Dog Show, a benefit for the Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. in Oakland. Devon will feature realistic gold and enamel dog charms, bracelets, and necklaces; gold and enamel cat charms; and sterling silver cat and dog charms. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the no-kill shelter. This event will also include a pet photo gallery. A winning pet will be selected from the gallery, and the pet’s owner will receive a $100 gift certificate. Nancy welcomes area residents to bring their old jewelry to be redesigned by Devon’s staff, or sold. Anyone who may want to sell jewelry is invited to view “Getting the Most from Selling Your Old Jewelry” on devonfinejewelry.com. Devon remains the exclusive source for several fine jewelry lines, including the Devon Original Designs. In addition to the largest selection of colored gemstones in the area, Devon carries the world’s top three diamond lines: Hearts on Fire; The Kwiat Diamond Jewelry Collection, and the Christopher Designs Cris-Cut line. Visit Devon at 303 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10-6; Thursday until 8; and Saturday, 10-5. Call (201) 848-8489 or visit devonfinejewelry@aol.com. A N