I just got this email from a reader regarding my foodie gift guide:

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Did you notice that Amazon sold out of all three styles of the Silvermark Butter boat within a day of your recommendation?

I had added the white butter boat to my cart, but wanted to confirm the size on a few other items so that I could qualify for free shipping. The next morning all three styles of butter boat were sold out.
Were you aware of your power?

It might just be the sheer awesomeness of the Silvermark butter boat, but I hope at least some of you get to enjoy the pleasure of spreadable, non-rancid butter.

Update:  Commenter Dave notes "You can still get it in stock at butterboat.net for a couple bucks more than the amazon price."

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