Do you qualify for free shipping? Curio & Co. is pleased to offer free shipping for orders of $50 US or more, anywhere.
Wherever you are in the world, we’ll get your order to you. We offer FedEx or Austrian Post. The free shipping that we offer is with Austrian Post and can take up to 15 working days depending on where you are located in the world. If you are interested in a more expedite delivery we suggest you select FedEx as a shipping option.
Orders may be subject to import tax, depending on the location from which the order was placed. For questions about this or other shipping issues, please email us.
Once the shipment has left our caring hands we are at the mercy of delivery service professionals. However we are just as eager as you to make sure that the products get in your hands and we will do everything we can to ensure that you receive the products in good condition and in a timely manner.
Allow one week for standard shipping, depending on your location; allow four weeks if ordering framed artwork. If you’ve absolutely got to have a product in time for a birthday party or an “I forgot our anniversary!” gift, just send us an email. We’ll be happy to arrange for express shipping of your product for a minor charge.
The television commercial made in the 1950s for Oberpfaffendorfer’s croquettes is adorable. The animated croquettes...
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
by Ned Wazowski
Who says that only kids get to have stories read to them?
I used to think that audio books were only for blind people or truck drivers. Once you’d graduated to reading on your own, I thought, story time was over. I’m so glad I finally saw – well, heard – the light.
One holiday many years ago, an audio book-loving friend gave me an audio book of a Christmas Carol, and although I’d never listened to audio books, I figured that it might be something to listen to while curled up in front of the fire or putting together puzzles after the presents had all been opened. And what a treat it turned out to be. I was hooked.
There are plenty of benefits to audio books. They free up your hands, and allow you to move around – maybe taking on household chores or completing a puzzle. They can be enjoyed by many people at the same time and audio books unplug everyone from staring at a screen – which we could all use more of.
Best of all though, audio books take you right back to childhood, with the comfort and warmth of having someone read you a story. You can even hear the same story over and over, and never get any complaints.
With everything, quality is king, and some stories just aren’t written to be read aloud. Too pensive, too action-packed, too much description and you might be better off with a paperback. But get the right story – and the right reader (Stephen Pacey, every time) – and you’re in for a good time.
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