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Smoked Vanilla - Triple XXX Vanilla - The Big Launch!

A project in Astoria, OR by Amy Bugbee
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Never before available - Smoked Vanilla Beans! We invented it, perfected it, and now we need your help to get it out to the world!
Backers: 131
Average Pledge Per Backer: $61

Funded: $8,050 of $5,000
Dates: Feb 2nd -> Mar 5th (33 days)
Project By: Amy Bugbee
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Latest News

Last Few Hours! Reaching for Stretch Goals! THANK YOU Backers!

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We are counting down the last few hours on this Kickstarter Campaign! I have passed my goal and am halfway to my dream goal of $15,000!  I would like to take a moment to say THANK YOU to every person that backed this project! I am so incredibly... (Read More)

PRESS & The Reality Of My Efforts

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Our local business paper has covered the Smoked Vanilla Kickstarter! This is so great, and I am thankful that the Coast River Business Journal sees the merits of what I’m doing. Here’s the link to read the article:... (Read More)

Triple XXX Vanilla aims to use crowdfunding to expand

March 4th - via: dailyastorian.com
Now she’s facing a demand for her product that her limited space and materials can’t meet. (Read More)

Thank you - it's NOT over, can another goal be met in 48hrs?

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  amy is hard at work, but wanted me to post this thank you video for her... if you didn't know, she has an incentive for any and all who... (Read More)

Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! We Made It!!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Thank you so much!We reached our goal! And, we still have a few days left to reach a stretch goal! I am so grateful to everyone who backed Triple XXX Vanilla and my crazy vanilla obsession! I cannot wait to get my vanilla... (Read More)

3 Days To Go! Get a Bonus Bag & Coupon for the Stretch Goals! We can do it!

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
3 Days To Go!  At 6 pm PST on Saturday this Kickstarter campaign will reach its end! I cannot thank my backers enough for their support, I appreciate each and every one of you so much, and I will work hard to do the very best I can by you with... (Read More)

Politics, Passion, Sharing, Caring and Vanilla!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Amy started her vanilla company while on unemployment, as a way to save money so she might make baked good to sell. At the time, we lived in a beach shack paying less then $300 per month in rent. Our earnings, between us, were less than $10,000 per... (Read More)

Learn From Amy - Live video lessons for Vanilla Extract & Pie making!

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I've added 2 new rewards today! Both are live lessons that can be done in person or via video chat!  1. Vanilla 101 Lesson - A live, one-on-one, video lesson for making your own vanilla extract, simple syrup, vanilla olive oil, and/or caramel sauce.... (Read More)

Smoked Vanilla Caramel Sauce HOW TO!

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Seattle Report: Seriously, EVERY SINGLE PERSON who tried it LOVED IT!

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 I have just returned from Seattle, and I am proud to report that the demonstration at Indi Chocolate went really great! Indi Chocolate owner... (Read More)

ASTORIA Smoked Vanilla Freak Out in Words & Pictures!

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Here’s some photos from the amazing Smoked Vanilla Freak Out in Astoria Oregon on Feb. 13. It was just a great time! I had so much fun sharing smoked vanilla treats and vanilla information with people, it was really, really great! Yeah, it was... (Read More)

Smoked Vanilla Throwdown!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Smoked Vanilla Throwdown! I challenge any Seattle area Chefs, Food Bloggers, and the otherwise Food focused to try my smoked vanilla & give an honest critique!   I have 100 Smoked Vanilla Beans to give away to the media and chefs for testing... (Read More)

Monroe KNOWS! Triple XXX Vanilla IS the BEST - THE BEST!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Monroe has traveled the world studying chocolate, vanilla, and other spices. When he says something is good, those are big words from a man... (Read More)

SEATTLE! Feb. 20-21 - Pike Market SMOKED VANILLA Freak Out!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This weekend in Seattle, Triple XXX Vanilla will be FREAKING OUT on our new Smoked Vanilla this weekend with Smoked Vanilla Italian soda samples, Smoked vanilla caramel, and more!  It all happens at Indi Chocolate in Pike Place Market - Be there or... (Read More)

Fisherpoet Dave Densmore has a Smoked Vanilla FREAK-OUT!

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Famed poet, environmentalist, and commercial fisherman Dave Densmore has some strong words about Amy's Triple XXX Vanilla. Dave came to the... (Read More)

PRESS!!!! "Vanilla Rules" in the Daily Astorian!!!

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
The above article was in the Daily Astorian's famed "In One Ear" column by Elleda Wilson on Friday. Thank you Elleda for telling our community about my vanilla campaign. http://www.dailyastorian.com/ear/20160212/in-one-ear-vanilla-rules **PLEASE... (Read More)

TESTIMONIAL: Carol Newman from Astoria's KMUN radio

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Off English Carol Newman from Astoria's KMUN radio giving a thumbs up and endorsement of XXX Vanilla's, Vanilla and freshly invented SMOKED... (Read More)

Vanilla Presentation at PDX Chocolate Fest 2016

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Amy giving a presentation at the PDX Chocolate Fest 2016 Here's a photo of me giving a vanilla presentation at the Portland CHocolate . One attendee said my presentation made the $18 admission worth it! Eight people got to make their own vanilla... (Read More)

Backer & Instagram Contest! Win $100+ in Vanilla!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Win $100 Worth of Triple XXX Vanilla! Two Chances to Win This Entire Basket of Vanilla!To sweeten your backer reward, anyone on Instagram who Follows me, Reposts this picture, and Tags me (https://www.instagram.com/amy_bugbee/) will be entered to... (Read More)

Vanilla Demonstration - Feb. 13 - Astoria Oregon - 3 Cups Coffee

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
If you are in or near Astoria Oregon, why not stop in at 3 Cups Coffee House Saturday, Feb 13, and enjoy sampling goodies - and coffee drinks - make with Smoked Vanilla? You can enjoy some yummies, great coffee, and even get a present for your... (Read More)

Here's just a few of the rewards you can get....

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Here I am again, explaining some of the amazing products we make at Triple XXX Vanilla!  Most people think all vanilla is the same, or they... (Read More)

Thank You For The Great Start! Vanilla event in Astoria, Oregon 2/13

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
I'd like to bake you a cake, or cookie, or scone for your support! Hello All! I am so excited to already be on my way to the goal of $5,000! Thank you to everyone who has supported this campaign so far.  In Astoria, I'll be doing a vanilla extract... (Read More)

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