These sweets save

Rescue Chocolate, a Brooklyn company that donates all its net proceeds to animal rescue efforts, is making the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society its beneficiary for the month of August. The sweets are handmade, vegan, kosher, and that kitten on the package of Mission Feral Fig is Athena, rescued by PAWS in September 2009.

Rescue Chocolate, $5 and up, 39 Plaza Street West M1, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11217; www.rescuechocolate.com or 917-767-7283.

- Dianna Marder

Charming chintz

Enjoy a Victorian picnic with this lunch service for four made of unbreakable melamine. Cups and plates in charming chintz will dress up any table - outdoors or in.

Melamine chintz dishes; service for four $29.95 at Victorian Trading Co. www.victoriantradingco.

com or 800-800-6647.

- D.M.