Gorgeous Gifts For The Girls

Gorgeous Gifts For The Girls

We love quirky style… Designer brands are not generally our “cup of tea” but an altogether more thoughtful and eclectic spins can create impossible to imitate outfits and that definitely appeals. This season… Expect slouchy suede bags with just the merest hint of sparkle to add interest and eye catching detail. Gorgeous easy to wear … Continue reading

Time away to think and source…

Time away to think and source…

Sourcing¬†beautiful and quirky products for this business remains such an absolute pleasure, and to have it as part of my job… I am blessed indeed Late last month, I was busy viewing many new ranges from both existing, and excitingly, several more new supplier,s and I have taken much time away from day to day … Continue reading

Hero Products This Week…

Hero Products This Week…

It’s been a busy week, Autumn stock in full swing and lots of packages and parcels arriving from long awaited seasonal gift and homeware orders, placed at the summer trade shows. We often get asked for present purchase advice, so we are now shortlisting our favourite key products each week to aid selection and hopefully … Continue reading

Rewarding Loyalty…

Rewarding Loyalty…

Last week we were delighted to received our new Loyalty Cards all ready to start giving out to our customers to say thank you for supporting our little business. John Lewis we will never be, but we strive to put service at the core of what we do. We hope that this is one small … Continue reading

The Best Of…

The Best Of…

Freshly returned from our European Grand Tour, and after much time gently musing, September arrives. I muse a lot. Creatively abstract thoughts that tumble unstructured, they have the ability to provide unexpected solutions to questions, that attempts at more focused thinking often fail to do. I list make for the essential tasks and chores, I … Continue reading

We made it…

We made it…

4400 miles,¬† 4 countries, 19 days and so many memories … far far too many to count One mother of two somewhat wild boys decided a year ago, that an adventure was in order. Long overdue in truth, and so with maps, late night conversations, a little research and a greater commitment to embracing the … Continue reading

Fresh new look… same great team

Fresh new look… same great team

As an exciting July week draws I’m musing on much and thinking how truly delighted I am with our new paint colours and exterior shop branding of our little shop. Using two fabulous local contractors for the project completion, I really rather love the new tone chosen from Little Greene. After various enquiries I just … Continue reading

The end of an era

The end of an era

Our family loves this time of year, the weather, the longer days, the time to stop awhile. The end of school for a couple of months, and we have a summer birthday boy, so its time to celebrate without the restrictions that school can place upon such occasions. Family, friends and cake aplenty… we are … Continue reading

Baking the world a happier place…

Baking the world a happier place…

So I can’t solve the Brexit crisis, poverty divide or even stop people worrying about things that don’t need worrying about… but it seems to me that kindness in cakebaking form can raise smiles, whilst uniting many with a cup of tea and a momentary pause in busy busy lives. This is a super easy … Continue reading