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Summer Markets 2022

Posted by Carol Ann van Blerk on

Summer Markets 2022

Yesterday evening was the first of the Summer Night Markets in my local village of Castelnau Montratier. It is what is called Marché des Producteurs and it is where local producers sell their goods - There is a lot of food available and tables are set out in the middle of the square so visitors to the market can shop, eat and listen to live music.

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Summer 2022

Posted by Carol Ann van Blerk on

Summer 2022

June started off with a heat wave and we thought we were in for a long hot Summer but now towards the end of June things have cooled down, we have had some rain and all I can say is WHEW :) I will be doing the Wednesday evening Summer Market starting on the 6th of July and have been tending some baby Lavender plants that I will be putting up for sale along side my Sachets and Keyrings. I will also be selling Lavender Soap made by a local producer along with Essential Oils from my friend Marie-Helen. The...

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Buying Lavender Sachets if you live in the UK.

Posted by Carol Ann van Blerk on

Thanks to Brexit buying things from France now seems a bit complicated but here is a breakdown of exactly how it works and what it costs according to the UK Gouvernment website https://www.gov.uk/goods-sent-from-abroad/tax-and-duty Before we go any further - Please do not ask me to mark an order as a Gift on the customs forms because it is illegal for me to do so. I hope this helps and makes things a little clearer and a little less daunting. UK Tax and duty You’ll be contacted by Royal Mail, Parcelforce or the courier company if you need to pay any...

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Packaging Perfected

Posted by Carol Ann van Blerk on

Packaging Perfected

I'm delighted to have found the perfect boxes for my Sachets - These make it easy to display and are perfect for gift giving - The Point of Sale Boxes will be available soon  and they take 3 of the larger boxes. For the Holiday Season I also have the Shiny Gold and Silver Boxes and the Paper Bags are ideal for ecommerce :)

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New Lavender

Posted by Carol Ann van Blerk on

New Lavender

I have just received the first delivery of the 2021 Lavender Crop and not only does it smell as beautiful as always but it is also very pretty :)

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