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Broc-Xit: The results

Over eight hundred of you voted in my Broc-xit poll.I received over one hundred emails offering kind and inspirational opinion and advice and I truly felt the love. You see when you run an online business for as long as I have, you come to understand that it doesn't wholly belong to you, it also belongs to the community that have long supported it, and it is for this reason that it struck[...]

Puttery Treats + Pretty Things
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Broc-xit: The Future of BrocanteHome

A few days ago I received a comment here at BrocanteHome that advised me to close the business and take a year off in order to regroup because I cannot teach authenticity if I am not capable of personal authenticity. And after breathing a little sigh of fright, my first thought was that if it was even remotely possible I really would because I am so very disappointed that life is so very[...]

Puttery Treats + Pretty Things
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Pink Friday!

To me Black Friday is deeply tied in with the act of thanksgiving, and so I believe that offering discounts on the last Friday of November is about saying thank-you to those of you who read my work all year round... So this weekend I have created three separate offers, starting today with more products added to my PAY WHAT YOU CAN SALE,  a special offer on a BRAND NEW COURSE tomo[...]

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Halfway There…

Hello me Darlings, I thought I would just pop in to tell you where I'm up to, so you know I am still alive and still busy behind the scenes cooking up a storm... It has been absolutely beautiful here for the past seven days and though the weekend brought with it the kind of news that chucked the past straight back into my face and every windowsill in the house seems to have declared[...]

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The Decision

  It's a gorgeous day. Outside the sounds of a suburban Summer are humming through the lane gardens: lawnmowers, children playing, bees buzzing - and inside Ste and I are working in companionable silence, iced lemon water at our side and shared intentions unspoken between us. It has been half-term this week and I have spent it with Finley, enjoying what he enjoys and setting[...]