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Some of you will be familiar with the striking potted succulents that we have been stocking this year from Villa Botanique.   Last Friday we were excited to welcome VILLA BOTANIQUE to our little courtyard with a stunning display of potted gorgeousness.  The weather was a searing 40 degrees which was unfortunate, but a fun day was had by all (except maybe the Hydrangeas who really don't love the heat).  If you see anything here that you would like to purchase or get more information on, please contact Kim at                

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November already?

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Wow, I know I am not the only one who is suprised that it is already November! This year has gone so fast and it seems unimaginable that Christmas Day is a mere 7 weeks away!  Well, only thing you can do is embrace it, so we are kicking off the silly season with our Champagne Shopping night this week.  I always find that a glass of bubbles and something yummy to nibble on makes the daunting task a little easier - so hopefully you can join us this week, and we can send you home with at least one...

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Vintage Pieces

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We all love a piece in our home that has a story attached to it, and that's why we work hard to source interesting vintage pieces from lots of different suppliers.  In the last week we have unpacked some absolutely beautiful pieces, from old olive picking baskets which can be repurposed into pot plant holders or stylish storage bins to cigar presses made into lamp bases.   We always try and keep stock of the fabulous little wooden shoe lasts, our favourites of course are the baby ones, which are becoming harder to find and vintage French cheeseboards of every...

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Tasty Express Book Launch

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On Saturday we hosted a book launch for Tasty Express, a fantastic new cookbook from Sneh Roy an award winning blogger and longtime Grosgrain customer. You may already be following her blog, Cook Republic. Sneh gave us an insight to how she came to writing the book and how she used her fantastic photography throughout. We had a lovely afternoon chatting with Sneh and her supporters and sampling some delicious recipes from the book. I am really thrilled to be able to support Sneh with Tasty Express and look forward to cooking my way through the book! Copies of Tasty...

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