My story with organic products started many years ago. I have always had extremely dry, rough and flaky skin. Moreover, my daughter had a skin condition called keratosis pilaris, commonly known as goosebump skin. I used all kinds of products to offset the dryness of my skin, but none of them worked.
Ceret is a picturesque town in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in the Occitanie region of southern France. Known for its rich history, artistic heritage, and natural beauty, Ceret holds a special place in the hearts of both locals and visitors. It is often associated with its vibrant markets, among other attractions.
In today’s digital landscape, leveraging the power of social media is crucial for small businesses to connect with their target audience, promote their offerings, and cultivate a thriving brand community. However, we often find ourselves searching for inspiration when it comes to creating engaging social media posts. To help you overcome this challenge, here are ten inspiring social media post ideas.
One aspect I thoroughly enjoy as a shopper when attending craft fairs is getting acquainted with the creators. I find it fascinating to hear about their sources of inspiration and the creative process involved in crafting their products.
Engaging with potential customers at your craft fair table can be highly beneficial, but it’s crucial to strike a balance and avoid being pushy. If you feel nervous about interacting with visitors, it’s helpful to prepare a few open-ended questions that can initiate conversations with them.
I recall the memory vividly, as if it happened just yesterday. Arriving early in the morning, I found myself at the building while darkness still enveloped the surroundings. Carefully unloading my car, I began setting up my table. This marked my very first craft fair experience. Nervousness tingled within me. Nevertheless, I summoned the courage to push aside my anxiety and proudly showcase my handmade products to the public.
It all started during lockdown as so many of these things do. I had given up full time work due to ill health at the end of 2019 and then lost my mother and 2 other close family members in 2020. My coping method was walking. And walking. And walking. I started taking photographs of things that I saw out and about. First on my phone, then on a small camera that I could hide in my pocket so that other walkers wouldn’t judge me but then finally on my old wedding cameras.
In today’s interconnected world, the significance of shopping local has gained remarkable traction. This blog aims to explore the multifaceted benefits of shopping local, with a particular focus on three key aspects: strengthening the local economy, creating a personalised customer experience, and offering access to unique and high-quality products.
I am a freelance journalist and children’s author. The Eye Spy series of children’s detective stories is aimed at readers aged nine to twelve. The books, which are fast-paced and action-packed, are designed to appeal to both reluctant readers and avid bookworms. They are set in a seaside town, and feature thirteen-year-old twins, Alex and Donna, and their detective service, Eye Spy Investigations.
We aren’t a traditional market, or a local craft fair or art exhibition… we are different. We are small business supporting small businesses! We want to change the way people shop & explore all the indie makers that exist right on our doorstep. We had over 40 makers, artists, designers and small businesses take part last weekend and I can’t wait until the next event. So much small business success is determined by the people you surround yourself with. I’m so fortunate to have such amazing craftspeople as part of Folk & Bespoke, who bring heaps of positivity to my events! I’m constantly inspired by your passion, drive and creativity and it’s so lovely getting to know each and every one of you. Here’s how our events have unfolded so far.
The winter solstice is the shortest day and the longest night of the year and an event that’s well worth celebrating. If you’ve never done anything special to mark the date before, why not try one of my ideas to help you bring a little light into that darkness?