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Mothering Sunday – historically – the special ‘day off’

Historically the correct term for Mother’s Day is Mothering Sunday.  It was a very British tradition. In Victorian times it was the day when children, mainly daughters who were working as domestic servants were given the day off to visit mothers and their families. I love personalising special dressing gowns and towels for mothers and […]

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Appreciative testimonials…

Running a small business is a real challenge and one of the tips I was given 5 years ago was to print out the great testimonials. I do this and put them in a file to read when things are really ‘getting on top of me’. I dip in to it regularly! Here is a […]

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Second wedding anniversary is cotton.

    I remember when I got married nearly 26 years ago my husband diligently looked up each of our anniversaries. He then gave me something of significance each year – how romantic  – but I noticed as the years went by the specific presents for each year seemed to stop. I did a bit […]

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Calling all Godmothers & Godfathers!!

Over the last 20 years I get a good number of godmothers using Jane Hamerton as a ‘one stop shop’ for Christmas gifts! It is quite fun choosing the colours of the personalised towels to suit each godchild. I quite often spend some time with the client finding out what the favourite colour & interests […]

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Special christening order using a Scottish family tartan

I love been given special tasks. A customer was attending a family christening and wanted us to use the Ferguson family tartan on her gift of 2 white towels. A tie & some small pieces arrived in the post & I duly washed them in hot water as I explained I would have to do. […]

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