Coffee & Cake – A successful combination!

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Friday saw May’s Kitchen (hallway, sitting room and garden) turn from a comfortable (read messy) family home, into a hive of Christmassy activity. The decorations went up, coffee was made and an incredible array of homemade cakes donated.

We were lucky to have a dry, reasonably fair late November day. Myself and six other talented local ladies brought out our homemade wares and displayed them amongst the pots, pans and cookery books in my kitchen.

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The local community, from Chainhurst, Marden and beyond came along to support us – what an amazing turnout!

Thank you to everyone.

You all even managed to find my house- no mean feat when some from Marden haven’t heard of Chainhurst..

The coffee was drunk, the cakes were devoured and the chatter so loud you could hardly hear the old Christmas classics playing in the background!

But that’s what I had in mind- a relaxed coffee morning with friends with the opportunity to buy some nice pressies while you were nattering.

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That’s my kind of shopping..seems lots of you enjoyed it too.

I’ve already decided to do it again next year- perhaps a summer fair too?

I’m still sweeping up cake crumbs, but it was worth it!

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Craft Christmas Fair – buy local this year!

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I am proud to present my craft Christmas fair, taking place on 28 November 2014.

I have hand picked a selection of very talented local people offering a selection of high quality and beautiful products, making them ideal gifts for Christmas.

Stunning jewellery, beautiful bags, vintage china & glassware, hampers and gift sets filled with homemade preserves, delightful artwork and shabby chic signs, and festive greetings cards will all be on offer.

There will be free tea, coffee and cake to provide a cosy and friendly shopping environment. Families very welcome ( I have lots of toys in the playroom for the kids to play with!)

Flyers will be put up in Marden & Chainhurst…keep you eyes peeled for them…

Buy local this Christmas and spread the word!

Love May’s Kitchen
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