Friday, April 25, 2014

Springing Forward......

The last of Easter 2014 has been packed away and the store has been refreshed with an array of new spring products that are still arriving almost weekly it seems. One of the things I enjoy most about having a store is the restyling and restaging of the various sections within this space. It's an opportunity for me to use my creative side to make things I hope visually pleasing for my customers....



















Hope you enjoyed this little tour!






Thursday, April 3, 2014

Joyeuses Pâques!

Easter is a little later this year with Good Friday falling on April 18th and Easter Monday on April 21st, 2014. Easter time is always whimsical and fun at French Vanilla and this year is no exception. The following is a sample of the wonderful Easter items available this year....

















Wishing you a very Happy Easter!



Hello Bonjour....

Well this is my first attempt at blogging! It's been quite a year and a half for me. I retired from the Federal Government after 34 years and in October 2006, I started a new retail store called "French Vanilla Home and Garden". In July 2007 I launched my store's e-commerce website and now this....blogging! Who would have thought! Has it been challenging?....a bit, stressful?.... some days, rewarding?....most definitely! I love owning my own retail store, filling it with things I love and helping my customers find that perfect item or gift! I am enjoying this new phase of my life and look forward to learning new things, having new adventures and making new friends along the way!

Sheila
(established July/2008)