Hope you are well and had a great sunny weekend?
Mine was wonderful, I was working at QVC in the evenings, which meant the daytimes were truly sun soaked, especially as I am blessed to have a south facing garden
In fact the whole of last week was wonderful: a great hour hosting Bose with a perfect excuse to dance, and then of course the massive Yankee Candle TSV and congratulations again to Christine who won my competition – be sure to follow me @craigrowe_tv to be first to get news of more competitions like this – too good to miss!
Then last week ended on a real high with Catherine Huntley and I being invited to the Ruckley Estate. It was truly a magical day! Julie and her family were so welcoming and made us feel like part of the family. Not only did we get to see the Ruckley shop which has to be the Aladdin Cave of florists! We also got to see the arrangements being created, meet the team, had a delicious home cooked lunch and were shown around the gardens by Julie's mother and founder of Peony, the wonderful Margatet Rutherford. Catherine and I both said how blessed we felt to have been given such a magical day.
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It was also fascinating to see the Peony team preparing for the upcoming Today's Special Value – it was quite literally all hands on deck, they are working round the clock to be ready for your orders! The Today's Special Value is absolutely beautiful – 3 stems of gorgeous faux David Austin roses in their own vases – you can see pics of them in my home here and Catherine and I had fun mixing the Peony faux roses with the real thing, can you spot the difference?
It's going to be a wonderful day of Peony so please join Julie and I at midnight for the launch on Friday 23rd May!
Much love, hope you've enjoyed my blog and please leave a comment below.