A few weeks ago I hosted a cocktail party for some local friends of ours in business. They all run their own business and we thought it might be nice to introduce them to one another as well as check out each others products for the Christmas season, wind down with some drinks and talk (or not talk) about work.
I am so excited about Christmas as I feel a little more organised now, thanks to the these awesome ladies who shared some of their amazing products with everyone.
We had a great afternoon sipping drinks and eating snacks provided by Local Pantry Co. The Local Pantry Co sells all your favourite Australia food products online, the same products that might normally require a trip to the markets or a specialty store to purchase. Now you can order whatever you need and have it delivered to your door, or in this case, have Mel bring them along with her to share!
We also had the yummiest cake and cookies from Pretty Special Cakes. As you know I have been a nig fan of JB from Pretty Special Cakes since she made The Captains amazing Birthday cake (read about it here). She bought along a yummy cake to share as well as the most stunning cookies I have ever seen to hang on my tree. She was also bought along gift baskets filled with cookies for everyone to take home. The problem with JB’s cookies is that they are just too damn pretty to eat. That is until you taste just one, then to hell with them looking pretty, you just want to eat the whole damn lot in one sitting!
We also shared in breaking the coolest bon-bons, filled with brooches and earrings from Bok Bok B’Gerk. Finally a decent bon-bon, I hate it when I spend money to buy the prettiest bon-bons only to have them filled with junky items. My bon-bon had a soldier in it and I have been wearing it since our party. It’s the best accessory! You can also get pretty earrings like the ones Finding Femme was wearing.
Olivia from Lyn and I, brought some pretty little gifts with stunning illustrations and gift tags. Olivia is a graphic designer and illustrator (who also runs Ballarat Web Design). Her business Lyn and I, showcases her amazing illustrations as prints, cards and gift tags with 5% of the profits going toward women’s health and wellbeing. If you haven’t got your cards or gift tags sorted you can download them directly from her website! Olivia bought along one of her stunning illustrations, which started the day under the tree and finished up on our mantle!