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Even if last summer holidays were mainly dedicated to my children, I could go many times to South of France, where one of my favorite pastimes is visiting all those cute local street markets offering fragrances and home accessories.
Menton can not compete with Grasse’s perfums tradition, neither with Monaco or Antibes jet set life, yet every time I am in this lovely town, with its tiny shops, I feel at home.
And just like at home, I buy a lot.
This time I thought in advance: didn’t want to repeat tha same old story of myself coming back home and regretting not having bought this and that! I had a very keen idea of what I needed.
Here’s the shopping list I brought with me.
- Dried lavender. I use it in small bags matching the yarn I sell in Etsy Shop;
- Vegetable soaps, to make some felted ones using organic wool;
- Some themed soaps: with honey, clay, olive oil …
- Lavender essential oil, to prepare my yarn conditioner. [If you want, you can find my secret recipe here].
Of course I found everything, at a high quality and very low prices.
Most of all, it’s always a pleasure for me to point out how polite and friendly people are in this small French town! Even in my favorite candy shop, where I must confess that I hadn’t planned to buy anything…. But …