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About me; About Dixie Dot!

Posted by Tracey Harman on

About Me: I am Tracey, a 43 year old Mum to a 12 year old boy called Barnaby, a bonus daughter, Niamh, who is also 12, and utterly brilliant girlfriend to Rodger (she says!). We live in Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, with our ginger cats; One called Ziggy after my favourite character in my favourite tv programme when I was a kid (Grange Hill!) and the other is Cooper - affectionately known as 'Poopers' - I will leave you to draw your own conclusions as to why! After a disastrous attempt at Textiles GSCE many moons ago, sewing was a far distant memory....

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It’s all about you...

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As McFly would sing... 🎵 ‘It’s all about you, (it’s all about), it’s all about you, babyyyy’ 🎵  And it really is!  It’s hard to believe that Dixie Dot will be 3 this year. It’s just like owning a child - you can’t believe how quick it’s gone whilst feeling like they’ve been here forever.The Christmas break has given me chance to reflect a little about how my business has developed and the happiness you all give me. And as per usual I wanted to share my happiness with you, In particular it’s been an absolute joy to see: * Families...

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Time to slow down?

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I seem to constantly find myself saying ‘stop growing up!’ ‘You’re getting sooo big’, ‘I wish time would slow down a bit’.... it really seems like 5 minutes ago my boy was toddling around and causing absolute havoc. It’s got me thinking about how we can slow down time and I’ve come to the realisation that we can’t. Sad, but it’s true. We have got the time we have got. So it occurs that instead of wishing we could rewind time and live it again, we must make the most of it while we can. Appreciate every day together even...

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World Environment Day - We’re doing our bit!

Posted by Tracey Harman on

  June the 5th is World Environment Day - which is a perfect time for me to let you know a few things. It’s been increasingly worrying me about how Dixie Dot is run - I don’t want to do any extra damage to the environment because of the business I run so I have been making continual progress to make changes.  We have chosen a waste disposal service who separate out the recycling so all your cans, pots, paper end up at the right places.  I have made a decision to stop using the disposable plastic aprons - especially...

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Our first loop round the Kingsway sun!

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Happy Kingsway Anniversary Dotties! 

Yes it was one year ago today that we opened Dixie Dot Crafts in Kingsway and what a year it’s been! It’s flown by really but that’s because we have been so busy.

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