Firstly, I must apologise for being so inactive. It seems crazy that the last post I wrote was way back when I was just returning back to the shop. Since then, a lot has happened to say the least.
A busy few weeks prepping for Christmas was well underway when I last wrote. We were making pigs in blankets, sausage meat, pork pies... the list goes on. As well as all the extra work in prepping for Christmas there was also the day to day running of the shop to keep on top of as well.
Looking back all I really remember is working 7 days a week from the 7th December and by the time it got to Christmas Eve I remember talking to a colleague and both saying at the same time that we were just running of adrenaline. I have the the job of helping sort and allocate all the orders out the back every year the week before Christmas. It's makes my job better when going through the books and seeing some of the same names that we have every year. Your support really means a lot and makes us fell we do a good job so thank you.
This Christmas will definitely be one to remember for many reason an I think most of us will want to move on and not look back at it. So, to finish off on a Christmas note, personally as part of the family I would like to say thank you for supporting us through difficult times and thank you for being so patient and understanding on the busiest days of our shop year. Seeing happy customers leave us always makes me feel our hard work has paid of and makes my Christmas. I would also like the thank our staff for all their hard work and dedication they put into their work to make it happen and have it running as smoothly as possible.
Moving on, it's new year, it may not have started the way we would all like but we are still here to support you. We remain open throughout the new restrictions so please do pay us a visit. As this is a quieter time of year, I'm spending more time in the office and learning all that I can with both my Granny (Rosemary) and Dad (Robin) passing on what they've learnt over the years down to me.
Being part of the family I find myself doing a bit of everything. So even though in enjoy being active and outside being in the office also plays a huge part in a business these days so it has to be done.
Hopefully I will have more time to write and won't be left so long next time.
Stay safe and I hope to see some of you in the shop