Oh my goodness, what a year that was! I’m not going to list all the ways that this year was challenging, because I think we all know that… Instead, I want to take a moment to count our blessings as we come to the close of 2020.
And before I list all the things I am grateful for, I first want to say a huge thank you to you for reading me. I have been less present here on the blog this year, but not because I was losing interest or not wanting to communicate! 2020 has been a very big year here at MFCH, and I admit that it took up a lot more of my time than I had expected. From our subscription boxes, to the launch of our boutique to the magazine and all the social media, there have been a lot of plates to spin simultaneously!
I sincerely hope that next year we’ll have mastered art of spinning those plates, and that I will be back to publishing here at least once a week – thank you for your patience.
So, at the close of this busy, crazy, challenging, upside-down year, I want to say a huge merci to our readers, our followers and our clients. It has been a joy and privilege to exchange and share with you, and I am more than ever aware that without your fantastic enthusiasm and support, this would all be pointless.
On a wider scale, I’m grateful to the creatives in this world who have fed our imagination and our souls during lockdown, to the medical corp who work so hard to keep us safe and to the scientists who have miraculously created a vaccine that will help us return to a more normal way of living, travelling and interacting with each other.
A big thank you to my team, too. It is a privilege for me to work alongside such dynamic, professional and fun young women. With the growth of the magazine, the box and now the boutique, our team has evolved over the year, and the chemistry between us fills me with joy. We have had so much fun this year, with some big challenges met, and we are all looking forward to bringing you some spectacular boxes and beautiful magazines in 2021.
A special thought for each of you who should have joined me on a tour this year. We had five fantastic tours lined up for the Spring and Fall, and, of course, thanks to you-know-what, they all had to be postponed. I promise we were as gutted as you were, and we are working hard on finding safe solutions for welcoming you as soon as possible and will be keeping in touch to let you know as soon as anything concrete is decided.
It only remains for me to wish you happy Holidays, whether you are with extended family, or just your special one, or even alone. This is the year to celebrate in a different manner, and look forward to better days coming very soon for us all.