Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Nov. 5-8: Our "Holiday Fête" Market!

We love to travel to Paris in September, after the summer heat but before what Ernest Hemingway called the bad weather that "would come in one day when the fall was over."  When we return home from Paris, the change of seasons is usually underway here also.  Autumn is now in full swing in Wisconsin, with orange and yellow leaves and crisp, cool days.  Our hearts and minds turn to the coming holiday season.  Some long for the coziness of a wood burning stove, others for a snowshoe hike after fresh snowfall, or reading a good book next to a roaring fireplace, baking your grandmother's banana nut bread, the coming of Thanksgiving and -- not long after that -- Old Man Winter. It is especially this time of year that we may long for comfort and coziness the most!

We hope to create a sense of warmth and bundle you up in joy at our next market Nov. 5th-8th.  Our BY APPOINTMENT ONLY "Holiday Fête" Market is the first of our 2020 "Les Fêtes de Noël" year-end holiday festivals!  We'll have tons of home decorations for the holiday season, including Christmas, as well as treasures and lots of gift ideas from Paris and elsewhere in France.  We want you to feel as though you can come and stay as long as you please, as if  you are being hugged by beauty and find happiness around every corner.  And maybe you will find a little something for your precious, cozy home,

**To attend this market, you MUST the following link to schedule a day and time to attend.  To sign up, click on following link, check the box next to the time and day you want to attend, then click "Submit and Sign Up" at bottom of the page and fill in your contact info.  LINK FOR SCHEDULING:  https://tinyurl.com/ConfectioniqueNov2020

**To comply with local health regulations, you must wear a face mask in Confectionique until further notice.**

**Please remember to reserve a spot online at this link here.  Also, please remember that we have moved Confectionique to our new store location at 4201 Monona Drive, Monona.** 


Our November "Holiday Fête" Market Hours:

Thursday, Nov. 5:          3pm-8pm
Friday, Nov. 6:               10am-5pm
Saturday, Nov. 7:           10am-5pm
Sunday, Nov. 8:             Noon-4pm

a bientot,

Anastasia 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Oct. 8-11: Our "Paris After Dark" Market!

France is haunted.

No doubt -- there are spirits in the air in France.                                     

Don't believe me?  Then spend some time in the Paris Catacombs. This deep underground cave devoted to the bones of the dead is certain to make you believe in all things ghostly. How about Pere Lachaise cemetery? The cobblestone walkways between the ancient graves sometimes feel that they will cave under your feet. And what about some of the crypts that are no longer completely sealed? I dare you to peek inside one of them on a cold, crisp autumn night.

One of my favorite things to do when I visit Paris with my hubby Adam is to wander the narrow cobblestone streets of the oldest parts of the City of Light late at night and breathe in the history and romance of this ancient place.  Sometimes it's really quite creepy to look up at the dark, imposing shadows of the Concierge, where Marie Antoinette spent her last days imprisoned before meeting her sad fate . . . Even the river Seine has a certain eeriness about it when the wind is blowing and you can only hear the faint sounds of traffic above and the rippling water below.

Confectionique's October "Paris After Dark" market is where the City of Light meets the darkness!  What scares you? At Confectionique, we will do our best to creep you out just a little bit -- but with Paris style, naturally!

**To attend this market, you MUST the following link to schedule a day and time to attend.  To sign up, click on following link, check the box next to the time and day you want to attend, then click "Submit and Sign Up" at bottom of the page and fill in your contact info.  LINK FOR SCHEDULING:  https://tinyurl.com/ConfectioniqueOct2020

**To comply with local health regulations, you must wear a face mask in Confectionique until further notice.**

**Please remember to reserve a spot online at this link here.  Also, please remember that we have moved Confectionique to our new store location at 4201 Monona Drive, Monona.** 

I hope you will join us on Thursday, October 8th from 5pm-9pm and help us kick off our "Paris After Dark" market as we celebrate all things Paris, and all things Halloweenish.  (Or should we say "Hallo-oui-nish?)  Get ready for a spooky season filled with autumn delights!

October "Paris After Dark" Market Hours:

Thursday, Oct. 8:            5pm-9pm 
Friday, Oct. 9:                 10am-5pm
Saturday, Oct. 10:           10am-5pm
Sunday, Oct. 11:              Noon-3pm

a bientot,

Anastasia




Monday, August 17, 2020

Sept. 10-13: "Bonne Chance" 4-Day Market!

We were so delighted with the response to our inaugural market  at our new store location at 4201 Monona Drive that we've added a September market to our schedule!

If you missed our August "Bonjour, Again!" market or just want to come back for more French treasures, we're giving you a second chance with our special 4-day good luck market (or "Le Bonne Chance Marché") starting Thursday Sept. 10 through Sunday Sept. 13th.  We'll be open (by appointment only) each day so you can have a second lucky chance to enjoy our market before we close until our next market in October!


**To attend this market, you MUST the following link to schedule a day and time to attend.  To sign up, click on following link, check the box next to the time and day you want to attend, then click "Submit and Sign Up" at bottom of the page and fill in your contact info.  LINK FOR SCHEDULING:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a48adac2baafd0-bonne**

**To comply with local health regulations, you must wear a face mask in Confectionique until further notice.**

**Please remember to reserve a spot online at this link here.  Also, please remember that we have moved Confectionique to our new store location at 4201 Monona Drive, Monona.** 

We decided to at least offer you a second chance at something you admired, loved, or want to reconsider after thinking about it for days! Knowing we won't open again until October, here is your "Bonne Chance" to stock up on one of your French favorites or purchase a last-minute unique gift.


We can't wait to see you again!

September "Le Bonne Chance Marché" hours:

Thursday Sept. 10:  10am-4pm
Friday Sept. 11:        10am-4pm
Saturday Sept. 12:   10am-4pm
Sunday Sept. 13:      Noon-3pm

a bientot,

Anastasia

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Aug. 6th-9th: The "Bonjour, Again!" Market

We all know this is turning out to be the summer of missing a lot of normal life.  Of course, we miss our beloved Paris, but more than anything, we miss you -- our friends and customers.

That's why we've decided to call our August market the "Bonjour, Again!" Market.   We're ready to welcome you to our new store location at 4201 Monona Drive, Monona!

I've been working around the clock to prepare Confectionique's wonderful new space:  our new librarie (book section), our new cuisine (kitchen), the salon des enfants (children's room), our homage to Deyrolle, our new French laundry , my new section filled with Sajou and other sewing treasures -- it's all coming together beautifully!

We hope you will join us at our "Bonjour, Again!" market.  Shop like a Parisian, live like the French!

**To attend this market, you MUST the following link to schedule a day and time to attend.  To sign up, click on following link, check the box next to the time and day you want to attend, then click "Submit and Sign Up" at bottom of the page and fill in your contact info.  LINK FOR SCHEDULING:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a48adac2baafd0-thebonjour1 **

**To comply with local health regulations, you must wear a face mask in Confectionique until further notice.**

**Please remember to reserve a spot online at this link here.  Also, please remember that we have moved Confectionique to our new store location at 4201 Monona Drive, Monona.** 


The "Bonjour, Again!" Market Hours:

Thursday, Aug. 6:   Noon-7pm 
Friday, Aug. 7:        10am-5pm
Saturday, Aug. 8:   10am-5pm
Sunday, Aug. 9:      Noon-5pm

A bientot,

Anastasia 

Friday, June 26, 2020

It's not goodbye just au revior!

On the eve of packing up the final box, cleaning and handing in the keys to the large space at 8300 Airport Road in Middleton, I find myself reflecting upon the last 10 years.

Look for Ms.Eiffel in Monona!
Remarkably, I am not sad about leaving this space, although I am sad to say goodbye to Randy, the airport folks and the Morey family, but I am not at all sad about packing up the last box.

Crafty Girlfriends!
I realize Confectionique has been a experiment in creativity and a connection to community and to a beloved country 4,143 miles away. This concept could exist anywhere and for the next chapter of Confectionique, this creativity and connection will be in Monona -4201 Monona Drive to be exact.

I would like to thank all those at the airport; my original crafting sister, Jessica; my crafty girlfriends: Connie Jean, Leigh-Anne, Vicki, Linda, Mary and Christi to whom this move would not have happened so quickly. These women are phenomenal both in character and talents. I wish to thank my family for all their love and support and my ever-supportive husband, Adam. I could never begin to tell you the long nights he spent helping me, the packing and unpacking of the van, helping me price and organize. And every dream I have had or wanted, he has found a way to make happen.  Finally, and most importantly, I would also like to say a big MERCI beaucoup to all of you...our friends and customers.... who have been there for us for 1 market or 100 markets! Your kindness, encouragement and support all these years has meant so much and all of you have helped us stay afloat all these years.

My sweet Adam
I do hope you will come visit Confectionique in her new location, all pretty and inspired by years of travel to Paris and France. I sincerely hope you will again enjoy experiencing the creativity of both Confectionique's new home and the talents of the creatives who come from far and wide with unique and beautiful products to share with you. I also hope you will again feel a connection to Confectionique and an affinity for France with all the beauty and treasures offered by this glorious country.

A'bientot friends,
Anastasia


au revoir Morey Airport













Thursday, May 14, 2020

**RESHEDULED** May 21-23: Summer in Provence!

**To attend this market, you MUST using the following link to schedule a day and time to attend.  To comply with local health regulations, we cannot have more than 5 customers in the market at one time.  To sign up, click on following link, check the box next to the time and day you want to attend, then click "Submit and Sign Up" at bottom of the page and fill in your contact info.  LINK FOR SCHEDULING:   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a48adac2baafd0-confectionique

**Attendance at this event is limited to persons over the age of 16.  We must ask that everyone in attendance wear a face mask.**

For our next 3-day market May 21-23, help us welcome the arrival of warmth and "soleil" as we celebrate a vintage French summer!

School is almost out.  Flag Day.  Father's Day.  The 4th of July.  Patio cookouts.  Vacations.  Picnics.  The great outdoors.  Even Bastille Day.

At long last:  Summer!


Join us on Thursday May 21st from 10am-5pm while we kick off our long-awaited summer with our "Summer in Provence" market.  We love Paris, but we just might love sunny Provence even more!



The market continues Friday May 22 from 10am-5pm and concludes on Saturday May 23 from 10am-5pm.




"Summer in Provence" SIGN UP HERE:


Thurs., May 21:      10am-5pm 
Friday, May 22:      10am-5pm
Saturday, May 23: 10am-5pm

A bientot,

Anastasia 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

OUR ONLINE SPRING MARKET IS OPEN!

As we promised, we have been working hard during the current emergency to open an online version
of our "Springtime in Paris" market.  Our online market is now open for business!  We want to thank all of you for your continued support during this difficult and challenging time for everyone.

You can find our online ETSY spring market by going to www.brocanturee.com or www.etsy.com/shop/Brocanturee   Just like our shop, our online market is divided into many sections -- we have something for everyone!

For everyone's health and safety, we can only accept payment online through the ETSY portal.  However, we can offer you a few options in terms of how you get your purchases.  We have included shipping charges on every item, so online orders involving multiple items may have seemingly high shipping charges at first.  We will charge only the actual shipping costs for the full order, and will refund to you any shipping overages once those are calculated upon shipment.

If you would rather pick up your items in our parking lot, include a message with your ETSY purchase or email us at confectionique@confectionique.com immediately after placing your order.  We'll refund all shipping charges once you pick up your items curbside in our parking lot.  We will offer pickup in our parking lot on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 2-5 between 2pm and 5pm.  We will need to know in advance the date and time you want pick up your order as well as the color and make of your vehicle.  We will bring your order out to you in the parking lot or pop it in your trunk for you.

Finally, we will offer local delivery of furniture in the Middleton area only.  If you have personal circumstances that make it difficult for you to leave the house safely, we will deliver other items also within the Middleton area.

Once again, thank you for your support during this emergency.  We hope you all remain healthy and
safe!

a bientot,

Anastasia