March = Moving Madness!!

There is something about the month of March for us. You may remember that this time last year we moved from the big smoke into the country (see here). It was quite a change for me and it has taken a while to adjust to the rural lifestyle and the quietness, but it has grown … Continue reading

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The nursery

The nursery

Hi all, hope you had a fab weekend! I didn’t think I would say this but we enjoyed the rain, such a relief after a very long dry spell. We also had our first day of antenatel classes on Saturday (yes, a full day of it!) – enjoyable, interesting, a little bit daunting (but not … Continue reading

DIY: Drawers do-up!

The drawers after

We are very quickly discovering that babies are expensive, yes, even babies that aren’t born yet – this is especially the case when it’s your first one! We have tried to be as resourceful as possible as we deck out our nursery, so you could imagine how excited I was when I found out our … Continue reading

The baby’s room – An owl

Owl

I hope our baby likes birds because I’ve just noticed there seems to be an unintentional bird theme developing in the nursery! It’s quite sweet really  and I think it works perfectly for either a boy or girl (yep, we have no idea what we’re having!). I stumbled across the pattern to make these owls … Continue reading

Separating eggs without the mess!!

Yolkr Egg Separator

There are numerous recipes that call for ‘just whites’ or ‘just yolks’… pavlova, soufflé, meringues and friands are just a few that spring to mind… well today I want to draw to your attention a good old Kiwi invention which I think is really cool, ridiculously good looking and most importantly will make separating eggs … Continue reading