Monthly Archives: February 2011

Decorating Update

Another night of decorating done.  The ceiling is finished and two of the walls.  We have chosen a paint called ‘Fresh Linen’ which is a really warm cream. We don’t start painting until the kids have gone to bed as … Continue reading

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Just a little bit of self-congratulations!

Please excuse me but I really feel the need to give myself a wee pat on the back and share some exciting news with you! My company in the UK – has got a Mumsnet Best award.  I am not … Continue reading

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Decorating

Our house is a big white box.  All the walls are white, most of the floors are white tiles.  One area of colour is the carpet in the living room – it is beige – woo hoo!  The people we … Continue reading

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Alexander Rennie MacKintosh

Rennie Mac rose or leftover ketchup – you decide!

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Lemon and Coconut Slice

Australia is awesome!  Reason 438 – morning and afternoon tea are routinely observed and usually include cake of some description.  This is a cultural difference I can subscribe to wholeheartedly!  This goes way beyond ‘elevenses’ with a chocolate hob-nob, we are … Continue reading

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Alexander’s Team Colours Jumper

Yay!!  It is FINALLY finished!!  I started this jumper for Alexander at the end of the football season in September and it was put aside so many times to make way for more pressing (or more interesting!) projects!  Luckily, woollen jumpers … Continue reading

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Another first day at another school!

Well today started early!  I have decided to get up with Michael in the mornings (at 6am) to do a bit of Wii Fit (my Christmas present!) before the kids get up so with this being the first day back at … Continue reading

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