Dan managed to get the hall pendent lights up last weekend before he took Joshua (our 12-year-old son), Camping for the night. He screwed metal brackets that came with the pendents to the ceiling and pulled the wires through then he connected the wires up. A job for an electrician if you don’t know what you’re doing obviously!… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action!
I have had a go at making a terrarium this weekend even though my track record with indoor plants is not great for example in our bedroom there is a stick in a pot that was once a beautiful orchid that I’m still tragically hoping will come back to life! I don’t understand what I’m doing wrong because everything I grow… Continue reading Making a Terrarium
My Singer Sewing Machine is my favourite piece of furniture/machinery,because it belonged to my Great Grandmother and I had a great fascination for it when I was a child. My mother would pull open the top to reveal the machine hidden inside and the drawers held treasures for my little hands, old bobbins buttons, thread and lace. Now I’m an adult… Continue reading Singing for the Singer
I finished painting the hallway/entrance yesterday and there is still lots to do but the hardest part is over! Here are a few pics but keep in mind this is still a work in progress. We painted the walls using Dulux Wash & Wear low sheen. The colour is Okarito from Duluxs Colours of New Zealand range.… Continue reading Hallway Update!
We have been married for 12 years and as a couple we keep it simple by me receiving a box of my favourite chocolates or a bunch of flowers and I always return the sentiment with something homemade. Last year I surprised Dan with some heart-shaped biscuits that the kids help me make and this year I decide to create a piece… Continue reading Made with Love
I made use of my plums and some sad-looking apricots at the bottom of the fruit bowl and made jam today. This is my own recipe I have made it many times I don’t strain and because I am using mostly plums I use ordinary sugar. (Not jam sugar). I don’t add extra pectin because plums are very high… Continue reading We’re Jammin
Here is a simple and quick project I did inspired by this storage crate from Freedom worth $249.00 I found four unused castor wheels which I have no idea where they came from or what they were ment to be used for and in the garage I discovered this old nail box full of… you guessed… Continue reading Box on Wheels