For those who are following our kiwihome make-over you will be aware we are converting an old built-in porch into Dans office… If you have just tuned in click HERE for a catch up …but the long room is actually one small room joined to a bigger L shaped room and the smaller room, the… Continue reading Office Update
Today I made this super easy banana loaf for my 9-year-old and her Netball team mates to have after their game. This loaf is always such a crowd pleaser and the girls who most weeks play in the rain and cold really deserve something more substantial than orange slices! Banana Loaf 1 cup self-raising flour 1/4… Continue reading Banana Loaf
I have been playing nurse all week,the cold plague hit our household and one by one they started to fall like dominoes, as the only one not sick (as usual) I was on tissue pick up duty so I haven’t had much time to do anything until today. This morning when I pushed the last… Continue reading How to make newspaper seedling pots
The winners of last weeks Kitchen renovation and this weeks Master Bedroom was… drumroll please…. Ginny and Rhys! The judges seem to really like their style, the en-suite was taken out by the brother and sister couple Ben and Libby. Ginny and Rhys Kitchen The Block Ginny and Rhys Master Bedroom The Block Ben and LibbyEn-suite… Continue reading The Block- Kitchen and Master Bedroom with En-suite
These chocolate pastries are great to share over coffee and are so quick and easy to make. Ingredients Puff pastry Chocolate Beaten Egg Raw Sugar Cut your pastry into triangles like this Place two squares of chocolate on the bottom of each triangle Roll and place on a lined baking tray, brush pastries with beaten… Continue reading Chocolate Pastries
I mentioned in my last post that Dan (my dear husband) is working on creating a home office out of our built-in porch/verandah, which once you see the pics you will understand what he’s up against! Our old Villa would have had a verandah that went around the front and side like this. But with our house you… Continue reading Dans Office
I thought it was time to do a lounge update and I have been gathering up photos of the room that I took before we started redecorating. before before before before before before I have to admit this is a low tech blog and all the photos I post on here are taken using my phone,… Continue reading Lounge Update!