Wednesday, March 20, 2013

I made butter!

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And I'm ridiculously excited. I know it isn't very groundbreaking, it is so simple, but the fact that I got around to it and actually made butter makes me really happy. It's kind of like alchemy, you take one product and just by beating it you get two different products. Who knew you ended up with buttermilk as well? Now I'll have to make buttermilk scones to use up the buttermilk I've got stashed in the freezer. I should also make a pav with all the egg whites in there too, a little trick I learned from Nigella (the egg whites not the pav).

I also made yoghurt for the first time, another super easy thing to do, I don't know how successful it has been though, I had a quick taste tonight and think it will need a little sweetener, maybe it will taste better when it is more chilled.

Does making from scratch give you a thrill too?


Tuesday, March 19, 2013


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:: settling back in to home
:: finding that going from baby to two is not as hard as I feared
:: a visit from Nanna Cherie from SA to meet Mia
:: a fabulous beach wedding on Rottnest
:: Charlie's first night away from us (even though we were in the next room)

I hope your February was fabulous too. I'm enjoying the coolor weather that is coming with Autumn.


Monday, March 18, 2013

The Weekend

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Grandma came for a visit on the weekend, these are a couple of shots I got of the fam while we waited out the front for her little red car to appear (excuse my kids hanging out in their undies). Mum is planning to come out and spend a weekend with us every month, this makes me happy and it's great for Charlie, he adores Branma (as he often pronounces it). Thanks for coming Mum!


Saturday, March 9, 2013


Better late than never I say!

January Mosaic

January was...

:: a fun family wedding where birkenstocks were acceptable footwear
:: waiting, waiting, waiting
:: the arrival of beautiful baby Mia
:: the return home

What a great way to start the year! I hold high hopes for 2013 :)