Images from My Day…

Today I took a load of random images...   My current project, nearing completion.     I love the colours of glass-head pins. Reggie, loving the watermelon. Offering sage advice to Dad re the yard reno's. Connie and Kaz, spending some quality time together.  Cat's are an enigma, right?  Connie spends most of her time … Continue reading Images from My Day…

A Cure for the Blahs…

You know those days when you just feel blah, listless, bloated and just plain blergk? This soup will have you bouncing about in no time - and it is delicious to boot. MILLBRAEMAKES GREEN SOUP INGREDIENTS 2 Brown Onions – roughly chopped 1 Leftover Ham Bone from Christmas (or 1kg of bacon bones or similar) … Continue reading A Cure for the Blahs…

12 Spaces, 12 Months, 12 Edits

Yep, that's what I'm gonna do. I am overflowing with stuff, good stuff, bad stuff, old stuff, maybe stuff, one day stuff, stuff-knows stuff. And it needs to go. The Kitchen is my starting point, it's a big kitchen, a really big kitchen, with miles of bench spaces, oodles of cupboards and absolutely nowhere to … Continue reading 12 Spaces, 12 Months, 12 Edits

It’s a Handmade Christmas at Millbrae… Part 1.

It all sounded like a good idea when my sister suggested it; all gifts (excepting kids) must be handmade. Awesome, do so love a good challenge. Days and weeks pass and I have not done a thing... no surprise there - forward planning is really not my strong suit. Gulp, it's mid-November and there is … Continue reading It’s a Handmade Christmas at Millbrae… Part 1.

Day 23 #100happydays

Today was a very good day indeed.  I finally finished all the BAS statements (only 2 weeks late...) and had a lovely few hours in the kitchen, ahh how sweet life is. The goodness coming out of my kitchen today included my always wonderful Everyday Bread, Zucchini Leek & Speck Soup and the sinfully good … Continue reading Day 23 #100happydays

I wish I’d never started this list…Part 1.

The other day I was wondering about the house (as you do), thinking about what project I would like to start next, when it dawned on me that I've yet to complete a single  room project in it's entirety to date (Half-Done-Hetty is me). We do live in a very old farmhouse, so that should … Continue reading I wish I’d never started this list…Part 1.