The house and I are getting on a treat this week and feel that I've beaten the housework hands down ~ believe me it used to be the other way around quite alot. With the house looking great ~ and I now feel great! I aspire to be what is written on my Emma Bridgewater tea towel ~ DOMESTIC GODDESS & KITCHEN QUEEN. I'm half way there. Just need to work on my cooking skills. I'm not saying I'm a bad cook ~ Calum would say I'm quite the opposite ~ but I want to start baking more and cooking things I've never cooked before. On THE KITCHEN QUEEN front ~ I'll get there, but for now here's my KITCHEN KING!
Or should I say Kitchen Queen ~ that apron! Forgive me ~ its Anna's ( Judith's daughter).
Now on to a bit of what I've been making and doing. I love all things vintage and antique and one of my favourite places to shop or at least visit is Doune Antiques and Arts centre (between Callander and Stirling ~ for all those who know Scotland!) I spied the following in their original form and snapped them up straight away, knowing they would be perfect for Murrays room. They were ink stained printers blocks when I bought them and I have transformed them into co~ordinating hues of blue.
I'm quite pleased with the outcome ~ and am thinking of making up sets like this in the future to sell as baby gifts. Does it sound like a good idea?
Its sunday, and Calum has taken his twin brother Cameron and our wee boy Murray through to Stirling to do a bit of shopping ~ so I'm having a bit of time to myself ~ bliss! Away to get the salmon out of the freezer that Judith's husband, Scott, caught the other day, for dinner. New potatoes and lemon butter sauce me thinks!
Maybe make some pancakes for pudding or simple chocolate crispy cakes with the copious amounts of rice crispies we have left over from when I made them for our easter fair!
I'm also getting the day to myself tomorrow ~ its may weekend and Murray's grannie who is a school teacher is off tomorrow so has offered to take him for the day. If i get the house in working order tonight I should be able to allow myself a WHOLE DAY of crafting tomorrow. Lets wait and see. Hopefully I will have a few things to show you by tomorrow night!
Hope you've all had a good weekend.
Love Charlotte xxx