Thursday, July 29, 2010

I have moved.. woo hoo!

Thank goodness, I have had a crazy couple of weeks.
2 awards nights that husband presented at, so in between the hell that is moving house, I got frocked up.
The boys loved the move. I didnt, nor did Moses the cat.......

before his fancy new haircut

Telstra Small Business Awards 2010

Monday, July 19, 2010

Chicken Hommus Salad

1/2 cup Hommus (make your own or buy one)

2 tablespoons finely diced celery
1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
freshly ground pepper
1 cup cubed grilled chicken breast (or any leftover chicken)
1 tablespoon water (I omitted this, instead used lemon juice)
Bread or salad greens, for serving
In a large bowl, stir hummus, celery, green onions, bell pepper, salt and a sprinkling of pepper.
Add chicken and water (or lemon) and stir until mixed thoroughly.
Serve with bread or over your favorite salad greens.

Enjoy xxoo

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Gwenny's House (Chris might live there)

I don't know if I have shared this before but Im a little bit in love with Chris Martin from Coldplay.
I think he is somewhat beautiful!
I ever found myself a single gal again I might hunt him down.Just saying.
Thats not really the point of this post, it is however to show you Gwen and Chris, plus their two kiddies Apple and Moses (sigh, I love their baby names!) new pad in Tribeca NYC.
I have to say that while I think its STUNNING! this decor would last about 1.8 seconds with my boys and Im not sure my husband would dig the oh so girly decor.
It wreeks of Gwenneth and while I do love her aswell, I wouldnt have minded seeing a bit more of an edge to the style of their apartment. When I showed my husband Chris and Gwen's bedroom he said
"thats because he never sleeps their".. interesting, maybe Im in with a chance.hehe.
I do love the swing lounge and have always thought one of them would be great until my 3 kids started hammering it against my Chalk USA dulux walls, so maybe not.. but still cool.
Apples room is delightful.. but needs a bit more of, well, Apple in it.
I would have loved to see a picture of Moses's room.. but Im sure its probably white or peach.
All the lighting gets a big thumbs up from me.... love it!
My favorite bit is the built in lilac dining booth, beautiful, love it... again though, do her kids eat here?
I can only imagine my kids shuffling their bums (as cute as they are) in and out of that booth every day after vegemite on toast.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

How I spent this morning ...

Im having a party for my mum this year, she will be 60. She doesn't look it at all!!
Anyway - She is credited for giving me a love of colour and a love of vintage and fashion.

She hates parties (not like me at all) so its just going to be a small suprise lunch with her sisters and a few family members and friends.

I have wanted to create a rustic style village lunch tablescape for ages.. the picture in this post has been my screen saver for a while, so I decided this is the perfect occasion.

So, I spent this morning sewing 50 vintage hankies into bunting and it is looking beautiful!
But for now, here is my imspiration picture.. wouldn't you love to jump into this shot and eat and bask in the sunlight.. I would, if this picture had a smell it would be of citrus and crusty bread..
Love, love, love it!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Blue Bliss

Love this room.
Blue is such a fresh colour, with the mustard and limey greens and whites this room makes me happy.
Hope you are having a good weekend.