Cat Morley


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Jul

15

Holy Island
After waking up in Newcastle this morning, we headed to the Butterfly Cabinet for breakfast. It was really pretty inside and I really liked being able to make my own vegetarian fry-up breakfast wi...

14

Newcastle
We set off on a road-trip to Newcastle today and to our excitement, discovered a drive-through coffee shop on the way out of Edinburgh. Even better, they had soy milk so I was able to get a salted...

13

Monday
Mel Macklin created this absolutely gorgeous illustration of Crafterella & Bobbin for Superhero Sunday this week. I know I say it every week but I really need to make a start on this gallery wa...

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Sunday
We met up with Kenny, Claire & Laura for brunch at Toast this morning. I love that we're trying to have a weekly brunch routine because it tempts us out of bed at the weekend and leads to fun a...

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Saturday
I decided to use some Iordanov Vodka to bake a batch of liquorice & vodka macaroons with lavender shells. Lady Of The Glen dropped off some sample of their whisky for us to experiment with and...

10

Really Garlicky Company
It was another hot day in the office so we decided to cool off by making some coffee liqueur pops during Cocktail Hour.

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Wednesday
TapeSwell sent us a box of their tapes to get crafty with and I couldn't wait to get started. The first project I created were some chalkboard food picks, perfect for labelling pies or which plate ...

7

Tuesday
Our book was mentioned in the new issue of Simply Sewing magazine. I had a fun day at work today inventing cocktails for Magnum Cream Liqueur while crafting for Thread & Heather. I've always ...

6

Monday
Amy from Cozy Reverie created this adorable fashionista illustration of Crafterella and she's selling throw pillows with the print.

5

Sunday
We took Jenny & Dave for breakfast at the Roseleaf this morning. I had French toast while everyone else tucked into full breakfasts served in frying pans. Jenny spotted the Redrum written on ...

4

Saturday
We took Jenny & Dave for breakfast at Odds & Ends this morning, partly for the awesome bagels they serve but mainly just to see Seymore and give him a cuddle. It was the 4th of July today ...

3

Friday
I've been finding it hard to tidy up the kitchen without baking recently so in an attempt to declutter our cereal collection, I baked a batch of granola cookies. The granola caramelised in the oven...

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Wednesday
We were invited to a Facebook event at the Corn Exchange this morning where we bumped into Laura. The presentation was pretty boring and aimed at trying to make us buy Facebook ads but at least th...

Jun

30

Tuesday
Even though we've visited Barns Ness four times and seen the Northern Lights there twice, we've never visited during the day. The weather lady had predicted lovely weather, so we packed a picnic a...

29

Margarita Monday
My latest podcast is up on iTunes and it's all about the lists I like to keep. Abby did a lovely interview with me for her blog HumaniTribe and I feel so special for being included.

28

Sunday
I crafted a set of cat ears for my phone from white Sugru and they look so cute. We met up with Duncan & Alex and went to see the roller derby at Meadowbank. It was Glasgow vs Edinburgh and we...

27

Canal Festival
It was the Canal Festival today and time for our annual canal trip, so we joined a very long queue and waited patiently. It doesn't go very fast, and we giggled as we were overtaken by pedestrians...

26

Friday
I had some egg whites left after making a key lime pie yesterday and the Meringue Girls had sent me a bottle of their vanilla paste, so I decided to bake some meringues. I infused them with rosewa...

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Thursday
We received a bottle of Iordanov Vodka in the mail this morning and it's so pretty with a bejewelled skull on the front. I'm definitely adding it to our candle bottle collection when the vodka has ...

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Tuesday
I'd forgotten how cute the canal becomes in the summer until I spotted all of these ducklings swimming in a neat line. We've been craving healthier meals recently so I decided to whip up a salad w...

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Monday
After waking up at Mum & Dad's house in Burntisland this morning, we drove Mum back to Edinburgh and went to the Secret Herb Garden. It was a really pretty place to work and Mum got all the ti...

21

Sunday
One of our presents for Mum on her birthday was a porch swing for the garden and she couldn't wait to invite us over for a garden party to see it (excuse the pun) in full swing. It also gave Dad t...

20

Blackness
We met up with Kenny & Laura for brunch at Akva this morning. It was Kenny's birthday a few days ago so we had brought him his presents. Even though the weather wasn't amazing, we didn't feel ...

19

Friday
I baked some cornbread muffins for breakfast with cheese, herbs and some vegetarian bacon bits which swelled up during baking and tasted just like bacon.

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Thursday
After meeting the awesome Edinsketcher last week, I was feeling inspired to try drawing Edinburgh too so I started with the view from Salt Cafe. You never notice how intricate all the architecture ...