Cat Morley

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I made a batch of granola cakes for breakfast which were pancakes filled with granola and dried fruit. They were really filling and really tasty.


We were feeling pretty tired out after our trip up north this weekend, so it was a very lazy Sunday indeed. Luckily we had some freshly ground coffee beans from Driftaway Coffee to perk us up.


We woke up in our cosy bed at the Malmaison in Dundee this morning and it was time for breakfast in the bistro. Our cooked dishes took an hour to arrive, which was a bit annoying but my waffles wi...


Solar Eclipse
Tom made a last minute decision that we should head up to Aberdeen to see the solar eclipse, so we jumped in the car at 5 am and hit the motorway. A few hours later, we arrived in Aberdeen and pic...


I've been drawing a lot recently and Mum's been aiming to sketch a drawing each day too, so I decided to make us some pencil case covers for our sketchbooks. It's so handy for carrying around all ...


My goal for last month was to hit inbox zero every day and make it a habit which was a success, so I decided to reward myself with this awesome cat dress from ASOS. I was a little worried that it w...


Our book came out in the USA and the rest of the world today so it was exciting watching everyone receive it. Pam got her copy this morning and posted a photo - we had so much fun hanging out with ...


Drift Away Coffee sent us some of their coffee beans this morning, which was perfect timing as we really needed a Monday morning pick me up. I've been trying to think up a good system for organizi...


Mother's Day
It was Mother's Day today and I invited Mum and Nana over for a homemade afternoon tea. I'd spent the whole previous day baking and had made salmon & cream cheese pinwheels, jammy dodger red o...


I spent the whole day baking for our Mother's Day afternoon tea tomorrow and though I was exhausted by the end of it, we had a table filled with amazing treats. First, I baked a batch of lemon &am...


Lomography sent us their new instant camera the Lomo'Instant and we were excited to take it out for a spin. The camera is all the fun of the classic Lomography cameras, allowing you to take double...


There's an interview with us about our book in the new issue of Simply Handmade Magazine. There are even goofy looking photos of us on our trip.


A friendly man came to the door this morning with a giant box of alcohol for our upcoming Cocktail Hours. I'm glad we've built a new cocktail cabinet because we're going to need all the space we ca...


We went back to the tip this morning and this time, I couldn't resist bringing my camera and taking some photos. I loved the piles and piles of abandoned fridges. The crane in the back picked up a...


Hillarys Crafternoon
I read a Buzzfeed article about the 21 Things Everyone Must Eat In Glasgow that the donuts at Drygate Brewery were amazing so we decided to pop in for lunch.


Mum & Dad gave me some money at Christmas to spend on a gift I really wanted and it took me a while to decide what to get until I realised I really wanted an iRobot Brava so that I'd never have...


Five Guys
I'm used to getting bottles of alcohol in the mail from drinks company but not chocolate and this morning we received a box of Thunder Toffee Vodka truffles and they were amazing. We visited Five ...


The Jolly Botanist
We loved the savoury muffins I made on Sunday and I had some supplies to use up, so I decided to make a new batch and this time I made sweet pecan, apple & cinnamon muffins which were also deli...


Museum Of Fire
We visited the Museum Of Fire this morning which is on the site of Edinburgh's first fire station. The museum is free to visit and the building is gorgeous with a dozen or so fire engines from dif...


Nellie Le created this adorable Crafterella art for this week's Superhero Sunday and I love it so much. I can't wait to buy some frames and start a gallery wall for all this amazing art.



Mum and Dad came over for breakfast this morning and I cooked everyone pancakes with Quorn bacon and maple syrup. Mum's not a fan of sweet and savoury so I improvised some Cinnamon, Apple & Ra...


We met up with Laura for lunch at Milk today. It's been ages since we last saw her so it was so nice to catch up. I love meeting friends for lunch - it feels like having a real job! I had a beetro...


Tom took me to our local skip for the first time to recycle some boxes this morning and it was amazing. Everyone was smiling as they threw out things which looked like unwanted Christmas presents a...


It was Ash & Rob's last day in Edinburgh so we met up with them for breakfast at Toast. Tom and I shared a veggie breakfast which was delicious. I'm going to miss having our temporary London f...


Dremel sent me one of their Home Decor Kits to test out and it included an engraver which I couldn't wait to try. I made an etched daffodil candle holder and I'm really pleased with it, considerin...