Blog Archive 2016 • Cat Morley

Dec

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New Years Eve
It was New Years Eve today and Alison & Martyn invited us over to theirs to celebrate. Ailsa, Jack and Loraine were there too. Just before midnight, everyone made a mad dash to the bottom of ...
30
 
Lego Disney Castle
Tom gave me this amazing Lego Disney Castle for Christmas and we finally finished building it today. I'd got Tom a Lego Christmas train set, so he built that while I worked on my castle and they l...
28
 
Anniversary
We woke up feeling super fancy in our room at Prestonfield House this morning and couldn't wait to get up and celebrate our anniversary. We started by tucking into breakfast in the restaurant. I h...
27
 
Prestonfield House
Tom surprised me with a stay at Prestonfield House for our anniversary. Hidden away behind Holyrood Park, in the shadow of Arthur's Seat, it's easy to forget that you're still in the city as you m...
25
 
Christmas
Merry Christmas everyone, we spent ours back home in Burntisland for the first time in a few years, which was so much more relaxing than hosting it at our place. Bobbin had so much fun playing wit...
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Christmas Eve
I baked some juniper and apple mince pies this morning, filling up the whole house with the smell of Christmas. Check out Juniper & Apple Mince Pies on Cut Out + Keep
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Friday
We exchanged Christmas gifts with Jenny & Rin this morning. I was so happy to hear that Jenny had really wanted the shoes I got her but they were sold out by the time she tried to get them.
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Dishoom
Jenny & Rin were in Edinburgh today and we met them for dinner at Dishoom, a new Bombay Café on St Andrews Square. We ordered a bunch of dishes to share including the super colourful Bhel and ...
21
 
Wednesday
Fred Aldous sent me one of their block printing kits to try out, and with Christmas cards to be made, it was perfect timing! I decided to carve a card with Lego Tom & I, Bobbin and Fig where y...
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Saturday
We had a big day of Christmas shopping ahead of us today, so we fuelled up with breakfast at Blackbird. I really like their pancakes but they'd sold out, so I tried a charred haloumi which was ser...
12
 
Dine
Tom treated me to dinner at Dine this evening, which is located upstairs at the Traverse Theatre. The restaurant is small but gorgeous with a fairy lit tree in the middle of the room.
11
 
Winter Leaves
I made a headband inspired by Daughter and their song Winter Leaves for Backstage Crafter. The leaves are made from some gold leather I got free in a magazine. Check out Winter Leaves Headband on ...
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Saturday
Tom and Mum were both feeling ill today, so Dad and I went for dim sum all by ourselves. I felt so proud when we both took our cameras out to take photos of our dumplings.
09
 
London
I woke up to find a little chocolate bear and card from Tom this morning, thanking me for keeping him company on his work trip. While Tom was at work in Chippenham, I would be heading through to L...
07
 
Red Light
There's a really awesome diner in airstream trailers at Paintworks called Tube Diner. I treated myself to lunch there today while Tom was at work. I had a super yummy and filling veggie burger wr...
06
 
Bristol
I met up with Tom after work today and we headed into Bristol city centre. I'd tried to find somewhere cool for dinner and discovered the Grain Barge, a pub on a moored boat serving pies and local...
05
 
Paintworks
Tom's taken on a new contracting role down in Chippenham. It's a remote job but he has to travel down once a month and invited me to come with him. We decided to stay in Bristol as it's only half ...
04
 
Sunday
San Kelly illustrated this gorgeous Crafterella for Superhero Sunday this week. I love her glasses! Dad stayed over last night as it was his work night out, so we took him for dim sum in the morni...
03
 
Foundry 39
It was Jon's birthday today, so we joined him for drinks to celebrate at Foundry 39. He's off to New York to celebrate his 30th, so we treated him to a Wallpaper guide. We tried the smoked salmon ...
02
 
Robot Wars
Tom had got us some tickets to see Robot Wars being filmed in Glasgow, so we headed through this afternoon, We stopped off for lunch at Whole Foods Market where I tucked into a tasty plate of nach...
01
 
Christmas Tree
It was the first of December today and Bobbin was excited to open her advent calendar. It started off so well until I found it torn apart on the floor later that day. It was also time to pick up o...

Nov

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Sunday
I love this adorable Crafterella art by Teressa Ong. She looks so cute!
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Christmas Foodies Festival
We were invited along to the Christmas Foodies Festival at the EICC after work today, which was perfect timing as we were getting super hungry. I got a pulled jackfruit pie from Cool Jerk Vegan Pi...
23
 
Wednesday
Katie & Phil always get me the sweetest presents and they gave me this cat necklace. The rooftops of Bruntsfield looked really cool as we were walking home from Christmas shopping today.
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Monday
We began our Christmas shopping today, starting with the easiest member of the family, Bobbin. Luckily, Grumpy Cat has brought out her own toy line. Tom took me for cocktails at The Paper Mill whi...
16
 
JD Williams
It's not often that I get to write about fashion but when JD Williams got in touch to ask if I'd like to pick something from their Fall/Winter collection, I jumped at the chance. I picked this coa...
12
 
90's Party
It was Katie's birthday, so she had decided to throw a 90's themed birthday party. While we raided our wardrobes for the tackiest 90's garb we could find (including tattoo chokers and tie-dye cat ...
10
 
Creative Edinburgh
Izzy got us tickets for the Creative Edinburgh Awards party this evening, as FreeAgent were one of the sponsors. It was held in Central Hall which was really pretty and Alison and Nicole were ther...
09
 
Jimmy Eat World
Tom had tickets for Jimmy Eat World in Glasgow this evening and I'd managed to get a photo pass, so we packed Ailsa and Pamela into the back of Figgy and drove through, catching Pokemon along the w...
08
 
Ondine
Tom took me for Oyster Happy Hour at Ondine this evening, where we sat at the bar and sipped cocktails. We ordered two rounds of oysters including fresh ones from Loch Fyne, crispy oysters with ma...

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