Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Welcome to the world, little one!!!

This gorgeous little bundle of joy is my 2nd God-daughter, Lucy Jayne.
She was born this morning at 11:30 weighing in at 6 pounds 13 ounces,and 52 cm long.
She has a big sister Grace, and an even bigger brother Jedd.
Congratulations Bin and Col!!! You're so clever!! Cant wait to give her big cuddles.
More soonxxoo

Friday, July 23, 2010

Of Piety and Passion....

Ive just signed up for "Piety and Passion" with Suzi Blu. I did her stylised portrait class The Goddess and the Poet and got a lot out of it..so now Im doing number 2. Suzi has lots of fun classes...if youve ever wanted to learn to draw pretty girls, or faces, or kick start an art journal, or to get into the whole mixed media thing and dont know where to start...here is a good place to start!! Dont be scared!! Suzi is very supportive..
More soon,
Debxxoo

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Been busy makin' stuff again...

.....shhhhhhh...so much fun..
*squeal*
more soon....
Love, Debxxoo

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Wanna buy my baby??

I'm selling my Canon 450D DSLR body.(no lenses for sale with this one) Ive upgraded..so if you would love this little baby ... you just need to go here. Shes in near new condition....I havent had her that long......
Good luck!!!
More soon , Debxxoo

Saturday, July 10, 2010

How to make a new kitchen..step one..



Make a tired old kitchen look worse and make a huge mess by removing overhead cupboards and tiles ,mini orb and oven.
Apparently that is step one.
Will show you step two when Im up to it.
Uggh.
On the upside, I got to hit the cupboards with a 4 pound mallet and make HUGE noise. I Also got to smash tiles and throw things from a great height and watch them smash..
*chills*
Now that bit, was crazy fun. LOL.

..and then..today for luch, in our ugly kitchen we made these:
Cheese and bacon scrolls, and cheese and vegemite scrolls. I found this recipe in an old womans' day(?) mag while waiting for take-away chinese, so I took a picci with the trusty iphone.
Quite yummy and easy as falling off a log!!

Scrolls:
2 cups SR flour
30g butter (chopped)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
*variant:
1/4 cup mixed herbs and garlic

Preheat oven to a hot 220 degrees C. Grease a scone tray. Into a bowl, place flour, Add butter and rub through.(stir in your herbs now if using the variant)
Make a well in the centre of the flour. Pour in combined milk and water all at once, reserving about 1 tablespoon of liquid. Using a knife, mix quickly to a soft sticky dough. Dont over mix (theyll be tough as ol' boots!).Turn onto a lightly floured surface, knead gently. Press or roll out to form a rectangle about 1cm thick.
Then spread:
1 cup grated cheese
4 rashers bacon
1 shallot or 1/4 leek, sliced

OR:
1 cup grated cheese
slatherings of vegemite.

(Do one or the other..not both together)ewww!
over the dough rectangle you have created.
Roll it up carefully towards you. Squish it a bit so that it is a tight roll.Cut into about 5 cm thicknesses (or thicker if you like) and arrange, cut side up, on your prepared tray, and brush lightly with reserved liquid.Bake for 15-20 mins until scrolls sound hollow when tapped. Cool, or eat hot...store in an airtight container..if theres any left!!
I was thinking I might have a bash at making ones with apple in the middle, and icing the top..mmmm..yummy!!!
Hope you have a lovely weekend in your kitchen..or not..if thats what youd prefer... LOL..
More soon!!
love, Debxxoo

Friday, July 2, 2010

Cookin' up vintage style!!

...*squeal*... anyone who knows me well knows I am a grot.
I also LOVE aprons...
I just bought this one from Boojiboo
via Etsy.
So damn cute......
More soon Debxxoo