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Finally its the week before Halloween and joy oh joy, the party prep! When I start pulling out all the little projects I’ve been working on over the year in readiness for the best day of the year. Some I don’t even remember, I started them so long ago that seeing them carefully wrapped in […]

This Is Your Song.

Mossy and I are hopeless romantics, with the emphasis definitely being on hopeless. We will take experience, location and drama over a healthy bank account anyday. Individually we are slightly off-centre, as a pair we are crackers! Looking back I cringe as I think of the time we test drove a vintage Mercedes SLK, fantasizing […]

24 Months On

So my baby boy turned two last week. Its taken me this long to reconcile myself to the fact that I can’t pronounce his age in months anymore. “Oh yes my son is 47 months old this week” slightly weird even for me…. We had a perfect little party for him just beloved family, pointy […]

Old Meets New

I have been crafting with a renewed sense of purpose this week, an exciting project ahead, the beginnings of which are sitting underneath my sewing desk in various crates, boxes and bags. Pieces that have been left idle, sitting in the cupboard unfinished and unlooked upon in months are being re-purposed and freshened up with […]

My Favourite Holiday!

I’ve mentioned before just how much I adore Halloween and this year coming is no exception! Rainbow Lane has been gearing itself up early and are not ashamed to admit to sewing costumes in July. We intend to win the Nicholson School Halloween Fete costume competition this year oh yes we do. Although, it wasn’t […]

Fun Times Ahead!

I will have some very exciting tales to tell after this weekend. Until then, to keep you guessing and my hands occupied, here is a little peek at what I’ve been working on! Clearly Lady Moss doesn’t iron. or own a drop sheet…… Worked it out yet?  

My Big Fat Lump of Cookie Dough

Celebrations and occasions in Rainbow Lane nearly always start with a few cling-wrapped balls of sugary cookie dough piled up in our freezer. This Halloween is no different and we got started on preparations with gusto. This recipe is a particular favourite of Lady Moss and comes from our ever referenced Bronnie Bakes. Simply combine […]

Our Place in the Sun

For ten years now, Mossy and I have been refreshing ourselves in the calm waters of Jervis Bay. We’ve been extra lucky in that, never have we had to pay for this soothing break in our everyday routine as his parents so generously share their beach house with us, my family, their friends and anyone […]