Christmas Centerpiece Inspiration

December 18th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Images - Web | Ramble - (0 Comments)

Growing up, we had two different types of eating habits at Christmas. One was where the food was put on the table, you helped yourself to what you wanted then went and found another table or comfy seat to sit at whilst eating and talking. The other was were everyone sat at the table, passed … Read more

Christmas Cupcakes Inspiration

December 8th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Images - Web | Ramble - (8 Comments)

Cupcakes are so in right now! I guess they have been in for the past few years, but it’s only more recently that I’ve noticed how creative people can get with them. So as we are t minus 17 days until Christmas, thought I would share some yummy looking Christmas Cupcakes! If you’re planning on making cupcakes … Read more

We can only learn to love by loving – Iris Murdoch Here’s what I’m loving this week These Strawberry Plates. Mum and I were out shopping the other day when we saw these in Stevens. Mum brought one, then as we were leaving she looked at her receipt and realised that they were 50% off. … Read more

Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony

September 11th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Ramble - (2 Comments)

New Zealand is lucky enough to be host to the Rugby World Cup 2011. It’s the first time since 1987 (which as the wonderful Courtenay has pointed out to me is the last time we won it) that we have hosted this tournament and the country is going wild about it. The opening ceremony was … Read more

Free Chocolate!

August 26th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Ramble - (1 Comments)

Hanging around on Facebook last week, I entered a competition to win some free Whittakers chocolate. And when I checked my emails on Monday morning, there it was, the email saying I had won! So excited. After bragging sharing my excitement about it, I sent back an email with my postal address. Rob and I … Read more

Friday Fill In 08-April-2011

April 8th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Ramble - (2 Comments)

Jumping onto Friday Fill In’s again this week :) 1. In the near darkness I’ll most likely be getting up to feed a little monkey. 2. My diet is on hold til further notice. 3. But this always makes me smile. 4. Spashing in the stream. 5. It’s always nice when my husband buys me … Read more

One Year Ago..

March 17th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Ramble - (0 Comments)

  One year ago.. getting 5 hours sleep was considered a bads night sleep   One year ago.. I wasn’t pregnant   One year ago.. I wasn’t yet married   One year ago.. I wasn’t a wife, only a fiancée   One year ago.. I was working ‘long days’   One year ago.. going to bed … Read more

Baby M at 25w & 4 days

September 26th, 2010 | Posted by Andie in Matthew | Ramble - (0 Comments)

Baby McDonald has just under 15 weeks left before due. And we’ve done very little in preparation of their arrival. We have a couple of outfits, have pretty much decided on what pram / infant carseat to buy and thats it. We are going to be really busy when we realise actually how close the due date … Read more

It’s been a while…

August 23rd, 2010 | Posted by Andie in Ramble - (0 Comments)

since I really did much. It’s been a busy year, got married, got pregnant.. got lazy. I’m missing my photography, but I feel uninspired. I’ve yet to take a belly photo of myself. After an initial scare of losing the baby early on I feel it’s somehow jinxing it if I take a picture until the baby … Read more

Mt Ruapehu

July 16th, 2009 | Posted by Andie in Photography | Ramble - (1 Comments)

I went to Madi Gras in Ohakune a few weeks ago. It was the first time I had been to such an event and had a wicked time. I didn’t dress up tho, as I didn’t quite realise this was a requirement, which in NZ it isn’t really. But if I head down that way … Read more