Made in Morningside

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Here is our little blog about renovating and decorating our 1 bedroom flat in Edinburgh, Scotland

The Scran Scallie: A Review

Authors: Ashleigh M

This weekend we finally made it to Scran & Scallie, Tom Kitchin's new Gastro pub in Stockbridge. It has been the talk of town for a while and we had to wait a long time for a table as we hadn't been bald yo book. But that was fine, we left our name and headed to hectors for a drink, an hour and a half later we came back and...

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Making Bath Bombs with Olive Dragonfly

Authors: Ashleigh M

A couple of weeks ago I put my big girl panties on and went to meet some girls from the interweb at Bex's Olive Dragonfly Craft Club. I had such a lovely night and don't know why I was nervous.

Bex's is such a sweetheart and invited me to join her for dinner beforehand as I was coming straight from work. Her mum and her made us a...

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Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Authors: Ashleigh M


I want to share a quick recipe with you today, in the run up to Halloween there will be lots of pumpkin seeds around, instead of chucking them away how about making a tasty, healthy snack.

We bought a pumpkin to make soup (also delicious) and I rescued the seeds before Rodney chucked them away. Then I laid them out on a baking...

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Faulty Towers Dining Experience

Authors: Ashleigh M

One weekend in September I went to London to visit my good friend Morven who is heading off to travel the world, on the Saturday night we went to the Faulty Towers dining experience at the Charing Cross hotel. It was a crazy and hilarious night, but I was glad it only lasted a couple of hours as it was very high intensity....

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Our Wedding: Thank You Cards

Authors: Ashleigh M

This is the last of the wedding posts I have for you and it's just a quick one about our thank you cards. We got them from vistaprint which is the same place we got our in invites from. We just used the same Polaroid converter to turn one of our wedding photos into Polaroids. After that we uploaded them to vistaprint and added a...

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Rodney's Amazing Guacamole

Authors: Ashleigh M

A long long time ago when I shared my recipe swap recipe for Anzac cookies I promised I would also share the amazingness that is Rodney's guacamole. Well I finally remembered to take pictures as he was making it rather than guzzling it.

So without further ado, here we go:


You will need:

- 2 nice ripe avocados 
- 1/4 of a red
...

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Our Honeymoon: Panama

Authors: Ashleigh M

Apologies for the phone pictures in this post, our camera died in Costa Rica so it's all we had.

We entered our final country with the most fun border crossing of the trip, we crossed at the relatively quiet Sixaola, when you get on the bridge between the two countries you realise why its not well used. There were big gaps...

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Our Wedding: The Photo Album

Authors: Ashleigh M

I've mentioned before that our photographers were wonderful and one of the things I loved about their package was they didn't include an album instead they gave us a pen drive with all our photos on it. They were quite open about the fact that they could never offer it at a reasonable price and there were lots of good options to...

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Colette Hazel dress

Authors: Ashleigh M



I finally finished my hazel dress that I started long before the wedding in the hope I could take it on honeymoon with me. Well that never worked out and two and a half months after returning from honeymoon I finally got it finished!

The dress is the hazel dress from Colette, and the material is leftover from our bridesmaid...

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Our Honeymoon: Costa Rica

Authors: Ashleigh M

We left Nicaragua on the Tika bus, a bus that travels from the Mexican border to Panama City! It was about 6 hours from Rivas, Nicaragua to San Jose, Costa Rica. It was here that we had the first of our only two problems in Central America and it came in the form of a taxi driver refusing to take us to our hostel and trying to...

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