Clockwise from Top Left Yoga workshop / Making flower crowns with Little Botanica / Glasgow University Cloisters / Night at the Hunterian Museum
Dinner at CCA / painting workshop at Glasgow School of Art / my first canvas at the art night class I started / collecting Maisie, my dad & Jo’s new miniature Schnauzer
More blood tests at hospital (my liver still wasn’t getting better) / tulips that I painted / weekend in Edinburgh at my friend Erin’s flat / I bought myself chocolates (dairy free / refined sugar free) for V-day
Start of extension project / Beauty & the Beast afternoon tea at The Corinthian / I made the trip up to Black Isle to visit friends / trip to the Scottish Owl Centre with the kids
Trip to Aberdeen to escape the building works… we enjoyed an evening in Ali & Robin’s BBQ hut / visit to Crathes Castle / vegan breakfast at Crossing the Rubicon / demolition well underway!
Trip to Aberdeen for haircut & colour at Profile, followed by lunch at Foodstory / meanwhile back in Glasgow the foundations had started / a tribute night at Normandy Hotel / night out with work colleagues at Brew Dog
Trip to Newcastle to visit friends, and this pig / Easter SMC event at The Larder / another visit to Aberdeen to help Ali & Robin paint their hallway / Littlest turned 6!
Weekend at Crieff Hydro with the kids / all you can eat Sushi at Wholefoods (I miss the place!!) with Dawn / Another weekend away, with my man friend at the time, to Ardoe House Hotel / more progress (albeit slow) with the extension / took the kids to Dundonald Castle
The kitchen install begins by Glenlith Interiors / my new cooker & microwave / trip to Aberdeen for the arrival of Fleur / blogging event at Black Dove, Shawlands
Another weekend in Aberdeen, this time with a trip to Doonies Farm / My new kitchen worktop!! / The skylights were fitted, hurrah! / Lunch with colleagues at Stereo / Kitchen floor installed
Trip to Perthshire to visit my dad / Dinner al fresco with Dawn at White Elephant / my new black and white hallway floor (Glenlith Interiors) / I found myself single again, which called for a Girls Night Out on the town, with dinner at Zizzi
My first visit to Blow / Lonach Highland Games / My son turned 8 / SMC event at Hutchesons / fun at RollerStop with the kids
Brunch at Bramble Cafe with Jen (@motherhoodmyway) / I finally hung my antlers, that were given to me as a birthday gift in January by All & Robin! / Hosted a party for work colleagues and served up an awesome chilli con carne / visiting Jurassic Kingdom with the kids and Dawn & Ava / Ta Da – the new kitchen!!
Pumpkin picking at Arnprior Farm / cocktails and dinner with colleagues at Blythswood Square Hotel / day trip to Edinburgh with the kids thanks to Scotrail, including a fab trip to the zoo / an amazing first date weekend and we went on the Tennents Brewery tour / the kids and I jetted off to Mallorca for the holidays
Another picture from Mallorca, it was stunning / loving my sunglasses from the SMC x Very Exclusive event / all hands on deck to turf my garden / Halloween movie night at Black Dove / Brunch at Cafe Strangebrew
Love a real fire, and there were plenty to be had in November / I took my son (& daughter) to their first proper gig – Europe – which is his favourite band. Best Christmas present ever apparently / turf looking good / the kids and I reviewed Soar at intu Braehead including this yum hot dog at Barvaria
Christmas decorations up, and I managed to wait until December this year! / my son in his new double bed / Ali & Robin got married this month, and we were treated to a tasting menu at The Kitchin in Edinburgh / the kids and I enjoyed the Christmas Crafternoon Tea at Three Sisters Bake – highly recommend for next year / Aberdeen again for the wedding party with the kids, and then a final solo trip to Aberdeen for Christmas Day! Phew!!! It’s been a busy year.
Happy New Year everyone for when it comes!!