Dec 31, 2009

Please wear something with a bit of lycra in the waist region:

 Tonight we are having some friends over for a 8 course degustation at our place. Chef has been preparing since Monday night and working at the busiest time of the year ( - our little town is packed with visitors which means good news for me as they are buying my rattles like nobodies business - I cannot make them quick enough which is very exciting!!!) Chef and The Apprentice- who has just returned from travelling around the world- even caught the mud crabs for the crab bisque on tonights menus. Food porn photos very soon.


I just had to post this photo of Busy who was pretty excited about the crabs - please ignore mess in background...
More embroidery- I think it will be this years present- last year everyone got plastic lined shoe bags. Fancy being born on New years Day? Poor thing everyone always forgets- so I have made a special someone this for her brithday... I hope she likes it.


 Have a great New Years Eve!! xxx

15 comments:

  1. That little Busy is just the cutest! I hope you have a wonderful night and that the year to follow is the best ever. XX

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  2. What a great way to see in the new year !

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  3. Eep, can't wait for the photos. I loved those asparagus ones from Christmas!

    Happy 2010 and well wishes to you!

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  4. Your degustation eve sounds delish!
    Loving the embroidery too.
    Happy New Year Cath - thanks for all your kindness and warmth in 2009.
    x

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  5. Happy new years! And happy birthday!
    All the best for a wonderful year. :)

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  6. Wow, does Chef do off-site degustations, ie: Melbourne : )

    What and amazing dinner party! Can't wait to see the food porn pics.

    Have a fantastic, happy, fun-filled 2010!!!

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  7. aw great pressie! I love the title of your post - made my day as I sit here expanding in the thought of it all....

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  8. Wishing you a very happy new year. I hope you enjoyed your degustation (lycra sounds like very sound advice!).

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  9. Happy New Year to you and your mob.
    Busy looks too cute holding that crab - is it dead already?
    Loving your embroidery - so sweet and special.

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  10. Sounds delicious, we cheated with Thai food & children early into bed, well after watching 9p.m. fireworks on television. Just soaking up time with my husband. Happy New Year, love Posie

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  11. Talk about town being full of tourists - it was so busy today I couldn't even get a carpark near the post office - and it was lunchtime on a Saturday lol.

    btw had the wagyu beef burger for lunch today - very impressed :-) can you pass my regards onto the chef :-)

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  12. Gorgeous photo... cute embroidery.

    And yes, a birthday on new year's day seems like a bit of a rip off.

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  13. Happy New Year!! Love the stitchery. Fab idea xox

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