Will my Office for windows license work for office on mac? I don't think it will, but I was just checking.
No, your Windows license for Office will not work with the Mac version of Office. According to this post on a Microsoft support forum:
Mac Office (2011) is licensed as a completely separate product & is produced specifically for the Mac OS. If you choose to use it you will have to purchase it outright - there is no 'transfer' of a license from one OS to another.