So my husband & I have been wanting to set up a stall at the Waiheke market for ages, but for one reason or another we just haven't gotten to it yet! Last weekend we took a stroll down to the Blackpool Car Boot Market, where locals get together to sell their wares- $30 later… Continue reading Market Days
Well guys, I've been back in the workforce for 2 months now, after a year off work, and to sum it up, it blows! I don't know how working moms do this?! I am so thankful I was able to afford to take a year off (just barely afford let me add) but I think… Continue reading Life as a working mum….
Many moons ago in my pre baby life, I used to attend yoga regularly. Ok sometimes once a week. Since having bubs, it has been hard to get to class, ever. So when I saw Mums and Bubs yoga at the local, I thought, yes, winning! YOGA!!!! I thought wrong. As a new mom, something… Continue reading Mums and Bubs Yoga…
You may have seen the viral post about new parents passing out "survival packs" to their fellow plane travellers, apologising in advance in case their infant cries. Packs with ear plugs and lollies. Well people, don't expect that from this momma! since when do we need to apologise for babies being babies? 1. Most airlines… Continue reading Why I won’t apologise for bringing my baby on a plane
I have an 8 month old baby. In two weeks time we're embarking on our 2nd journey to California from New Zealand. This time with a lay over in Hawaii. Just her & I are on the flight over. Thank goodness my husband is joining us on the flight home 6 weeks later, because I'm… Continue reading Preparing for international travel with an eight month old baby…
To my sleeping baby, As I write this you are sleeping peacefully next to me. We're both in your crib, because you are a heavy little nugget who only falls asleep in her bed but still wants momma close by. But it wasn't always like this, and it won't be like this for long. So… Continue reading A letter to my sleeping baby
Soup-ity-do-da! Soup-ity-day! My oh my what a wonderful day! We've gotten pretty into the soups over here lately, to the point where I am have set a one soup a week limit because I need variety. Today's soup was all orange- pumpkin, carrot and kumara (sweet potato for you Americans) and oh-so easy to make!… Continue reading Crockpot Pumpkin Soup
I love me my vegetables! We were given a gorgeous zucchini from a friends garden & I knew Fritters were calling my name! I added onion and carrot because the more veggies the better!