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Living My Real Life

Happy weekend my friend! Red in the morning, shepherd’s warning! I woke up this morning to this beautiful sky so I couldn’t help but share it with you.

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Carol Karl

May 8, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Happy weekend my friend! Yay! Even though it’s been a short week, it feels like it’s taken forever – maybe that’s because we switched back from daylight savings.

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Carol Karl

April 10, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Happy Easter my friend! So how do we celebrate Easter in New Zealand?

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Carol Karl

April 2, 2021

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Living My Real Life

It’s a stunning autumn day here in Wellington, New Zealand. I’m off to the Wellington Botanic Gardens. Do you want to come?

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Carol Karl

March 27, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Today we are going visiting! With all that’s been happening, it’s been a long time since I visited my sister, Dawn.

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Carol Karl

March 20, 2021

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Blue Fluff and Chaos

Is your house trying to be a supermodel? I know that’s a weird thing to ask but bear with me.

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Carol Karl

March 18, 2021

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12 Tips for Buying or Modifying an Accessible Home

This week’s blog post is a little different. I was asked to write a blog post for Able USA. I decided to do this because disability has affected my life.

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Carol Karl

March 25, 2021

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Living My Real Life

In today’s virtual holiday we are visiting a very special place – The Looking Glass Garden in Te Puke (pronounced teh-pook-eh) which is themed on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland storybook.

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Carol Karl

March 13, 2021

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts For 2021

My Mum was really special. I know that everyone (well almost everyone) thinks that, but my Mum really was super special.

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Carol Karl

March 11, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Welcome to this week's virtual holiday and round up of the past week.

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Carol Karl

March 6, 2021

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A Day in the Life of Rosie

Today’s post is brought to you by Rosie – she’s one of the family and she’s been asking me for ages if she could write a blog post so, here goes!

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Carol Karl

March 4, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Are you in need of a holiday? I feel like I am. For the next few weeks, I thought I’d take you on a virtual holiday on New Zealand. Want to come along?

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Carol Karl

February 27, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Happy Sunday (or Saturday) depending on where in the World you are!

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Carol Karl

February 20, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Do you have any special plans for Valentine’s Day?

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Carol Karl

February 13, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Happy Waitangi Day! If you’re not from New Zealand, you probably have no idea what this is.

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Carol Karl

February 6, 2021

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day isn’t just a holiday for celebrating with our significant other, why not take the opportunity to show love to your friends as well!

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Carol Karl

February 4, 2021

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Living My Real Life

I know you’ve seen this picture before - I had every intention to reveal my kitchen renovation to you this week.

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Carol Karl

January 30, 2021

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Living My Real Life

What a weird week it’s been! We have winter like weather with highs of only 14 degrees celsius. I’m not sure what happened to the wonderful summer weather I was spouting about last week!

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Carol Karl

January 23, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Can you believe that we are half way through January? For me, it’s been a wonderful week of sunshine.

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Carol Karl

January 15, 2021

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Happy New Year - Top 10 Posts for 2020

Happy New Year! I know I’m just a few days late and I hope you can forgive me.

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Carol Karl

January 11, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Isn’t this month just flying by! I feel like it was the first just yesterday and now we are staring Christmas in the face.

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Carol Karl

December 19, 2020

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Living My Real Life

Are you ready for Christmas? I’m certainly not although I’ve made some progress this week.

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Carol Karl

December 12, 2020

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Living My Real Life

Gosh, do you believe it’s December already? It feels like just yesterday we were putting away the Halloween decorations and now we are skyrocketing towards Christmas.

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Carol Karl

December 5, 2020

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Living My Real Life

I can’t believe it’s Saturday again. Of course, for my friends who live in the USA it’s Thanksgiving Weekend so…

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Carol Karl

November 28, 2020

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Living My Real Life

This Saturday it’s cold and windy but I’ve just been to the garden centre. I have some pots on my deck that need attention. I overspent, but that’s OK. My garden will thank me.

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Carol Karl

November 21, 2020

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Living My Real Life

It’s Saturday and the sun is shining! I’m hoping to spend at least a few minutes in my garden this weekend.

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Carol Karl

November 13, 2020

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Living My Real Life

This week we have been working super hard on the jewellery store, getting new products photographed, catalogued and uploaded.

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Carol Karl

November 6, 2020

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Who Doesn’t Love a Market?

For the last few months Jenna has been selling her art at the Petone Indoor Market.

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Carol Karl

November 5, 2020

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Happy Halloween 2020

It’s Halloween and I’m excited. Our house is all decorated, and this year Andy has gone all out.

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Carol Karl

October 31, 2020

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Living My Real Life

It's Saturday so today I'm going to share some random thoughts and updates of what’s been going on in my life.

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Carol Karl

October 24, 2020

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The Gift of Jewellery

Isn’t it wonderful when you get an unexpected gift? Just out of the blue, without me knowing, I received this package in the post.

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Carol Karl

October 21, 2020

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How To Clean An Oven

I’m so embarrassed! I’m almost afraid to show you! I can’t believe I let it get this bad!

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Carol Karl

October 10, 2020

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Second Hand Shopping

Earlier this week Andy and I had to go out of town for the day. On our way back, we had some time, so we decided to visit some of the second hand shops we usually zoom by without stopping ...

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Carol Karl

October 3, 2020

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My Real Life

It’s Saturday and another painting day for me. This week, I’m so excited to be painting my kitchen and living room ceiling.

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Carol Karl

September 26, 2020

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How to Clean Your Kitchen in Under 15 Minutes

I was chatting (virtually) with my friend Chas the other day about how we use alcohol to clean our homes. This got me thinking as I’m often asked how I keep my kitchen so clean. This question always surprises me because I really don’t spend a lot of time cleaning my kitchen, and it’s certainly not spotless all the time.

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Carol Karl

September 23, 2020

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Exciting News!

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you may have a wee inkling of what I’m about to tell you.

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Carol Karl

September 2, 2020

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21 Stunning Spring Finds

As I sit in my office with the sun streaming in, I’m being optimistic that spring is on its way ...

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Carol Karl

August 26, 2020

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No 1 Fashion Trend for 2020 - Face Mask

I was in Pete’s Emporium yesterday – a local ‘buy everything you could ever need for crafting store’. I was there, along with everyone else, to purchase supplies needed to make masks. I overheard the sales assistant say, ‘It’s like every crafter has a new challenge’. I agree, but OH! It’s so much fun!

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Carol Karl

August 23, 2020

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Five Tips for Staying Sane While Working From Home

New Zealand has now been in official complete lock down for 10 days and I’ve been meaning to write this post since day one (work has been crazy)! As I sit here in my beautiful house with my amazing family, I’m thinking about how my experience over the last ten years of working from home can help others, so I thought I’d share my tips:

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Carol Karl

April 2, 2020

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2019 In Review

I can’t say that 2019 was a great year for me ...

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Carol Karl

January 1, 2020

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Here, There and Everywhere

It certainly feels like we've been everywhere in the last few days. We've been busy. We have been in and out of coverage so I couldn't write about our adventures until now.

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Carol Karl

January 15, 2014

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Out and About in Wellington

Today we went down to the waterfront and visited Te Papa (our national museum).

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Carol Karl

February 23, 2013

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Noa Comes to Stay

Noa has come to join our family for six months. Noa is from Germany.

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Carol Karl

February 2, 2013