My Posts Tagged as 'New Zealand'

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Lluma Candles – Discount Code

Do you love candles? Candles were never on my radar until recently but I’m a convert. I

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Carol Karl

November 12, 2022

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The Southern Hemisphere Decorating Dilemma

It’s almost spring here in the southern hemisphere and I’m facing my usual dilemma about seasonal decorating.

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Carol Karl

August 30, 2022

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Southwards Car Museum

A few weeks ago, my family and I took a Friday off and travelled up to the Kapiti Coast to have a fun day outing including lunch.

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Carol Karl

September 2, 2021

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Five Things You Won’t Find in New Zealand

New Zealand is a great place to live but with any place, there are pros and cons.

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Carol Karl

August 5, 2021

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Mid-Winter Beach Excursion

One of the most amazing things about living in New Zealand is that you’re never that far from the sea.

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Carol Karl

July 29, 2021

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How to Frost Glass With a Pattern

Sometimes we need privacy but still need light! That’s was the case with our front door (and our back door).

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Carol Karl

May 6, 2021

Renovate

How to Paint an Aluminium Door or Window

Everyone who has visited us lately has commented on our great new front door. Last week I shared our front porch makeover.

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Carol Karl

April 29, 2021

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Front Porch Makeover

This post has been a long time coming – not that it’s taken us a long time to do the project, it’s just that we’ve been wanting to do it for a long time.

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Carol Karl

April 24, 2021

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Looking for a Partner - Situations Vacant

Have you ever considered becoming a blogger? I am coming up to my 12th anniversary of being a blogger. Wow! When I think about that, there’s so much that’s happened in that time.

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Carol Karl

April 15, 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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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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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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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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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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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