It’s an important question – if you choose the wrong pot, your plant won’t thrive and, in the worst case, it could die. There’s not much to know but I thought I’d share it today.`
August 1, 2023
A few months ago, I ordered something big! It arrived in six large boxes.
April 21, 2023
With Christmas just a few days away, I’m getting ready to cook! I thought I’d share some of my favourite Christmas recipes with you.
December 22, 2022
Do you love candles? Candles were never on my radar until recently but I’m a convert. I
November 12, 2022
It’s almost spring here in the southern hemisphere and I’m facing my usual dilemma about seasonal decorating.
August 30, 2022
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.
September 2, 2021
New Zealand is a great place to live but with any place, there are pros and cons.
August 5, 2021
One of the most amazing things about living in New Zealand is that you’re never that far from the sea.
July 29, 2021
Sometimes we need privacy but still need light! That’s was the case with our front door (and our back door).
May 6, 2021
Everyone who has visited us lately has commented on our great new front door. Last week I shared our front porch makeover.
April 29, 2021
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.
April 24, 2021
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.
April 15, 2021
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.
April 10, 2021
Happy Easter my friend! So how do we celebrate Easter in New Zealand?
April 2, 2021
It’s a stunning autumn day here in Wellington, New Zealand. I’m off to the Wellington Botanic Gardens. Do you want to come?
March 27, 2021
Today we are going visiting! With all that’s been happening, it’s been a long time since I visited my sister, Dawn.
March 20, 2021
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.
March 13, 2021
Happy Waitangi Day! If you’re not from New Zealand, you probably have no idea what this is.
February 6, 2021
Happy New Year! I know I’m just a few days late and I hope you can forgive me.
January 11, 2021
For the last few months Jenna has been selling her art at the Petone Indoor Market.
November 5, 2020
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.
January 15, 2014
Today we went down to the waterfront and visited Te Papa (our national museum).
February 23, 2013
Noa has come to join our family for six months. Noa is from Germany.
February 2, 2013
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