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AucklandFood

Summer = strawberries, smoothies and squeezy pops

Hurray!! It fiiiiinally feels like summer!! One of our favourite things about summer is strawberry-picking, and our favourite place to go is Garelja Bros Strawberry Gardens. The aroma of juicy sweet strawberries surrounds you the minute you hop out of the car, and there’s no entry fee! Just pay $6 per kilo of strawberries that […]

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Birthday PartyFood

Potted party food

Easy party food ideas to suit allergy kids – healthy food in disguise!

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GardenKids

Cute teacher gift, on a budget

For those of us with kids at school, we are probably all done for the year now, but I wanted to share with you our very last minute (done in 15mins) and very low-cost (we actually already had everything at home so it didn’t cost us anything) teacher’s end-of-year gift. You will need: 1x terracotta […]

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Kids

DONE before DECEMBER!

I didn’t think I would, but I DID! With time to spare even!

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Kids

So close, yet so far…

Sometimes it feels like you’re getting nowhere…I’ve been sanding, and painting, and painting, and then painting some more… It wasn’t until it took everything outside to check the paint coverage in natural light, that I realised just how well it’s all coming together!   AND really, I need to cut myself some slack – I’d […]

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Birthday PartyFoodKids

“Why is there dirt in the fridge?!”

Mika turned 2 recently, and we threw her a Fairy Garden Party at home. Having had to cater to all sorts of allergies/intolerances in everyday life, I thought it would be a good idea to make something fun that would cover all the guests by being entirely “allergy-free”. One of the items on the themed menu […]

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DIYKidsRenovation

Labour of Love

The only renovating getting done around here are a wooden toy kitchen and a vintage dollhouse…[195 more words]

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LifestyleMumlifeReal Estate

At home, with the Foxes…

Living in a Million Dollar suburb, without the million dollars…We’re one of those families that sit right in between struggle-backwards and struggle-by {671 more words}

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