We're nearly one whole month into the new year and the new decade but I still find I'm reflecting on the last ten years. I guess it's natural – after all, ten years is a long time! Looking back on it, I'm amazed by how much has changed, but I'm even more amazed by how … Continue reading 2010-2019: The decade we grew up
Christmas is one of my absolutely favourite times of year. Here in New Zealand, Christmas also means the start of summer, so the sun is out, the days are long, and the celebrations happen all month long...culminating in Christmas Day itself! The next day, Boxing Day, everyone clears out of town on their summer holidays … Continue reading Christmas celebrations in town and the country
Happy New Year! How were your celebrations? Are you excited for 2020? 31 December is our wedding anniversary, so we usually prioritise that over any New Year festivities...but I felt like 2020 needed a proper welcome! Our friends invited us around for a barbecue and said we could take off whenever we liked, so we … Continue reading Welcome 2020!
A few days ago I hit 'go' on a list of 101 things I want to accomplish in the next 1001 days (about 2.75 years). I briefly mention on my 101 in 1001 page what inspired the list, but I wanted to further explain why I've chosen this particular format for my goals and why … Continue reading Why I’m doing 101 in 1001
It was my birthday last weekend and we took off up to the country to celebrate it – an extra special trip considering it was our only opportunity in November to get up to Wonderview! Hayden and I both took the Friday off work and took Amelie out of school for the day, then headed … Continue reading My birthday weekend!