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
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!
Amelie is no longer a toddler, she is a preschooler. (Insert shocked face)! At three years old, she is such a little kid! She's an absolute sponge when it comes to learning, and she just loves learning so much, no matter what the topic is. Books have long held sway over her. She has a … Continue reading Amelie at three