I'm very excited to be writing this – the first six month update of my 101 in 1001 goals! It is a funny time to be writing it, obviously. I look back at the goals I set in November last year and it's like a trip back in time, when things like 'travel' and 'celebrations' … Continue reading 101 in 1001 – a six month update
This was the first Easter in many years that we haven't spent with family! We were meant to be going up to my parents' place for Easter with them, with Hayden and I sneaking off for a couple of child-free days in the Bay of Islands. We haven't been there since our honeymoon! And the … Continue reading Easter in lockdown
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!
We celebrated Amelie's third birthday over the weekend with a really fun small party for her! We held it in our apartment and invited two of her toddler friends and a few more of our friends. It was so lovely to see everyone and celebrate our lovely little terror!