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!
Last weekend we flew down to Queenstown for a few days! This break was booked a few months ago when Air NZ was having a great sale, and I thought we'd love a few days away in August. I was also hoping Amelie might see her first snow! She did – but from a distance … Continue reading A flying visit to Queenstown
We escaped to Fiji for a quick sunshine break this winter. Fiji is so easy from New Zealand – it’s only about three hours to fly there, and it’s on the same time zone (which is so brilliant when you’re bringing a toddler with you!) We went back to our favourite haunt of Tokoriki Island, … Continue reading Photos from our Fiji trip!
We've decided to make the country house available for holiday rentals! I haven't posted too much about our country house itself since this post, but it's just the absolute best. We're so happy with it, and looking forward to many more fantastic times up in Mangawhai. I'm super-excited to be able to share this retreat … Continue reading A country house update
So my little family is just back from a few blissful weeks in the States. We spent most of our time in New York, but spent a couple of nights in LA on the way over, and another night on the way back, in a bid to ease the travel for all of us. And … Continue reading A few days in LA