As we've done every summer for last thirty-odd years, my family headed up to Mahurangi on the Saturday of Auckland Anniversary Weekend for the annual regatta. This day stands out as honestly possibly my favourite day of the year. When I was a kid I loved going up with my wider family to swim, play, … Continue reading Family times at the Mahurangi Regatta
Getting ready to do this recap has got me feeling all kinds of whoops! Looking back at our summer holidays, I realise I should have written this post ages ago. Not only have I forgotten a lot of what happened, I have entire days where I know we had fun outings, but I don't seem … Continue reading How we spent our summer holidays
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!
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