We're lucky enough to have two fantastic farmer's markets on every Saturday morning here in Mangawhai. Almost every Saturday we pop into our favourite to pick up some fruit, vegetables and sourdough, but sometimes we linger with a coffee and a treat...especially when the weather is nicer. From time to time, we follow that up … Continue reading Simple Saturdays
Two of my top things from May took place over Mother's Day weekend. The full lockdown had recently ended and we made the most of our newfound freedom (still highly limited at that time but it felt amazing). We went to the beach for the first time in weeks, and it honestly made my May...the … Continue reading Some favourite photos from Mother’s Day
So, Amelie-boo, we have come to the country for the lockdown! You're only three as I write this, so you have no idea how lucky we are that this is an option for us. But trust me – we are very fortunate to be here. To be here, and to be safe, and to be … Continue reading This is not a holiday (a letter for Amelie)
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
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!