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Back in the Summertime

All but one of these images are #nofilter. Uncropped, unedited. Well, otherwise known as 'Straight Outta Camera'. It makes me happy when I get images like these. It gives me a sense of place and helps me remember the feeling you get and the memories that really matter. The crazy hot sunshine, followed by a… Continue reading Back in the Summertime

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Oh the Holiday Snaps!

School holidays are finally, FINALLY over! Seriously. We are shattered. The beginning of term could not come fast enough! But luckily, we were blessed with some amazing weather! While we did stay here in town most of the time, we were able to sneak away for a few days and enjoy some love from the… Continue reading Oh the Holiday Snaps!

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More Handmade Christmas Goodness!

We've started a few new traditions as the season progresses. New advent calendar activities. Making heaps of things by hand, and of course, buying handmade things.                               And always, the elusive "In front of the Christmas Tree" portrait. Oh well. One day… Continue reading More Handmade Christmas Goodness!

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Happy Birthday to my 3 Year Olds!

Somedays, time never seems to more forward. Days and days of tantrums, neverending laundry, endless dishes after a dinners barely anyone eats. The constant cycle of repetitive daily life. And then you realise, my children are a year older! Three! 3! Holy moly! How is it that while life seems to stand still, we all get older… Continue reading Happy Birthday to my 3 Year Olds!

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Educational Colours Paint Review & GIVEAWAY – Kiwi Mummy Blogs

Are we an artsy fartsy family? .... Ooooh Yeah. There is nothing more satisfying for my boys than completing a piece of art to give to someone. They love painting, drawing, really anything crafty. So, needless to say, we were stoked to get this amazing gift pack of beautiful Educational Colours paint to try out! But not… Continue reading Educational Colours Paint Review & GIVEAWAY – Kiwi Mummy Blogs

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Goodbye October, Hello November!

I hope everyone had a fantastic and spooky Halloween! This year was (finally) the first year we had our Pumpkin Carving Party here in NZ. It was a blast! Even though no one was able to get any of those great orange pumpkins (there is definitely a market for them if someone is keen!) we… Continue reading Goodbye October, Hello November!