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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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Getting Christmas Ready!

Let the kids decorate the tree, they said. It'll be fun, they said. Actually, it was fun! They loved it!     After they hung 90% of the ornaments in the lowest three branches of the old van Hulst family tree, we finished up our Christmas cards. And after they were in bed, 80% of the… Continue reading Getting Christmas Ready!

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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!

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Sir Mouse to the Rescue – Review for Kiwi Mummy Blogs & Book Island

As a family, we read a lot. We have been reading to the boys from pretty much day one. We will read to them in the afternoons, after dinner, and especially before they go to sleep. Even going to the library is a special treat. I received a few books the other day though, that… Continue reading Sir Mouse to the Rescue – Review for Kiwi Mummy Blogs & Book Island