Ok. Totally crying. This past week, one of my bestest friends in the whole wide world came to visit us in NZ. It has been a whirlwind trip for them, visiting so many places in such a little amount of time. But I feel so lucky that they spent a week with us here in Wellington.… Continue reading Such a beautiful week…
In case I haven't mentioned it before, some of Jacob's family moved recently, closer to Wellington which is awesome, into a gorgeous, 100-year old farmhouse. It's beautiful, peaceful and quiet. It's just outside of the town and surrounded by rolling hills. If we didn't have the house we have, I would have killed for this house!… Continue reading Another summery sunny weekend in Whanganui
Last weekend we sadly said a farewell to some of our friends that are moving to that far away Northern Hemisphere. But it was one of the best times we've all had. Our boys love their kiddos and vice versa. It was so cool to have them all play together. A lovely moment of family history… Continue reading Summer Days & Sad See-Ya-Soons
Most Monday nights, we have a small group of very good friends come over for dinner. We all take turns cooking, which is a great break for me, but I love seeing what crazy things everyone makes. Anything from fondue to pork hocks, or coq au vin to spaetzle. It gets a little out of… Continue reading A very special Monday..
Life is good here in Wellington. We have lucked out with the weather. It's been simply stunning. Being able to play outside and get that fresh air makes all the difference in the world. We had a great weekend spent with family and spending the time to catch up on little things ie. tree trimming and… Continue reading Another Sunny Weekend!
And by that, I mean - Mom, here are the latest photos of your grandsons! Yeah. Seriously. Oh and I'm also catching up on the hundreds of photos I've taken over the past week, with a NEW CAMERA! (My heart swells) xxSo much climbing. And running. And chasing each other and poor Timmy-Dog. They are… Continue reading Yes. It’s time to play catch-up!
Last Sunday was a beautiful day. The best kind you can ever hope for living in Wellington. Sunny, calm, and spent with the cousins at the Botanical Gardens to have our own special "Dutch" day. Some of the amazing flowers. Loved the orange poppies!Hello frog! and many more wandering adventures.Hanging with Uncle Paul, drinking tea and… Continue reading Our sunny Dutch Sunday
I hear a lot from other (usually young) mums how they would love to have twins. I laugh. I snicker. Because, I know what they're thinking... Two babies, how sweet! Two cute little bums, awwww! Dressing them alike, how adorable! But, I know the reality... Two babies, crying in the night. Two little bums, that… Continue reading A Few New Rules for Interacting with a Twin Caregiver
Lucky they are all so cute! X
Honestly! What the hell!?I have spent the last few months looking up all these big batch recipes online and wanting to join up on some cooking groups and such... But I was going about it all wrong!Early last week, I decided to do a triple batch of the old standby tuna casserole recipe. Yes, those… Continue reading Big Batch Cooking… What took me so long?!