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
We didn't ring in the New Year with any great party or anything. We can be lame like that - Jacob played a gig NYE and I went to bed at around 10 pm after watching a movie and having a couple glasses of wine. I was, however, awakened by the thunderous boom of fireworks… Continue reading Hello 2015!
Sorry for the lack of posts. I know Christmas and New Years have come and gone. But I hope you are happy and healthy so far this year! Seriously, December is pretty much a write-off for our family. Jacob's birthday, the boys' birthday, Christmas parties, Christmas, New Years. It's madness. So here is the crazy… Continue reading December, also known as ‘The Blur’
Sometimes, holidays sneak up. I was completely unprepared for Halloween this year. I promise, next year will be different. But we did manage a quick trip into the city for a little Day of the Dead celebrations!And yes, the boys DID have a good time! It may not look like it though! Hope everyone had a good Halloween!!xx
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!
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
Thing One, Thing Two, and Thing Timmy waiting for the weather to clear.Sunshine, water play and some garden exploring.So many moods. So many hats.
... everyone happy.