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Holy Winter! Where’s the playdough!?

Ok ok. I know it's not THAT cold - or rather what cold used to be. Living in Minnesota for the better part of 8 or 9 years makes you hard. But winter here in Wellington just makes you grumpy. It's still cold. There is rain. 100k+ wind gusts. Almost freezing temperatures. But never cold… Continue reading Holy Winter! Where’s the playdough!?

childhood · Children · The Twin Life

Growing up..

Today was one of those days when you realise how fast it all goes. Today was filled with questions being asked and actually answered. It's so odd."What would you like?" "Snack.""Would you like some water?" "No." Hendrik especially has begun to become this very adventurous, curious, independent little man. During playgroup, he wanted to go… Continue reading Growing up..

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Apricot & Orange Muffins! It’s almost baking season..

This week has been a bit chilly here in old Welly. A brutal reminder of the upcoming winter. We've had to bust out a bit of the winter gear and merino pyjamas. Cold southerlies, rain, chapped lips, and heaters on... Time to start baking.A couple of weeks ago, I came across a very simple, easy… Continue reading Apricot & Orange Muffins! It’s almost baking season..


Happy Winter Solstice!

Today is the shortest day of the year. And the longest night. (Well, at least down here in the southern hemisphere.)I'm secretly wishing for more snow this year and any reason to cuddle up with J and my two lovely dog boys.Some winter inspiration for today...silvia avaStyle BlueprintKeep warm and enjoy your creature comforts!x