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Monthly Archives: October 2012


There are 2 things that I will miss the most about the schools here. 1. uniforms (they look so sharp in them & there is no fight about what to wear in the morning) 2. year round schools The kids go to school all year with a short summer break (6 weeks). They have 4...

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waitomo glow worm caves

Now this was an adventure! Chase had his 7th birthday on September 30th. One of the things that he was dying to do even before we moved here was to go to the glow worm caves. So, I found this adorable little B&B online that we could stay at & we headed there last weekend....

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We visited Piha several weeks ago on one of our “adventure Saturdays.” It was cold & rainy & not the best day to go to the beach but we decided to go for it anyways. It was well worth the hour drive (and the cold) through some pretty rough roads! Literally right when we pulled...

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family adventure Saturdays

it has been quite a while since I have posted & there is good reason for that. My family is coming to NZ in Jan. & I have been very busy planning our trip to the South Island. As a mom we have so little free time anyways but these days all of my free...

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