I have 3 boys. My eldest had just turned 3 when my youngest was born. To say that I am run off my feet is an understatement! Life is busy. Life is messy. Life is pretty hard most days! I love my little rascals like crazy. They are loud, tough, rough, full on, kind, compassionate,… Continue reading Adventure Monday: The Who, Why and Where
Monday 10 July First week of the school holidays is underway! Normally we take a break over this time but during the July holidays the Christchurch City Council runs an awesome event called KidsFest. It first started in Christchurch in 1992 to entertain children and families during the winter school holidays, it now reaches out… Continue reading KidsFest Gardens Trail
Monday 3 July This morning we headed to The Woodlands Cafe out in North Canterbury. (16 Ashworths Beach Road, Leithfield, just off SH1 and about 10 minutes drive south of Amberley.) This cafe is set up for families. It is a perfect spot to head with a playgroup as they cater really well for the… Continue reading The Woodlands Cafe
Monday 26th June This morning we braved the cold and went for a walk along the stream in Ohoka. It was the coldest morning of the year so far, -4, possibly even colder where we headed! At least on frosty mornings the sun shines brightly and the sky is beautifully clear, making for a stunning… Continue reading Ohoka Stream
Monday 29th May For today’s adventure we took part in “Rangiora Rocks”. The idea of this is for the local community to get creative by painting rocks! Then you can hide/gift your rock in and around the community in the hope of making someone’s day that extra bit special. If you find one you can… Continue reading Adventure Monday Rocks!
Monday 22nd May Getting 4 children out the door and into car is such an effort! Today was one of those mornings I actually couldn’t be bothered leaving the house. Everyone seemed to have gotten up on the wrong side of the bed. But I’m glad I made the effort, fought them out the door… Continue reading Bath Bombs
Monday 15 May Sometimes Adventure Mondays start off as an adventure before the actual “adventure” has begun. On this particular Monday we all had one of those mornings. I accidently put diesel in my petrol van on the way to school….so before 10am I had to take the van to the garage with 4 kids,… Continue reading The Apple Orchard
Monday 8th May One Monday adventure last year we headed into Christchurch City and went for a trip on the tram (Tram Ride Through The City). There is an awesome deal where for $65 you can purchase an unlimited year’s pass that gets you (1 adult) onto the tram and also the gondola. Under 5s are… Continue reading Gondola Ride