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Published on August 14, 2010, in Lifestyle, Shopping.

My mother-in-law showed me an article in the Central Leader, about a new Baby Childrens Market. The first Baby Market will be held at the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, on Dominion Road, from 9am till noon. The entry fee is $2. You will be able to buy and sell pre-loved kids clothing, toys and

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It was just a beautiful day on Wednesday, so we took off to the Zoo (again). A few of months I decided to take Xander on a trip  Auckland Zoo and decided to buy ‘friends of the zoo‘ annual pass. The Adult/Child Flexipass gives parents great flexibility. You get annual pass with your child’s photo

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Published on June 10, 2010, in Things to Do.

We went to The Marriage of Figaro last Friday night. An Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – sung in Italian with English surtitle (thank goodness). It is probably one of the more entertaining Opera that I’ve been to. Not that I’ve been to many. For a change it was not depressing unlike some operas –

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Published on June 2, 2010, in Lifestyle.

I had come across this video on www.msn.com on ‘How Gross is it? Your Germiest Situations Analyzed’ and thought I would share it (in case anyone was interested). You can see the video by visiting Rubber ‘yuckies’ harbor secret filth My son loves the bath and he loves his toys. But it is easy to

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I took my 1 year old to Chipmunks Playland and Cafe for the first time a couple of weeks ago – we went to the one in Albany. We had a great time. We especially enjoyed going down the big inflatable slide. Although climbing back up with him in my arms got a bit tough

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Published on May 25, 2010, in Health, Lifestyle.

This morning, I finally took my eldest to the kid’s hairdresser that was recommended by my friend Krissy – Kids R Hair. It was great!! It’s a one lady salon, Karen who only cuts kid’s hair. Her salon is in the lower part of her own house but there is a separate entrance. She has

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Published on May 24, 2010, in Shopping.

As most of you know, books are not cheap in New Zealand. So, we would usually wait for a book sale before stocking up. I must say that Borders do a good sale every now and then. Anyway, my friend Krissy from coffee group wrote a blog post on her, t0p 10 fun products for

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Ingredients: 1/2 x cup of diced mixed vegetables (carrots, celery, parsnip, swede, etc) 1  x leaf of fresh spinach 2 x ripe tomatoes 12g of small pasta shells or macaroni 1 tsp of cheese 250 ml water pinch of salt for older babies (optional) Preparation and Cooking: Simmer vegies for around 15-20 minutes. Boil pasta

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Published on May 20, 2010, in Lifestyle.

Baby food has been a topic of discussion at a number of my coffee group meet-ups. So I thought, I would do a little series on Foods Ideas for Babies, that I have prepared for my son. We seem to be bombarded with do’s and don’ts when it comes to feeding our child – from

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Published on May 12, 2010, in Lifestyle, Pets.

It is easy to forget and neglect our faithful four legged friends when your new baby arrives. Once they were the centre of your world, then suddenly demoted. It can be rough on your pets. It saddens me to see the number of dogs and cats who are given up for adoption because their owner’s

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