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I’ve spent most of this weekend baking or at least attempting to make a chocolate cake in the shape of a Giraffe. My baking skills are somewhat feeble but its going to be my Baba’s birthday, so I had to step up My first attempt was just okay. I found a Chocolate Cake recipe online

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Published on April 16, 2010, in Lifestyle.

To me, it really isn’t about how much disposable income I can accrue, what new gadgets I can buy or how fancy my house is, but how much time I can spend with my wife & child. Sure, I would like to retire comfortably, but while my son is still young and wants to spend

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Bella Mama is hosting a ‘relaxing one day retreat‘ especially for mums. If you are interested in a day of relaxation, indulgence and pampering, please read on … The Retreat Includes – * Yoga and Meditation * Belly Dance * Health and Wellbeing Speaker * Massage * Goody Bag * Vegetarian Buffet Lunch (including morning

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Published on April 12, 2010, in Lifestyle.

I finally placed my order last week and received my box of fruit and vegetables today, from Affordable Organix. I was not disappointed. The produce were fresh and crisp as expected and the good people at Affordable Organix even threw in free mushrooms and eggs. Thank you Gerry. I ordered a Small Boutique Box ($31.00

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I started off with two long sleeve tops initially – they were gifts from my Aunt in Wellington. They were so incredibly comfortable and functional that I bought few more from MummyMatters. If you are breastfeeding and looking for a verstile and flattering top or dress?  I would recommend that you start with www.mummymatters.co.nz, before

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Happy Easter everyone! We organised a little egg hunt for our 2 year old this morning. I was in charge of hiding the eggs which I had to do twice as she could not find any egg the first time around! yes, when they are 2, you need to basically not hide them at all.

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Aaron, the girls and I decided to go back to Butterfly Creek as they now have a new section with crocodiles, alligators and tarantulas. It is a nice family outing. There is a lot to see with the butterflies, the crocs, the farm where you can pet the bunnies and feed the other animals (pigs,

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My sister-in-law and her family is currently here, on holiday. She has two kids, one is nearly 2 and the other is nearly 5. We decided to take them to Snow Planet.  It was the first time the kids had seen ‘snow’ and they had a really good time, especially the eldest boy. He was

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Sometimes it’s nice just to travel a little further than your local cafe or markets, in the weekend. Approximately 40 minutes South of Auckland City, is the Clevedon Farmers Markets. It is small but has a nice variety of locally grown produce (including organic fruits and vegetables), meats, freshly baked goods, preserves, plants and more.

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What a great surprise it was when I was given a free hour make-over + photoshoot + print all done by a professional studio when I went shopping to My Room (a kids store in Takapuna) a couple of weeks ago. At first I did not realise what it was (and had not looked at

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