Weekend Brunch for Two – Spanish Eggs!

We have been blessed with another long weekend in New Zealand - Waitangi Day falling on Monday creating this welcome three day break from work 🙂 Now for those of you reading from outside of New Zealand, Waitangi Day is a significant day in our history. On the 6th February 1840, representatives of the British … Continue reading Weekend Brunch for Two – Spanish Eggs!

Exploring the Hahei Coastline

A weekend on the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand Labour Weekend 2016 We decided to be tourist’s today and headed up the coast to Hahei – home of Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach and the Hahei Marine Reserve. From Tirau it was a short drive of 20 minutes along a slightly windy road – we did … Continue reading Exploring the Hahei Coastline

Creamy Bacon & Kumara Pasta Bake

An early lesson as a young mum with a mortgage and 3 children was to cook and feed my family on a budget. I always felt that this was one area of the household budget I could make savings. So give this recipe a go, make your own sauce and boil the pasta up. You should be able to feed a family of 4 for under $15.00 with this Creamy Bacon & Kumara Bake.