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Gifted, NZ Small Business

Ruby & Rain

For a long time I have been a huge supporter of NZ business, handmade and NZ made and Ruby & Rain fit that brief to a T! I’ve been a Ruby & Rain Ambassador for a few months now and am loving it. This brand is made in plus size fashion sizes and is not normal sizes made bigger. The clothing flatters curves and helps to hide the  ...

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Food, NZ Small Business

No one wants a flat omelette!

Food is so nostalgic and fluffy omelettes are no different for me. I have memories of my beloved grandfather in the kitchen making these for us when I was just small. Once you have tried an omelette this way you wont want to go back! This one fed 2 adults and 2 children for breakfast! Change out the toppings as you wish! Ingredients – 1  ...

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Food, Gifted, NZ Small Business

Clean Mixes Hack

When Christine from Clean Mixes sent me her new release Rich Chocolate Baking Mix I instantly knew I wanted to do something different with it to show you guys that it isn’t JUST a Muffin and Cake Mix. I racked my brain, considered brownies, waffles and pancakes but settled on Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding… one of my ALL TIME FAVE  ...

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Food, NZ Small Business

Moroccan Quinoa Salad

This week we got a box of meat, fruit & veg from Foodbox and I have been enjoying whipping up amazing food with such fresh ingredients! My favourite from this week so far was a Moroccan Quinoa Salad I made which we had with Roast Chicken – I have also been having the leftovers with a poached egg on top for lunch! I had lots of  ...

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NZ Small Business

Bunny & Lion

One of the main reasons I started up my blog is because I have a HUGE passion for NZ Business and supporting NZ Business! Today I wanted to take a chance to share with you one of our fave handmade clothing businesses Bunny & Lion! Helene is a super talented sewer and I love that there are a handful of her pieces which match pattern with  ...

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Food, NZ Small Business

Potato Pancakes – with a twist!

I’m going to keep this short! BEST Potato Pancake EVER… not that I have ever had one before hahah but they were pretty bloody amazing! What better way to use up leftover mashed potato? In fact I would make mashed potatoes just to make this again if there are no leftovers!! Ingredients: 2 Cups Mashed Potato (this is a guess…  ...

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Home, NZ Small Business

When she asked for a Princess Bedroom…

I asked Indi what she wanted for her birthday and I was surprised at her answer! I mean, what 4 year old girl forgoes toys for a bedroom makeover BUT I was over the moon as I had planned to do her room for a while and this was the kick up the butt I needed. We talked about what she wanted and she was pretty set on a ‘Princess’ bed  ...

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NZ Small Business

Every little girl wants to be a Princess…

When the super talented Jo from Jo Kidd contacted me and asked if I would be interested in taking some pics of Indi in one of her incredibly made leotards – I scream yes! Then went to calmly type my reply which I think also came across as a yell of excitement! As soon as I saw the colouring of the leotard it reminded me of Snow White  ...

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