Hanging with the Hays

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, Sharing

Broccoli Salad

There are many versions of Broccoli Salad around but this is my families version and it is the best haha! I checked with my Grandma who introduced it to us all YEARS ago and she said I was welcome to share so for all of you asking… here it is! Broccoli Salad Ingredients Salad: 1 Broccoli Head – chopped finely (including  ...

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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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Food

The best Tabbouleh you will ever try!

You know those times you want to make something but no single recipe you find requires the ingredients you have to work with… soooo I took inspiration from all the images and threw together my own version! AND man oh man is it a goodie!! I showed it over on my Snapchat and have been hounded to hurry up and post so here we go!  ...

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Food

I hate Cheesecake… but not this one!

When Chanelle from I am Stellar posted about her Cheesecake for the second time on Snapchat I messaged her telling her I still hate Cheesecake – well that isn’t 100% true… I love baked Cheesecake! In fact that is one of my faves! It is the texture of a set cheesecake that gets me! Anyway, getting off track here!! She told me  ...

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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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Food

Roast Veg & Israeli Couscous Salad

Our lives are go go go at the moment so food prep is key if we want to eat remotely healthy in the evenings! The last few months I have been making this salad to keep in the fridge to use as a side for dinners, as breakfast/lunch with a poached egg on top or even as a full dinner every now and then. Whenever I make and post it on Snapchat  ...

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Sharing

Welcome!

  Somehow I have found myself sitting here about to write my first ‘blog’… although it is probably not what you would call a traditional blog site since I don’t have huge amounts of time to write lengthy paragraphs about things I am pondering. So instead this is going to be a place where I can share my love and  ...

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