Auckland, Living in New Zealand

Living in New Zealand: “Ports of Auckland” Tour and “Kiddie Consumerism”

Every month, Ports of Auckland and 360Discovery Cruises team up and offer free community tours around Waitemata Harbour. That’s right: free.  Obviously, at such a great price the tickets for these cruises go fast, and it’s recommended that you book early to avoid missing out. I’d heard of the PoA tours for awhile but kept… Read More Living in New Zealand: “Ports of Auckland” Tour and “Kiddie Consumerism”

Baby, Public Transportation

The Bus

Riding the bus with a baby can be an anxiety-inducing experience, especially for a new mom.  When my husband and I moved to New Zealand, we decided against buying a car and made a choice to use public transport.  It seemed like a good idea at the time.  Fast forward to me trying to get… Read More The Bus

Auckland, New Zealand, Travel


Do you see that? I’m not referring to the Sky Tower.  I’m referring to the other thing.  Do you see it?  No?  Here – let me point it out to you: You still don’t see it?!  Ugh.  Fine – I’ll zoom in: Do you see it now?!  That, my lovely readers, is a human being… Read More SkyJump

Auckland, Photos, Pictures, Walks

Some Photos

Joe and I went on a pointless errand today.  Don’t you just love those?  When you get to your destination and you learn that the paperwork you were given is, in fact, not sufficient.  And then when you email the letting agent to let them know that you need different paperwork in order to get… Read More Some Photos


Victoria Park

Joe and I headed out on another stroller-excursion this past week. Destination?  Victoria Park. It was a bit of a walk for us, but it was a beautiful day and we were up for it! Joe was pretty interested in the park decorations: I’m sure he’ll enjoy the playset once he gets a bit older…… Read More Victoria Park

Books, Joseph Ezra, Photos, Pictures, Walks

Book Walk

Joe and I took a walk the other day.  Destination?  “Jason Books” in Chancery… Joe was pretty excited to be out and about in the mei-tai carrier… Of course, within 5 minutes of walking he looked like this… And in case you’re interested, here’s the full view of Joe in the carrier… “My future’s so… Read More Book Walk

Auckland, New Zealand, Photos, Pictures, Shopping

Shopping in the Rain… Complete with Photos

It’s a rare thing for me to post a photo of myself on this blog!  But, I decided that I should show you what I look like when I’m all kitted out to go walking in the Auckland winter rain… Gosh, my hair’s getting long!  And please, pay no mind to the bedroom – we’re… Read More Shopping in the Rain… Complete with Photos

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