Jandals and Jet Planes

Life & Adventures of a Kiwi Family in California

When the accent backfires…

The Kiwi accent let me down today, in a spectacular way - age!

You’re a Buccaneer

That one time, when your children learn a swear word and scream it at the top of their lungs, in public...

All You Need Is LOVE…

It's been five years since Hubby and I have shared a Valentine's Day together, but the twin tornados and I have been making our own heart shaped fun.

I’ll Have S’more…

Fire, marshmallows, chocolate, play dates and wine - sounds like a scrumptious evening, discovering the art of S'mores.

Kiwi As, Bro

It may be Super Bowl Sunday here in America, but it's Waitangi Day for me.

What I Mean When I Say …

You'd think Americans and New Zealanders speak the same language, but you couldn't be further from the truth.

Have I Failed My Kids?

This month we failed our first test. Apparently, I have one child that 'could be considered' to attend Kindergarten (the equivalent of 1st year at school in New Zealand) next year, and one that can't. As a parent, the LAST... Continue Reading →

Conveniently Frozen …

America - the land of convenience frozen food ... let's take a tour of my local supermarket.

Unicorn Bagels

What do you get if you mix Rainbows and Unicorns and Bagels?

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