DAY 215 | DECEMBER 31. 2015
Togs on, time to go to the beach!
Who - Iggy
What - 100% merino teeshirt
How - 23 C | 73° F at 10:10am as we're about to start the trek over to New Chums beach for a New Year's Eve swim.
And - We love escaping Auckland for a few days to spend some time with our friends at their bach in Whangapoua. There's something amazing about this ocean air.
DAY 214 | DECEMBER 30. 2015
What's a roadtrip to the Coromandel without the mandatory icecream stop in Coromandel town?
Who - Frankie
What - 100% merino skirt
How - 28 C | 82° F at 2:45pm as we're enjoying a much needed Tip Top refreshment.
And - About 4 minutes after this photo was taken Iggy dropped his icecream, packed a major sad so I decided to be a good Mum and give him mine. I wasn't happy!
DAY 213 | DECEMBER 29. 2015
Because a leotard is the perfect top to wear with a merino skirt.
How - 27 C | 81° F at 12:10am as I'm about to fill up the blow up pool for the kids to lounge in.
And - Fran has been working on the re-roofing the garage during the Christmas break. What a job!!
DAY 212 | DECEMBER 28. 2015
My future's so bright I gotta wear shades.
What - 100% merino longsleeve worn underneath a Wolverine teeshirt.
How - 23 C | 73° F at 10:10am as we're moving onto morning tea and figuring out what we're going to do with our day.
And - On closer look, I actually think those are 3D glasses he's wearing/found in the junk drawer.
DAY 211 | DECEMBER 27. 2015
Togs are completely appropriate to wear to Bunnings, especially if you throw a merino skirt over top.
How - 26 C | 79° F at 2:45pm on a quick trip to Bunnings to grab some roofing supplies for Fran.
And - Have you ever tried to drag the kids away from the Bunnings and Mitre 10 playgrounds?
DAY 210 | DECEMBER 26. 2015
I love juuuuuiiiiiccccceeeee!
What - 100% merino longsleeve
How - 24 C | 74° F at 11:25am as the kids are playing in their new tent outside.
And - If Iggy could have a intravenous drip feeding him juice, he would. He's a juice monster!
DAY 209 | DECEMBER 25. 2015
M E R R YC H R I S T M A S!!!
How - 23 C | 73° F at 9:10am after all of the Christmas presents have been opened and we're waiting for our friends to come over for waffles, mimosa's and bloody Mary's.
And - Don't even ask me what I got for Christmas :(
DAY 208 | DECEMBER 24. 2015
Christmas Eve and the living is easy....
What - 100% merino longsleeve tee worn underneath a 100% merino poncho
How - 25 C | 77° F at 10:45am after a trip to Martha's Backyard to buy Fran a couple of stocking stuffers (Cholula hot sauce and Reese's peanut butter cups).
And - I caved and bought Iggy a can of Pringles. He loves those things!
DAY 207 | DECEMBER 23. 2015
Don't let that sweet side smile fool you....
How - 25 C | 77° F at 11:10am as Buggy is pestering me about when we're going to go to The Warehouse so I can buy her a toy.
And - She has her Santa sack behind her, obviously empty. Just wait another couple of days, Buggy!
DAY 206 | DECEMBER 22. 2015
School holiday outing #1 of many to come.....
What - 100% merino longsleeve worn underneath a denim dress AND a ballet tutu. Yes, she definitely dressed herself this morning.
How - 24C | 75° F at 10:05am as we're running around the the Botanic Gardens, jumping on sculptures and harassing the ducks.
And - Considering how many Christmas presents I still need to buy, I should be shopping!
DAY 205 | DECEMBER 21. 2015
Skulls, black polish and buckles
Who - Lucy
What - Merino socks
How - 23 C | 73° F at 9:10am as I'm sitting at my desk about to start my workday.
And - Did you know you can wear merino socks for at least 2 days before they start to smell? YES!
DAY 204 | DECEMBER 20. 2015
Look out, here she comesssssss!
Who - Buggy
What - Merino shorts and tshirt
How - 26 C | 79° F at 1:35pm as we're scooting through the streets
And - Buggy picks up serious speed on her scooter, you definitely need to watch yourself if you're sharing the sidewalk with her!
DAY 203 | DECEMBER 19. 2015
Howling at the moon!
What - Merino pj pants
How - 19 C | 66° F at 7:55am on the stumble down to the kitchen after bedtime
And - I told you he loves these pj pants!
DAY 202 | DECEMBER 18. 2015
What - Merino longsleeve top
How - 25 C | 77° F at 1:35pm as we're picking up kids from their Aunty's house after having a cousin playdate
And - I spy a merino tshirt under there too!
DAY 201 | DECEMBER 17. 2015
If only having a baby was this easy....
What - Merino dropcrotch pants
How - 21 C | 70° F at 8:20am after I've had a shower, brushed my teeth and about to get my baby ready for daycare.
And - Stevie the dog isn't convinced, he knows something's up.
DAY 200 | DECEMBER 16. 2015
What - Merino skirt and merino longsleeve skirt
How - 23 C | 73° F at 4:05pm after kids have been picked up from school, eaten snacks and about to run around outside (with a baby) to burn some energy.
And - Look at that develish little grin!
DAY 199 | DECEMBER 15. 2015
What on earth is he doing?!
What - Merino tshirt
How - 26 C | 79° F at 4:35pm as I'm getting Iggy to pose for a photo
And - My plan is to use this photo for a tree ornament. We'll see how it turns out....
DAY 198 | DECEMBER 14. 2015
I'm not sure if photography is a career Iggy should pursue?
What - Merino socks and singlet
How - 24 C | 75° F at 8:35am as we're running out the door on a Manic Monday.
And - I think it's time I give the kids a photography lesson in how to make sure my feet aren't cropped?!
DAY 197 | DECEMBER 13. 2015
That's what we call "Blue Steel"
What - Merino sweatshirt with merino teeshirt underneath
How - 23 C | 73° F at 8:00am after Iggy has opened up his Minions advent calendar.
And - Last year we got the Star Wars Lego advent calendar which was far superior. Far superior....
DAY 196 | DECEMBER 12. 2015
C'mon Mum, I just woke up!
What - Merino pj bottoms
How - 19 C | 66° F at 7:35am as Iggy has just gotten out of bed
And - Even though the weather is starting to warm up, Iggy still pulls these pj's out as his favs.
DAY 195 | DECEMBER 11. 2015
Rolling deep in the front seat.
What - Merino skirt
How - 24 C | 75° F at 3:35pm after I have just picked up Buggy from daycare.
And - The kids love sitting in the front seat with us. It's such a treat for them!
DAY 194 | DECEMBER 10. 2015
Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na BatMum!
What - Merino singlet worn under a sweatshirt
How - 20 C | 68° F at 8:15am as we're about to run out the door and drop kids off to school and daycare.
And - I love this singlet, it's perfect for layering underneath longer sleeves.
DAY 193 | DECEMBER 9. 2015
This is what summer is all about!
What - Merino pj's
How - 25 C | 77° F at 6:25am as the adults are enjoying a cocktail and watching the kids run around.
And - This is what a NZ summer is all about!
DAY 192 | DECEMBER 8. 2015
Just say CHEESE!
What - Merino dress and merino leggings
How - 20 C | 68° F at 8:15am after teeth have been brushed but we haven't put shoes on for school.
And - Wait, actually Buggy doesn't often wear shoes to school in warmer weather. Barefeet it is!
DAY 191 | DECEMBER 7. 2015
When good ballet dresses go bad.
What - Merino longsleeve worn underneath her ballet dress
How - 20 C | 68° F at 7:25am as Buggy came out of her room after dressing herself in just one of the many outfits she'll put on today.
And - The poor princess dresses on the floor behind her obviously didn't pass the test!
DAY 190 | DECEMBER 6. 2015
And then you look at your daughter and realise how pretty she is.
What - 100% merino dress
How - 24 C | 75° F at 11:55am as we're testing photoshoot props and outfits.
And - I'm loving the whole dress-with-hitops thing Buggy has going on here.
DAY 189 | DECEMBER 5. 2015
Bula from FIJI!
What - Merino bralet
How - 28 C | 82° F at 4:35pm after the 3+ hour flight and after arriving at my accommodation.
And - It is sooooo hot and humid here! But you know what, this merino bralet isn't itchy or scratchy. It's perfect and keeps me sweat-free!
DAY 188 | DECEMBER 4. 2015
Stripes and clouds and colourblock. Al in one outfit!
What - Merino dress worn over top of a merino skirt
How - 23 C | 73° F at 8:50am in the daycare carpark as I'm about to unbuckle Buggy.
And - Don't look too closely at that carseat, it needs a serious clean!
DAY 187 | DECEMBER 3. 2015
When your kid dresses himself.....
What - Merino longsleeve underneath a merino poncho
How - 22 C | 72° F at 7:35pm after we've come back from dinner at our friends house and Iggy is about to go for a run around outside.
And - Is it just me, or do his feet look extraordinarily large in this photo?
DAY 186 | DECEMBER 2. 2015
Good morning, sunshine!
How - 20 C | 68° F at 6:45am as Buggy has stumbled out of bed and down to the kitchen.
And - Buggy's stinky blanket (on her head) has been her constant bed sidekick for almost 5 years. YUCK!
DAY 185 | DECEMBER 1. 2015
Who - Buggy and her cousin, Gracie
What - Merino dresses
How - 21 C | 70° F at 4:35pm after girls have finished daycare and they're spending some quality girltime together.
And - These two are only 5 weeks apart and are the bestest of buddies. So cute!