DAY 366 | MAY 31. 2016
When you're in the middle of home renovations and you don't realise how messy it looks until your kid takes a photo.....
Who - Lucy
What - 100% merino longsleeve
How - 10C | 50° F at 8:05am after showering, hair-straightening and tooth brushing
And - Right behind me there, that's going to be our ensuite. Eventually.
DAY 365 | MAY 30. 2016
H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y T O M E R I N O 3 6 5 !
What - 100% merino singlet worn underneath my sweater
How - 11C | 52° F at 8:25am in the middle of getting-ready-for-school madness.
And - Today marks the 365th day of photographing my family wearing merino. Let's go year #2!
DAY 364 | MAY 29. 2016
Bacon and eggs? Why not!
What - Merino socks
How - 16C | 61° F at 4:50pm as we're about to sit in front of the outside fire and enjoy a glass of wine.
And - I'm not usually a white sneaker kinda gal but these hi-tops are a staple on my Mum wardrobe.
DAY 363 | MAY 28. 2016
Ok, we get it, you like merino socks.
How - 15C | 59° F at 8:50am after I've decided I'm going to clean the stockroom (not the rolls of fabric wrapped on the floor)
And - Those rolls are all new season colours, we haven't even shown them to our retailers yet.
DAY 362 | MAY 27. 2016
Don't bother me Mum, can't you see I'm crafting?
Who - Frankie
What - 100% merino tshirt
How - 22C | 73° F at 4:50pm after we've cranked the heat pump to try to push out the damp
And - Being married to an American means that our house is always warm during winter. We even installed a heat pump in our room to make sure each end of the house is always toasty warm!
DAY 361 | MAY 26. 2016
Words cannot begin to explain how amazing and breathtaking our visit to Gibbs Farm was today.
Who - Frankie and Iggy
What - Iggy and Frankie are both decked out head-to-toe in LFOH merino: tshirt, trackpants, 100% merino sweatshirt and merino socks
How - 18C | 64° F at 10:50am in front of one of the many large scale installations on the Gibbs Farm in Kaipara
And - This was one of the best family days we've had in a long time. And to top if off, we had sushi for lunch. YUM!
DAY 360 | MAY 25. 2016
But Mum, I'm going to be late for ballet.
What - Frankie - 100% merino sweatshirt Iggy - 100% longsleeve
How - 17C | 63° F at 3:50pm in the Pak'n'Save carpark across from Buggy's ballet class
And - Even though it has been raining and windy ALL DAY the kids are totally OK having their leggies exposed. Me on the other hand, I'm bundled up in merino with a vest.
DAY 359 | MAY 24. 2016
When you wear a skirt to bed...
What - 100% merino teeshirt
How - 14C | 57° F at 6:45am as Buggy has just woken up after wearing her new skirt to bed.
And - It's normal to wear a skirt to bed if you're 5 years old, right?
DAY 358 | MAY 23. 2016
Take a guess who took this photo.....
What - 100% merino elbow fingerless gloves and 100% merino tee (both worn under Zoe Karssen sweater). Merino socks.
How - 13C | 56° F at 8:25am after I've packed bags and we're about to head out the door to school
And - Today is one of those super damp, chilly, cold days. I think winter is finally here!
DAY 357 | MAY 22. 2016
Donut worry, be happy!
Who - Iggy
What - 100% merino longsleeve tee by LFOH
How - 16C | 61° F at 8:55am on a super early mission to Kmart
And - You know the kids then proceeded to run around Kmart like feral animals for about 40 minutes after the sugar and food colouring highs kicked in.
DAY 356 | MAY 21. 2016
When you want to wear your summer dress in Autumn.....
Who - Buggy
What - 100% merino longsleeve tee worn underneath a summer dress
How - 17C | 63° F at 4:35pm after we had picked up the kids from their grandparents house.
And - She accessorized her pony purse with a pony necklace. How cute is that?!
DAY 355 | MAY 20. 2016
Merino layers are the best!
What - 100% merino shortsleeve teeshirt, worn as a layer underneath this sweatshirt.
How - 14C | 57° F at 9:15am after kids have been dropped off and I'm about to dig into my soy latte.
And - Charcoal is one of those colours that goes with everything. I just wish I had a couple of these I could rotate in my wardrobe.
DAY 354 | MAY 19. 2016
Do you know what I love about colder weather? Wearing merino fingerless gloves. Every. Single. Day.
What - 100% merino fingerless gloves
How - 18C | 64° F at 8:35am as we're driving to school to drop the kids off.
And - These fingerless gloves are made by LFOH and I just love them so much.
DAY 353 | MAY 18. 2016
What - 100% merino singlet.
How - 16C | 61° F at 7:55am as I'm getting dressed, but obviously haven't straightened my hair yet!
And - Merino singlets are a staple in my wardrobe, I wear them at least 4 times a week. Soooo worth investing in a couple.
DAY 352 | MAY 17. 2016
What - Merino socks.
How - 19C | 66° F at 11:25am as I am packing orders and trying to get stuff ready for the courier.
And - Yep, those are little white ♡s on my socks.
DAY 352 | MAY 16. 2016
Go home Monday, no one likes you!
What - 100% merino shortsleeve tee (worn underneath top) and 100% merino fingerless gloves by LFOH.
How - 18C | 64° F at 11:10am in the office, on a morning that feels much colder than it is.
And - I'm just putting it out there, selfie's are not my thing. But I probably don't need to tell you that!
DAY 351 | MAY 15. 2016
Sunday, sunday, why do you torture me so?
What - 100% merino dropcrotch pants
How - 19C | 66° F at 10:45am after I've just walked into the kids room to find the words FRANCES scrawled on the bunk bed in permanent marker. Grrrrrr.
And - If you're ever looking for a way to remove Sharpie from whitewash furniture, JIF works a treat!
DAY 350 | MAY 14. 2016
My little market helper.
What - 100% merino teeshirt, skirt and pants
How - 20C | 68° F at 11:05am at Mary's Market
And - Frankie loves helping out with "nerino". I'm not sure if she's 100% aware of what we do but she loves contributing. Oh, and did I mention she's always in all of the photos?
DAY 349 | MAY 13. 2016
Open up and say C H E E S E!
What - 100% merino fleece trackpants and sweatshirt.
How - 18C | 64° F at 6:05pm as we're about to sit around the outside fire and enjoy a cold bevvie or two.
And - Don't forget your socks, Buggy! Those mozzies love your little feet.
DAY 348 | MAY 12. 2016
Whattya looking at, Mum?
What - 100% merino longsleeve and pants, being worn as pj's.
How - 16C | 61° F at 7:05am as Iggy is eating his brekkie
And - These are his favourite pj's, he asks for them every night because they're "snuggly"
DAY 347 | MAY 11. 2016
When I said put on your merino longsleeve, I didn't mean over top of your school shirt.
What - 100% merino longsleeve.
How - 16C | 61° F at 7:55am as Iggy is brushing his teeth.
And - Sometimes he takes things a little too literally.....
DAY 346 | MAY 10. 2016
I think that's what they call bedhead.
What - 100% merino longsleeve and dropcrotch pants, being worn as pj's.
How - 17C | 63° F at 7:15am after Buggy has just rolled out of bed and made her way to the kitchen.
And - It's beginning to get a little chillier at night, move over merino sleepshorts, pants and longsleeves are coming back.
DAY 345 | MAY 9. 2016
Here's the singet. Again!
What - 100% merino singlet
How - 18C | 64° F at 8:15am before I'm about to throw my sweatshirt on and run out the door.
And - This is pretty much my Mum-uniform - dropcrotch jeans, hi-tops and a sweatshirt.
DAY 344 | MAY 8. 2016
H A P P Y M O T H E R S D A Y M U M!
Me and my babes, on Mothers Day :)
Who - Iggy and Buggy
What - Iggy - 100% merino teeshirt, Buggy - 100% merino teeshirt and skirt,
How - 22C | 72° F at 10:15pm after we've checked out and grabbing a quick bite before we return back to Auckland.
And - So glad we went away for the weekend, we need to do that more often!
DAY 343 | MAY 7. 2016
Excuse the grainy/crappiness of this photo, it's hard to take a good shot when Iggy's diving into a bowl of french fries.
What - 100% merino longsleeve top
How - 19C | 66° F at 6:45pm at a restaurant in Mount Maunganui.
And - Shortly after this photo was taken Buggy dropped her tomato sauce covered cheeseburger patty on her top and had a complete meltdown.
DAY 342 | MAY 6. 2016
When the colour of your top matches the colours of your dogs perfectly.
What - 100% merino singlet and merino socks, not that you can see either because Iggy took the photo before I had a chance to pull up my top.
How - 18C | 64° F at 8:15am as we're packing to go away for a weekend, woohoo!
And - Can someone please suggest how I can give pointers to the kids on how to take photos? I think it's safe to say we're not really making progress with this!
DAY 341 | MAY 5. 2016
Who's your furry buddy, Buggy?
What - 100% merino longsleeve and pants being worn as pj's
How - 17C | 63° F at 7:55pm as Buggy is watching The Magic Schoolbus before she heads to bed at 8pm.
And - I tell you what, by the time it's 8pm I feel as though I'm ready to go to bed. I would be lying if I said I'm not in bed watching shows on my laptop at 8:12pm every night.
DAY 340 | MAY 4. 2016
How - 22C | 72° F at 9:20am as I'm about to go to my Wednesday morning Pilates class.
And - This teeshirt is one of those regulars I reach for and love. Sure, the colour is bright, but it looks great with my Lululemon pilates pants.
DAY 339 | MAY 3. 2016
How do you like your eggs? Sunnyside up, I hope.
How - 23C | 74° F at 3:15pm as I'm waiting for the kids to have a little after school play on the playground.
And - Can we all just agree that streaky bacon is THE BEST bacon?
DAY 338 | MAY 2. 2016
Hands up if you're happy to be back at school.
What - 100% merino teeshirt and skirt
How - 20C | 68° F at 5:55pm, just before we're about to have dinner on the first day back at school.
And - I joke, I joke, she doesn't really like to be back at school!
DAY 337 | MAY 1. 2016
Hi Dad, it's me, Buggy
What - 100% merino leggings and merino longsleeve top
How - 18 C | 64° F on a slower than usual Sunday morning walk with Frankie and the dogs.
And - Yep, I caved and let her come on a walk with me. Needless to day, the 40 minute walk ends up taking about 55 minutes.