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This week I…

This week I… Made a wreath – after years of wanting to I did it! On a drive around Queenstown last weekend I spied some beautiful pine tree branches that had fallen onto the road in some recent winds. Into the back of the car they went which left it smelling lovely and pine scented. Then on one of the more colder days we had this week (-6 degrees C!!!) we ventured outside to dig up the frozen sandpit and I made the wreath. It did take two days of outside play and managing the boys but so pleased. It has held up well already in a southerly storm and looks so good. Very wintry. Now for some mulled wine! baked : chocolate scones and bliss balls cooked : my favourite noodle recipe (here from My New Roots). I could eat it everyday. drank : lots of Rooiboos tea with Almond Milk read : Buddhism for Mothers by Sarah Napthali and Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fford wanted: to find a way through and …

Autumn Edit – clothes

Last night as I was tidying up the sandpit and various toys hidden around the garden it was cold, really cold. And today we woke to the pink sunrise of a crisp, blue, clear sky day and dew on the grass. Autumn has arrived and we rugged up in extra layers for our morning outings. Hand knitted woolly jumpers, merino layers and woolly hats for the boys. Boots and lovely thin merino jumpers for me. Love the ones from Country Road. So, that got me thinking. How will I dress easily (and quickly) each morning. Time for an Autumn edit. It’s all about layers and warmth and easy wear with two little boys who will still want to get dirty while they have fun. Here’s a little edit from my pinterest board on my favourite clothing inspirations:   Black Skinnies and camel booties via here / Boden Anouk dress / Blue Oxford and layer necklaces via here Comfy All Stars via here / Long black evening skirt (this one is Chanel – love!) / leather clutch Blue …