Belated Birthday

This weekend was a long weekend in Auckland, as we had Auckland Anniversary on the Monday. Recently my big sister moved to a little town an hour outside of our capital (Wellington), so being a long weekend mum and I decided it would be a great time to go down for a visit. They have been staying with some family down there, but looking for a house to rent, and it just so happened that they found a house and were moving in the same weekend we were going down.

Mum was able to help them move in and get organised, but my job was muuuuch more important. I got to look after my most favourite little girl in the whole world. My niece Madeleine.

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As you can see, she is the cutest little girl you would have probably ever seen. Not that I’m biased or anything.

Aside from seeing Moo (Madeleines nickname, not a farm animal), Nikki, mum and I were going to celebrate mums birthday down there, as it was on the 7th of Jan and Nikki had already moved down by then.

There are a few really lovely restaurant & cafes in Waikanae, which is where Nikkis gorgeous new house is, but we decided to try out Long Beach for a bite to eat on mums ‘belated birthday’.

Yum Yum!! One thing I love about going to new places is trying new food. It’s always exciting experiencing a new restaurant or cafe and reading all the scrumptious things they have on offer. One thing I love about going out with my friends and family, is that they are all willing to share. I always wish I could try everything on the menu, but I am noooo way near financially able to do that, and I quite like being able to fit into the clothes I own!

For dinner I had the Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Apricots, and mum and Nik had the Fish n Chips. Not your typical F’n’C – a gajillion times Better!!!

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Long Beach Dinners

I hope everyone in Auckland had an awesome Long Weekend & you spent it with people you love – like I did.

Back to work tomorrow…

Peace xo

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