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There is really nothing like stepping outside your door to pick fresh herbs and veges from your own garden to add to your dinner. I love being able to do this and am lucky that my partner let my dad build me one! I love watching plants grow, there something so satisfying about helping something grow – and then eating it all!!

Hopefully we have a few sunny days around the corner so I can pick some of the lettuce and basil and make a delicious salad!

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Grow your own!

A recipe I had the pleasure of trying over Christmas was a parsley dressing. We had this over chicken and it was amaaaazing!! I found a similar recipe on this neat blog I just came across called veggieful.com. I havnt tried it yet but looks goooood. Even if your not a vegan, check out their website, looks like there are oodles of delicious recipes there that you could use as side dishes to go along with a meat main.

I love exploring the web and finding neat blogs, and I love it even more when cool blogs share links for other cool blogs. I am definitely going to try and incorporate this into my blogging from now on. Through one of the many links I clicked on while blog-surfing, I came across, get this, a restaurant alllll about mac n’ cheese!! Can you believe it! What an awesome place!

Trust America, but seriously, these two clever ladies have created this funky little place that has taken mac n’ cheese to a whole. nutha’. level.

I am so excited about going to Canada in October as while Im there I hope to make many trips down south into America and visit the West Coast and some of these neat places Im finding online.  Kieran and I are just going with the flow once we get to Canada and don’t really have any set plans, but this is one thing I definitely want to look into. Any places you can recommend to visit or where to stay on a budget?

I get so excited in anticipation of things to come that I sometimes forget to live in the now, and with all our travel plans now booked Im definitely getting that way again. I still have alot of exciting things that will happen before then, like graduating university, my nieces 2nd birthday and probably many other things Im not even aware of yet!
I just need to keep telling myself to sloooooow down and breathe. Enjoy what you have while you have it and dont wish the time away!

Have a great Tuesday! Before you know it, itll be Friday again… 😉

Peace

xo

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There are many exciting things that are going to happen this year – I just know it. Actually I think alot of people do! 2013 is going to be a goodin’!

Kieran and I are getting a plan together about where we want to travel once I have graduated University. So far…

Munich for the end of Oktoberfest, then onto Canada for snowboarding and working! Being a student, I’m trying to save as much as possible, but it is hard. I plan to work in Canada waitressing, (hopefully I can get a visa!!) which will help fund the second leg of our journey….

We really want to explore South America, and some of the States. So far we have San Fransico, New York and Florida are on the list, but I keep finding and reading awesome blogs that make the list grow.

We have now idea who we are going to meet in Canada (or Germany!), which is a really exciting part of our trip. I love having this sense of freedom with our travel that gives us the option to chop and change, keep things open and just go with the flow, man.

I havn’t explored that much of New Zealand yet unfortunately, and most of what I have done has only happened in the last 4-5 years.

Here are some photos I took when I went to visit my sister in Waikanae on the weekend (you can read about that here). Waikanae is on the West Coast of New Zealand which has a reputation for being a very ruff and rugged, bad-ass type-of-a coast.

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Te Horo

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As you maaaay be able to tell, I was experimenting with what I called “the far away and close up blurry stuff”, but my clever clogs of a sister informed it’s actually called Depth of Field. I’m quite fond of the last picture, might see if I can put it on a canvas.

If you have any helpful hints on traveling, or places and things to go and see in the countries I mentioned (or maybe didnt…) I’d love and appreciate your advice!

Happy Tuesday to you.

Peace
xo