Are you looking for a budget weekend in Auckland with teenagers? With littlies, a weekend city break is pretty easy. There are parks and zoos and there’s usually a bouncy castle hiding somewhere between the sausage sizzle and the honey stall on the Saturday street market, but taking teenagers away to the city for the weekend – especially on a budget, can be a bit hit and miss.
No parent wants to go to all the effort -not to mention the costs involved in packing the family away for the weekend, only to be faced with long faces and wails of “I’m bored” from the teenagers. (more…)
So. The bug has bitten you. You want to emigrate. You probably spend all day, every day- dreaming about emigrating. You have asked yourself, several times over the past few months, “What it’s all about?”
You dream of a different life. An easier life. And you believe that if you emigrate you will find a happier way of life. You begin to question, why it is that you or your husband work all year for a measly couple of weeks off in the summer. Sound familiar? That’s how it worked for us anyway.
But, before you take our lead and heave your family to the other side of the world, consider the 3 tips further down the page. (more…)
This is an inblogtweeny . A bit of information on how emigrating to New Zealand has saved me approximately $500 per year on one lifestyle change.
Incase you didn’t know, proper shoe wearing amongst New Zealand school children, is neither compulsory nor fashionable. There are, it seems, three options when deciding which way to adorn your wee piglet’s trotters. (more…)
There’s one thing I find hard and that’s asking for help.
Asking for help from my 15-year-old, Sonny, to help me set up this blog is even worser. (more…)