Thinking about your first home is not only exciting, but kind of a little scary. The thought of having to actually make adult decisions – it’s a big deal! When we first decided to look into buying our first home together, we didn’t really know where to start, we umm’d and ahh’d about purchasing an existing home, but then stumbled across a few house and land packages and decided that
Now I love myself a wee getaway, but one thing I hadn’t tried before was a Staycation within my own city. Regan & I recently had the chance to check out the brand spanking new Crowne Plaza here in Christchurch and it was amazing!! At first it felt a bit weird when the front desk asked us where we had traveled from, and our reply was 10 minutes down the
It really is the most wonderful time of the year, and you can bet your boots theBalm have come through with some pretty amazing gift ideas for all the beauty lovers out there, that are packed full of fun and sass! theBalm is pretty much a one stop shop when it comes to stocking up on Christmas gifts. With packaging that’s more than cool and flirty product names that make
Just a few days ago I was invited to attend the opening of the beautiful new Andrea Biani store here in Christchurch. Located within The Crossing, this store is nothing short of stunning. From the entrance to the shop fit out it has been designed with so much love, it really is such an inviting place to visit. The part I love the most is that this store like their
It’s been a long wait, but one that was worth every second.. Christchurch our city as a shopping destination is BACK! Having worked in City Mall pre Earthquake and after, it’s safe to say ALOT changed. A mall that used to be buzzing with shoppers and workers suddenly became a quiet sometimes daunting place to be. Slowly but surely work started to recreate our city hub and what an amazing
So if you read my first post you would know that we are currently building our first home. I feel like so much has happened since then, so I thought it was only fitting that I continue on to the 2nd post and update you all on where we are at. Going back to where we left off, it took about 6 weeks for all of the consents and council
Nothing beats getting a little fresh air into the lungs, so why not do that while taking in some pretty epic views and scenery. Below I have put together 10 Scenic Spots that are worth checking out if your ever in the Canterbury area. First up is Summit Road (Port Hills) – The Summit Road is home to some of the best views over Christchurch across to the Southern Alps.