Kerikeri Road Trip Chapter 1

It was a lovely sunny Sunday morning when me and my husband decided to go to Kerikeri to visit some of our friends. We should have gotten up earlier as it’s quite a distance to Kerikeri. The drive is about 3 hours and 30 minutes so we actually should have been on the road by…

Karioitahi Beach

We visited Karioitahi Beach on new year’s day. We thought it was going to be quiet, but it turned out to be really busy. Anyway it’s only 25 minute drive from Pukekohe, and closer than we thought. The beach is covered with soft black sand, the waves are a little rough, but if you want…

Blank Canvas

Welcome to 2020! Wow what a journey. Today is the start of your blank canvas. How will you paint yours and what type of brushes and colours will you use. However you choose to paint your blank canvas, may it be your best one yet. 2019 flew by in an blink of an eye. Now…

Chicken Lasagna

Love lasagna, so I made this delicious, spicy, saucy, chicken goodness! It’s a real crowd pleaser too. Ingredients:2 Chicken fillets 2 Carrots peeled and grated 1 Onion chopped 1 Green capsicum chopped 3 Tomatoes chopped 1 Thumb size ginger peeled and grated 1 Tbs tumeric or saffron 1 Tbs curry powder Salt and pepper to…

Four Seasons Bacon Pizza

Me and my husband love making pizza! It’s a family tradition that his father and mother taught him! My husband taught me and we love homemade pizza. This is simply delicious, easy, fresh and healthy! Pizza Topping: 1 Bag of Bacon sliced into pieces 1 red capsicum chopped 1 yellow capsicum chopped 1 onion chopped…

Welcome to my Website!

It’s been a dream of mine since I fell in love with cooking and baking 12 years ago in my consumer studies class. If people ask you what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Kristie, they will tell you food and some more food and her love for baking. When…

Parenthood

Since becoming a new parent a few months ago, me and my husband went through some crazy nights and days and no it have not ended but we wouldn’t want it any other way! We are blessed with a happy, healthy and thriving baby! Before becoming a parent, we read alot done so much research…

Creamy Cheesecake

Cheesecake comes in all different shapes and sizes! If you google cheesecake you will find so many recipes! I made this creamy cheesecake and it is so delicious and creamy and melts in the mouth! Crust: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter(I used margarine as we did not have butter) 1 egg…

Sunday Breakfast

Nothing good as waking up to a good old Sunday Breakfast! It’s tradition in our house and no weekend is complete without it! My husband always makes Sunday morning breakfast and I help! This morning we had bacon, eggs, toast, mushrooms, kiwi fruit and guava juice! Do you make Sunday breakfast? What do you love…

Festive Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Where everyone put up christmas trees and have presents under the tree. But what is the festive season really about? It is about family spending time together and enjoying a meal together. It’s about looking back at the year that has passed and counting our blessings. It’s…