• Dinosaurs in the Garden

    Dinosaurs in the Gardens – Auckland Botanic Gardens Event

    ​Yes, you’ve read that right! 😛 Dinosaurs have arrived in Auckland & we went to investigate 😜 In typical Auckland fashion, neither the traffic or the weather came to the party, but we arrived with plenty of time before our 3pm session.  The Dinosaur Encounter is done outdoors, so don’t forget to carry a rain jacket or umbrella just in case 🙂 Thankfully for us the rain held off until we were on our way home. The encounter starts with the lovely lady, who was enthusiastic despite the weather, introducing the concept of going back in time to when the dinosaurs roamed.  It is very interactive for the kids, but…

  • ImNOTSuperMum Halloween Activity & Giveaway

    Ginger Bones Men & Halloween Giveaway

    Halloween wasn’t a big thing when I was growing up. TBH, I didn’t even know it existed out of the USA, until I moved to New Zealand 😛 Now that I have kids it’s just an opportunity to create more play activities for them. The following is just an adapted shortbread recipe, as only my husband likes ginger cookies. Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups standard flour 1/2 cup cornflour 3/4 cup icing sugar 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 250g butter Queen Royal icing   Method: Preheat oven to 150* Cream the butter & icing sugar. Add sifted flour and cornflour. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to approximately 1cm…