April 1, 2012

Quarterly Review: January 1 – March 31, 2012

Kiwiburn, Luminate Festival, Dreamspell Calendar; Yoga Nidra; Vasumi; Hermitage, Mount Cook, Hooker Valley, Ellerslie Flower Show, Sally Fallon, Nourishing Traditions, Karen McGrath, EarthHealer,
March 31, 2012

Just Another Woofer Week

We just finished our March woofer week hosting two couples from the United States:  Ben & Ellen from Brooklyn, New York; and Katie & Nick from Portland, Oregon. Both couples wrote to us independently about their common shared interests with us:  sustainability,  introvert-minded,  board gamers.   They seemed like a good […]
March 7, 2012

The Wonderful Thing About Woofers….

Oh the wonderful thing about woofers, is woofers get a lot of work done! We have finally started to host woofers after almost a year hiatus.   The last time we had woofers was during the big Feb 2011 earthquake.   Quakes, house renovation, visitors, and our travels didn’t allow much time […]
March 6, 2012

Building A Kitchen: Part Three – Completion (almost)

Despite our hectic summer and travels, we’ve managed to finish the last two big lagging parts of the kitchen —  the granite countertops have been installed and Ollie and Bruce have finished the butcher block counter top for the island.   The kitchen is totally awesome.  Here’s the latest photos:   […]