Published in the NZ Herald


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Ozzie the Elf

Have you ever heard of Elf on the Shelf?

Here is the blurb from the book set they sell at

“…a special scout elf sent from the North Pole to help Santa Claus manage his naughty and nice lists. When a family adopts a scout elf and gives it a name, the scout elf receives its Christmas magic and can fly to the North Pole each night to tell Santa Claus about all of the day’s adventures. Each morning, the scout elf returns to its family and perches in a different place to watch the fun. Children love to wake up and race around the house looking for their scout elf each morning.”

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Party Season

We went to what could quite possibly have been the best 4th birthday party ever on the weekend! It was at Jayz Dance in Half Moon Bay, and although I wasn’t paid or even asked to take photos… I did (with permission, of course).

Not only was it a great space for kids to just run around and be kids, there were cookies to be decorated AND an hour of the funnest, cutest dance instruction. Continue reading “Party Season”