Replaced after three months of marriage
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Only three months into our marriage and I’m replaced!

Two amazing dogs and one 1984 diesel with a winch
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After living in a mini-van for a month, Nic and I moved on to our next Kiwi adventure on the North Island – looking after these two doggies and trying to drive this manual on the opposite side of the road. Check out that bumper!

From living in a van to house sitting in New Zealand
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After living in a mini-van for a month, Nic and I moved on to our next Kiwi adventure on the North Island – looking after these two doggies and trying to drive this manual on the opposite side of the road. Check out that bumper!

Good bye south island, north island here we come
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Good bye South Island. We are heading north of Auckland to spend the month of March looking after two dogs.

Shoot, We Melted The Window Visors On Our Rental Van
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DEET, a chemical in mosquito repellant, melts plastic. We read these words on a Google search while standing in the parking lot of the … Read More

What to do when in rains in New Zealand
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And this is where we hang out when it rains, which is quite often. Seems like we are making up for all those rain-less days in Southern California.

Days 18-20 Abel Tasman, The Name of Our First Child?
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Abel Tasman National Park, one of New Zealand’s smallest national parks, is a perfect place to relax next to clear azul-colored water and take … Read More

Like a penguin in the headlights?
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Swapped deer crossing road signs in Michigan for penguin crossing signs in New Zealand! On an unrelated note, we have had a hard time getting consistent internet access so we apologize for our brief posts, website updates and emails. Right now, we are standing in the cereal aisle at a grocery store so we can use the internet! We will be in better contact with everyone in March.

Days 15-17 The Wild West
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The South Island’s West Coast holds just as much beauty as the rest of New Zealand, but leaves you with a lingering feeling of … Read More

New Zealand or California?
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Photo Caption: New Zealand is looking a lot like parts of California today. The sun is this bright at 6 pm. View in Instagram … Read More

Days 13-14 Don’t Park Your Home On Uneven Ground
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  Crowded eggs in the frying pan When we found our eggs huddled together on the right-hand side of the frying pan, we realized … Read More

Best Place to Cook Dinner: The Catlins, New Zealand
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Nic cooking dinner in the back of our home. We will be in this mini-van for 20 days. And for those of you keeping track, that’s also 20 consecutive days of public bathrooms 🙂

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