The Pony Movie Recipe

Even though Miss Missy is nearly 15, she and I still enjoy our Mum and Daughter Movie Nights. Often we pick a theme, like movies based on books (we liked Stardust, National Velvet and The Princess Bride), robot movies (I, Robot was our favourite) or flicks starring Robin Williams (Jumanji is Miss Missy's top pick; I like Mrs Doubtfire […]

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Cookie serendipity

I just love it when the library gods smile at me by sending me the right book just at the right time! I have been lamenting to myself for a while about the arduousness of baking for midweek work meetings. I love to bake—and more importantly, I love to eat good home baking—but sadly, I […]

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Celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori with Tuhinga Pikitia – Te Reo Māori Picture Books

Some people might say they're just here for the kai, but I would say I'm just here for the tuhinga pikitia*. I love picture books, I really do. A good picture book is a work of art. One of my all-time favourite picture books is Kei Te Pēhea Koe? by Tracy Duncan. I love it because […]

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Knit ME! Knit ME!

One of the best things about being a librarian has got to be unpacking the boxes of new books. It's like a little bit of Christmas every week! Knitted Animal Cozies As soon as I pulled Knitted Animal Cozies out of the box, I just knew this was my latest favourite craft book. The animals are […]

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