Unexpected lunch guest

Gordon Ramsey flies in to dine Gordon Ramsey flew into Waiheke Island and dined at Te Whau Vineyard restaurant, there was no sign of an F-word when he was quoted ...

Defenition of RENOVATE

Definition of RENOVATE : to restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding) This is very common in the Bradley household, a bit like our side ...

My new favorite Fruit

This is one of the many reasons why I am embracing New Zealand, the Feijoas are here let’s party…. we better make it quick as there appearance is brief. Even ...

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Am I too old for Adventure?

I’m a born and raised Canadian as you all know by now. I have lived on the prairies for over 40 years, what you don’t know is escaping the January weather is a matter of life or death. Death if you DON’T do it. For 25 years i traveled to Mexico, Florida, Hawaii, California, we […]

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How Joining a Cult and my love affair with Kombucha changed my health forever

I got caught up in the health and wellness movement while i spent 2 months in California this winter while I was in Matthew Kenney Raw Culinary School. That’s when my affair with Kombucha started. Hot weather, mile long farmers markets, acai bowls, 5 star raw restaurants, tanned healthy bodies and of course every seasonal […]

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Steak Cake

“STEAK CAKE! My friend Tammy who is a VEGETARIAN just had her birthday, and just because I like to mess with her, I made her a “Happy Beefday” cake for a party we all went to. I baked a red velvet chocolate cake, covered it with homemade vanilla butter cream frosting, and red and white […]

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Olive harvest in full swing

Olive harvest is in full swing. This years full dry summer has had the same effect on the groves as its had on the vineyards the olives don’t mind the dry. These are all little things we are learning living on a olive grove, although the groves are small here in Waiheke we have heard […]

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Mothers Day in Queenstown!

Missing the change of seasons decided to head to the South Island to catch the last of the Autumn season and the spectacular changing colors of the trees!! Queenstown was named so because “it was fit for Queen Victoria”. Its recognized as New Zealand’s premier visitor destination and “the Adventure Capital of the World”. We […]

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Breaking News

My daughter Hollie has been with her amazing Boyfriend from high school and recently just got engaged, no date set yet so awaiting the details…….will it be Hawaii, New Zealand, or Canada………………..

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Real Kiwi Health Cook Book

 DR Libby is one healthy kiwi!!! Favorite cookbook right now Dr Libby’s Real Food Chef by Dr Libby Weaver a real kiwi healthy cookbook. Dr Libby’s mission is to educate and inspire, enhancing people’s health and happiness, igniting a ripple effect that transforms the world. Favorite recipe from cookbook is the chocolate pumpkin seed skin […]

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Favorite Movie

Chasing Mavericks is based on the life of surfer Jay Moriarity. It chronicles his quest to surf the big Mavericks wave in Northern California, and Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler), the local legend who takes him under his wing in order to train him to survive it. In the course of Moriarty’s training, the two surfers […]

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Cutting out Coffee… Is it possible? Why?

Join the Bradley’s for the 50-day challenge! “A flat white is a coffee beverage developed in Australia and New Zealand in the 1980s. It is prepared by pouring microfoam (steamed milk from the bottom of a pitcher) over a single or double shot of ristretto espresso. It is similar to the latte and the café […]

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Little Bird’s Unbakery

The little bird unBakery is now open at 385 New North Road in Kingsland (opposite the Gull service station.) We are really excited to have a proper cafe to serve our delicious food and treats. Everything we make has been crafted by our chefs to taste amazing first and foremost, but also to be gluten […]

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