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Easter 2019 - Gift ideas!

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Easter 2019 - Gift ideas!

Wow, we can't believe April is almost here! And that means Easter is also not far off! So we thought we'd bring you a wee list of things that could make cute Easter presents for your little ones!

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German Toy Store Advent Calendar

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German Toy Store Advent Calendar

Do you hang an advent calendar for your kids? Growing up, we always had one each year - my parents used to fill them with some sweets and then something that kept us excited each day (like a puzzle piece each day so we would only know what it is when Christmas was finally here...lots of waiting but also made the loooong days until Christmas go by quicker!). I, Nina, do this with our two little boys now, too, they are so excited for their advent calendars in the mornings! Soooo long story short: We thought it would be awesome to have...

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November Markets

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November Markets

We are super excited to be at lots of markets in November - it's been awesome meeting so many of our former and new customers at the markets in October!   We've loved being a part of the new Mangawhai Tavern Market for the last two Saturdays! So many awesome stalls and the market was super busy - perfect for everyone. So we can't wait to be at this market EVERY SATURDAY, 8am-12.30pm, in November! Come and see us there if you're a local, live nearby or are visiting beautiful Mangawhai for a short get-away! We'll also be at the...

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Market Season is here!!!

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Market Season is here!!!

Check out the dates for our upcoming markets in October!

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Plastic Free July - Reducing "Toy Waste"

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Plastic Free July - Reducing "Toy Waste"

Even though July is almost over, we wanted to take the opportunity to add our bit to the #plasticfreejuly movement: Firstly, consider how much rubbish we create: In Auckland alone, each household sends 144kg of rubbish to landfill every day – that’s 200,000 tonnes of rubbish across the whole city, for every year. Across New Zealand, almost 2.5million tonnes of rubbish was sent to landfill in 2011. That’s a lot of rubbish! Auckland Council, and other councils New Zealand wide, have implemented a zero waste plan meaning that they aim to make Auckland, and other cities, waste-free by 2040 –...

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