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New Zealand

  • December 28, 2015 • Fitness • Views: 3227

    FFR featured in Draper Lifestyle Magazine

    Fit Family Robinson is featured in the January, 2016 issue of Draper Lifestyle Magazine. (The boys are on the cover, hanging from a signpost at the southern tip of New Zealand.) We are so grateful of our wonderful community for embracing...

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  • July 30, 2015 • Destinations, Fitness, Free Family Fitness Videos • Views: 3587

    Tamara featured on

    Tamara is featured this week on the lululemon blog. She was interviewed by lulu in Christchurch, New Zealand during our trip earlier this year. I’m very proud of my incredible wife, who certainly lives up to this quote in the...

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  • April 27, 2015 • Destinations, Life • Views: 1939

    Where To Next?!?

    We have unpacked, done more loads of laundry than we can count, and continue to try settling in…even got a lovely “welcome home” summons to jury duty upon my return. Well, hello USA. Yet…since we walked into our house...

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  • March 28, 2015 • Destinations • Views: 2538

    Nelson New Zealand Connection Day

    Nelson…a day of connection. We began walking around the town and soon made friends everywhere. Ewan (short for McEwan) from The Buzz coffee stand was more helpful than our trip to the Nelson iSite information booth. He gave us great...

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  • February 26, 2015 • Life • Views: 2176

    Hey Dad, I am visiting Middle Earth!

    When I was a young girl I wanted to follow my dad just about everywhere. In my overalls and baseball cap, I shadowed him camping, hiking, ice fishing, fly fishing, lake fishing, river fishing…sensing a theme here? Yet, the greatest...

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  • February 21, 2015 • Destinations • Views: 2480

    A Tail of Two Kitties (Or, How NOT to Book a Motel)

    I have nothing against cats. Let’s just clear the air on that right now. Perfectly fine pet. Now, onward. We’ve been having good luck booking motels on the fly here in New Zealand. The height of summer is over and kids here are back in...

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  • February 18, 2015 • Destinations • Views: 2955

    Matakana New Zealand

    Matakana, New Zealand in a day. We are staying at the Matakana Motel. It is modern, cool and clean. First thing in the morning, we get in the usual hours of work for Brett and I along with math, reading and writing schoolwork for Blake...

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  • January 28, 2015 • Destinations • Views: 1660

    Have Visas, Will Travel!

    It’s official…have Visas, will travel. We have our travel documents from Corina at All Points Travel and all things are a GO! A friend referred me to Corina. When I first contacted her a few months ago, I told her we needed...

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