We Love | Autumn 2021

We Love | Autumn 2021
  • Written by
  • Madi Watson


Growing your own produce has never been easier. Vegepods are a portable mini greenhouse that will get your produce blooming in no time. With a fabulous self-watering system and protection from pests, anyone can be a proud gardener. Find them at any major hardware store or local plant retailer, or head online to vegepod.co.nz

Gift a Recipe Hamper

We love a good hamper and this one really takes the cake – literally! Complete with all the ingredients for your chosen treat – chocolate cake, Russian fudge, truffles – DIY recipe hampers make the perfect last-minute gift that is destined to go down well with all ages. For recipe inspiration head online to BBC good food’s Homemade gift kit recipes, www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/homemade-gift-kit-recipes

Oka Pottery

Locally crafted in Tauranga, Oka Pottery creates beautiful handmade ceramics and has taken KeepCups to the next level. Inspired by nature and created with passion, these cups should be top of your Christmas gift giving list. Check them out at okapottery.co.nz

Tiny Desk Concerts

NPR’s Tiny Desk is a video series of live concerts hosted from an office in Washington, DC. Featuring musicians from all genres and decades, this weekly show is one not to be missed! Check out their channel at www.npr.org/series/tiny-desk-concerts

Disk Jock-e

A mash up we didn’t know we needed! A frisbee with a built-in speaker is the new must-have summer toy. Not only does it get you up and about, you can also belt out your favourite tunes at the same time. Christmas Day family frisbee never sounded so good! Available through notsocks.co.nz/disc-jock-e

Fudge It

A new kid on the block in Taupo! Fudge It is sweetly taking over the town one delicious morsel at a time. Locally made and in a delicious array of flavours ranging from Goody Goody Gum Drops to Crème Brûlée – what’s not to love! We couldn’t be happier to support a local sweet spot. Give them a follow at @fudgeittaupo.

Beeswax Wraps

We all love natural alternatives, and these beeswax wraps have become a firm favourite in the kitchen drawer. Say goodbye to plastic wrap and save the environment in one hit. Choose your favourite prints and sizes to brighten up your lunches and leftovers – they also make great stocking fillers! Head to www.lilybeewrap.com

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