kate5kiwis: *party party party*

kate5kiwis

“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life, it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.” — Mitsugi Saotome

Friday, March 02, 2007

*party party party*

There's a global party goin' on:


I know what I said about this blog bein'
just for me'n'mine, but...

someone said *party* and... being such an
extrovert, I couldn't resist the invitation.

If ya fancy a boogie and wanna join
The Ultimate Blog Party too..
just click the party-link on the sidebar...


*drum roll*
and now for the intro's:
I'm Kate !!!
*three air kisses*
I love my gorgeous Hubby.
My kids are D17, R13, J11, S9, M5...
yep, four lads and a girlie-girl (that's the five kiwis).
We make our home in The Sunny Bay of Plenty,
in New Zealand.

I love to create stuff, make jewellery, hang with friends, go to the beach, drink fine wine and eat
good food... i have a love affair with all things french, and espressos, and my three youngest boys teach me at home, lol. I also love to party.

But that's not all.... the rest is blogged somewhere here... it's our beautiful life.
I'm lookin' forward to meeting you and yours !!!!!
mwah X

45 Comments:

Blogger Sarah said...

Bay of Plenty? No way?! My hubby's best friend (our daughter's Godmother) lives in Papamao! Small world ;)

Cool blog. Havin fun checkin it all out at this big blog party!

Sarah
Ultimate Blog Party
CDN 1, INTL 1, INTL 2

9:23 PM  
Blogger Barb the Evil Genius said...

Kate, I need help! I wanna join the party, but I can't find Mr. Linky!!

1:32 AM  
Blogger Kili @ Live Each Moment said...

Just stopped in from the P-A-R-T-Y to say hello! Enjoy all the blogs!

3:50 AM  
Blogger Kathleen aka Coffee Mom said...

Hi great party! I love your jewellery, it's beautiful stuff~

4:37 AM  
Anonymous Leslie said...

Stopping by via The Ultimate Blog Party
Thanks for the air kisses! LOL!

5:23 AM  
Blogger KarenW said...

Stopping by to say hello!

6:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Party on, party mom! Stopping by from the Ultimate Blog Party! Hope you feel better soon.

April

7:31 AM  
Anonymous eph2810 said...

Hi Kate (shaking hand in the air), nice to meet you and your family. I think it is awesome that you make jewellery. I only did once piece thus far in my life... I love the beach (my favorite place on earth), but live currently in the desert. I guess your kiddos keep you on your toes :)

Have a wonderful day...

8:26 AM  
Blogger Lissete said...

Visiting for the Party! Nice to meet you! Lovely family and your jewelry is beautiful!

8:37 AM  
Blogger Tiff said...

I have to say New Zealand was one of my favorite places that i have visited!

Stopping in to say hello! Party on!

9:36 AM  
Blogger Butterfly Kisses said...

I'm here visiting from the blog Party!!

9:43 AM  
Anonymous Stacey said...

Party cruising and stopped to say hi. Enjoy your week! Love your part of the country!
Stacey

10:38 AM  
Blogger Ribbon Rock Star said...

It's so nice to party with you!!

Linda

11:25 AM  
Blogger Judy said...

Happy Partying! I'm glad to meet you and thanks for having me. I'm bookmarking your site so I can come back and visit you when there's more time to sit and visit. :-) Now, it's off to do some more party hopping... have a great one and come by to see me.

12:18 PM  
Anonymous Jen said...

Hi from one kiwi to another
I live in the lovely Hawkes Bay

12:33 PM  
Blogger Rona's Home Page said...

I really love the walks on the beach with the hubby. I've been lucky to live on both sides of the US.
It's great meeting you. Happy Partying.

1:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi from the party pooper.
Mothers should be partying quietly: remember, "if grown ups like it it must be nice".
We don't want the kiddos kicking their heals up too high do we !

2:30 PM  
Blogger Looney Mom said...

Making the party rounds. Have a great party week!

3:14 PM  
Blogger Phara Thomas said...

Sign me up for the Sunny Bay of Plenty. Especially if there is good food, good wine, and a good espresso.

4:52 PM  
Blogger TaunaLen said...

What fun this party is! Thanks for your hospitality, and if you get a chance to stop by my corner of this celebration, I'll have a cup of virtual coffee waiting for you.

~TaunaLen

5:04 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

Did you start having kids when you were 8? You look way too young to have a 17 year old. Have a great party!

5:20 PM  
Blogger Qtpies7 said...

Hello from the blog party! I bet we'd get along smashingly! I loved learning from my kids, all of whom are very science minded. I don't like the mess of the experiments, but they sure had fun!

5:49 PM  
Blogger MiPa said...

Great party. Thanks for the fun atmosphere.

12:54 AM  
Blogger Twisted Cinderella said...

Here via the blog party! It is great to "meet" you!

2:08 AM  
Blogger Donna said...

Hi - nice to meet you! The place you live in has a lovely name - The Sunny Bay of Plenty! I love it!

Just stopping by to visit with all the partiers! Stop by my neck of the woods when you have time!

2:38 AM  
Blogger Steve, Dana and Maria said...

Thanks for commenting on our Romania blog!

4:03 AM  
Blogger Lisa Knight said...

just surfin the party!

I am over at Sew What's Up.

Party ON!!!!

5:57 AM  
Blogger Terri @ In His Hands said...

I so want to go to New Zealand! You look like someone famous and I can't think of who it is. It's going to drive me crazy!


It's nice meeting you!

1:31 PM  
Blogger Janice (5 Minutes for Mom) said...

ooooh - I loooove NZ!!! Visited when I was 11 - and if I had to choose another country to live in it would be NZ!

You must be busy with so many kids!!!

So glad you partied with us!

2:12 PM  
Blogger Amydeanne said...

your jewlery is beautiful!!
And what a cool blog! :)
Glad to meet you and glad you've joined the party!

Amydeanne
~Party favor hostess @ the 160
~ Just following the Ultimate Party Trail

4:46 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Gudday from across the water! Thanks for your mwmah kiss and dropping by my blog for the party. Happy partying!

5:55 PM  
Blogger Chrystal said...

Cool blog! Great pics! I love your lighthearted life with your kiddos!

Enjoy the party...

9:06 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

This is a great blog!! Sounds like you all have a great time in your corner of the world!! I want to visit there someday...it's my dream.

Have a great week and if you get a chance, swing by!!

:-) Susan

3:20 AM  
Blogger jdoriot said...

Cool blog! I love your mosaics...really neat!!

6:56 PM  
Blogger yours truly B said...

I love the mosaics after spring break the class I volunteer in at the middle school are going to make stepping stones any Ideas?
anyhoo love your blog gotta go party hopping some more catch you later.

11:10 AM  
Blogger LeighLeigh said...

ok I am an extrovert too - but this whole party thing is just a bit too weird for me.....you need to tell terry@in his hands that it is Princess Buttercup he/she was thinking of!

1:38 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

This blog party is way too much fun! And I'm lovin your Very Hungry Caterpillar! So cute!!

2:21 PM  
Anonymous Barbara H. said...

Hello! I'm slowly making my way around the party circuit. It's nice to meet you!

2:55 PM  
Blogger Shalee said...

Your jewelry is gorgeous and individual! Love it.

Thanks for the invite to your place.

10:36 AM  
Blogger MJS4Him said...

Kate is it so wonderful to meet you. Thank you for the invitation.

8:14 AM  
Blogger Nadine said...

Hi. Came by for the party. Very fun facts.

4:47 AM  
Blogger Brandie said...

So nice to meet you! I can tell from your post that you must have a lot of energy and it sounds so upbeat and happy!
Thanks for having us =)

10:28 AM  
Blogger Mom Tu-Tu said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I enjoyed seeing yours as well!

5:34 AM  
Anonymous Christine~AreWeThereYet said...

Great party! WOW! You make some gorgeous jewellery! Loved the mosaics in your garden too!
Have a great weekend.
Here via the Ultimate Blog Party!

10:06 AM  
Blogger IRENE said...

Hi,
Beautiful blog.Loved reading, and the photography is so nice and bursting with life.
Wishing you the very best.

12:41 PM  

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