Tornado in Tauranga, flooding on the Kapiti Coast, torrential downpours throughout the country … it seems to be the perfect weekend to stay inside.
So snuggle up on the couch with a comfy pillow, light a lovely candle, pour yourself a glass (or two) of a bold Bordeaux blend and flick through a nice cook book.
Once you’re done with the book I suggest you visit Mimi’s blog Manger for a peek into French life in the countryside. I warn you, 5 minutes on the blog and you’re close to booking a ticket to Bordeaux … so be careful.
Here are our 5 must-have winter warmers for this weekend: