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Barisa's Monday Market @ the Mount

Posted by Barb Hudson on

Monday. .. the beginning of a new year and we're at our first market for 2016. Not the best weather for summertime at the Mount but there are lots of people who have decided that a visit to the Little Big Markets is a lovely way to fill in the day,  or as a final activity before heading off home at the end of their holiday. #thelittlebigmarkets

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Super busy summer coming up for Barisa

Posted by Barb Hudson on

The next five months are going to be insanely busy... we are attending all the Little Big Markets in both Mount Maunganui (by Zespri) and Papamoa (at the Papamoa Domain)...the first Saturday and third Saturdays respectively of each month. Then we have also committed to being at the newly revamped Victoria Park Market in Auckland which is every Saturday from the 7th of November until the second to last saturday of March! then we add in random Christmas parades, Christmas in the Park and school 'one off' events! The five months are completed by our now annual presence (full of fun) at the...

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Christmas in the Park today at the Mount

Posted by Barb Hudson on

Looking forward to the annual Christmas in the Park at Blake Park. .. Rather hope the weather will stay fine or that the rain will hold of until tomorrow.  It promises to be a lovely day starting at 2 and running through until 9.30 this evening, there will be lots to do and they are aiming for a real family atmosphere. We're taking a power station with us to add to the one light we're given with a heap of our Christmas lights. ..I knew there was a reason our tree wasn't up in the house yet! We'll try to...

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The latest of the popular 3D cushions

Posted by Barb Hudson on

Today I finished the pouncing kitten 3D cushion ready to take into Creative Tauranga to see if they were interested in having it. Loving creating these thread pictures ... it does things on so many levels. From giving a donation to the blanket seller, deciding what to do and executing the initial embroidered picture through to adding the 3D elements which make it come alive. Each cushion is an individual little picture ... this one is executed in dark grey and purple throughout with the stitched feathers hand sewn on at the end to make them look light and floating...it will...

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Info packs and applications for the summer season Little Big Markets are out!

Posted by Barb Hudson on

We were delighted to get the email we've been waiting for... the new season packs for the summer season of the Little Big Markets... so the first Saturday of each month will be a market on the field beside Zespri then the exciting new prospect is the Little Big Market at Papamoa Domain ... the third Sunday of each month for 5 months starting October (and omitting December). We enjoy supporting the Little Big Markets... Rachelle and Chris work really hard to facilitate a smooth running organisation and often spring extra opportunities which make life even more interesting to enthusiastic...

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