Growing up in New Zealand, the festive season is an exciting time of year for family and friends. Whether you celebrate at the beach, bach or in the backyard on Christmas Day a BBQ is a good old New Zealand Christmas tradition by firing up the barbecue and staying out of the kitchen as much as possible. Even though our Christmases are unconventional compared to the Christmas traditions you see in movies., most would agree that Kiwis wouldn't trade the sun and beach swims for cold weather and snow fights.
Winter is on the way out, and as spring approaches thoughts tend to turn to the annual spring clean and bringing the outdoor area up to standard.
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It might be the middle of winter and thoughts of sitting outside with friends enjoying a glass of wine may be buried deep behind warmer thoughts but there's good news on the horizon.
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Kitset outdoor fireplace
An outdoor fireplace is the the perfect way to add warmth during the cooler nights, not to mention they create a pretty impressive focal point in your backyard. However for some people the idea of building their own is too much effort. This is where fireplace kits can come in handy.
I am sure we can all agree that as the sun goes down the interest in going outside to enjoy the fresh air diminishes. Cooler winter evenings also call for shorter days, so why not make the most of these winter months by cozying up in the company of an outdoor fireplace.
As Kiwis we all love a bit of 'do it yourself', so outdoor fireplace kits take the hassle out of building one from scratch. The outdoor fireplaces we'll focus on in this article come in 3 parts all you need to do is follow these 4 steps.
Grilling food is an ancient tradition. The flavour added by flame can only be improved by a classic marinade, a little herbal seasoning and of course the sound of dinner sizzling and cracking as it heats, making your mouth water long before the smell fills the air.
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