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Entries from July 2008

Kids in the Kitchen – Book Review.

July 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

After weeks of pouring over this book, everyone who wasn’t too short chose a recipe and dare I say: we conquered this book!!! Totally loved it and it was really completely kid friendly. The recipes required different levels of expertise – ranging from really simple to “requires some help”. me: Chocolate choux buns: this is […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Monday Munchies

Se7en Steps to a Good Party…

July 16th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Question of the week… I am often asked how to have a good party… We have heaps of parties, not just birthday parties – crafty parties, new year parties, summer parties – heaps of parties! I love plotting and planning parties, I can think of nothing better than setting kids up for a couple of […]

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Tags: Party Tips · Plenty of Parties

Chocolate Brownies to Die For in se7en steps!

July 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I got this recipe years ago from the first or second edition of Getaway Magazine… These brownies have been real relationship builders and I have made many friends through these chocolate delights… the best point about them is that they taste better and better after a day or two or even three which makes them […]

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Tags: chocolate · Cookies · Monday Munchies

The Bible in 50 Words

July 13th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The Bible in 50 words… God made Adam bit Noah arked Abraham split Jacob fooled Joseph ruled Bush talked Moses balked Pharoah plagued People walked Sea divided Tablets guided Promise landed Saul freaked David peeked Prophets warned Jesus born God walked Love talked Anger crucified Hope died Love rose Spirit flamed Word spread God remained. […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: The Nature Corner

July 12th, 2008 · No Comments

So this is our nature corner… where we have tried to grow vegi’s but every time we do the local baboons arrive for a feast and pulverize any plant into a pulp – so I have let it go, so to speak. Not to mention that it is midwinter and hardly blooming! Anyway, it is […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outside · Saturday Spot · Science · Se7en at School

Another week that was…

July 11th, 2008 · No Comments

It was the second week in our mid-year break from school and let me just mention a small problem: Winter arrived and it has been bleak, colder than the Cold War… and it rained hard and long and steadily for six days straight… no breaks in the drumming down… and the warmest it got in […]

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Tags: The Week that Was

London: Se7en Museums…

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments

In a nutshell: Museums in London are quite literally to die for… They are free, friendly and full of stuff to see and explore. They expect you to fiddle and ask questions. They are not overawed by a bunch of kidlets – we found an over-riding attitude of “Welcome. Come in. Let’s have fun.” You […]

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Tags: London and Wales · Saturday Spot