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Entries from September 2008

Roald Dahl Day… Party Ideas.

September 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

So it is Wednesday and I usually post a party post… and it is the second week in September so I have to, have to, have to mention Roald Dahl’s birthday on the 13th of September. So I thought I would leave you with some ideas the reason I am doing this post a little […]

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Tags: Practical Parties

Woven Camouflage Beasts on Safari.

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

I was looking for a no stress, mess free craft that would keep everyone happy on a rainy afternoon. And some Safari beasts came to mind:  Hood #4 has been reading a book on camouflage for science for school:   And we have been reading stories of animals from this book :   Also, we have been […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts

Celebrity Chef – Special – Apple Crumble in Se7en Steps.

September 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Yes, the little man, our Celebrity Chef, is back in action: And this time he had an accomplice! Together they spent a whole day making enough apple crumble for a small kingdom. A real live pastry chef and his beautiful wife came to spend the day with us on Saturday. Peter and Klari thank you […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

A Tisket A Tasket: Week One…

September 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

If you want to know more about this project please go and look at my first post in the series: A Tisket a Tasket… what’s in my basket… Really you should! Once a week – just for this month – I will post those things that I have Tisked, or should I say Tossed: Completely […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

Sunday Snippet: Pilgrim’s Progress… Review and Resources

September 7th, 2008 · No Comments

We got this book as a gift a few of years ago: And I thought to myself: “Oh, my goodness this looks a bit tricky.” But I gave it a try and started reading a couple of pages a night. And guess what? The kids totally loved it and cried out for more. They pleaded, […]

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Saturday Spot: The Hut…

September 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Behind this wall lurks a wonderful aunt, and her marvelously wild garden, in the middle of a city. How special is that? Where I left my kids visiting for an hour or two. They got busy, they hammered, they bashed and they built. Snacks were provided. And on they continued. And here is another installment […]

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Tags: Home Zone · Outside · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 10

September 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

We decided to welcome spring with some flowery spring streamers, smoothies and cookies. Spring wasn’t very welcoming to us! Just look at what the storm did to the concrete path beside the beach – concrete and been there my entire life… well needs a bit of repair, I dare say. We read some books: And […]

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