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Entries from October 2008

Se7en Things I wish I had known about Nursing…

October 31st, 2008 · 6 Comments

Before the month is out and World Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over I thought should squeeze in one more post on the La Leche League and the marvels of nursing. As I rambled through the day this list kept growing longer and longer in my head… but I kept it to se7en things and […]

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Tags: Pregnancy · Thoughtful Thursdays

A Baby Shower in Se7en Steps…

October 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I have been blogging about babies and The La Leche League this month in honor of World Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I haven’t done a non-birthday party post for a long time. So here we are A Baby Shower in Se7en Steps… Following the Se7en Steps Party Plan. This is not your traditional baby […]

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Tags: Happy Holidays · Practical Parties · Pregnancy · Thoughtful Thursdays

Venetian Carnival Masks, from plaster of paris, in Se7en Steps…

October 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

What on earth do you do if it is the end of the school year and your crafty supplies are drying up rapidly and the father person brings home a huge bag of builders kind of stuff? Some sort of smooth setting plaster painting kind of stuff. Well this is plaster of paris in disguise… […]

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Tags: Concoction Crafts · Crafts for Kids

A Tisket A Tasket: Maintenance…

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Finally we have tisked and tasked and totally eradicated mountains of junk! It took se7en long weeks and the project grew each week as I unearthed more and more problem areas… This past weekend we spent scrubbing, mopping and generally cleaning our house, my goodness – this is a genuine spring clean! Lovely. Now I […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

Brilliant Bread Sticks in Se7en Steps…

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

This recipe is adapted from the kids cookbook: Hood #2 got this as a gift when he was learning to read – an avid short chef and initially a reluctant reader (all that has changed!). Nothing like a cookbook to get a guy to read!!! Since then we have used it extensively and here are […]

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Tags: Activity Calendar · Family Recipes

Owl Books – Post 7: Little Robots

October 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

It’s been a while, if you want to meet the author and inventor of all things Owl Books, then have a look at his feature page. Following closely on the desperate plea for pets. Here is his latest invention: We have Little Robots hiding in all sorts of corners of our home – next to […]

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

Sunday Snippet: Round the World Dash.

October 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I recently did a Virtual Round the World Dash with a group of kids and these activity sheets were the perfect fit… Wycliffe Fun Facts Activity Pages. These pages are not your average activity pages: they are packed with factoids, games, quizzes, projects to do and a recipe on each of them. They are really […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet