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Entries from November 2008

Se7en Cookies From Basic Cookie Dough.

November 24th, 2008 · 39 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I posted Basic Window Cookies in Se7en Steps. And I realize that this is the season that you need to know more… Here is a quick recap of the recipe:   So now that you have a lump of cookie dough, let’s go: Strictly sprinkles: These are the easiest, roll […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

Sunday Snippet: Se7en of the Best Story Bibles…

November 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

There are so many Story Bibles on the market that it is quite hard to decide which to choose for which child or what purpose… So many are dry and dull, longwinded, and just plain dreary. So here are some of our favorites. Bible story books need to be read but not replace actual bible […]

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Saturday Spot: Chart Farm…

November 23rd, 2008 · 7 Comments

You asked so here it is! In last week’s The Week That Was… I mentioned that we went picking roses… and a couple of you wanted to know more about our rose picking event… Yes, you can go rose picking too. In the middle of Cape Town. Well it is a farm on the top […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

The Week That Was – 21.

November 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I have to show you: Our peaches are peaching after eight years of nothing! The library was closed last week and this week we ran out of gas getting there… picture this: a mother, her van-load of se7en ever so calmly gliding to halt 50 meters from the gas station… but we persevered…and got some […]

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Culture Swap through “A Bit of This and A Bit of That”

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

We joined the culture swap from A Bit of This and A Bit of That… a couple of weeks ago. It was our first swap and we loved it… my kids had so much fun putting their packages together. I thought I would post a couple of links to go with the parcel… I confess […]

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Tags: GiveAways

Se7en Easy Science Observation Ideas Activities…

November 21st, 2008 · 8 Comments

Following on from Se7en Easy Science Notebook Ideas… here come Se7en easy Activities to get the observational juices flowing: Plants – Flower Pressing: My kids love this there is something magical about hiding a flower in a press for a couple of days and out it comes in all its splendor.  And if you don’t […]

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Tags: Homeschooling · Science

Se7en Easy Science NoteBook Ideas…

November 20th, 2008 · 4 Comments

It’s Thursday and How Se7en Do Science carries on with Science Observation and Nature Note booking. Obviously all these note booking ideas can be spread across the range of observational material, but I had to start somewhere… so I spread them through our list of se7en things we observe. This is basically a list of […]

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Tags: Homeschooling · Science