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Entries from January 2009

The Week That Was – 30

January 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Well we have been sorting and tidying and donating and we never got near the library. But we had time to read some books and old favorites sprang to the surface. Finally the wind has stopped and we are having a glorious summer without having to tie everything including our hair down: We had one […]

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Se7en Do Photography…

January 24th, 2009 · 35 Comments

Photography has become the latest passion around our home just lately. Our Gadget Boy, Hood 2 got a digital camera for his 8th birthday, and Hoods 1 and 3 laid claim to two others that were waiting for eager owners. And before I knew it this became the summer of photography. I popped into their […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Electives · Homeschooling

Se7en Are Not In School…

January 23rd, 2009 · 9 Comments

While I have been sorting drawers in my drawer a day project, (exactly half way, 34 down and 34 to go). Also, I have finally got out of my post end of year mallaise and I am starting to sort schoolbooks, unpack books from alternate years and so on. This week I am sorting out […]

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Tags: Electives · Homeschooling · Organizing Se7en

Amazing Alien T-shirts in Se7en Steps…

January 22nd, 2009 · 10 Comments

Summer wouldn’t be summer without making a bright fresh new t-shirt and we haven’t done a fabric project for ages. So this is all about bright and funky t-shirts that turned out so well that I think I should make a couple to give as gifts to short friends. Our inspiration and book of the […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Fabric Crafts

The Celebrity Chef Makes Chocolate Mousse in Se7en Steps…

January 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Celebrity Chef is back in action and spent time with his friend Peter the Pastry Chef again this weekend and produced a chocolate mousse that sent the rest of his family straight to heaven!!! Let’s meet the players: (This serves many… to capacity!) For the Mousse: 500g chocolate good quality chocolate 240g butter 8 […]

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How to feed Se7en

January 20th, 2009 · 13 Comments

When I posted the contents of our cupboard last week a couple of you asked “So what do you eat?” Well I kept a food diary last week and here it is: Our breakfast was a bit biased at the beginning of the week, The Celebrity Chef and I were reviewing Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of […]

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Tags: Family Recipes · Organizing Se7en

Sunday Snippet: Go to the Ant.

January 19th, 2009 · 2 Comments

In the spirit of writing the word on our hearts, one of our favorite music cd’s, ever is: It is a collection of the most delightful songs, based on the book of Proverbs and written by Judy Rogers. If you would like too you can take a look at the lyrics to all the songs […]

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