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Entries from March 2009

Se7en things to do in Wales…

March 13th, 2009 · 16 Comments

We have a friend who is off to South Wales for a couple of days and luckily we have been there and done that… She wanted to know if we had any ideas of things to do and places to see – of course we do!!! When I started blogging, one of the first series […]

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Tags: Family Travel · Saturday Spot

A Dinosaur Diorama in Se7en Steps…

March 12th, 2009 · 5 Comments

This was our inspiration: Hood #3 has been working on her own private garden spot on top of the tumble dryer for the last couple of weeks (I knew we had a reason for owning a tumble dryer). But when she added dinosaurs to her garden and when after a week of reading about dinosaurs […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · People/Puppet Crafts

Se7en Common HomeSchool Questions That HomeSchoolers ask…

March 11th, 2009 · 19 Comments

I know I said I would post on how we school subject by subject but at the end of last weeks post on Se7en’s School Schedule I asked for Se7en questions and you guys came to the party! My Se7en questions have been reached!!! That quickly!!! So I thought I would respond to your questions […]

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Tags: HomeSchool Questions · Homeschooling

Jamie Oliver’s Meatballs… Pass it On…

March 10th, 2009 · 4 Comments

If you follow our Monday Munchies you will know that we are big fans of The Ministry of Food by Jamie Oliver. In fact, since our celebrity chef reviewed this book, meatballs have become a once a week item on the menu. You can get the recipe from Jamie’s Pass It On Site. Trust me […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

Sunday Snippet: Purim for Kids… and Hamantashen…

March 9th, 2009 · 5 Comments

This week Jewish people around the world will be celebrating Purim which is a holiday that has been celebrated for countless generations dating back to the the Old Testament book of Esther. Esther, whose bravery saved the Jewish Nation from being massacred by an evil man named Haman. The point is its a chance to […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

The Argus Cycle Tour and The Best Beach Day of The Year…

March 8th, 2009 · 5 Comments

So today is the day when most of Cape Town absolutely shuts down and about a million bazillion bicycles take to the road. In fact, so many people take part that it literally takes hours for them to start. Waves of cyclists leave the centre of Cape Town from the crack of dawn and right […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

The Week That Was – 36

March 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Another hot week, and I dare not say in Africa!, but certainly in Fish Hoek. Yesterday was 37 degrees Celsius (thats about 99 degrees Fahrenheit) at its hottest and we fairly wilted… we totally collapsed onto the cool dressing room tiles and there we read until the sun went down! We started school. We started […]

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