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Entries from May 2009

Saturday Spot: Marion Island…

May 24th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Last week I gave you a glimpse of the Antarctic and this week I thought I would show you some pics of my favorite Southern Ocean Island: Marion Island… This island is situated about 2000 km south-east of Cape Town and smack bang in the “Roaring Forties” at 48 degrees south. The weather is treacherous, […]

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Tags: Saturday Spot · Southern Ocean

The Week That Was – 47

May 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Well this was a bit of a wet week… and rain is still such a novelty and we are enjoying the torrenting rain… Not to mention thunder and lightening, which is almost unheard of in our part of the world!! And a couple of folk had to get up really really early on account of […]

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Tags: The Week that Was

Today is…

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Well, Today is the last chance for you to enter our Rahab Giveaway! It’s not too late, but today is your last chance and tomorrow we will pick our winner. follow the link to enter…

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps

Birdhouses, Potpourri and Little Birds… All in Se7en Steps.

May 22nd, 2009 · 8 Comments

What do you do when you have Se7en mini-pinata’s that have been lying on your kitchen counter since we made them as Easter Crafts and a bunch of roses on the turn a week after you have been to Chart Farm, not to mention some left over wall-paper glue that has been lurking in the […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Quick and Easy Circus Party in Se7en Steps…

May 21st, 2009 · 11 Comments

Since yesterday was Circus Day – I thought I would post a Circus Party Post for a party we had a while ago! Following the outline of se7en steps to a great party on our practical party page lets get going (If you need details on how to do something then follow the link for […]

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Tags: Party Themes · Plenty of Parties

Science Week: Se7en Keep Up With School Science Experiments…

May 20th, 2009 · 8 Comments

This post is a all about how we keep up with all the science experiments we need to keep up with for school and a bit of a review of the Sonlight science products as far as we have gone… so up to and including grade 6. A while ago I wrote a series on […]

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Tags: Science · Se7en at School

Chocolate Fridge Cake in Se7en Steps…

May 19th, 2009 · 28 Comments

Here is a fun, quick recipe that is easy for kids to make. You can keep it plain or add in all sorts of goodies. It’s a fabulous sort of recipe that every mother should have up her sleeve… and it doesn’t require baking! Warming, but no baking! Here is what you are aiming for: […]

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Tags: Cakes · chocolate · Gifts and Treats · Monday Munchies