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Entries from June 2009

Getting Things Done With Se7en…

June 24th, 2009 · 10 Comments

Folk often ask how I get anything done with all my kids milling around… and I think they mean beyond the everyday-ness of cleaning, clothing and feeding kids. Those things happen but we manage to do a whole lot of other stuff apart from the mundane and I thought I would blog a few ideas, […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

This Week (22 June) At Se7en…

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

A new week and new days to celebrate…’s Calendar. Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. And these are the days we will be looking at this week: 24 June: U.F.O. Day Celebrate U.F.O. Day with U.F.O. sightings and images. KidsConnect U.F.O. Page. Outer Space Party from Family Fun. Kaboose Fun, Games […]

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Sunday Snippet: Se7en Ways To Encourage Your Father Person…

June 22nd, 2009 · 16 Comments

So it’s Father’s Day and I had this idea that I would ask a couple of Dads at church: “”What was the most important thing that they could do for their kids in their lives?” Turns out I don’t actually have what it takes to go up to a bunch of Dad’s and ask this! […]

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Sunday Snippet: Who Were Bathsheba and the Tamar’s Anyway? GiveAway Winner.

June 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

Last Sunday I posted Sunday Snippet: Who Were Bathsheba and the Tamar’s Anyway? Another Giveaway… and promised the winner by today. Here it comes: The winner was carefully selected, as usual, by Hood #6, who has no bias or leaning towards letters or numbers and so no preference for any of you!!! Firstly thank-you so […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Easy Walk From boulders to Seaforth…

June 21st, 2009 · 12 Comments

I needed a super easy outing, very close home, midwinter cabin fever had set in. I could have taken the guys down to the beach for a run but I needed to see something. So we took the easiest walk in the world from Boulders to Sea Forth Beach and back again. The walk is […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

The Week That Was – 51…

June 21st, 2009 · 11 Comments

Out came the sun… And out we went too. Suddenly winter became manageable! And then everyone got streaming colds – even the mother person – horrors! Cold winter mornings means Puffy Pancakes and hot chocolate for breakfast – I can live with that! The Celebrity Chef made some cheesy bites. Not to mention a plethora […]

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A Plethora of Pirate Puppets in Se7en Steps…

June 19th, 2009 · 17 Comments

Hood #4 has moved on from paper dolls to pirate puppets… You have been warned!!! Expect to see a lot of these around!!! This is what you are aiming for: Let’s Meet the Players: We used: Pencils Markers White crayons Watercolors Scissors Sticky Tape Toothpicks A Box for a puppet stage Let’s Play The Game: […]

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