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Entries from July 2009

A Mother’s Almanac: Se7en Of The Best Printable Places For Kids…

July 31st, 2009 · 7 Comments

It’s been a while since I posted an “Mother’s Almanac Post” and the time has come for a paper post. I love paper crafts and so do my kids and I especially love that I can mostly leave them to themselves to get on with it. It really is quite amazing what they come up […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts

Chili Poppers in Se7en Steps…

July 30th, 2009 · 14 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post: Se7en Recipes and Tips For Bulk (Frugal) Vegetable Shopping… and ended with a desperate plea for help with our chili abundance!!! Well I got a lot of good ideas: chili oil, chili salt, chili’s for Africa… But we discovered Chili Poppers and they taste irresistibly good, […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

How to Discipline Se7en in Se7en Steps…

July 29th, 2009 · 25 Comments

I know I always say: “Ask whatever you like and I will answer it…” And ask you do!!! Socialization (for home schoolers) and discipline are the two topics my readers ask me at least weekly and the two questions I never really answer! So I thought while we are having two weeks off school I […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

This Week (27 July) At Se7en…

July 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments

A new week with a whole lot of new days, and a new month on Saturday. And how funny is it that so many of the days this week have a movie associated with them!!!’s Calendar. Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. And these are the days we will be looking at […]

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Tags: Activity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: John Piper’s Biography Resources…

July 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Desiring God by John Piper is on the book table at church at the moment. And someone asked me if I had read it – “Yup, Great book!” And the father person leans over and says: “You know he has a great website…” “Thank-you so much from your wife, the blogger. This is indeed a […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

Sunday Snippet: Sundays Are Special GiveAway Winner…

July 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Last Sunday I posted Sundays Are Special Days… A GiveAway… and promised the winner by today. Here it comes: The winner was carefully selected, as usual, by Hood #6 (age 3), who has no bias or leaning towards letters or numbers and so no preference for any of you! Firstly thank-you so much to you […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Se7en went to Brad’s Bistro…

July 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

After a week of hectic decluttering and sorting and sifting and clearing out I was fairly fatigued on Friday and the father person bounded home and offered to take us out for dinner – YAY, we love eating out!!! So we headed for Kalk Bay, where else… Our local stomping ground. The first restaurant we […]

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Tags: Restaurants · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town