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Entries from July 2009

The Week That Was – 2.4

July 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Let’s start with the weather report: Mostly clear and and crisp and very cold… And our bed bugs came in very handy: We have had our first of two weeks off school and my word I am totally wiped out!!! We decluttered and sorted and cleared our way through every kids item in the house. […]

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Bed Bug Hand Warmers in Se7en Steps…

July 23rd, 2009 · 24 Comments

In last weeks “Week That Was… Post” Hood #6 promised a sheekwit (secret) craft that we had been working on. These are bean bags that you can warm in the microwave on a very cold night and take to bed for a snuggle or pop in your pockets on a freezing day. They can also […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Fabric Crafts

Quick and Easy Paper Bunting, Paper Garlands Everywhere!

July 22nd, 2009 · 8 Comments

When I posted our Virtual Voyage Notice Board on Saturday I knew that I had to post a quick bunting/garland “How To” post for you all… I confess we go a bit mad for anything that looks like a garland or bunting… Just a piece of ribbon or string – a little thematic goodie and […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts

Impressive Fan Potatoes in Se7en Steps…

July 21st, 2009 · 19 Comments

Our Monday Munchie this week is quick and easy, not to mention so impressive. I usually make crispy roast potatoes once a week, they are quick and easy and everybody loves them. But sometimes I need to impress my family and I take a little bit longer to prepare them. Instead of the five minute […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

This Week (20 July) At Se7en…

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

A new week with a whole lot of 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: 20 July: First Moon Landing (1969). The moon landing fro kids from Nixon Library. The Apollo Astronauts. 40th Anniversary – from […]

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Sunday Snippet: Sundays Are Special Days… A GiveAway…

July 20th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Another Sunday Snippet and Another GiveAway. This is a two books in one GiveAway!!! As usual I have to thank Christian Book Discounters who kindly supplied the books for this GiveAway… And the Books are published by Day One Publishers… Both of these books are related to the Sabbath: The Sabbath Day is Special and […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Virtual Voyage – Se7en Steps to Getting Going…

July 19th, 2009 · 10 Comments

Welcome to our Virtual Voyage, I have mentioned before that we are about to depart on a couple of weeks worth of Virtual Voyage. Finally our notice board is ready and good to go with the se7en things we need to get started on our trip… I thought I would just give you a list […]

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