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Entries from July 2009

The Week That Was – 2.3

July 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

A typical South African wintry week… With torrential rain and flooding. Not to mention should you have an old stone wall in your kitchen, backing straight onto the mountain you will have “a river running through” luckily down the wall, across the floor and out the door – clever engineering!!! And Hood #7 thought she […]

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Happy Birthday Madiba…

July 18th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Today is Madiba Day – it is indeed his 91st Birthday… Almost as soon as we started blogging we were gifted with a story about Madiba… And it inspired us to make Madiba Shirts. Follow the link to our original post on Madiba Magic… Silk Shirts.

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Tags: Book Crafts · Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts

Teaching Kids to Declutter in Se7en Steps…

July 17th, 2009 · 20 Comments

I know – Another post on decluttering!!! But now you can see I am working it out and passing the gift on to my children! We are about to have our winter break from school. The first thing we do whenever we go on a school break is declutter – whip though everyone’s drawers and […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

Se7en Successful Scavenger Hunts…

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments

You might think I have been slacking on party posts just lately – and I have, but just this week had a summer party games for kids feature and they invited us to contribute. How amazing is that!!! Pop over and read the post if you want to read our Se7en Successful Scavenger Hunt […]

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Tags: Practical Parties

Decluttering with Se7en…

July 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

I know I am always on about decluttering… But lets be honest stuff is the burden of the modern man. I am not joking, really think about it. The nicest thing about going away on holiday is the lack of stuff… No tripping over a million toys, no guilty piles of things to get to […]

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Another Tea-Towel Update from Se7en – Please Join In…

July 15th, 2009 · 7 Comments

For our Blogaversary we decided to do a tea towel swap and you had until last weekend to leave a comment on our blogaversary post. Now listen you all!!! I would desperately like a couple more internationals to partake – please read on and enter… seriously!!! Here is a reminder on how it works… I […]

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Tags: GiveAways

The Father Person Makes Panini’s in Se7en Steps…

July 15th, 2009 · 12 Comments

The father person loves to cook so he gets weekend lunches: My only requirement is that everybody has to eat it – no separate meals for separate people. This is what he came up with on Saturday and I can live with these!!! Let’s Meet the Players: A trip to the market where he had […]

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