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Entries from August 2009

Sunday Snippet: Creation vs. Evolution… A GiveAway.

August 31st, 2009 · 20 Comments

Last week our “Sunday Snippet: The Great Dinosaur Mystery – A Review.” was sewing the seeds for this weeks GiveAway. The GiveAway is called “Creation & Evolution: Why it matters what you believe” by Colin Garner. This book is from the same series as our previous GiveAway, In God’s Image. Large A4 format packed with […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Se7en go to Satori’s in Kalk Bay…

August 30th, 2009 · 5 Comments

I know, I know we cannot keep away from Kalk Bay! So for the end of the month Friday night treat we went to Satori’s in Kalk bay. And it was great but let me warn you, you to have to book! Last month we didn’t book and we were turned away… and this month […]

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Tags: Restaurants · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

The Week That Was – 2.9

August 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments

What a week! Turned out to be truly hectic!!! And the sun came out… There is a small smattering of spring about. We ran out of gas, but only once! We survived the monthly shop… We had a couple of friends over: We ate a heap of waffles: And we went out for dinner! My […]

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Where the Wild Things Are, Se7en Pairs of Terrible Yellow Eyes…

August 29th, 2009 · 8 Comments

I mentioned last weekend that we were having three parties and one of them was a “Where the Wild Things Are Party,” which happens to be the most sought after question I ever get from Google. Well that and Jamie Oliver’s meatballs!!! We have done a Wild Thing Round-up and I will post our party […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Crafts for Kids

Se7en Chores and Life Skills We Do…

August 28th, 2009 · 16 Comments

For the last couple of weeks I have been posting on chores. It began with what seemed like an idle question and grew into a couple of posts. Here they are: Se7en Things I Would Like My Kids to Learn From Doing Chores… Se7en Motivations to get Kids to Do Their Chores: What Works and […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

A Dog Party in Se7en Steps…

August 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Today we were celebrating National Dog Day (U.S.A.) and it reminded me of a dog party we had a couple of years ago and I thought I would do a quick post on it. Of course our internet has been down all day and I cannot upload/download anything – so here is to posting blind […]

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Tags: Practical Parties

Wonderful Waffles in Se7en Steps…

August 26th, 2009 · 21 Comments

Do you like waffles? Yes we love waffles!!! In honor of yesterday being the anniversary of the patent of the waffle iron we had to make some waffles to celebrate. It all started the father person bought an iron – a waffle iron – for our sixth wedding anniversary. Iron is the traditional gift and […]

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