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Entries from August 2009

Melted Chocolate Centered Cookies in Se7en Steps…

August 12th, 2009 · 8 Comments

I made the gravest error of surfing through Jamie’s online recipe collection. I am not sure how it happened… I just ended up there and then well I just kind of fell into the chocolate recipe’s which led to this great discovery: chocolate biscuits with soft chocolate centers. So we tried them ourselves and trust […]

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Tags: Cookies · Monday Munchies

This Week (10th August) at Se7en…

August 11th, 2009 · 14 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: 10 August: Herbet Hoover (1874). Biography on a nutshell from Biography from The Whitehouse for kids – fun site! […]

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Tags: Celebrity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: The Facts of Life…

August 10th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Twice this week folk have asked me how to get this dialogue going with their kids. When and how do we do “The Talk”? Well, when it comes to the facts of life I was given a LadyBird book on the Human Body when I was twelve and along with the lung and the kidney […]

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Sunday Snippet: Giveaway – Through The Gates of Splendor – Winner…

August 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Last Sunday I posted a Sunday Snippet: Giveaway – Through The Gates of Splendor… and promised the winner by today. 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! I lined up the numbers […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: The Keyhole Garden Continued…

August 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Last week I posted on the beginnings of our Keyhole Garden. A while ago we posted a “Virtual Keyhole Garden Post,” with links to how to get going. So this is where we left off: And then we went shopping for plants – a few more than our poor keyhole garden could hold! So we […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outside · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 2.6

August 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Another week of glorious winter sunshine. It did rain once or twice, pouring down all night long and then cleared up each day so we weren’t housebound. We did finally get round to a science week – I just couldn’t face headlong school. and we have all become a little obsessed with the weather. Anyway, […]

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Making a Daily Weather Chart in Se7en Steps…

August 8th, 2009 · 16 Comments

This past week we had a science week. These weeks seem to come around more and more often. Anyway, Hood #3 made a weather station, using instructions from her science book… And we decided to make a daily weather chart to go with it: Let’s Meet The Players: Paints Cardboard or paper Tin foil A […]

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