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Entries from September 2009

Introducing Hood #8…

September 30th, 2009 · 60 Comments

He has arrived A couple of pics to introduce Hood #8: He arrived safely and soundly this evening, between supper and storytime… 4.5 kg(10 pounds). We are all elated!!! He is Admired He is Beautiful He is Cute Enough said!!! More tomorrow!

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Tags: Home Truths

This Week (28 September) At Se7en…

September 29th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Can you believe that September is nearly over… Another week with a whole lot of new days to celebrate. And a new month is almost upon us, here are the calendars for October:’s Calendar. Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. I had this idea that if I took a day off blogging […]

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Tags: Activity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: A Massive Giveaway Winner…

September 27th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Last Sunday I posted our Sunday Snippet: A Massive GiveAway… and promised the winners by today. Have a look at all the books waiting for you: The winners were carefully selected, as usual, by Hood #6, who has no bias or leaning towards letters or numbers and so no preference for any of you!!! Firstly […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Se7en at the Cape Town Waterfront…

September 26th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Here is a picture of Cape Town City life as apposed last weekend’s drive in the country. We haven’t been to Cape Town Waterfront for at least five years, I kid you not!!! Last time we were there it was so crowded we could hardly move and really only for the brave!!! Anyway taking a […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Week That Was – 2.13

September 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Another Week That Was… Glorious sunny weather… And spring has sprung… Even our peach is peaching! And offers of spring salad keep arriving at my front door!!! Heaps of running races: We made some pinwheels: Otherwise we did some more painting… and my sink is back to its usual state… We played a mad game […]

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Simple Spinning Pinwheels in Se7en Steps…

September 24th, 2009 · 17 Comments

Welcome to our week of simple goodies before Hood #8 arrives, now there is bit of optimism for you!!! This weeks craft was inspired by Ordinary Life Magic and their beautiful Pinwheels for Peace. This is what you are aiming for: Let’s Meet the Players: A sheet of paper per pinwheel, we used a piece […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts

Monday Munchies: Chocolate Pastry Pies in Se7en Steps…

September 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

This is a week of extremely simple projects around here… as opposed to weeks of nothing after #8 arrives!!! So here we go the quickest easiest kid doable recipe in the whole wide world. This is what you are aiming for: Let’s Meet the Players: A packet of puff pastry – that you have in […]

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