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Entries from October 2009

Se7en Million Aliens Are Coming…

October 31st, 2009 · 23 Comments

Still in the world of needing really quick, mess free crafts: The Aliens Are Coming!!! Seriously… Let’s Meet The Players: Obviously you can use any embellishments you like, I used what we had left over in our craft drawer. Really there is scope for a whole lot more with this project… A couple of juice […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · People/Puppet Crafts · Recycle Crafts

Se7en Bake Alaska in Se7en Steps…

October 29th, 2009 · 19 Comments

Sometimes I need to impress my kids, a little shock and surprise can go a long way to adding a bit of excitement to a day!!! Baking ice-cream in the oven for dessert is fairly impressive… according to them!!! I didn’t make this for years even though my kids begged and begged – it is […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

Baby Care Through The Se7en Ages of a Little Man…

October 28th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Our little man is four weeks old today!!! Remember all that waiting… and waiting… and four weeks just flew by!!! I wanted to post a post that answered questions about caring for newborn babies – questions that I get from first time moms and even moms of many. I thought I would answer a few […]

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Tags: babies · Thoughtful Thursdays

This Week (26 October) At Se7en…

October 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

So another week with a whole lot of new days to celebrate. These are the calendars for October:’s Calendar. Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. We are still totally celebrating Hood #8… A wild storm hit Cape Town last night, and a friend sent me some photos she took from the harbor […]

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Tags: Activity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: The Other Woman in Your Marriage – A Review…

October 26th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Last week I promised a book review relating to Mother-in-Laws Day, which was yesterday… There really is a day for everything!!! When I was a newly wed and had endured, through out our engagement, all the terrible “mother-in-law” tales out there a friend gave me this book… And what a valuable book it turned out […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

Sunday Snippet: Simon Peter a GiveAway Winner…

October 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Last Sunday I posted Simon Peter a GiveAway… and promised the winner by today. Firstly thank-you so much to all of you folk who entered… And thanks again to Christian Book Distributors for giving us another book. I wrote out your comment numbers and snipped them up: The winner was carefully selected, as usual, by […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Coffee – Vida Is It…

October 25th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Did I ever mention that we love coffee… If we have to go out for coffee then our favorite spot, by far, is Vida… Quite simply a mother person needs encouragement before facing that monthly shop! So while we have coffee the hoods have Chocolate Quente (hot chocolate) and I had a Chocolate Frio (basically […]

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Tags: Restaurants · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town