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Entries from October 2009

Saturday Spot: Our Keyhole Garden Continues…

October 18th, 2009 · 6 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we posted a series of posts on our Keyhole Garden… and this is what it looks like right now… Saturday Spot: Our Virtual Keyhole Garden. Saturday Spot: Our Keyhole Garden Begins… Saturday Spot: The Keyhole Garden Continued… And we left it planted up and we haven’t really thought about it […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outside · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 2.16

October 18th, 2009 · 8 Comments

We had some glorious days… And some cold torrential rain where the only good thing to do was make and eat fudge and wait for the rain to pass!!! We had the week off school and as usual I have no idea how we ever fit school into a day! We did some blogging: Otherwise […]

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We’ve been Gifted…

October 16th, 2009 · 16 Comments

I know, I know… I did say I love Crayola crayons and guess what someone was listening!!! We were gifted this week with a real live package all the way from America, for Hood #8… Thank-you K-M, you are a star!!! And you haven’t seen him in a day or two so here he is: […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Home Truths · Our Events

Se7en Make Fudge in a Flash…

October 15th, 2009 · 22 Comments

Now I always thought fudge was a complicated story – so I never made it. I left it to the professionals… and I was happy to leave fudge making to the experts. After all, who in their right minds wants to know how to make fudge, a life skill I am sure but no, I […]

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Tags: Gifts and Treats · Monday Munchies

Se7en Survive A Newborn…

October 14th, 2009 · 36 Comments

I could have just as easily called this post: Getting Things Done With Se7en + 1… I thought while #8 is just two weeks old – still young enough for it all to be very fresh in my mind, I would give you some of my survival secrets… yes it is survival, no they are […]

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Tags: babies · Thoughtful Thursdays

This Week (12 October) At Se7en…

October 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

So another week with a whole lot of new days to celebrate. These are the calendars for October: About.com’s Calendar. Crayola.com Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. We are still totally celebrating Hood #8… I should mention my favorite post of the week – have a look at all the funky colors on this […]

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Tags: Celebrity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: Se7en Christian Biography Collections…

October 12th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Previously I wrote a post on Helping Your Kids Read Worthy Books, and the focus of the post was on finding valid books for Christian kids to read in the sea of Christian material: what’s good and what’s bad, and which books are worth their while. Then I wrote a follow up post called: Se7en […]

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