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Entries from November 2009

This Week (23 November) At Se7en…

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments

So another week in November. These are the calendars for November:’s Calendar. Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. Here is our weekly picture celebrating Hood #8… If you live in Cape Town and you are planning on doing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Box, then follow the link to get the drop […]

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Sunday Snippet: You Are Your Brother’s Keeper…

November 23rd, 2009 · 25 Comments

This morning Hood #8 was baptized in front of our friends and family. I was standing there with all our kids in a row, hardly a row – more like a tumble of brothers and sisters. I got to thinking about what are the things that I want our kids to have on their hearts […]

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Sunday Snippet: Noahs Ark GiveAway Winner…

November 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Last Sunday I posted a Sunday Snippet: The Ten Commandments 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. The winner was carefully selected, as usual, by Hood #6, who has no bias or […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Se7en Places We Would Like To visit In South Africa…

November 22nd, 2009 · 10 Comments

Wow! A Mad crazy weekend with lots of friends and fun things on the go and here it is Sunday night and not a blog post in sight… So let’s catch up: I thought for our Saturday Spot we could look at our “Land of Beauty and Splendor” and choose Se7en Places we would love […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

The Week that Was – 2.21

November 22nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Out came the sun – at last!!! And out came the Hoods like the lizards they are. Aaaahhhh. Summer nights and clouds to watch: Salad’s for supper… We are back in the swim. Our Christmas preparation was to put some carols in the music stand (so no house tour this week!!!)… At least one of […]

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Se7en Do Christmas: Step 3 – Plotting And Planning Gifts…

November 21st, 2009 · 8 Comments

Now before I can plan our gifts regarding who gets what and on earth needs to be done, which is the purpose of this post… I need to have some sort of gift giving policy in mind. So here come se7en gift giving points: A Gift List: We don’t give gifts to a million people, […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

Se7en Will Not Be Making Truffles For Christmas…

November 20th, 2009 · 12 Comments

Well on Saturday we spent the day in the depths of chocolate… First our Celebrity Chef made A Chocolate Brownie Cake… And while the cake was baking we started working on Truffles… Let’s Meet The Players: 90 g Dark Chocolate 90 g Milk Chocolate 50 g Unsalted Butter 100 – 120 ml Cream Cocoa for […]

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