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Entries from December 2009

Sunday Snippet: Giving and Receiving… The Parables…

December 22nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

It’s a couple of days until Christmas and every body is dashing around getting ready, which mostly means getting packages and parcels and gifts ready. Popular culture tells us that “It is better to give than receive” but what does the Bible say? The Bible is packed with the parables of Jesus teach us about […]

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Sunday Snippet: Top Tips GiveAway A Winner…

December 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Last Sunday I posted a Sunday Snippet: Top Tips GiveAway‚Ķand 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 sponsoring us with another book. The winner was carefully selected, as usual, by Hood #6, who has no bias or leaning […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Enya and James in the Land of Magic…

December 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

We have been on about Kalk Bay Books before and their wonderful story times. Well yesterday we headed for Saturday morning story time and the week before Christmas promised to be something special! This is what we found: Enya and James and their mom telling us their story from their new book… This photograph of […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Saturday Spot · Shopping

The Week That Was – 2.25

December 20th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Hay, can you tell it’s summer!!! The wind has been howling, but that is summer in Cape Town for you!!! We spent some time watching the waves crash over the harbor wall. After last weeks outings and shopping and feasting this week we spent in doing crafts and preparing gifts and what not… our house […]

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Se7en Tie-Dye Just About Anything… The Ultimate Tie-Dye Guide!!!

December 19th, 2009 · 24 Comments

Summer wouldn’t be summer without Tie-dyes, and since we are sweltering away we have had a week of tie-dying… Also, it is that time of year when we are crafting and arting and creating gifts and goodies… not to mention gift wrapping, packaging and gift tags. Now I love a theme and the further we […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Rock Buns in Se7en Steps…

December 18th, 2009 · 11 Comments

It’s that time of year when everyone is doing Christmassy things and I have a whole heap of hoods who need to be chilling out and swimming. I seriously need some quick baking. And these cookies are quick! Literally toss the ingredients together, spoon them onto the tray and bake them. This is what you […]

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Tags: Cookies · Monday Munchies

Se7en Make Elf Doors…

December 17th, 2009 · 9 Comments

This is one of those crafts that my kids have wanted to make for years. While I have something elaborate in mind and… They are waiting for me to get on with it… And then they just do it themselves with some markers and cardboard. This is what they came up with, some little visitors […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task