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Entries from January 2010

Sunday Snippet: Beauty is More Than Skin Deep… A GiveAway.

January 25th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Another Sunday Snippet and Another GiveAway. As usual I have to thank Christian Book Discounters who kindly supplied the book for this GiveAway… This book is from Scripture Union’s Connect Series, which is a great series of booklets that aims to get you thinking about topical topics (education, technology, health etc) in a Biblical way. […]

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Saturday Spot: Se7en’s New About Page…

January 25th, 2010 · 19 Comments

Post 700!!! And I thought it was time for a fresh About page… really it has been a while since we updated and families grow and blogs change as they grow… Our blog began as the story of our life and times about a year and a half ago… when we had Se7en kids and […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Stuff About Us...

The Week That Was – 2.30

January 24th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The summer is relentless and we are loving it!!! This describes our week: unpacking and playing and mixing and sorting… We read some books: We did some arting: We did some polishing: And completely redid our keyhole garden, bigger and better… We don’t have a book of the week, because besides reading, reading, reading we […]

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Fabulous Friday Fun #3 (and a winner!!!)

January 23rd, 2010 · 5 Comments

It was a very strange week in the world of se7en, we kept popping up everywhere – great fun – and a complete surprise. Thanks to all of you who grabbed a bit of us and blogged us!!! Turns out there is more of a theme this week than I realized… look at all the […]

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The “Se7en +1” Brilliant Bag Bonanza …

January 22nd, 2010 · 17 Comments

Here is a post with Se7en Brilliant Bags your kids can make from things that you probably have lying around your house. We are on holiday and hours and hours of doing nothing has led to all sorts of industry, all requiring little visits to the sewing machine… My kids are into bags, big bags, […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

The Most Magnificent Chocolate Chip Cookies in Se7en Steps…

January 21st, 2010 · 13 Comments

We needed chocolate chip cookies, needed them I tell you!!! To eat on our famous couch… check it out on Apartment Therapy today!!! So I went scrounging around the internet and found vast tombs written on the humble chocolate chip cookie!!! But I didn’t have the right ingredients for any one of the recipes, so […]

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Tags: chocolate · Cookies · Monday Munchies

Se7en Silly Reasons Why Mom’s Say No…

January 20th, 2010 · 33 Comments

I have to ask “Why is it that mothers feel like they say NO all day long?” We are well into our summer holidays and doing a whole lot of nothing and I am finding it so easy to be a “Yes Mom.” Yes to spontaneous science experiments, yes to another story, yes to more […]

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