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Entries from March 2010

Sunday Snippet: Fathers and Sons Stand Fast: A GiveAway…

March 22nd, 2010 · 18 Comments

This is post se7en hundrend and se7enty se7en and it is appropriate that it’s a GiveAway and it’s another great book brought to you by: It’s a book with a topic after my own heart, with five boys in our house I was very excited to read a book for fathers and sons… You know […]

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Saturday Spot: Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary…

March 22nd, 2010 · 7 Comments

We live with a birdwatcher – they are a rare breed!!! So we take him to Rondevlei bird sanctuary in the heart of the South Peninsula. In the middle of a busy and bustling area is this perfectly quiet and peaceful wetland and it is always packed with birds and fascinating things to see. There […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

The Week that Was – 2.38

March 21st, 2010 · 12 Comments

It is still sunny, but let’s just say the stuffing has been knocked out of summer! The days are shorter and it is dark when the kids go to bed – and they cannot see me sneaking off to blog!!! Also even though it is hot when you move around it is indeed a whole […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #11 – Link-Up…

March 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments

We survived our first week of school and it was fun!!! I may sound astonished, that’s because I normally the first week is really grumpy as everyone readjusts… but there were just enough little fun bits and pieces to keep everyone on track as they sprang through their day!!! So one week down 35 to […]

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Bill Martin Jr. Book covers in Se7en Steps…

March 20th, 2010 · 19 Comments

So today is Bill Martin Jr’s Birthday and our craft this week was in celebration of this great event. So we have been reading: Here we go in se7en Steps: We stared with Brown Bear, Brown Bear: And we began by making tissue paper animals – everyone chose their favorite… rip and tear: And stick: […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Crafts for Kids

Se7en Review: Sam Stern’s Get Cooking…

March 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I said this was the month of cook book reviews and we had this one out of the library. Normally when we review a book we wander through it and pick se7en recipes – I would be be seriously stretching the truth if I said we made just se7en recipes from this book. There is […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Family Recipes

Se7en’s Good Intentions For School…

March 18th, 2010 · 10 Comments

After nine weeks off school – oh I just love long summer holidays!!! I did have a hidden agenda for our holidays. And this is why we need such a long holiday – I am a firm believer that kids need to spend hours if not weeks doing “not a whole lot” if you leave […]

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