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Entries from April 2010

Se7en’s Virtual Voyage: A Trip to Australia and Lamingtons…

April 30th, 2010 · 13 Comments

In our previous post I mentioned we were Virtually Traveling again and this week we have been in Australia. Well it just wouldn’t be right to visit Australia and not make Lamingtons – so here they are: Let’s Meet the Players: One day old sponge cake. One bowl of chocolate icing. One bowl of desiccated […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

Se7en’s Virtual Voyage: Australia and The Didgeridoo…

April 30th, 2010 · 17 Comments

A couple of months back we began a virtual voyage, but got distracted by the impending arrival of Hood #8… We are back on the travel buggy so to speak, And we were off to Australia this week: Here is an Australian craft that we tackled: The Didgeridoo by Hood #2. Here’s a great link […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Geography · Homeschooling · Recycle Crafts

Se7en Ways to Rescue a Day That’s on the Brink of Failure…

April 28th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Sometimes a perfectly good day seems to head for the rocks before we have even got ourselves going… and a day that has been going perfectly well can suddenly turn upside down in the space of a minute, one comment from a stranger, one phone call and suddenly all that was fine is anything but… […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

This Week (26 April 2010) at Se7en…

April 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is our calendar for the week. Just follow the links under a day for some fun goodies… If there are no links underneath a day then click on the day itself, that will take you to a collection of links for the day that I have posted previously… Here is our Calendar Collection: Scholastic. […]

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Tags: Activity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: Games, Games, More Games! – A GiveAway!!!

April 27th, 2010 · 32 Comments

It feels like months since we did a GiveAway as opposed to just two whole weeks!!! Anyway this weeks GiveAway is a totally fun one. As usual I have to thank Christian Book Discounters who kindly supplied the book for this GiveAway… And here’s the book from Day One Publishers: If you have ever been […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: A Celebratory Dinner and a Snippet on Knysna…

April 26th, 2010 · 18 Comments

So Saturday was our anniversary, se7enteen years – I kid you not. Feels like yesterday and I don’t feel a day over se7enteen so how on earth this happened, I just don’t know. Anyhow we celebrated with a feast. Thanks babe – for se7enteen great years, and a couple of kids and heaps of good […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Outings · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 2.43…

April 25th, 2010 · 6 Comments

This is the week that I noticed that things around here have upped a gear lately and I wasn’t really watching… From a long lazy summer to doing school and outings and ERRANDS…where did all the errands come from!!! Hello I am not an errand kind of girl, but we sure have been doing them… […]

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