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Entries from June 2010

Se7en Make Toffee Apples…

June 19th, 2010 · 10 Comments

We have been getting a heap of apples in our vegetable box just lately… my kids love and adore apples but for once they didn’t all vanish the day they arrived!!! We were keeping with our Autumn theme and decided to try making toffee apples. I have never made them before – I thought they […]

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This Week (14 June 2010) At Se7en…

June 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments

From a freezing wintry Cape Town, here are our calendars… Firstly the Calendar Collection: Scholastic. KinderArt.’s Calendar. Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. Here is our weekly picture celebrating Hood #8, whose brother will fly him all day – because it makes him laugh!!! And here are our links for the week: […]

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Sunday Snippet: Bullies in Training…

June 17th, 2010 · 10 Comments

A couple of days ago I saw a headline “44% of Child Suicides in the U.K. are the Result of Bullying”  and frankly I was surprised at the low statistic. I thought it would be much higher. In the United States 160 000 school age kids stay home from school every day to avoid bullying. […]

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Sunday Snippet: True Love – A GiveAway Winner…

June 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last Sunday I posted Sunday Snippet: True Love – A GiveAway… and promised the winner by this week. Here it comes: Thanks to you all for taking time to enter!!! And thanks again to Christian Book Distributors for giving us another great book.   After a whole morning at gym we were rewarded with Energy Sweeties… like we […]

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Saturday Spot: The Meeting and a School Refresher…

June 16th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Our school is changing and I have discovered a definite leaning towards studying electives!!! I wrote about having se7en good intentions for our new school year and we seem to have them covered. It really helps, and here was the epiphany for me, if everyone knows what I am aiming for!!! I used to make sure […]

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Tags: Homeschooling · Organizing School · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 2.50…

June 15th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Another week that was… and we have been cold!!! Certainly a lot more blue on our calendar than we had this time last year and it really doesn’t help to see 90 % of all other bloggers enjoying their summer!!! I will not complain our days are glorious and another blanket on the bed makes […]

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Happy Birthday Hood #2…

June 13th, 2010 · 15 Comments

Eleven on the Eleventh!!! Hope you have a fabulous year full of inventing and concocting, reading and creating, balancing  and thinking, watching and playing… You are the best big brother!!! Hope you have a fabulous year full of Fun!!!

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