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Entries from August 2010

Se7en + 1 Is Eleven…

August 31st, 2010 · 15 Comments

Stop the world I am so getting off – how can our little guy be eleven months already!!! Here are Seven things about little hood # se7en + 1: Biggest word: Hellllooooo, in a typical quiet – echoing across the valley voice that all my children seem to have inherited, from where? Favorite food: bananananananas… […]

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Saturday Spot: The West Coast Flowers…

August 31st, 2010 · 17 Comments

Once a year we feel a need to make a pilgrimage up the West Coast from Cape Town, to see the wild flowers. It is a Spring thing… every spring the whole world of the West Coast errupts into the most glorious floral display that is so magical that you cannot actually believe it to […]

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Tags: Outings · Restaurants · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 3.8

August 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

And what a week it was… rainy and sunny, cold and warm… the weather is confused… or we are… or both!!! But you will see lots of poppies on our blog in the next while because they have started to pop in all their glorious spring splendor – lovely!!! Otherwise there were birthday parties… And […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #33 – Link Up…

August 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I am having an internet free day today. Don’t faint, it occasionally happens!!! So send me some lovely links in the comments or link up… I am relying on you all to do my surfing!!! So these are my se7en favorite links of the week: Look at these cool and not beyond reach garden projects […]

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Se7en Things I Would Do If I Had To Start Homeschooling Over…

August 27th, 2010 · 16 Comments

I have been thinking that half way through our eighth year of homeschooling what would I do if I had to start over? So if I had to start homeschooling over I would definitely: Worry Less and Play More: I really think children don’t play enough anymore, and the first thing I would do if […]

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Tags: HomeSchool Questions · Homeschooling

Se7en Kebab’s – Supper on the Fly…

August 26th, 2010 · 18 Comments

Here is a really quick and easy meal… Right now when we are in the depths of our school year and our house guests do not abate because we are busy!!! I still want to be able to have folks round for a meal at the drop of a hat but I just don’t have […]

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Tags: Family Recipes

Sunday Snippet: A Visit to Egypt…

August 25th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Last week we posted some Ancient Egyptian Crafts for our GiveAway. This week a friend at church arrived home from six months attending language school in Egypt and I thought it would be a great follow-up to ask her about her trip to Egypt. First I asked her se7en questions: What was your reason for […]

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