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Entries from October 2010

Se7en Discover Eggs in the River Cottage Family CookBook…

October 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Yes we have been “River Cottaging Again” and this time we learnt all about eggs… Wow!!! What power packed little meals they are!!! First we had to discover where they come from: And for my urban kids… they weren’t too sure of those chickens!!! And then… I think one of my hoods is a bit […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Electives · Family Recipes · Homeschooling

Se7en’s Blog Action Day… Water, Water, Water…

October 16th, 2010 · 13 Comments

I really believe that Blogs can and do change the world!!! And today is World Blog Action Day and I am calling you to take a look at… I think of how our day is driven by water, how refreshing, how relaxing it is. My day starts ¬†with a quick shower. We all wake […]

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Tags: Blog News · Home Truths

These Feet Were Meant For Walking…

October 15th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Hood #8 has possibly the most well documented feet of all time!!! Remember these fresh little feet, just born and resting in the hand of his biggest brother… And scrawny newborn legs attached to those feet… And the little heart of fresh feet… Remember how they would only sleep uncovered… They would never wear socks… […]

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Tags: Home Truths

Saturday Spot: The Mailbox and Letter Writing with Kids…

October 14th, 2010 · 13 Comments

This Saturday gone by was World Post Day and all things postal sprang to mind. Our post box is one of the most watched spots in our house and everyone knows the klunk as a the lids drops. Followed by the mad dash to be first!!! My kids know there is only one way to […]

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Tags: Home Zone · Homeschooling · Inside · Language Arts · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Sunday Snippet: Lausanne 2010 and a John Stott GiveAway…

October 13th, 2010 · 23 Comments

Two weeks ago I posted on The Third Lausanne Conference that is about to begin in Cape Town. Our city is starting to fill up with guests and speakers from all over the world… Jonn Stott, one of the founders of the Lausanne Congress will not be speaking at Lausanne, as he is retired from […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

The Week That Was – 3.14

October 11th, 2010 · 4 Comments

So it’s cold and wet… really wet and stormy!!! Nice, not the summer we are all looking forward to… still it’s nice to have some wintry weather. That is as long as I don’t think about the impending laundry!!! We took a trip to the Waterfront… on a gorgeous, wind free, sunny day!!! The guys […]

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Tags: The Week that Was

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #39 Link-Up…

October 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Oh would you look at this Outdoor Classroom from Ohdeedoh. I am so inspired to get our garden into some sort of shape again… I know it is the post winter, wish we were due for a week off school schedule!!! I think I have to figure how to do our gardening as well as […]

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