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Entries from December 2010

The Week That Was – 3.23…

December 13th, 2010 · 12 Comments

So here we are… sun, sun, sun and howling gales… remember Cape Town summer!!! I always forget the wind just blows and blows and blows!!! We are in the midst of a major garden frenzy… There was time for Zoobs: And watermelon… Arting… And then some… And it was the week of haircuts… and here […]

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Fabulous Friday Fun #47 – Link-Up…

December 11th, 2010 · No Comments

One of my all time favorite online stores has a fabulous GiveAway this weekend!!! Trust me, pop over and visit!!! Love these log slices by the Mom in Madison guys… so cool!!! I love following Alisa Burke’s creative blog, but when I saw her Drawing Gift Guide I knew I wanted to be one of […]

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Summer Time Fun – Printing and Painting…

December 11th, 2010 · 14 Comments

It seems like the world is blogging about winter… and so they should be, but we are sweltering down here in the Southern Hemisphere so we did some beach printing and painting. Here is our inspiration… a couple of sunny slip slops!!! We began by painting the beach… And we added some potato print beach […]

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Se7en Discover Fruit in the River Cottage Family Cookbook…

December 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments

So we have been working our way through the River Cottage Cookbook for school this year. We have blogged our slow and steady progress. Who knew when we began this book that we would feel compelled to try every single recipe and instead of a chapter a week we have absorbed every word and we […]

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Sunday Snippet: Se7en Gifts For My Kids… A GiveAway…

December 8th, 2010 · 26 Comments

I can’t be the only parent in the world who wants to give her children the world for Christmas. With eight small children I appear to be a marketers dream, really I want what is best for my kids and I want them to be happy!!! But, also like most of us, I have been […]

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Saturday Snippet: Kromrivier Farm in the Cederberg… and Se7en Things to do there…

December 7th, 2010 · 6 Comments

So many of you asked us where we went on vacation – because naturally it was so splendid that you want to go too!!! We stayed on a farm called Kromrivier, in the Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape… Firstly it is quite a journey… You drive up the West Coast as far as Citrusdal […]

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The Week That Was – 3.22

December 6th, 2010 · 11 Comments

After all the excitement of a holiday, this week was indeed a strangely ordinary one… We did find time for an avalanche… And remarkably our Christmas plan is on track!!! We got our shoeboxes out…our cards are in the drying phase and envelopes addressed… and names have been swapped and secret planning amongst siblings is […]

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