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Entries from February 2011

The Week That Was – 3.33…

February 20th, 2011 · 10 Comments

What can I say … sun, sun, sun… And swimming of course!!! And our vegetables are flourishing… Our Corn is corning… Would someone just tell me how you know your corn is ready? And have you ever looked up close at the roots of a corn plant… how weird are they? And tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes… […]

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Fabulous Friday Fun #57…

February 20th, 2011 · 21 Comments

Oh internet frustrations indeed, slow, slow and just totally not getting connected… but we are here!!! And here are my favorites links of the week!!! From the mother who gives her kids a roll of masking tape and a ball of string for Christmas. From the mother who plonks a pile of, dare I say, […]

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Hood #1’s Quick Box Cars in Se7en Steps…

February 19th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We seem to be doing a whole heap of box crafts just lately and for a couple of weeks we have had these fabulous cadalac cars parking all over our house!!! Seriously this is the land of limousines!!!  They are really strong and seem to withstand all sorts of play and indoor and outdoor boyish […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Sunday Snippet: Se7en Steps to Learning About a Great Missionary… Like Hudson Taylor.

February 17th, 2011 · 11 Comments

From time to time I like to go all out and teach my kids about great missionary in a way that makes it fun and that sticks it in their mind so that they will all remember from the oldest to the youngest of them!!! And just to make it more fun than our usual […]

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Sunday Snippet: Two Timeless Books a Give Away Winner….

February 15th, 2011 · 5 Comments

From a sunny Cape Town… I know you are dying to know who the winner was from our double book GiveAway last week… Here you go: Firstly, thanks to you all for taking time to enter, not to mention all the lovely comments you leave!!! You obviously love biographies!!! Thanks again to Christian Book Distributors […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet

Se7en Go Birdwatching at Strandfontein WaterWorks, Zeekoevlei…

February 15th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Hood #2 is  a bird watcher… He loves spotting new birds, he loves bird lists, he loves bird books, he loves bird hides… Every couple of weeks he gathers his bird bag and he heads out to a local bird watching spot…. This week he took his sister and they headed for the wetlands at […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 3.32…

February 14th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Did I ever mention… summer, summer, summer… Well you can take a look at weather around the world at The Magnifying Glass, would you look at that snow!!! But seriously… I just love summer. Folks around us are complaining about the heat… and it has been hot. But the laundry dries in an hour or […]

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