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Entries from April 2011

A Return to the River Cottage…

April 29th, 2011 · 8 Comments

So we are back in school, which means we are back in The River Cottage Family Cookbook… yes the book we started last year and that we were going to whip through in a month we are now venturing forth into the second year!!! The last post we posted was the the Fruit Chapter and […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Family Recipes

Se7en Visit the Magnifying Glass…

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Today is the day to pop over to our friends at the Magnifying Glass… One of our favorite blogs packed with natural factual things from all over the world… Seriously head straight over there and see… an interview with the gang from Se7en + 1…

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Tags: Home Truths · Homeschooling · Outdoors · Science · Stuff About Us...

Sunday Snippet: Lessons From A Wedding Celebration…

April 28th, 2011 · 12 Comments

I have weddings on my mind. There is a Royal Wedding on Friday, and I remember the last one so vividly!!! Each class in our school was marched off to a home that had an actual television set and we all sat and watched hours of the crowded streets of London. I was furious, I […]

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The Week That Was… 4.32

April 27th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Well it is officially freezing and this past weekend may have been the last chance for me to cling onto Summer… we will still get warm days but the weather has turned and it is cold. Well freezing by our standards. About 14 degrees Celsius… yes we are wimps all the way from Cape Town […]

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Saturday Spot: The Two Oceans Again and Again…

April 26th, 2011 · 6 Comments

I know I have posted about this before but it is a tradition!!! Once a year fourteen thousand runners don their shoes and take a fifty-six kilometer run down one side of the Cape Peninsula and when they get a far as our house they turn around and run up the other side. I kid […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Fabulous Friday Fun #66

April 24th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Caroline Collie From Africa With Love has a way of writing that leaves you speechless, hold your breathe and have a look at her Easter post: Our Ugly Made Beautiful. Totally love these pizza flags of the world, from tinyurbankitchen, totally totally cool. You have to love The Anatomy of a Cup Cake on LMNOP… […]

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I Never Intended to be a Green Mother…

April 24th, 2011 · 21 Comments

It just wasn’t part of my plan!!! When I grew up, calling someone “green” was considered mean. Now it’s a compliment!!! Here I am thirteen years down the road of mothering and I am recycling with the best of them. Turns out being a green mother doesn’t mean you have to only eat organic seaweed […]

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