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Entries from June 2011

The Week That Was – 3.51

June 30th, 2011 · 10 Comments

I fully intend to stop going on about the winter… just to say it is winter over here, and it is a tad cold and wet and life has become somewhat of a laundry!!! Just a little snow… And just a lot of hail… Heaps of hail… And when it just gets too cold… have […]

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Sunday Snippet: Contentment Crept Up On Me Unawares…

June 29th, 2011 · 24 Comments

For crying out loud we just went from being a family with two students earning a pitiful salary, to one student and two dependents… it was far more like a bowl of rice with a sprinkling of herbs and absolutely no sleep to mention and t-shirts covered in spit-up!!! And I can tell you that going to a morning Bible Study didn’t help one bit… we visited in houses that looked just like the dream, often with full-time help and one parent with a serious career and the other working from home – selling toys, bath products, salad bowls, whatever… and perfect children that weren’t actually there because they were in play-school.

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Saturday Spot: The Natural Factual Garden Corner…

June 28th, 2011 · 11 Comments

I don’t know about your kids but when our kids go out on nature walks it is never just a walk, but always some sort of treasure hunt!!! They tend to come home with half the world… sticks, bark, logs, shells, kelp, feathers, stones… and more!!! We needed a spot to keep it all and […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outside · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #75

June 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments

If you do nothing else while you visit our blog today, then take a look at our fun Winter List… I have a boy who loves kites and this post from Meet Me At Mikes, with boys from around the world and their kites was a sweet reminder!!! This is why we never have paper […]

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Se7en Million Fairy Tale Puppets!!!

June 26th, 2011 · 18 Comments

The Enormous Turnip: We just needed to make a small turnip when we made the farmers head, with a small balloon… and a large turnip with a large balloon, and our story could be told. … The Princess and the Pea: We added a crown to on of one of our spoon people for a princess and made her bed from fabric scraps and cardboard.

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Tags: People/Puppet Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Edible Mud Pie…

June 25th, 2011 · 7 Comments

We used to eat this all the time when we were kids. The dessert we could all make ourselves and then invite a bunch of friends over for. Hold onto your health check and consider this to be a rare treat. My kids have been dying to make mud-pie for a while so here we […]

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Tags: chocolate · Desserts · Monday Munchies

The Week That Was – 3.50…

June 22nd, 2011 · 11 Comments

It is cold and wet and cold and sunny and cold and wet and cold and sunny… But hay mid-winter’s day and we are in the home straight, the nights will get shorter from her on out!!! And Happy Anniversary to my parents who have been married forever… well far longer than my forever… Did […]

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