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Entries from October 2011

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #91…

October 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Hello Blog, So good to be back… haven’t been anywhere exciting but suddenly a spot of business hit us and time, time, time, just got away… A day or two without a post – shudder, you have no idea how that kills me!!! You can always keep up with us on Twitter. While we were […]

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Se7en Vintage Picture Books We Are Loving Right Now…

October 20th, 2011 · 9 Comments

There are so many High tech books on the market right now and hundreds of classic book apps… but just lately we haven’t even been getting to the library. We have been enjoying books from the past off our own bookcase. Books that I loved as a child. My parents were very good at choosing […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Home Truths · Language Arts · Reviews · Se7en at School · Stuff About Us...

Sunday Snippet: Why Take Your Family on a Mission Trip…

October 19th, 2011 · 13 Comments

This is one question I keep getting asked, why in the world would we take our family, with small children, on a mission trip to Lesotho. Why would I expose my children to a life that is so hard, not to mention this was not exactly the most comfortable vacation on earth. Why not head […]

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Tags: Lesotho · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Nucleus Toys and How to Pick a Great Toy Store…

October 18th, 2011 · 15 Comments

Believe it or not after countless kids and years of birthdays and parties and well general toy madness we settled on just a couple of toys that we love and that we actually buy. Honestly after decluttering forever we are down to the bare minimum of toys and even that is a whole lot more […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Saturday Spot · Shopping

Blog Action Day: Breadline Africa and Lesotho Feeding Scheme.

October 16th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Today is Blog Action Day around the world and the theme this year is food… what about food… well really anything about food. Since we are blogging all about our recent trip to Lesotho I thought I would write about the food folk eat in Lesotho, and I realized that I wouldn’t have very much […]

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Tags: Blog News · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths · Lesotho · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #90

October 16th, 2011 · 12 Comments

I just love “Let the Children Play:” Take a look at this clever post full of storage solutions for loose parts in the playground. Okay you have to know I love Katherine Marie… Just look at her series on Monsters… The Monsters are Coming; Fun With Monsters; Monster Treats. And if you are headed for […]

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Se7en Spot the Difference Between Home and Lesotho…

October 15th, 2011 · 16 Comments

We headed for Lesotho with enthusiasm and we stayed in a village just north of Maseru. The best way to visit a different country is to live in it… we only had a week and we lived well. Somehow when you go somewhere, even if it is only a two day drive away, it can […]

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Tags: Lesotho · Saturday Spot