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Entries from January 2012

Fabulous Friday Fun #105 Bumper Edition…

January 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I know, it is very quiet over here on our blog… Our last week of school, give or take a few assignments, having to get a move on with the sketchbook for Arthouse and the Father Person has booked us up for far too many things this weekend and there is no time to breathe […]

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The Week That Was – 4.28

January 26th, 2012 · 12 Comments

Astonishingly, we had rain!!! But really it is Summer and my life is a blur of colorful swimming towels… And swimming Plenty of Swimming… And Leaping… And Landing… And Leaping… And timing races… And winning… And observing body surfing for real… And underwater tea parties!!! And lizards… And a whole day spent learning how to […]

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Sunday Snippet: Eric Liddell Finish the Race – A Review…

January 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Recently I was thrilled to discover that Christian Focus Publications has a great blog, up and running showcasing their latest kids books, called Christian Focus 4 Kids. Previously I have written about how important it is for our children to read about Christian Heroes… Christian Focus 4 Kids is a Publishing house that publishers lots […]

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Saturday Spot: The Worm Farm…

January 23rd, 2012 · 6 Comments

I think the time has come for a new garden project. Our recent visit with Justin Bonello reminded me that ages ago… and I mean ages ago, we were visiting Noordhoek Farm Village and we stumbled upon their worm farm. And we were intrigued!!! Those worms were making such a noise, we could hear them […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #104

January 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

I have to post this post out before it is next week… but I keep finding nice things to link!!! Supposing you own a kindle, then: Did you know? That you can get Free books from Amazon… and the list changes almost daily so I “buy” them when I see something I like. The books […]

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Sailing on the Se7en Seas… Treasure Ships for Lilla A!!!

January 21st, 2012 · 17 Comments

So Lilla A cried out for treasure ships and we had to comply… with a fleet!!! If we could fit this post into a bottle we would and we would send it off to Lilla A… We started with a map… because to find treasure you need a map… A boring old snoring old map… […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts

Se7en + 1 Tips for Getting All That School Reading Done…

January 20th, 2012 · 21 Comments

I have been thinking about a homeschool series for the longest time, where I write about what we do for each subject, little by little through each day and in and out of the weeks of our school year. And then I was surprised to discover that apart from map work and timelines and mental […]

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