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Entries from February 2012

Se7en ‘s Essential Crafting Materials – A List of Lists…

February 29th, 2012 · 8 Comments

There are really three types of crafty materials in the world: Those you have lying around, those that you have to have on hand and those that are just perfect treats. This post is part of my series on homeschooling topics: One question I get is how do I find the time to do crafts […]

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Tags: Art · Crafts for Kids · Homeschooling

Sunday Snippet: When Moms Get Discouraged There is Always Hospitality…

February 28th, 2012 · 8 Comments

The last couple of days I have noticed that folks in the Northern Hemisphere having started talking about Spring. If they are talking about spring then I should seriously be thinking about school again!!! We are doing a whole bunch of summer “school” fun, but right now I don’t have that “Get Up and Go […]

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Se7en + 1 of Our Favorite Books From South Africa – A GiveAway Winner!!!

February 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I know you are dying to know who the winner is from last weeks post: Se7en + 1 of our Favorite Picture Books from South Africa. So I am going to be super quick about it!!! Here are the books… And here are all the comments: Over they go and mix them up… Carefully pick […]

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Tags: GiveAways

Saturday Spot: In Search of Stairs and Up Elsies Peak…

February 26th, 2012 · 29 Comments

I already mentioned last week that we live on the hillside overlooking the beach and we often blog about the beach but we hardly ever blog about the mountain behind us. That is simply because when we had two or three kids I used to roar up the mountain with them… to what we called […]

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Tags: Hiking · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #109

February 25th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Don’t faint… a Friday Fun – so soon!!! I decided to keep the posts that I have written all ready and steady for you for next week!!! So Friday Fun is going out while it is still Friday – somewhere in the world!!! And your posts for next week are written already – so excited […]

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Se7en + 1 Build an Apartment Block out of Shoe Boxes…

February 22nd, 2012 · 30 Comments

So Lilla A has another project… and when Lilla A calls for some crafty fun we always respond… though the thought of Se7en + 1 shoebox houses dotted around the house was a bit of a daunting to me. I shouldn’t have worried, it instantly became an apartment block and the best play fun in […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Recycle Crafts

Se7en Are Building a Library for a Lesotho Village – Book by Book – An Update…

February 21st, 2012 · 20 Comments

Last week was International Book Giving Day and on our blog we wrote about friends who live in a rural village in Lesotho. They have a dream of building a library for the school and village. You can read about the differences between life in a Lesotho and ours… When we visited Lesotho last October […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Family Travel · GiveAways