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Entries from February 2012

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #108

February 21st, 2012 · 6 Comments

You know you are on Summer holiday when you are busy linking up your Friday Fun Post on a Monday night… what can I say… the weekend that just won’t quit!!! So here it is: Friday Fun on a Monday… I can’t wait to see what happens the rest of the week!!! Just consider this […]

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Tags: Fabulous Fun

Se7en + 1 of our Favorite Picture Books from South Africa – And a GiveAway…

February 20th, 2012 · 33 Comments

When we began homeschooling there were not so many South African stories that I could read to my children knowing that they were learning about their country and their roots… but I have to say this has all changed and where the local story tellers used to be “three sad looking books on a shelf in the book store they now require wall space… and often these are the books my children are drawn to first. … If you would like a second chance I would love you to tweet our message out that we are busy builtding a library for Lesotho, one book at a time, for details read this post: Can we help @Se7en_hoods build a library in Lesotho!

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Tags: Brilliant Books · GiveAways · Homeschooling · Language Arts

Se7en + 1 Questions Kids Ask About Living in Africa…

February 17th, 2012 · 24 Comments

I was looking at my dashboard and noticed that this was post 1500… 1500 how can that be!!! And I thought I would post this one for all the kids out there whose folks read our blog. Because my kids are blog-kids they get questions from other children of bloggers all over the world asking […]

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Tags: Geography · Homeschooling · Visit Cape Town

Se7en Needs Your Help to Build a Dream…International Book Giving Day…

February 14th, 2012 · 89 Comments

So today is International Book Giving Day and we have had this idea for a book project for the longest time… At the beginning of our Summer we took a trip across our country to visit a rural village in Lesotho. And we were incredibly blessed by all our readers who sent us school equipment. […]

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

Se7en + 1 Bazillion of The Latest and Greatest Kids Reads for 2012…

February 14th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Today is International Book Giving Day… and a little later we are going to post our Book Giving Project. We are going to need lots of help from all our readers with our project but in the meantime we thought we would wet your appetites with a feast of the latest and greatest books for […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Brilliant Books · Homeschooling · Language Arts · Reviews

Behind the Scenes at Charly’s Bakery… A Valentine Special!!!

February 13th, 2012 · 15 Comments

If you don’t have an extra special Valentine for your Valentine yet… The dash over to Charly’s Bakery and say it with a cookie… Not today, they are closed on Mondays and are hectically preparing for an amazing Valentines day tomorrow… get there to tomorrow, seriously, you just don’t want to miss this – it […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Sunday Snippet: Silent Stars Speak – A GiveAway Winner…

February 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I know you are dying to know who the winner is from last week’s post. So I am going to be super quick about it!!! Before I choose a winner let me give you to the answers to the quick quiz, that was absolutely far trickier than a quick quiz!!! How Fast Does the Earth […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet