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Entries from April 2012

Sunday Snippet: Earth Day…And Treasures From Heaven…

April 23rd, 2012 · 3 Comments

When I was little, on my very first day of school we were taught a song so that we could join in with morning assembly the next day. I’ll never forget it… sitting on the floor with the smell of new crayons, in a tiny green speckled uniform, white socks and brown shoes. Every thing […]

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Saturday Spot: Two Oceans Aquarium Waddle… From Fish Hoek to Boulders Beach…

April 23rd, 2012 · 12 Comments

This past week Cape Town saw a simply epic as a whole waddle of penguin supporters walked all the way from Gansbaai to Stanford to Hermanus to Kleinmond to Betty’s Bay to Strand to Muizenburg to Boulders Beach… you can take a look at a map of the walk here. An incredible feat or feet!!! […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #117

April 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

For those of you visiting our site, our Friday Fun Posts… are really a show case of the “best of the rest” posts that we have discovered in our wander through the blog world in the previous week. So enjoy the tour: Oh Don’t you love these gorgeous ANZAC Day Printable poppies and biscuit recipes […]

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Se7en Tips for Starting An Art Explosion…

April 21st, 2012 · 16 Comments

We have been writing a series over the past couple of weeks on how we tackle those school topics that often slip through the cracks. Everybody knows that one of the great advantages to homeschooling is that you can be more flexible with your time and there is time to study things that your children […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School

The War Horse… A Drop Everything and Read All Day Book…

April 19th, 2012 · 5 Comments

A couple of posts back I mentioned that this had been the summer of reading… I wasn’t joking – and one book in particular stands out. When we saw that Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse was going to be a movie we knew that we had to read it quickly, before anybody got to see the […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Language Arts · Reviews · Se7en at School

Works For Me Wednesday… the E-Book is Out… A Great GiveAway…

April 16th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Anybody who reads our blog knows that I would love to write a book someday… So when Kristen Welch, from We Are That Family, who hosts a weekly link-up of tips from bloggers all over the world, and her friend Jennifer De Groot asked if she could use some of our tips in her just […]

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Tags: Blog News · GiveAways and Swaps · Reviews

Sunday Snippet: 100th Anniversary of the Titanic… A GiveAway…

April 16th, 2012 · 23 Comments

So on this day one hundred years ago the Titanic went down, a tragedy on a grand scale. There is something about the Titanic’s sinking: the tales of heroism, the astonishing survival of some of the folk and the eyewitness reporting that makes it one of those events that we all want to hear more […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet