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Entries from May 2012

Saturday Spot: A Trip to Noordhoek Food Barn For A School Planning Meeting…

May 8th, 2012 · 12 Comments

Seriously we can’t stay away from The FoodBarn, but it has been a while!!! We had to head over to Noordhoek for another fabulous Saturday Spot we have planned… It was cold and damp… So we did a quick dash around the deli – oohing and aahing at the lovely products… because they do have […]

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Tags: Homeschooling · Organizing School · Outings · Restaurants · Visit Cape Town

The Great Garage Clean Out Challenge – Week One!

May 7th, 2012 · 20 Comments

So I asked you all should we or shouldn’t we and the consensus was an overwhelming: “Just do it…” Thanks guys!!! So “we are in” on the Great Garage Clean Out Challenge… Though not in a “stop the traffic” kind of way, just a “this is what needs to be done and this is what […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en · Outside · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun – #119

May 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Welcome to our Friday Fun…If I told you I have been reading a fabulous book all weekend and so the usual lag in our posts has expanded somewhat!!! Trust me it is all good, my children tell me that rest and relaxation are so important… So I will tick that R&R box and say here […]

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The Week That Was – 4.42

May 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Well what can I say… It has been raining and raining… wetter than usual by far, Some of us are clinging on to Summer… But the nights are suddenly crisp… And the days are a little greyer… We blinked and the season has changed… And we have been munching on tree tomatoes – love!!! And […]

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A Big Bright and Beautiful Priddy Book GiveAway…

May 4th, 2012 · 36 Comments

A couple of weeks back we received a brilliant Priddy book package with books to review for our readers!!! Thank you Priddy books!!! Only trouble was… These books were far to stunning to be parted with and there was no way we would be able to give them away – AT ALL… Hood #8 claimed […]

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Se7en Discover the Great Artists: Leonardo Da Vinci

May 3rd, 2012 · 17 Comments

Last week in our ongoing Homeschool Series I wrote about how we do a little bit of art every day to get us started with school. I thought I would show you how we look at a great artist. I want to say that we are trying to gain familiarity with a famous artist’s work, […]

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Tags: Art · Homeschooling

Se7en’s May… And Your Free Printable Calendar…

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

A Couple of our readers have asked us how we use our calendar posts for school. These posts began, and have grown, simply because it was interesting to see what events were occurring on a particular day. We don’t celebrate everyday – but we could!!! At the beginning of each month we print out a […]

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