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Entries from July 2012

Se7en’s Circus in Suitcase… Celebrating Alexander Calder…

July 24th, 2012 · 15 Comments

You know how we like to celebrate… and the great artist Alexander Calder had a birthday recently. Since most of our kids have never ever been to a circus we made ourselves one, in a suitcase… Just like Alexander Calder’s. We started with some face decor… because some of us like to get into the […]

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Tags: Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Celebrities: The Domestic Goddesque…

July 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments

It is a tradition during the month of our Blogaversary to ask a couple of our favorite bloggers for a list of Se7en + 1 “anythings…” Things they love or things they loathe!!! Best books, best blogs, things you love about blogging, best outings, best ice-cream flavors, places to visit, best foods, fun traditions, habits, […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Home Truths

Sunday Snippet: Many a True Word Can Be Said in Prayer…

July 23rd, 2012 · 19 Comments

There is this idea that when we pray for our children it should be in a solitary place at the end of the day as we go to bed, or during our quiet times in the morning… and there is nothing wrong with that but I want my children to know that I am praying […]

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Saturday Spot: A Day at the South African Museum…

July 22nd, 2012 · 8 Comments

We had a glorious day of sunshine and after weeks indoors we had to be out and about… I did something we hardly ever do… and went into the museum for a visit… We met some wild beasts… One of us was quite animated about the whole event… Penguins… And just a little curiosity… And […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #131:

July 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments

Seriously, I can not believe it is Friday already… Can.Not.Beleive. That week literally just flew by… it helped that we had two and a half sunny days and had to dash outdoors and enjoy the sunshine… Anyway there were just a heap of fabulous links this week and I know the ones I have chosen […]

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Se7en’s Celebrities: Sesame Ellis by Rachel Devine…

July 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments

It is a tradition during the month of our Blogaversary to ask a couple of our favorite bloggers for a list of Se7en + 1 “anythings…” Things they love or things they loathe!!! Best books, best blogs, things you love about blogging, best outings, best ice-cream flavors, places to visit, best foods, fun traditions, habits, […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Home Truths

Mandela Day: Se7en + 1 “Sixty Se7en” Things That We Can Do Today…

July 18th, 2012 · 11 Comments

I don’t think you have to be South African to love everything Madiba… It certainly does make us proud to know that we share a nation and we have grown up under the same wide African skies… Today is Mandela Day in South Africa, in fact the world over. All over our country today folk […]

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Tags: Blog News · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths · Se7en at School