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Entries from January 2013

Se7en + 1’s Sketchbook Project 2013: The Travelogue…

January 16th, 2013 · 25 Comments

It has been a crazy weekend… I just surfaced and it is Wednesday!!! I have been so busy putting our Annual Sketchbook Project together… Once a year our family pretends to be real artist/illustrators and writers and we put together a book for The SketchBook Project. This year’s theme was “Travelogue” and I have this […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Crafts for Kids

The Week That Was – 5.26

January 14th, 2013 · 8 Comments

A New Year and a New weather tree… and we had unseasonably rainy days… Christmas has past… And summer is here in full force… which means pink evening skies… And bedtimes stories under the stars… And walks on the mountain… And breakfast on the beach before school… Summer berries… And apple cobblers… Plenty of games… […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday #154

January 12th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Wow, almost mid-January… Most schools in Cape town will be starting their new year this week… and while there will be many moans and groans about having to get up and out of the house early again for lots of Cape Town families… we intend to celebrate with heaps of fun GiveAways right here on […]

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International Book Giving Day is on the Way…

January 11th, 2013 · 13 Comments

You won’t believe it but is about a month until International Book Giving Day… on the 14 February 2013… Yes, some may call it Valentines Day… but we know that this is the day to share some books… International Book Giving Day has a fabulous website… you can see all the wonderful folk, authors and […]

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Se7en + 1 Crafty Apartment Books…

January 11th, 2013 · 6 Comments

It is that time of year when I am frantically trying to finish our Sketchbook Project… Finish is a bit of a euphemism for “only just begun…” and there is less than a week before it has to be posted… Needless to say our kitchen table looks like a permanent collage centre and many little […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Organizing School · Paper Crafts

Se7en + 1 Things That Seasoned Homeschoolers Don’t Always Share…

January 10th, 2013 · 34 Comments

I haven’t written about homeschooling for the longest time, and I really have so many posts spinning around in my head… I decided this year that we are going to have a monthly theme… in order to get the posts out that our readers want to read. At the end of each year I transfer […]

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Sunday Snippet: Rejoice in the Lord Always…

January 9th, 2013 · 6 Comments

All the weeks of getting ready for Christmas, all the celebrations surrounding the end of the year and beginning of a new one can leave one kind of reeling and spinning… followed by the air wishing out of us in January. Today was the father person’s first day back at work after a couple of […]

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