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Entries from March 2013

What We Are Reading Right Now – The Ancient of Times Edition…

March 13th, 2013 · 8 Comments

We haven’t written a list of fantastic books for the longest time, but Playing by the Book’s theme for this month was Ancient Civilisations… I thought we could find se7en + 1 great books and move along… but I was totally wrong… When I asked my kids for their favourite books about Ancient Civilizations – […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Homeschooling

Sunday Snippet: Se7en + 1 Steps to Decluttering Your Spiritual Life…

March 12th, 2013 · 16 Comments

I said I would be writing about organising on our blog this month and our first post was Se7en + 1 Steps to Getting Organized and Staying Organized. That is all very well when it comes to kitchen cupboards and paperwork, but I know their is a part of my life that can get overwhelming… […]

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Saturday Spot: Thank You All… Our Library is Growing Book by Book…

March 10th, 2013 · 8 Comments

It is time for an update on the library we are building, with our readers, book by book… Here’s the back story: On the 14 of February was International Book Giving Day and we launched a challenge to our readers to raise a library book by book for a small township school. Last week we […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #161

March 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Just saying, I can not believe it is March – and Cape Town is packed with visitors for the Argus Cycle Race… Otherwise here are some lovely links from this week: World Book Day was on Thursday… but just in case you haven’t explored EVERY SINGLE FANTASTIC THING on their site… here’s the link!!! An […]

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Se7en Celebrate World Book Day With The Green Ship…

March 8th, 2013 · 12 Comments

You all know us and how we can’t resist an opportunity to celebrate!!! We love making books memorable and today was Today was World Book Day and the perfect day to bring one of our favourites to life. Let’s introduce our favourite picture book ever: The Green Ship by Quentin Blake: It is the story […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Language Arts

Se7en + 1 Steps to Getting Organised and Staying Organised…

March 6th, 2013 · 14 Comments

What a presumptive post title… A couple of readers have asked me to write a few “organisation posts” and like most things as soon as I start to think about them I stumble and gasp and realise how disorganised we are. Despite that, a month of organising posts is coming your way. There are probably […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en · Thoughtful Thursdays

Sunday Snippet: Saying Yes When Time-Managers Say No…

March 4th, 2013 · 15 Comments

As life tends to get more chaotic and many of us are striving to slow down and smell the roses, we often forget the basics… eating properly, exercising and even sleep. The most fundamental things can actually get lost in the ingenious schemes that we dream up to simplify our lives. We can spend just […]

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