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Entries from October 2013

Join us for Tea… Se7en’s Virtual Cuppa for CANSA…

October 30th, 2013 · No Comments

As October draws to a close I realise that I really wanted to hold a virtual CUPPA for CANSA with our readers… and the time is now, would you like to join us online for a cup of tea… I don’t think anyone of us can say we have not been affected by the scourge […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Home Truths

Saturday Spot: The Kitchn Cure… Again…

October 29th, 2013 · 11 Comments

A couple of weeks back when we finished our school year and the kids settled in to wait for summer… I settled in and got on with the Kitchn Cure… an annual event hosted by Apartment Therapy’s the Kitchn. Our kitchen is probably the busiest room in the house and it is pretty functional, and […]

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Tags: Home Zone · Inside · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #194… And a GiveAway Winner…

October 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments

What a busy week, busy doing… “not a whole lot…” We needed a break, to lie around and read books and sleep late and take naps… and cook in the great outdoors… And before the weekend is over… Here are this weeks lovely links… A Beautiful Mess… Soup Love: 10 Deee-licous Soups… These soups look […]

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Tags: Fabulous Fun · GiveAways

Se7en + 1 Review the DK Girls’ Book of Crafts and Activities…

October 27th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Where was this book when I was a child, I love it… and so do my kids. It is literally packed with dozens and dozens of projects to do: decorating your room, food around the world, ideas for a sleepover party, things to do on a car trip… games, crafts, recipes… this book is packed, […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Crafts for Kids · Reviews

Se7en + 1 Review James Martin’s FAST Cooking…

October 25th, 2013 · 6 Comments

When I saw that a cookbook by James Martin was available for review I grabbed at the chance… I know his desserts are brilliant and years of watching “Ready, Steady, Cook…” I knew I was onto a good thing, and I was especially looking forward to his desserts. We were not disappointed… When I received […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Family Recipes · Reviews

Whatever Happened to Good Enough…

October 24th, 2013 · 41 Comments

We have been on a school break and academically this is the busiest time of year for my kids as they surge forth into projects, creating and researching and well just doing. Which is why I have been keeping up with the laundry and the dishes and well Spring cleaning… it really is the season!!! […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

Sunday Snippet: Never Give Up on Your Dreams – A GiveAway Winner…

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Things are running a little slowly around here… the father person has surprised us with a week off work and we have shifted into the laziest gear. But last week we were able to review Never Give Up on Your Dreams… and we had a copy to GiveAway… Well it is time to find a […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet