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Entries from November 2013

Se7en + 1 are Virtually Visiting Museums…

November 20th, 2013 · 8 Comments

In an unprecedentally wet winter, I decided to a bit of a house sort and my children, were having none of that!!! I had to think of a way to make it fun and not seem like any work at all. I don’t know about your kids, but taking it from mine, they love to […]

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Tags: Homeschooling · Science

Se7en’s Fabulous Fun #197 And The Children’s Madiba, A GiveAway Winner…

November 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Let’s just say that weekend wasn’t one – so here we are on Monday with our link rich post and we have a GiveAway Winner as well… There are sunflowers in our kitchen right now – how wonderful is that!!! Here are some lovely links from this week: I think I love these Zoku Pops… […]

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Tags: Fabulous Fun · GiveAways

Se7en + 1 Celebrate Claude Monet’s Birthday…

November 16th, 2013 · 11 Comments

It was Claude Monet’s Birthday on the 14 November. We were looking for something to celebrate, so we made some lillies, floated them on a lake of blue and settled down with a pile of books… Meringue lilies of course!!! If you need to make meringues, they are the easiest thing in the world… We […]

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Tags: Art · Crafts for Kids · Homeschooling

Se7en + 1 Tips for Handing in a Thesis…

November 14th, 2013 · 6 Comments

I know this is not our typical post, but it is the season for thesis submissions in our part of the world, in fact I have an almost permanent pile of papers on my desk right now. This is the time of year that a number of students descend on me to “take a look” […]

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Tags: Homeschooling · Language Arts

Sunday Snippet: Family Devotions and a GiveAway Winner…

November 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Well this is a week full of stops and starts and pauses… just excuse the intermittent blogginess over here, suddenly our plate seems awfully full and some things just require quiet reflection to get through and believe it or not I have found the internet to be far from that peaceful place. But I haven’t […]

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Tags: GiveAways · Sunday Snippet

Sunday Snippet: Let My Yes Really Be Yes…

November 12th, 2013 · 11 Comments

There are times in every day when I am hanging out with my kids, just one on one, and idly chatting… and it is almost always when we are doing chores. We fold laundry together, we wash dishes and clean up together. We were folding laundry the other day, and a “little less than enthusiastic” […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Historical Walk through the V & A Waterfront…

November 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Last Week we headed out on an adventure that we had been looking forward to for the longest time. We kept hearing about the Historical Walking Tour at the V&A Waterfront. We wanted to see if we could follow the self-guided tour and if it was something that could be done with a heap of […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town