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Entries from December 2013

Se7en Steps to Creating a Desk Calendar…

December 31st, 2013 · 4 Comments

It is definitely the season to be thinking about refreshing our noticeboards and putting up fresh calendars… We have been making mini-desk calendars, they are fun and really quick to make… Creating a Desk Calendar Gather up your materials: A small box, we have used tea boxes, some funky card and blank index cards, that […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts

Se7en’s Weather Tree and a Free Printable…

December 30th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Our weather tree gains a lot of traffic during this week of the year, so I thought I would pop a brand new, fresh and printable one on our front page, especially for all the folk that are popping over here looking for it. To print: click on the image and it will open in […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Holiday Crafts · Homeschooling

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #203…

December 29th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Summer holidays. What can I say, lots of late nights, dinner out doors and swimming, swimming, swimming…. And se7en + 1 mini-figures lined up under the tree… Here are some lovely links from this week: Brilliant Blog Photography Tips… on Mummy Alarm. The Very Best of A Beautiful Mess – 2013… Everything you ever need […]

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A Week of Making and Baking, Se7en’s Christmas Gifting…

December 28th, 2013 · 10 Comments

It has been a week spent creating and making and baking… ’tis the season for our kids to spend some time at the table making and creating gifts. One person supplied us with eats and treats… Because someone has to sustain the troops with Christmas cupcakes… And lots of mixing… To finally get our spicy […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Holiday Crafts

Wishing You All A Merry Christmas…

December 26th, 2013 · 6 Comments

After a quick practice… And the arrival of Mary and Joseph… Who settled in at the stable… There was a gathering of angels… Shepherds were called in from the fields… Wise men arrived from the East… They were there to admire the little baby… Glory to the New Born King… Great excitement from the wise […]

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Tags: Home Truths

The Week That Was… #6.24

December 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Our weather tree is filling up and I realise that it is long overdue for a Week that Was post… Wintry days… And wild storms… The eternal winter came to an end as soon as we went for summer haircuts… next year we are going for haircuts in September, just saying!!! Finally gave way to […]

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When You Lose A Love… How Can You Help?

December 23rd, 2013 · 26 Comments

I know it is Christmas time and not the time that anyone wants to read about losing a baby. You can leave this post unread, put it aside if you don’t need it. I am really writing this post, before time travels on and I forget the details about things that have helped us. This […]

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