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Entries from April 2014

Saturday Spot: Pick’n Pay Women’s Walk… and PinkDrive…

April 14th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This year, all over South Africa folk are joining the Pick’n Pay Women’s Walk. Hood #3, sometimes Hood #6, and I set a challenge to walk all the walks that we could possibly get to… And so we have woken up early couple of times on a Saturday morning and dashed out in the early […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #218

April 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here are some lovely links from this week: It’s not even spring but Aimee of Simple Bites wrote this brilliant comprehensive post on the Kitchn and I am so inspired…

…A Beautiful Mess’s “How to Pitch a Book Proposal” for $8… looks fab… and if I lived in Singapore nothing would stop me attending this Food Styling and Photography Course of Bloesom’s, you have to look!!!

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Homeschooling in the Western Cape, Especially the South Peninsula…

April 11th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Just lately I have discovered templates, and in an effort to stream-line my workflow I am actually using them. I have always used templates for certain work, standard run of the mill posts, I have a template and I drop the information into the post and “tada…” I have templates for emails, a lot of […]

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Tags: HomeSchool Questions · Homeschooling

Happy Birthday to Hood #3…

April 10th, 2014 · 14 Comments

And just like that I became the mum of three teens… Happy Birthday Hood #3 To the girl who just discovered Jane Austen… And who loves Yuppie Chef as much as I do… To the girl who will walk for a cause… To the big sister that will read anytime anyplace… To the girl who […]

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Se7en + 1 Go Out Walking: The SirkelsVlei Walk at Cape Point…

April 8th, 2014 · 17 Comments

And just like that a monthly hike in the Game Park has been added to our daily ambles. If my children remember nothing else about their childhood I would like them to remember the heaps of time they spent together in the great outdoors… Once a month we head for Cape Point Nature Reserve, for […]

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Tags: Hiking · Outdoors · Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #217

April 7th, 2014 · 5 Comments

This was going to be a Friday Fun Post on an actual Friday, then on Saturday… and here we are and it is Sunday. For the first time this weekend I am actually sitting and I will not move until our readers have a post… It turned out to be the weekend that we had […]

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Se7en + 1 Have Been Boxed Again, Thank-You Sonlight…

April 4th, 2014 · 23 Comments

It’s been quiet over here, what can I say… we have been boxed and there are a number of people over here immersed in books. As most of you know, we are avid Sonlighters and from time to time we get boxed, which means we have read through our stash of Sonlight books and order […]

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