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Entries from December 2015

Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays…

December 29th, 2015 · 10 Comments

To all Our Readers… Merry Merry Christmas… Sending love far and wide and hope you are having a restful holiday… I have been planning for months to take a blog break… around Christmas time. I even planned to announce it, and then head for bed every night by ten o’clock and read myself to sleep. […]

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Tags: Home Truths

Se7en Brilliant Things to Do in Cape Town…

December 23rd, 2015 · 4 Comments

We have so many friends visiting Cape Town right now and they have been asking for a post on the “Things you just have to do in Cape Town…” And Cape Town has a lot of fun things to do… Se7en+1 Brilliant Things to Do in Cape Town Food Markets: Almost every corner of Cape […]

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Tags: Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Se7en + 1 Things You Really Don’t Have to Do Before Christmas…

December 22nd, 2015 · 6 Comments

When Summer holidays and Christmas collide with so many end of year functions, not to mention heaps of visitors from out of town for the summer break… it is very easy to completely forget the rest and recovery part of this time of year. In fact, I can hear readers laugh out loud when I […]

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Tags: Thoughtful Thursdays

Sunday Snippet: Magi from the East Came to Jerusalem…

December 20th, 2015 · No Comments

Our Bible Verse of the Week… Matthew 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea,During the time of King Herod, Magi from the East came to Jerusalem. Week 1: When you pass through the waters… Isaiah 43:2 Week 2: The heavens declare… Psalm 19:1 Week 3: You have searched me Lord… Psalm 139: 1,2 […]

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Tags: Sunday Snippet

Se7en+1 Learn About Food Foraging Amongst the Fynbos…

December 19th, 2015 · 3 Comments

In the olden days when we were young, the father person and I moved to the South Peninsula, and in my quest to start a garden we quickly discovered, that for plants to survive they had to be born and raised in our neighbourhood. Plants had to be used to our very specific weather: We […]

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Tags: Saturday Spot

Se7en’s 52 Week Challenge #5: What to Do in an Emergency…

December 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments

So at the start of the year we thought we would post a challenge a week, 52 cool things to learn in a year… and guess what, it turns out we are mighty slow learners, and we get caught up in learning, and one thing almost always leads to another and suddenly the year is […]

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Tags: Electives · Homeschooling

What We Are Reading Right Now: The Activity/Colouring Book Edition…

December 17th, 2015 · 6 Comments

I don’t know about you, but but I have always, always loved activity books. When I was a kid we always had Annuals to read over the summer holidays, we used to gather with friends, pile them up and read for hours: Jinty, Tammy, Beano and millions of others… we loved them. They defined summer, […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books