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Entries Tagged as 'Home Truths'

Happy Birthday to Hood #3…

April 10th, 2014 · 13 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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It’s Library Week and Time for an Update from the Gang at Se7en+1…

March 17th, 2014 · 6 Comments

It is Library week in South Africa and libraries all over the country will be celebrating. I have to say that our weekly visit to the library is an absolute highlight for all of us as we amble down the road and gather up some new and exciting reads to take home. This is of […]

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Tags: Our Events · What We Are Reading

Can Your Best Book Friend Help Us Build a Library?

March 4th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Just this week Random House celebrated fifty years of Harriet the Spy. Harriet the Spy was life changing for me, in every way. In fact I think I may have been more than just best friends with Harriet. I grew up in an era where girls did not wear jeans. I astonished our family by […]

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Se7en Are Building Another Library…

February 17th, 2014 · 14 Comments

Friday was World Book Giving Day… and a day we love to celebrate as a blog every year. One of the great things about having a blog is the community it creates and we love that our readers have helped us again and again. Together we have equipped a rural school and build a library […]

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Why the SA Food and Wine Blogger Indaba Could be the Best Thing for your Blog…

February 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments

It doesn’t matter where you are on your blogging journey… if you have been blogging for years or weeks or even just dreaming about beginning a blog, one of the most important ways to grow your blog is to meet up with other bloggers. They will enthuse you with their passion for blogging, they will […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Cook Book Reviews · Monday Munchies

Se7en’s Sketchbook Project 2014: The King’s Finder…

January 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments

Last week our instagram feed looked a bit like craft central, as we dashed our way through to the finish of our annual sketchbook project. A couple of you wanted to see the finished product – and as the years go by our sketchbooks become more and more complicated and more interactive – and “lift-the-flapish” […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Our Events · Tuesday Art Task

Hood #7 Turns Six…

January 20th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Yup, we had a birthday in the house this past week… Hood #7 turned six Our little person that loves a secret spot… And the gal that just loves to paint… And create… Someone who is always ready for a party… Any party will do… Actually, who needs a party, this is her everyday!!! Someone […]

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