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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

Se7en Ways to Raise Your Game by Doing Much Less…

January 28th, 2016 · 8 Comments

As I look back on our January blog posts over the years there is almost always on a post on rest, on slowing down, on avoiding the dash… it is a favourite theme of mine. The year that begins, for us, with summer holidays and walks on the beach… with everything in order… new calendars, […]

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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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When your Heart Wants your Kids to “Do What You Do” and “Not Just What You Say…”

September 24th, 2015 · 14 Comments

So this week came to pass and just following Hood #1’s birthday, is my birthday. I spent the day on the beach with my kids, about my favourite thing to do. Since then a day at the dentist and a day painting a giant wall… turns out this week my gang and I are taking […]

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Road Tripping from Home… As One Does…

September 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments

We are at that stage in the year… where we are just about dying for a taste of summer, and winter continues to linger on. It is actually a really good time of year, because instead of relentless days of rain we have a couple of sunny days that fill us with hope… and also […]

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Se7en + 1 Visit Fabric Creators Zana Products…

August 27th, 2015 · 6 Comments

For the all the world of crafty loveliness… you just can’t beat layers and layers of beautiful fabric. I have to confess I am not the best seamstress by any means, but I cannot resist fabric. So when I discovered the beautiful and funky fabric at Zana Products I was thrilled – because hello, not […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now… #34

August 19th, 2015 · 5 Comments

So here we are in the heart of winter… and just like any other season of the year, it is a good season to be reading. We thought we would bring you the latest and greatest family friendly reads from PanMacmillan South Africa. The Galactic List of Latest and Greatest Reads I know, I know… […]

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Se7en’s Choice of Fabulous Weekend Reading…

August 9th, 2015 · 5 Comments

This weekend is a long weekend and we have been so very busy lately, shuffling kids to and from parties and events and work. So we are taking the weekend off, walking on the beach and reading books. And I have to say that I am ready, for a bit of a break and a […]

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