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Se7en Steps to a Pair of Fabulous Shoes from Recycling…

August 22nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

We live with a young gal that just cannot stop making shoes… I think Hood #6 is creating a shoe factory… just one pair at a time!!! The Gallery It all began last summer… Slowly at first… And now it is a wave… When I posted these on instagram last week I realised that it […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Celebrate Sugar Cookie Day… Lemon and Double Chocolate Expresso Cookies for the Win…

July 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Right around this time every year we declare a science week and take a break from our regular routine and get tons of science experiments done… day after day – fun times. Also, according to our calendar, yesterday was Sugar Cookie Day… and I am all about scientific discovery. It doesn’t take too much to […]

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Tags: Cookies · Monday Munchies · Plenty of Parties · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Go Exploring in Newlands Forest…

July 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

In the spirit of doing a real hike once or twice a month, over and above our daily ambles, we went for a walk in the woods. Newlands Forest is on the slopes of Table Mountain and the place where I grew up… I walked my dog here every afternoon after school and knew it […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

And a Little Easter Surprise…

April 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

A lovely busy weekend… and Happy Easter to all our readers all over the world… Packed with friends and feasting… One feast after another planned and executed… We were all kind of tired between events and we needed a super quick Easter Craft… something packed with treats that required nearly no effort on anyone’s part… […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

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

April 8th, 2014 · 8 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: Cape Town · Outdoors · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en + 1 Sewing Basics and the Easiest Skirt in the World…

March 13th, 2014 · 8 Comments

For the longest time I have said we must get sewing, it is time. My kids aren’t getting any younger and they need to learn. I firmly believe that familiarity with the ins and outs of certain life-skills when you are a child enables you to ease into them when you are an adult. In […]

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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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