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Saturday Spot: The Kitchn Cure… Again…

October 29th, 2013 · 11 Comments

A couple of weeks back when we finished our school year and the kids settled in to wait for summer… I settled in and got on with the Kitchn Cure… an annual event hosted by Apartment Therapy’s the Kitchn. Our kitchen is probably the busiest room in the house and it is pretty functional, and […]

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A Truth About Our Couch… Happy Anniversary Babe…

April 27th, 2012 · 20 Comments

This week nineteen years ago we spent ten days holidaying in a wooden chalet on the shores of the Knysna lagoon. Yes it was idyllic and yes we did cook off Le Creuset pots the entire time – that’s all they had!!! And yes I am that minimalist and simply forgot to pack a thing […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Home Zone · Inside · Stuff About Us...

Saturday Spot: Se7en’s Summer Reading Stack and the Library Pile…

April 3rd, 2012 · 6 Comments

My summer reading plan was well thought out and carefully preprepared!!! It involved a weekly trip to the library: One evening each week we headed out and filled our quota of books then we headed home to hours of silence!!! Whatever the kids selected we read… and read and read… I have to declare we […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Home Zone · Inside · Language Arts · Organizing Se7en · Reviews

Saturday Spot: Se7en Tips for Getting Things Done…

March 12th, 2012 · 7 Comments

I have to say that as our school year drew to a close last year so a lot of the projects around our house slowed to a halt. In the last couple of weeks we have been doing one major project each week to catch up and we are finally getting things done! I guess […]

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Saturday Spot: Se7en + 1’s SketchBook Project for 2012…

February 7th, 2012 · 28 Comments

A couple of weeks back I mentioned that it was time for us to get working on our Sketchbook… And I asked you all what you would like in a Companion Book… recipes, things to do through the seasons, things you need to know, things to remember… So last Monday and Tuesday out came the […]

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Saturday Spot: Yet Another Kitchen TakeOver – Candy Making…

November 14th, 2011 · 9 Comments

I was planning to blog about a friends exotic trip… But we live with a Celebrity Chef and he has a sugar chef as a friend… who stopped over of a visit and so our weekend went!!! Within five minutes of his arriving there was mixing… And inevitable tasting!!! Followed by much more mixing… And […]

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Tags: Family Recipes · Home Zone · Inside · Saturday Spot

Saturday Spot: Roald Dahl Inspiration Tray and Peachy Insect Shadow Bugs…

September 13th, 2011 · 20 Comments

So today was Roald Dahl’s Birthday and we had books for breakfast, seriously sometimes you must do what you must do… We could have had Bruce Bogtrotter Cake, so books seemed like a really good idea!!! School didn’t go quite as expected either… I live with a potential Roald Dahl, well eight of them really, […]

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