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Honey Tales Africa

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Honey Tales Africa are beautifully written poems about animals, insects and birds written by Carole Honey who originally wrote them for her two lovely grandchildren! The books are: Completely Self-Published Conservation and animal friendly Teaches children to be kind to all animals Illustrated by Graphic Designer Lisa Oosthuizen (Carole’s neighbour) Printed on high quality papers in Cape Town Entirely local ... Read More »

Family fun day at The Vaal

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By Heidi Janit On Saturday 7th April you can experience a fun filled day at The Vaal for the whole family! There will be live music, great food, flea markets, face painting, rides and much more! Tickets are from R60. Doors open at 9;30 and there is safe parking. Please book your tickets soon as not to miss out. Visit ... Read More »

Roast Pumpkin and coconut soup

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By Heidi Janit The weather here in Johannesburg is certainly changing. The evenings are getting quite chilly. It is time for warm bowls of soup. From Fresh Earth  comes this lovely recipe that is utterly warming and comforting on a chilly evening. Ingredients 3 kg Pumpkin, cut into chunks 6 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp Garlic, chopped 6 Medium/large leeks, finely ... Read More »

Strawberry, rocket and peanut brittle salad

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By Heidi Janit I love eating salads and I especially love exploring and making new and fresh salad ideas. I have sort of tweaked a few recipes until I came up with my perfected own! It is really easy to make and is so refreshing. What you will need:    10 strawberries, quartered a bag of rocket (baby spinach works ... Read More »

Cheese festival

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By Heidi Janit If you love cheese as much as I do and you live in the Cape then I strongly suggest that you visit the Cheese Festival of South Africa! It is one of the biggest outdoor culinary events and offers a huge selection of cheeses as well as other products that complement cheeses! It is on at Sandringham ... Read More »

On the stage!

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By Heidi Janit There are so many delightful theatrical productions on at the moment. Take advantage of Easter and the school holidays and for later on in the year and book your tickets soon! In Cape Town, you can see the Tales Of Little Grey Rabbit at The Artscape Theatre Centre: A long time ago, in a little house on ... Read More »

What’s on in Cape Town and Joburg – Don’t miss FUNDERLAND!

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By Heidi Janit Funderland may just be the most incredible child friendly festival ever! And it starts tomorrow! It is a festival that runs for 11 days in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein and will leave the entire family satisfied and awe struck! There is theatre, there are magicians, there is music, there are rides!  And so much more! Please ... Read More »

Easter champagne!

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By Heidi Janit So, the kids get treats like Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies. Me thinks the adults need treats too! Like Easter champagne!! (Because we can)! All you need are some pineapple wedges, pineapple juice, some orange juice, jelly powder for the rims of the glasses, and as much champagne as your heart desires!!  Run a pineapple wedge around ... Read More »

Easter Activities

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By Heidi Janit It is Easter time again! Check out the activities that are happening in Johannesburg soon: From Friday, 30 March 2018 to Monday, 2 April 2018 from 10:00 – 20:00 daily at Montecasino There will be a giant inflatable fun park which is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. There is also lots of delicious food to buy ... Read More »

Motherhood

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By Ronel Jardine Okay, so I was asked to write something about motherhood. To me the word is self explanatory, sometimes being a mother you just want to pull a hood over your head and disappear for a while! This reminds me of my daughter when she was little, if she didn’t like the situation she was in, she would ... Read More »