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Easter Egg Hunt 2017 at Emerald Casino!

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By Heidi Janit As if Easter is not fun enough! Add in a dash of more fun by taking your little ones on an Easter Egg hunt at Emerald Casino! There are clues hidden in various areas which need to be collected in order to win prizes. Where: Piazza Area, Emerald Resort and Casino 777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark Time: 11.30am Cost: Free ... Read More »

Mental Enrichment courses for child minders

Happy_baby

SA Moms will soon be offering mental enrichment courses for child minders! I will be running the courses and am very excited! The course will teach the domestic workers all about the developmental milestones of different ages from birth to school going age, the importance of play, activities to enhance and stimulate all the areas of development, nutrition and much ... Read More »

Much needed time out for busy moms!

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By Heidi Janit All moms need time out! It is vital for you to slow down, unwind and just breath! You are constantly on your toes, running in the car, lifting, schlepping, cooking, nurturing, organising. It is a constant go go go! “You are not selfish when you acknowledge your own needs. You are self-aware and that’s important.” ~ Kendall Parkhurst  ... Read More »

Nutella 2 ingredient cake!

Picture source: www.kidspot.com.au

Yes, this cake has just two ingredients – Nutella and eggs.  From  www.kidspot.com.au comes this delicious and easy recipe. Ingredients: 4 large eggs 240 grams Nutella Method: Preheat oven to 180C (160C fan-forced). Line a 20cm round spring-form cake pan with baking paper and set aside. Place eggs into mixing bowl and beat on high speed until the mixture triples in ... Read More »

Healthy after school snack ideas

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By Heidi Janit Healthy snack options can be tricky. If you have crisps, sweets and cookies in the cupboards then your children are likely to know as much and expect those as snacks. Not to say you cannot have unhealthy treats at home, but giving your children healthier options is vital. Here are a few healthier after school or weekend ... Read More »

Quick bread sticks

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These bread sticks are sure to please. They are delicious and can be nibbled on in the car, at school, in between extra murals……and the list goes on! What you need: 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 package active dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp) 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup warm water (120 to 130 degrees) 2 Tbsp ... Read More »

Tuna and capers savoury tart

Picture source: www.moirs.co.za

From Moirs comes this delicious tuna and capers savoury tart! Ingredients: Crust 1x 100g Moir’s Yum Salted Biscuits, coarsely crushed 100g soft butter Filling 2 tins tuna, drained and flaked 250ml grated Cheddar cheese 10ml chopped capers (optional) 5ml mustard powder 3 eggs, beaten 30ml mayonnaise 1 onion, grated 250ml milk Method: Preheat the oven to 180ºC. For the crust, add ... Read More »

Shrek comes to the stage!

shrek

Just a month left to see Shrek on the stage! This delightful production runs until August 2nd and is sure to just wow all ages. Address: Johannesburg Civic Theatre Complex in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa Tel: 011 403 1563 Contact the theatre direct for bookings: http://www.peoplestheatre.co.za/   Read More »

Theatre in Cape Town

3 little bears

So much fun and excitement………..you can take your little ones to the Lilliput Children’s Theatre Company to see Goldilocks and the Three Bears from 1st July – 11th July. And The Three Little Pigs from 14th July – 18th July. Tickets are R60,00 per person and Bookings, can be made at any COMPUTICKET outlet , or online at www.computicket.com. Tickets can ... Read More »

Cheesy cottage pie

Picture source: www.ilovecooking.co.za

From I Love Cooking comes this great cheesy cottage pie recipe. Ingredients: 30 ml canola oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 x 425 g can chopped tomato 1 kg frozen mixed vegetables sugar, salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 packets creamy-garlic sauce powder 400 ml milk 250 ml mature cheddar cheese, grated 6 x 250 ml prepared and ... Read More »