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Easter egg rocky road

 By Heidi Janit This is a good enough reason to use mini eggs! The kiddies (and adults) will love this delicious treat. With Easter around the corner why not try this lovely recipe! You can omit the cranberries! Ingredients: 225g  dark chocolate broken into pieces 100g unsalted butter, cubed 2 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp golden syrup  100g rich tea ... Read More »

My first, my only

                     My first, my only By Zayne Khan   As an Indian woman, your identity is recognised by your homemaking skills, your husband and his job, the amount of children you bear and their behaviour. Well this never suited me at all! Especially coming from a large family where the eldest ... Read More »

Easter Egg Hunt 2017 at Emerald Casino!

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

SA Moms now offers mental enrichment courses for child minders! 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 more. There will be a lot of practical work from how to ... Read More »

Much needed time out for busy moms!

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!

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

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

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

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!

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 »