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Easter Egg Hunt 2017 at Emerald Casino!

easter 2017

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 »

Nutella 2 ingredient cake!

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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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 »

Creative Cones


By Landi du Toit The demand for creative, out of the box, semi-healthy snacks have – like an alien invasion – taken over the universe. And with good reason: with birthday parties, art days at school, entrepreneur’s days etc we have no choice As a mommy, I have fallen victim to the creative request from the awesome teachers who just ... Read More »

Holiday fun in Cape Town for kids

holiday fun

Not sure how to entertain the kids these December holidays in Cape Town? Here are some ideas to get you started……….. Rocklands Park: Located next to a great restaurant and coffee shop, Rocklands Park boasts one of the best equiped playgounds around! Grab a picnic blanket, pack some food and drinks and have a great day out in the sun! ... Read More »

Decorative Christmas Biscuits

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This recipe is written and shared by Roenel Swart and Safari. For any queries, feel free to e-mail Roenel or visit her Facebook page. She says: ‘This is a lovely snack for the family while relaxing with hot chocolate by the Christmas tree.’ Ingredients: 1kg Sasko Cake Flour 5 ml baking powder 5 ml table salt 250 g butter 375 ... Read More »

Baby marrow and feta tart

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A delicous and easy recipe from ilovecooking.co.za perfect for an eveing meal, sunday lunch or even as a dish at a braai. Ingredients: 900 g baby marrows, grated 250 ml Sasko Self Raising Flour 5 jumbo eggs 125 ml olive oil 1 bunch fresh chives, chopped 125 ml fresh mint, chopped 250 ml cheddar cheese, grated 200 g feta cheese, ... Read More »