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Theatre in Cape Town

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

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

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

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

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 »

Custard tart with rum and raisin sauce

A fantastic South African Recipe from www.ilovecooking.co.za Ingredients: 250 ml Safari Seedless Raisins, coarsely chopped 250 ml red heart rum (or brandy), heated 3 whole jumbo eggs 3 jumbo egg yolks 65 ml castor sugar 500 ml prepared custard 250 ml cream 10 ml vanilla essence 30 ml butter pinch salt 1 x 24 cm baked short crust in the ... Read More »

Creative Ca-NOODLE-ing

By Yolandi du Toit I think it is finally safe to say that it is SUUUUUMMER, despite the few odd mornings that keep as a reminder of non-pool days. It is a new season, which caters for new pool toys, which means….. WE GET TO UPCYCLE OLD ONES!! (Everybody all together: “Yaaay!”) Pool Noodles are fabulous examples to use in ... Read More »

Rainbow Jelly Treat – yum!

By Vicky Pollock 11 layered Rainbow Jelly treat       Ingredients: 6 packs of jelly powder (Strawberry, orange, lemon, lime, blue raspberry and grape – if you cannot find these colours find flavours with colours that are similar) 8 1/2 Packets/Envelopes (or the equivalent approximately 8 1/2 Tablespoons of Gelatine). 1 can condensed milk Hot & cold water per ... Read More »

Last minute Halloween ideas

By Heidi Janit         Yes, it is Halloween tonight! Throwing a last minute party?  Need more snacks for the kids? Here are some last minute ideas to help you along! Oreo spider cookies: All you need are some Oreos, icing, pretzels and smarties or astros.               Witch cupcakes: What you need: ... Read More »