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Custard tart with rum and raisin sauce

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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

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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!

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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

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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 »

Century City Natural Goods Market

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On Sunday 26th October, why not head out to the Century City Natural Goods Market?! Good, natural food, natural body care products and loads of activities for the kids – like magic shows and Art Jamming! From 9am until 2pm. Phone 0215312173 Email naturalgoodsmarket@gmail.com       Read More »

The Dino Expo – Johannesburg

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From November 1st until 19th December, the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens will play host to lifesize, moving dinosaurs! The expo combines a spectacular outdoor showcase of life-size dinosaur replicas with a theatrical performance involving realistic ‘animatronic’ dinosaurs – dubbed ‘The Untold Story of the African Dinosaur Mystery’ – plus a host of fun activities for kids and adults. The Dino Expo ... Read More »

Halloween puppet show

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This is a Ghost Story with a difference! Lots of excitement on Halloween evening! Come and see what happens on a dark and stormy Halloween night when our two puppet friends go out for “trick-or-treat”, and find themselves at the Creepy Castle! Not too scary for the little ones. So come and dress up and have fun! Bookings via the ... Read More »

Kinder Theatre

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On Saturday 11th October, Joburg kids can be treated to “Princess, Knight and a Unicorn” – an interactive puppet show at The Kinder Theatre in Emmarentia. Princess Sunshine has a wish …  Find out how the Knight makes her wish come true, and meet the elusive Unicorn! A puppet show by Margaret Auerbach for ages 3+. Tickets are R50 each. ... Read More »

Mad Hatters Party at Signal Gun Winery

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Head on over to the Signal Gun Winery for their Mad Hatters Party on the 25th and 26th October! Time: 10am – 5pm Entrance fee: Adults R60, Children under 18 years of age is R30 There will be face painters, balloon modellers, a petting zoo and a jumping castle for the kids, sweet and savoury eats, “Seasons of Sauvignon” Wine ... Read More »

On a ROLL and out of control!


By Landi Du Toit It is no secret that we have become more aware of our surroundings and we have made some changes to better our lives. One of the very cool new vibes doing the rounds – and it has been doing it for quite some time – recycling. Not just any recycling. Upcycling. Just to make sure I ... Read More »