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Little teacups for a party

By Heidi Janit Absolutely gorgeous, little gems to serve at tea parties, baby showers and birthdays. This recipe comes from www.bakers.co.za For the Teacups and Marshmallow Maries use Bakers Blue Label Marie Biscuits, Bakers Choc o Break Magic and Milk biscuits and your creative skills. Ingredients 1 Box Ice Cream cones 1 packet Bakers Blue Label Maries 1 packet Choc ... Read More »

Don’t just DIY

By Yolandi Du Toit It is the newest and trendiest theme to any party – the Did It Yourself party. These days, parties and any other general event leans itself to a more handmade, homemade vibe – an excellent vibe if I might add, being a creative junkie myself. (Enter glue and glitter here!) Mommies and even daddies go all ... Read More »

Chocolate bread and butter pudding

Another amazing recipe from Cadbury’s Ingredients: 10 slices of bread or fruit loaf 150 g Cadbury Dairy Milk broken into pieces 60 g butter 425 ml whipping cream 75 g caster sugar 3 medium eggs 25 g Bournville Cocoa This is an excellent recipe for using up any leftover bread or for a change try using an orange flavoured fruit ... Read More »

The People’s Theatre presents The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling and other beloved Hans Christian Andersen stories will run at The People’s Theatre from September 1st – October 5th in Johannesburg! Call 011 403163 to book! Vist their website for more details: www.peoplestheatre.co.za Read More »

Coconut ice

By Vicky Pollock Old fashioned concept but loved by the kiddies. This is a nice, easy recipe and you can colour it using any coloured food colouringto match a party scheme. My 3 year old had some and is still asking me for it. It brought back great childhood memories for me too.. Try it.. Ingredients: 160ml sweetened condensed milk 2 ... Read More »

Printable colouring in pictures

A great site with loads of themes for printable colouring in pictures. From animals to fruit, to cowboys and princesses! So easy – just print what you need! http://www.coloring.ws/coloring.html   Read More »

Cadbury’s chocolate brownies

What is better than gooey, delicious chocolate brownies and a cup of coffee or tea? Not much actually. This recipe comes from www.cadbury.co.za Ingredients: 175 g Bournville Chocolate                                                        175 g unsalted butter 3 medium eggs 250 g caster sugar 75 g plain flour 40 g Bournville Cocoa 50 g chopped walnuts (Optional) Instructions: Preheat oven to 180 °C. Grease and line ... Read More »

Homemade pizza

By Vicky Pollock Friday night is “take away” night in our house. A great thing to do is homemade pizza. The kiddies can help out and you get to use up all the leftovers and little bits left over in the fridge from the week. The pizza dough is quite quick to make and fun for the whole family. Homemade ... Read More »

Funny face pizza

A fun way to get the children involved in the preparation process and the fact that there are vegetables in this recipe is a bonus! Feel free to add in any other veges your children may enjoy! Recipe adapted from goodtoknow.co.uk Ingredients: 250g  strong white plain flour, sifted ½tsp salt ½tsp easy blend dried yeast 1tbsp olive oil 125ml  hand-hot ... Read More »

Wibble Wobble Wibble Wobble jelly on a plate

A colourful and tempting dessert made using strawberry or raspberry jelly, fruits, and biscuit crust, that the kids are sure to love. It’s fun to make and a joy to serve. Recipe adapted from tarladalal.com Ingredients:                                                                             For The Crust 1 cup crushed marie biscuits 1/2 cup melted butter 1 1/2 tbsp sugar For The Filling 1 packet raspberry or strawberry jelly 1/2 ... Read More »