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Kidz Skouspeel

Join Lollos and Lettie, Tjiff&Tjaff, Liewe Heksie and many more on one stage in this awesome production – Kidz Skouspeel! At the Tyger Valley Centre Arena from July 11th! Visit www.computicket.com for more information     Read More »

Chocolate fudge icing recipe

By Vicky Pollock I found this chocolate fudge icing recipe the other day when looking for something new and tasty for a chocolate cake. It was absolutely delicious and kept the cake moist for a few days. The only problem was putting the tasting spoon down to ensure there was still icing left for the cake! Ingredients: 90g butter or margarine ... Read More »

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Nutella chocolate chip cookies are gooey, chocolatey and delicious. They take ALOT of Nutella, but it is worth it! **Nutella contains nuts and is not suitable for tree nut allergy sufferers** Article Source: addapinch.com Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2 cups Nutella 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 2½ ... Read More »

Mixed Potato wedges

This delicious potato wedges recipe is sourced from Jamie Oliver’s recipe web page – www.jamieoliver.com This is a brilliant recipe for kids – turning the humble potato and sweet potato into delicious homemade wedges that will rival any oven chip. (If your child is not keen on paprika, then just leave it out) 🙂 Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 2 ... Read More »

Mister Maker will be in town soon!

By Heidi Janit   Moms, do you know that Mister Maker will be here, live in the flesh?! How exciting is that?      Where? DStv Kids Xtravaganza at Vodacom world, Midrand  When? 2 – 4 Jul (9.30, 12.30, 15.30, 18.30) and 5 Jul (9.30, 12.30, 15,30)   Tickets R135 from Computicket.   Read More »

Steam train day trips

By Heidi Janit Train Rides are fun, exciting and educational. We are blessed in South Africa to be able to take in gorgeous views and scenery whilst sitting on a train! Whether you are based in Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban, there is a ride on a steam train for everyone! Gauteng: Reefsteamers departs from Park Station in Johannesburg to ... Read More »

Disney on Ice – fun for the whole family

  Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from Disney’s Mulan, The Lion King and Pinocchio, and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Toy Story, take to the ice for a grand celebration in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. Produced by Feld Entertainment, this fanfare production features more than 60 unforgettable Disney stars that span the decades, ... Read More »

Frozen this Winter

By Yolandi Du Toit It is one of  the “awesomest movies in the history of forever”, according to my 8 year old, Meagan and as a big girl (who has always been lost in Disney princess fairy tales) I have to agree. It seems that the cold never bothered anyone anyway and requests for Frozen themed parties have gone through ... Read More »

Family Lunch Picnic for Winter days

By Heidi Janit Winter is upon us, that means outdoor activities are limited.  But that does not mean that your kids don’t have to have fun! How about an indoor picnic? Change things up by serving lunch or dinner outside of the kitchen. First, grab your basket (you don’t need a real picnic basket — a laundry basket will do) and ... Read More »

Peppermint crisp icing

By Vicky Pollock Peppermint Crisp icing is minty, refreshing, chocolatey and did we mention delicious? You need: 125g white margarine or butter 220g Icing sugar 2 teaspoons mint flavouring Leaf green colouring (either liquid or powder) 1 x big bar of Peppermint crisp 1 tablespoon milk (if necessary) Place the margarine or butter in mixer and cream. Slowly add the ... Read More »