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Mr Peabody & Sherman: Opens March 20th


Mr Peabody & Sherman Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy, Sherman, use their time machine, the Wabac, to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But, when Sherman takes the Wabac out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidentally rip a hole in the Universe, wreaking ... Read More »

Pinocchio will be in town!

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Pinnochio will be showing at The People’s Theatre in Johannesburg from the 19th May – 10th August. A wonderful show for the whole family! Visit The People’s Theatre website for more information Read More »

Queen At The Ballet

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Don’t miss this spectacular show that the whole family will enjoy. From the 26th March in Johannesburg. Visit www.joburgtheatre.com for more information   Read More »

Make your own pizza


Cafe Paradiso is a child (and pet) friendly restaurant in Cape Town. It’s beautiful garden settings will help you forget about the hustle and bustle of city life for a while. Children are able to bake their own goods in the kitchen – like pizza and gingerbread men! Website: www.cafeparadiso.co.za Tel: 021 423 8653 Where? 110 Kloof Street, Cape Town.   Read More »

An extraordinary visual experience


Iziko Planetarium in Cape Town offers children and adults a wonderful educational experience. Learn about the wonders of the universe! They are open throughout the year and there are extra shows during school holidays. Be sure to check their website for upcoming shows! Tel: 021 4813900 Where? 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Website:http://www.iziko.org.za/museums/planetarium   Read More »



River Cafe in Sandton is one of the best child-friendly restaurants in Johannesburg. Nestled in a beautiful park setting, children can play freely in secure and enclosed grounds. There are jungle gyms, swings, slides, a  jumping castle and a giant sandpit to keep the kids entertained and busy! They run an entertainment programme during school holidays and you can even book ... Read More »

Join Alice on her adventures


Join Alice’s madcap adventures as she chases the white rabbit, races the Dodo bird, gets tied up with the Tweedies, raps with a bubble blowing Caterpillar, and beats The Queen Of Hearts at her own game! 3 March – 20th April At The People’s Theatre, Braamfontein, Johannesburg Visit The People’s Theatre website  for more information Read More »

Chocolate chocolate chocolate…….

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The Chocolate Studio by Lindt in Cape Town and in Johannesburg have many fun activities and learning experiences for kiddies. One being “Where did my chocolate bar come from? Bean to bar” – children are given a tour to learn about the process of chocolate making as well as a child friendly version of the history of chocolate. They get to taste the ... Read More »

White Chocolate Ganache


By Vicky Pollock I recently discovered white chocolate ganache and love using this instead of butter icing on cupcakes and cakes. You can still colour it like you do with butter icing  (you can buy chocolate colouring from most cakes shops – I use Bakers Bin in Centurion). But it is so much tastier and I find it holds up ... Read More »

Banana and Nutella Cupcakes

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By Bernadine Lewkowski Ingredients ·        2 bananas ·        2 eggs ·        1/2 cup sugar ·        2 teaspoon baking powder ·        1/2 teaspoon salt ·        1 1/2 cups flour ·        1/2 cup milk ·        1/2 cup oil ·        Nutella Method ·        Preheat oven to 180 degrees ·        Measure and sift together dry ingredients ·        Add oil, milk, eggs, and beat until ... Read More »