Category: Review I Giveaway

New Features on Netflix + WIN a 6 Month Subscription

We’re a Netflix family – we signed up soon after a stormy night messed up the aerial connection to our Multichoice dish and required us to book a service guy to come out to see what was what. Let’s just say that the aerial remains unserviced and we’re very happy with our fuss-free Netflix subscription. After a one month trial we managed to persuade the family to share a family contract with us (it wasn’t too hard!) that can host up to four users plus a kids profile. We’ve found Netflix to be not only a cheaper option for us but also we are now firm believers that TV on demand is the way to go.Continue Reading

Barefoot And In The Kitchen With Lil Peanut

In our home we’re gently trying to fight gender stereotypes by showing our kids that dad also cooks and does the laundry (actually Dad does ALL the laundry!) and mom also drives the family car when Dad is around and (occasionally) takes the bins out. It seems to be working in that despite Kira gravitating towards all things pink and sparkly, she can flip between rough and tumbling on the trampoline to a fairy princess dressed to the nines with her ‘clip clops without even batting her eyelids. Judah loves the colour pink and Ilan can spend hours playing with Barbie and Ken and their superhero buddies.Continue Reading

Calling All Cape Town Super Heroes + WIN A Family Entry For The Crazy Store Super Hero Charity Dash

It’s time to grab your pen and your calendar and save the date for the Crazy Store Super Hero Dash! It’s a family-friendly event boasting a combo of fresh air and fun as well as a chance to dress up, get some exercise and give to a good cause. It’s taking place on the Human Right’s Day public holiday on Wednesday 21 March at the Mouille Point Lighthouse, Cape Town and you can sign up for the 2.5km or 5km fun walk or run.Continue Reading

Barbie Embraces Diversity – WIN One of Two Dark Skinned Barbies in Time for Christmas!

Many of you who have been following this blog know that I am constantly on the lookout for dark skinned dolls for my kids because I am a firm believer that representation matters. I’m pleased to say that Mattel has embraced diversity and that they expanded their range this year to include a more diverse range of dolls with varying skin tones and body shapes.Continue Reading

One Giant Leap of Fun! WIN a Family Pass to Canal Walk’s Space Station

If you’re looking for something fun (and educational) to do with the kids these school holidays then pop down to Canal Walk’s Space Station. It includes a gigantic inflatable Space Maze, where space travellers of all ages can explore a series of zones, including a slide through the black hole slide that will launch you into the galaxy and beyond, interactive constellation chamber, asteroids fields with swinging planets and UV beams, plus an inflatable pop-up planetarium for that extra starry experience.Continue Reading