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Thank you so much for visiting Macaroni Kid -White Bear Lake & Shoreview. I also cover the areas of North Oaks, Little Canada, Vadnais Heights, Mahtomedi, and Grant. Subscribe to my free weekly newsleter. If you are looking for another ...

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Family Quotes of the Week........

Family Quotes of the Week........

"Freedom is the oxygen of the soul." "Freedom is being YOU without anyone else's permission!""Home of the FREE because of the BRAVE!"Happy 4th of July to you and your family!Live~Love~Laugh~Learn Jodi

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4th of July Celebrations Around Town!

4th of July Celebrations Around Town!

Wishing you all a safe and Happy 4th of July! Here are some locations to view the spectacular firework displays. North Metro Blaine: July 4th City of Blaine fireworks at the National Sports Center @ 10:00 PM Coon Rapids: Independence ...

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Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Start an annual tradition when you whip up a batch of these Yummy Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookies for July 4th! They are great for picnics, family treats or midnight snacks and, best of all, they are easy to ...

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We Love USA Kabobs!

We Love USA Kabobs!

Aren't these cute and patriotic? Such a simple fruit addition to your 4th of July picnic. All you need is wooden skewers, blueberries, strawberries, and bananas. You can use marshmallows instead of bananas if you would like.Enjoy your 4th of ...

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What are your Kids Wearing this 4th of July?

What are your Kids Wearing this 4th of July?

A friend saw this idea on Pinterest (I cannot remember where we first saw it!?) and we had a little crafting party for my little one and his friends to make these cute shirts! He wore it on the 4th ...

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'We Are All Uncle Sam'- Fun 4th of July Craft!

'We Are All Uncle Sam'- Fun 4th of July Craft!

Thank you to everyone who came out to see us at the Boone and Ames Downtown Farmers Markets this week! We had a great time with both new and loved Macaroni Kid families making and celebrating July 4th as Uncle ...

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Area Summer Festivals

Area Summer Festivals

It's hard to believe it, but summer is upon us and with it a myriad of summer festivals to enjoy. Keep these great community festivals in mind as you fill your summer calendar. Manitou DaysJune 18 - July 4Highlights Include: ...

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105 Summer Day Trips in MN

105 Summer Day Trips in MN

105 Day Trips & Ideas for you to entertain your Mackid all summer long! We encourage you to get out and explore our beautiful state. From Water Parks, Museums, and State Parks, this list will keep you busy all summer ...

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Farmers' Markets are Here Again!

Farmers' Markets are Here Again!

If you are looking for a way to provide your family with local grown produce there is a local Farmer's Market that could fill your needs. Buying local not only helps support a Minnesota farmer but you can bring fresh ...

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The Minnesota Renaissance Festival Celebrates its 45th Season!

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival Celebrates its 45th Season!

Experience the magic of our Realm at the 2015 Minnesota Renaissance Festival as we celebrate our 45th season! Journey back in time and enter a world entirely its own when you visit our fantasy kingdom. We truly have something for ...

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2015 Guthrie Summer Camps for Grades 3 to 12 Now on Sale

2015 Guthrie Summer Camps for Grades 3 to 12 Now on Sale

Guthrie Summer Camps have engaged children and teensin the magic of theater for more than 20 years. (Minneapolis/St. Paul) This summer the Guthrie offers a perfect opportunity to inspire young people through theater games, creative movement and engaging fun. With ...

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Community Happenings!

Community Happenings!

MOMS Club® of White Bear Lake Area, MN Membership MeetingWhen: July 15thWhere: West Park, 2350 11th Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110Time: Meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will go until 12:00 p.m.About: Interested in MOMS Club? Join us ...

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Hotel Hacks: Tips for making a hotel stay more fam

Hotel Hacks: Tips for making a hotel stay more fam

Summer means vacations, road trips, and family getaways! When travel lands your family in a hotel for a night or two, it can sometimes be challenging to make the one-room living situation comfortable for everyone. Here are a few favorite ...

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Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Upcoming Summer Events

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Upcoming Summer Events

Here are some great opportunities for your children this summer at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Shoreview! Shepherd of the Hills WebsiteSummer Program BrochurePlaydatez- various times during the summer Send your preschooler to spend a morning making new ...

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2015 Twin Cities Area Summer Camp Guide

2015 Twin Cities Area Summer Camp Guide

It's time to start thinking about summer activities for the kids. There are some terrific camps featured and you'll find contact information, program highlights, website links, photos and more in the 2015 Camp Guide. You'll find camps near Minneapolis, Eagan, ...

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Kids Bowl Free This Summer at Select Bowling Centers

Kids Bowl Free This Summer at Select Bowling Centers

Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the Kids Bowl Free program. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to ...

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Ideas for Family Entertainment

Ideas for Family Entertainment

White Bear Lake Macaroni Kid would like to become family's one-stop shop for family friendly events, activities, and places to visit in your neighborhood an the Twin Cities Area. This list will continue to grow so if you have anything ...

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