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Welcome to Macaroni Kid - White Bear Lake & Shoreview. Thanks for subscribing to my newsletter. It is my goal to bring you a newsletter that communicates all the family friendly events and activities in your community. Please share with ...

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From the Publisher ......

From the Publisher ......

I just can't get over this beautiful fall weather. Today was just like a perfect summer day. We spent most of the day outdoors. I thought it was SO cute as we were driving down the road today in the ...

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

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

"A mother's love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falthers, even though the heart is breaking.""All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them." -Magic Johnson"My ...

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Pumpkin Shaped Crispy Rice Treats

Pumpkin Shaped Crispy Rice Treats

Crispy Rice treats are a hit all year round. At this time of year, shaping them into pumpkins makes for a fun activity. To make approximately four dozen bite sized pumpkins you will need: Approximately 6 cups Crispy Rice Cereal ...

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Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

With food allergies on the rise, more and more children are unable to participate in trick-or-treating activities. One way that you can include all children in the Halloween tradition is to place a teal pumpkin outside of your house, signifying ...

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Twin Cities NE Metro  Toy & Holiday Sale: Nov 21-23

Twin Cities NE Metro Toy & Holiday Sale: Nov 21-23

Shopping for the Holidays is literally Going Green as families make $$, Save $$ & recycle with JBF. Just Between Friends' Kids' Consignment Sale Offers Bargain Prices for the Holiday Season. Shopping for the holidays on budget can be crazy ...

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Apple Orchards for Fall Family Fun

Apple Orchards for Fall Family Fun

It's hard to pinpoint *the* best thing about living in Minnesota, but autumn definitely holds a place in the top three. Here is a list of local orchards, farms, and pumpkin patches to help you get your fall fix. Enjoy ...

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Halloween Hand Puppet: Frankenstein

Halloween Hand Puppet: Frankenstein

Your child's imagination will come to life as you create fun holiday-themed puppets and use them to tell your own spooky stories. These instructions will guide you in the creation of the creepy monster, Frankenstein, but you could use similar ...

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Halloween Popcorn Balls: Get ready for the holiday

Halloween Popcorn Balls: Get ready for the holiday

Who doesn't enjoy popcorn? And at Halloween time it is even a bigger pleasure when we have a sweeter version…popcorn balls! As moms, we are used to preparing treats for the classroom, giveaways at holiday parties, etc. Put a smile ...

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Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween

Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween

Does the Switch Witch visit your home on Halloween? Wait. What? You've never met the Switch Witch? Well, let's take a few minutes to introduce her so that she can make a stop at your house this year! On Halloween ...

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What Should I Do With All These Apples?

What Should I Do With All These Apples?

The apple season will soon come to a close, but until then you may still be finding yourself with lots of apples on hand! Here are two easy, fun and healthy recipes to make with the kids.Apple Chips Ingredients Your ...

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Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Nothing tops the fragrant smell of cinnamon baked apples wafting through your home, or an impressive, yet simple, appetizer made from apple slices. As moms, we love apple season because it brings with it a plethora of healthy and affordable ...

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Minnesota Children's Theatre presents: "Busytown the Musical"

Minnesota Children's Theatre presents: "Busytown the Musical"

(Minneapolis, MN)-; Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Busytown the Musical, based on the beloved children's book "What Do People Do All Day?” by Richard Scarry, adapted by Kevin Kling, directed by Sean Graney, with music by Michael ...

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Shepherd of the Hills Preschool & Upcoming Events

Shepherd of the Hills Preschool & Upcoming Events

Shepherd of the Hills Preschool is an outreach ministry of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, located in Shoreview, whose Mission Statement is to reach, ignite and empower people for Jesus. The preschool was formed to reach out in the ...

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5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read  with Your Kids

5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read with Your Kids

Brought to you by Brightly, a new resource to help parents grow readers.How many kids' books have ever made you straight up LOL? I can't count all the great children's books that have made me smile or even tear up ...

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Boost Your Toddler's Brain Development

Boost Your Toddler's Brain Development

As a parent we are always wondering - what can we do to help our child? We are told that 85% of brain growth occurs during the first 3 years of life and that this is a is critical time ...

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Local Farmer's Markets!

Local Farmer's Markets!

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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Children's Theatre Company Presents: "Seedfolks"

Children's Theatre Company Presents: "Seedfolks"

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Seedfolks, a world premiere developed by CTC through the new play development lab. Based on the Newbery Medal-winning book by Paul Fleischman, Seedfolks is about an immigrant neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio that ...

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Frozen is Coming to Minneapolis!

Frozen is Coming to Minneapolis!

Feld Entertainment, Inc., the worldwide leader in producing live touring family entertainment, today announced that its 34th Disney On Ice spectacular will bring the Academy Award® winning and number one animated feature film of all time, Disney's Frozen, to life. ...

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Pumpkin Magic Cake

Pumpkin Magic Cake

A friend of mine told me about a pumpkin cake she baked from one of her pins on Pinterest! She made it and her entire family loved it. It is a magic cake meaning the top layer actually falls down ...

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