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Welcome Friends!

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 hope you are all enjoying this new "fall" weather that was brought to us overnight. With the chill in the air it always reminds me of the wonderful trips to the apple orchards, walking in the leaves, and enjoying ...

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

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

Kid Quotes:"Sometimes the smallest things take up the most space in your heart.""If a child can't learn in the way we teach, maybe we should teach in the way they should learn.""Be so happy that when people look at you, ...

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Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale (New Location)

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale (New Location)

Hundreds of area parents eagerly await what is known as Consignment Sale Season. Consignment sales events are growing in popularity as word spreads about the advantages of consigning, shopping and volunteering. • Consignors set their own prices and prepare the ...

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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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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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Tips For Picking the Best Apples This Season

Tips For Picking the Best Apples This Season

Apple picking is a favorite fall activity for families - visiting the orchard, breathing in the crisp air, and enjoying the time together.Apples are a favorite fruit of many and are one of the easiest fruits to pick and use. ...

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Apple Goodness: A Tasty Treat for Fall

Apple Goodness: A Tasty Treat for Fall

Fall officially begins this month, which means trips to the apple orchard and (quite possibly) an over abundance of the fruit.This recipe for Apple Goodness makes a delicious dip for any type of apples. Get the kids involved by letting ...

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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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8 Snack Duty Do's and Don'ts for Parents

Think back to before you had kids; did you ever imagine SNACKS would be such a big deal? Every parent knows kids LOVE when it's your turn to bring snack - and snack duty done well (or well-enough) leaves our ...

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Hot Mess: How to Stop Summer Hair Damage

Hot Mess: How to Stop Summer Hair Damage

Sun! Surf! Sand! Split ends! Summer can be hard on your hair. Beauty expert Susie Galvez, author of You Are So Going to Thank Me for This…, reveals how to solve some common problems.SUN DAMAGEThe sun can fade color and ...

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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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Make Time for Reading

Make Time for Reading

As we settle back into our busy school routines, it can be hard to make time for kids to sit down with a book between soccer practice, piano lessons, and homework. But studies show that reading with our kids is ...

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Visit An Alpaca Farm

Visit An Alpaca Farm

September brings to mind thoughts of school being back in session, apple harvests, alpaca farms…ALPACA FARMS? For the last several years, alpaca enthusiasts have opened their farms and ranches to visitors the fourth weekend in September in an effort to ...

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2014 Renaissance Festival

2014 Renaissance Festival

Hear Ye Hear Ye the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is pleased to announce the arrival of new family friendly activities for 2014. These new events and activities are sure to excite the knight or princess in your life. So gather up ...

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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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Back to School Bookmarks

Back to School Bookmarks

Inspire a love of reading this school year with specially-made bookmarks that use "leftovers" from breakfast.Materials Cardboard cereal, cookie or cracker boxes Scissors Hole punch Yarn Stickers and stamps to use for decorating Directions For each bookmark, cut a piece ...

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Celebrate National Play-Doh Day on September 16th

Celebrate National Play-Doh Day on September 16th

Play-Doh. You used it as a child and we're betting that your kids have at least one can in their own collection.September 16th marks National Play-Doh day, a time to celebrate the iconic children's toy/activity that has helped kids create ...

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Corn Dog Muffins

Corn Dog Muffins

With all the carnivals and fairs happening this season, you and your kids have probably eaten your share of Corn Dogs. The ever popular hot dog on a stick, covered in a corn batter, and fried may not be the ...

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Easy Prep Tailgate Treats

Easy Prep Tailgate Treats

There's nothing more fun than themed treats for your next tailgate party. But as busy families we want something that will come together quickly and still taste great, right? Here are five simple and delicious tailgate treats, ranging from dessert ...

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Fall Imagination

Fall Imagination

Here is a fun way for kids of all ages to get creative with leaves. Start by giving your kids a bag and sending them outside to collect leaves. Encourage them to get many different shapes and colors.For added fun, ...

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Macaroni Learning: Grocery Store Busy Book

Macaroni Learning: Grocery Store Busy Book

It's a fantasy of many moms to go to the grocery store alone - without kids in tow. What a luxury to cruise the aisles in peace and linger a little longer in the the ice cream section to discover ...

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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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