From the Publisher . . .

From the Publisher . . .

Ugg, the hot weather is horrible! Not a fan of the humidity. When it is hard to breathe you know it is too hot. Trying to find indoor activities for the most part this week. I LOVE summer weather but ...

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Inspiration.....

When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce BrothersTo us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. ~Barbara Bush “Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -; very ...

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Macaroni Kid WBL - SV & Surrounding Communities Calendar

Macaroni Kid WBL - SV & Surrounding Communities Calendar

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Work At Home Spotlight

Work At Home Spotlight

Are you a consultant from a direct sales company? Are you looking to showcase the products that you are passionate about with others? Are you looking to grow your team? We may be able to help you do so.Macaroni Kid-Farmington, ...

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10 Great Non-Toy Birthday Gift Ideas

10 Great Non-Toy Birthday Gift Ideas

1. Memberships -; An individual or family membership to a local organization makes a great gift that keeps giving! There are so many choices that can be tailored to a child's or family's interest. Some great choices are the local ...

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A Charitable Trend in Parties

A Charitable Trend in Parties

There's a new trend in children's birthday parties that moms (and dads!) will love as much as we do.Increasingly, elementary school-aged children are invited to parties with a charitable goal. Along with coming to celebrate at the party, guests are ...

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Chocolate Mint Birthday Cake

Chocolate Mint Birthday Cake

Everyone in our family loves this cake, so we thought we would share it with you! It's great alone or served with a little vanilla ice cream. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Chocolate Cake What ...

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Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day. No question it's one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind & body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and yes ...

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Plan a Farm Birthday Party!

Plan a Farm Birthday Party!

I created a Farm theme for my son's 3rd birthday party. Here's how I did it. Decorations - I used plain colored plastic table cloths in primary colors and white. On the white one, my older kids colored cow spots ...

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Thomas the Tank returns to North Shore Scenic Railroad

Thomas the Tank returns to North Shore Scenic Railroad

Duluth, MN — Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to team up with him for a day of family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016. Children everywhere can join Team ...

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Renaissance Festival Lease Extended to 2019!

Renaissance Festival Lease Extended to 2019!

SHAKOPEE, MN -; Mid-America Festivals is pleased to announce that the Minnesota Renaissance Festival will be at their current location through 2019. Our initial season in our new home will be 2020. “We are grateful for the outpouring of support ...

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Sensory-Friendly Experience of Disney's THE LION KING

Sensory-Friendly Experience of Disney's THE LION KING July 21, 2016 A special performance with customized services - Saturday, July 30 at the historic Orpheum Theatre By: Sponsored content MINNEAPOLIS—Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that it will be offering a sensory-friendly ...

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The Wild Whale-of-a-Tale Pinocchio Kicks off CTC’s 51st Season in July

The Wild Whale-of-a-Tale Pinocchio Kicks off CTC’s 51st Season in July

(Minneapolis, MN)-;Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is thrilled to kick off the new season with the acclaimed return of Pinocchio, the clever adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic Italian folk tale that dazzled CTC audiences when it premiered in 2013. The production ...

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Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Preschool & 2016/2017 Brochure

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Preschool & 2016/2017 Brochure

Shepherd of the Hills Preschool is an outreach ministry of Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church, who's Mission Statement is to reach, ignite and empower people for Jesus. At Shepherd, we believe each child is a unique individual, with ...

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2016 Farmer's Markets

2016 Farmer's Markets

Mahtomedi Area Farmers' Market When: Saturdays, June 25 through July 23rdWhere: Triangle Park, 93 Mahtomedi Avenue Time: 8:00 a.m. to noonFarmer's Market @ Shepherd of the Hills in ShoreviewWhen: Wednesdays from July 21 - October 12Where: Shepherd of the Hills, ...

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

2016 Friday Night FlicksWhere: Shoreview Haffeman Pavilion, 4580 Victoria St. N., Shoreview, MN 55126When: Fridays August 12 The Good Dinosaur (PG) | 8:30pm August 19 Minions (PG) | 8:10pm August 26 Viewer's choice Time: DuskCost: Free but concessions will be ...

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Summer Kids Movie Series

Summer Kids Movie Series

SUMMER KID SERIES 2016 @ Carmike Wynnsong 15 Theatre in Mounds View The Summer Kids Series. Summer Fun for kids of all ages. Every Thursday @ 10:00AM. When: Thursdays June 16 through Thursday, August 18, 2016Time: 10:00 am Cost: $4.00 ...

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Summer Puppet Wagons in Shoreview Parks

School's out and what a better time to come and check out the Shoreview Puppet Wagon. This free event is brought to you in the Shoreview Parks listed below. These puppet shows are free to attend and no preregistration is ...

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2016 Outdoor Summer Concerts

2016 Outdoor Summer Concerts

Summer Music in the Park in Mounds ViewWhere: Silver View Park, Mounds ViewWhen: Thursdays July 21, The Bazillions August 18, Church of Cash Time: 7:00 pmCost: FreeWhat: Pack a chair and a picnic and come to Silver View Park to ...

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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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2016 Summer Festivals & Fairs

2016 Summer Festivals & Fairs

Minnesota State Fair When: August 25th through September 5th Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds About: What began in 1854 as a territorial fair to highlight agriculture and encourage farming in the region became the Minnesota State Fair in 1859, a year ...

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Educational Resources

Educational Resources

PUBLIC SCHOOLS & EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION RESOURCESMounds View Public Schools - Click HereEarly Childhood Family Education (MV Schools) - Click HereWhite Bear Lake Public Schools - Click HereEarly Childhood Family Education (WBL Schools) - Click HereMahtomedi Public Schools - ...

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Ideas to Find Your Family Fun!

Ideas to Find Your Family Fun!

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. INDOOR WATER PARKS: Water Park of America Click HereWater Park at ...

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