From the Publisher . . .

From the Publisher . . .

Hello everyone~I hope you are having a wonderful week. I have been decorating the house for Christmas. It has been nice to actually have the time instead of rushing to get it done. A latte, a fire in the fireplace ...

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Inspiration . . .

Inspiration . . .

"In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold." ~Ben Aaronovitch"It seems like everything sleeps in winter, but it's really a time of renewal and reflection." ~ Elizabeth Camden"Time spent playing with a child ...

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Cirque Dreams Holidaze this weekend at Northrop at the U of M!

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE LIGHTS UP NORTHROP AT THE U OF M WITH OVER 300 COSTUMES, 20 ACTS, AND 30 PERFORMERS DECEMBER 9-11 Tickets On Sale Now! (Minneapolis, MN) — Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2016 holiday season with its ...

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2016 Holiday Happenings in and around the Community

2016 Holiday Happenings in and around the Community

Here is a list of Holiday Happenings in and around the community. Please double check to be sure event hasn't been cancelled before attending. Enjoy the holiday season. I love to see the holidays/Christmas through the eyes of a child. ...

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32 Creative and Crazy Ideas for Your Christmas Elf!

32 Creative and Crazy Ideas for Your Christmas Elf!

Anyone who knows me also knows that I am ELF OBSESSED!!! YES, I am one of those moms who spends her Holidays moving this little guy from one crazy scene to the next. I have been doing it since we ...

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LEGO Dimensions - A Hot Holiday Pick!

LEGO Dimensions - A Hot Holiday Pick!

Last weekend we had a get-together for Mac Kid families to come and try out LEGO Dimensions. We were given a complimentary copy of the game and several expansion packs to play with our subscribers so we could all try ...

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Real Life Lessons & Exciting Adventures Abound in "Dinotrux"

Real Life Lessons & Exciting Adventures Abound in "Dinotrux"

As a mom of two young boys, everything in our life seems to revolve around trucks, trains, cars, dinosaurs, and all things boy! We spend the majority of our day playing, reading, and learning new things, but we do enjoy ...

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The Ultimate Holiday Cookie List

The Ultimate Holiday Cookie List

Macaroni Kid and Eggland's Best teamed up to bring you The Ultimate Holiday Cookie List for 2016! After sorting through so many delicious recipes and wonderful family stories, we picked the Top 12 cookie recipes to get you through the ...

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‘Tis the Season for Overalls!

‘Tis the Season for Overalls!

The holidays are all about tradition, and nothing says classic more than a pair of OshKosh B'gosh overalls. The holiday B'gosh Believe collection invites you to dress your little girl in this Plaid Corduroy Jumper or these Floral Corduroy Overalls. ...

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Snowman Cupcakes

Snowman Cupcakes

Winter is not complete until you make at least one snowman... but I am not a fan of the cold, so I created one that is easy to make and won't melt indoors! This is a fun, edible craft kiddos ...

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Metro Dance Center in Shoreview-

Are you looking for a local dance center for your child/children? Metro Dance Center located in Shoreview, Minnesota has provided quality dance instruction in a fun, positive, family-oriented environment since 1976. They offer a variety of recreational classes including tap, ...

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Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Preschool

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Preschool

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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CTC's Cinderella playing now through Jan. 8

CTC's Cinderella playing now through Jan. 8

An Outrageous Holiday Favorite Returns with Children's Theatre Company's Cinderella Includes Brand New Gags, Songs and Hilarity November 8, 2016 -; January 8, 2017 Minneapolis -; Children's Theatre Company (CTC) presents the back-by-popular-demand production of Cinderella. This rambunctious musical originally ...

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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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