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From the Assistant Publisher......

From the Assistant Publisher......

Click here to read this newsletter in it's entirety online.I hope you are all finding ways to stay warm. The cold weather came to stay I guess whether we wanted it or not. It is so hard to believe that ...

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2014 Macaroni Kid Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Macaroni Kid Holiday Gift Guide

The Holiday Season will be here before we know it. Here is the 2014 Macaroni Kid Holiday Gift Guide that features local merchants in your community.Find great ideas for everyone on your list or maybe you can pamper yourself. Sit ...

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

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

"Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life." -- A. J. Cronin "Let us be grateful ...

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Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaways........

Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaways........

If you are an Independent Consultant or own a business that you would like to be showcased in Macaroni Kid - Farmington, Apple Valley, Lakeville Holiday gift guide please email me at [email protected] and I will send you more information ...

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3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

As a resource in and for the community, Macaroni Kid is a strong advocate of and supporter for Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small businesses and local communities across the United States. That's why we're encouraging everyone to play ...

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Macaroni Menu: Turkey Cookies

Macaroni Menu: Turkey Cookies

My son loves to help cook and bake. I try to use treats he can help with when we are getting ready for an event. These cookies were perfect for him! He was able to count eyes and M&Ms, make ...

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Cereal Turkey

Cereal Turkey

Go ahead! Play with your food and create this adorable, colorful turkey for Thanksgiving. This is an easy, fun fine motor activity for kids of all ages. The best part is that you may even have the materials needed right ...

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Tips for the Perfect Turkey

Tips for the Perfect Turkey

When it comes to the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, you don't want to wing it. Some thoughtful preparation will go a long way toward achieving a tasty, juicy, just-perfect turkey. Thaw your bird slowly and safely. The safest method to thaw ...

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Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

The holiday season is just around the corner, and so is winter germ season. From gift buying, to decorating, to school activities, to baking, and the to-do list goes on and on; this time of the year is one in ...

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Too Much Turkey?

Too Much Turkey?

That 23-pound turkey you purchased seemed like a good idea idea, at the time, didn't it? Of course, post-Thanksgiving, you have too much leftover turkey and don't know what to do with it all. After the first few turkey sandwiches, ...

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Easy Thanksgiving Craft: “Thumbs”-giving Turkey

Easy Thanksgiving Craft: “Thumbs”-giving Turkey

This is an easy craft you can do with your kids in preparation for Thanksgiving.Materials Needed: Brown construction paper Scissors One medium google eye Washable glue Foam plate or plastic lid Washable red and yellow paint Red, orange, yellow, blue ...

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Make A Better World for Kids Mobile Game

Make A Better World for Kids Mobile Game

According to Online Education1, 65% of households in the United States play video games, and of those 'gamers,' the average time spent online is 18 hours per week. In fact, many parents and children depend on video games and apps ...

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Target + Toms for the Holidays

Target + Toms for the Holidays

I was at Target this weekend and was thrilled to discover that Target has partnered with Toms for the holidays. And clearly, I wasn't alone: in the 20 minutes we were there, not less than six different people stopped and ...

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Disney's All New FROZEN Sing-Along

Disney's All New FROZEN Sing-Along

Just in time for the holidays, gather the kids and get ready to sing your hearts out with Frozen Sing Along. Experience the hit musical comedy from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a new to DVD, full-length ...

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Minnesota Children’s Theatre Company presents the "Grinch"

Minnesota Children’s Theatre Company presents the "Grinch"

Whoville (Minneapolis, MN) - Children's Theatre Company (CTC) remounts the holiday classic Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, on stage November 11, 2014 to January 4, 2015on the UnitedHealth Group Stage. The stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss' How the ...

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Celebrating 40 Years: A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater

Celebrating 40 Years: A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, adapted by Crispin Whittell and directed by Joe Chvala is:Celebrating 40 Years at the Guthrie Theater! "This year marks the 40th annual production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the perennial favorite that received ...

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