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From the Assistant Publisher......

From the Assistant Publisher......

With the kids back in school The picture I posted brings back many memories as both of these boys are now 7th graders. Where has the time gone? I hope you have all gotten acclimated to your new routine. Along ...

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

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

"Autumn, the year's last, loviest smile." "By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer." "Everyone must find time to sit and watch the leaves turn.""An apple a day keeps ...

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Just Between Friends Eagan Fall Kids Consignment Sale

Just Between Friends Eagan Fall Kids Consignment Sale

Are you a mom who loves BARGAINS? Just Between Friends Eagan will hold its Fall Children's Consignment Sale September 12-15th at the High Performance Academy in Eagan. This twice yearly children's & maternity consignment sale will feature over 400 moms ...

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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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Let's Dish - Apple Valley Location

For a decade in the Twin Cities, Let's Dish! has revolutionized the way busy families put dinner on the table. And it's not fast food — it's homemade food prepared with fresh ingredients. At Let's Dish! stores, customers make delicious, ...

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LET’S PLAY! MUSIC TOGETHER EXPANDS INTO BURNSVILLE

LET’S PLAY! MUSIC TOGETHER EXPANDS INTO BURNSVILLE

Burnsville, MN, September 2014 — Let's Play! Music Together, will open its newest location for Music Together® classes, the leading international early childhood music education program, in Burnsville this fall. Classes for children age Birth-5 and the adults who love ...

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Renaissance Festival

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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Time Capsule for Kids

The Alexander Ramsey House is one of the nation's best preserved Victorian-era houses, the home offers a glimpse into the 1870s life of Alexander Ramsey, Minnesota's first territorial governor, and his family. Time Capsule for Kids Children and their parents ...

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Social Skills 101

As parents, we often hear about the importance of our children developing healthy social skills. But, what exactly does that mean? In this article, a licensed therapist will address some common questions parents may ask about helping their children develop ...

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A Taste of Better: NatureBox

A Taste of Better: NatureBox

As busy moms, we are always searching for a variety of healthy, quick snacks for our families. As we rush our kids to the bus, field or after school activity, it is so easy to reach for a bag of ...

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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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Farmers' Market Listing

Farmers' Market Listing

It's the season for fresh-grown deliciousness! In order to keep the weekly calendar of events easy to navigate, I've compiled a list of area Farmer's Markets below. If you know of a market that I have missed, please email me. ...

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I Could Have Danced All Night!

I Could Have Danced All Night!

My Fair Lady, one of the most revered transformational stories of all time, is now at Guthrie Theater until August 31st. This musical, adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play, made famous on the stage by Julie Andrews, and later on ...

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51 Fun Things to do in the Twin Cities

Looking for something to do this weekend? At MacKid, we want to make it easy for you; here is our list of great places to check out for family-friendly things to do in the Twin Cities. Visit the website links ...

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Kids Eat FREE (or cheap)! Directory

Kids Eat FREE (or cheap)! Directory

Our very own LOCAL Kids Eat FREE (or Cheap) directory. Eating out with your entire family can certainly be pricey, but luckily, more and more restaurants are now offering Kid's Nights with reduced or free meals for the kids. I ...

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