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From the Assistant Publisher......

From the Assistant Publisher......

This time of year is always a wondrous time for me with all the family gatherings, the time spent on preparing and making gifts for others. However, it can also be such a stressful time. There is always so much ...

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

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

"The best gift in life is your kids. When they smile at you, tell you they love you and kiss you goodnight you know all the hard work is worthwhile.""I may not be able to give my kids everything they ...

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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 - Farmington, Lakeville & Apple ValleyHoliday Gift Guide that features local merchants in your community.Find great ideas for everyone on your list or maybe ...

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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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What To Do With All Those Christmas Cards

What To Do With All Those Christmas Cards

If you are like our family, you get numerous Christmas cards in the mail. Many families are now sending picture cards. I love receiving them and seeing how big the kids have gotten and taking the time to think about ...

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DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

I am a holiday card hoarder. Last week while decorating the tree, my husband found all of the Christmas cards from last year in our ornament box. I just cannot throw them out. Then I read about upcycling last year's ...

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Vegetable Wreath Appetizer

Vegetable Wreath Appetizer

A fun way to get kids to eat their veggies is to make it look like something else. This holiday season, arrange your veggie tray like a wreath for a fun presentation that all ages will love!What you need: Round ...

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Create a Life-Sized Gingerbread House

Create a Life-Sized Gingerbread House

Your kids will have so much fun this holiday season with a gingerbread house that is just their size! You can make this with any size box you have available - check with your local appliance store for two stove ...

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From Frozen Slow Cooker Pork Roast Chili

From Frozen Slow Cooker Pork Roast Chili

Say what?! You can put a frozen roast in the crock pot? Why yes you can! I love using my slow cooker, especially when we have a busy day ahead. The only problem? Remembering to take the roast out of ...

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How to Host the Perfect Family Game Night

How to Host the Perfect Family Game Night

With technology these days, it seems that everyone can be sitting next to each other on the couch, but not even be aware that anyone else is in the same room. Board games are a great way for families to ...

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2014/2015  Minnesota Winter Family Fun

2014/2015 Minnesota Winter Family Fun

For those of you who love an adventure and have a love for the outdoors despite the winter weather, or if you love the season but hate the cold. There is something for everyone and here is a list of ...

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Congratulations to the Disney On Ice Winners!

Congratulations to the Disney On Ice Winners!

Congratulations to the following winners to entered the giveaway for a Family 4 pack of Tickets to Disney On Ice, Worlds of Fantasy. I hope you had a great time! Winners were: Jill A, Lynette M, Trisha W, Shannon B, ...

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Family Swim School, Eagan and Lakeville Locations

You've heard the guidelines, you've read the research: children aged 5 to 17 should accumulate at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day; screen time and sedentary behavior are the enemies of the healthy child. You know the benefits ...

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Teen Talent .....

Teen Talent .....

On Stage at Local Schools:Eastview High School Presents: Bravo 2014 SeasonsWhen: Starts December 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 @ 7:30 p.m. and December 14 @ 2:00 p.m. and a Senior Citizen Free Preview on December 17th @ 3:30 p.m.Ticket ...

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