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What's Happening This Week

What's Happening This Week

**Click Here to view our complete Newsletter - images and all! The holiday season is in full swing! I can't believe how quickly Christmas is creeping up on us! I hope everyone enjoys the great events happening around town. The ...

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Macaroni Kid Holiday Family Fun Day & Expo

Macaroni Kid Holiday Family Fun Day & Expo

Join us for shopping, FREE photos with Santa from 10am - 12pm, FREE make & take crafts, prizes and more! Saturday, December 13th 9am - 2pm Coon Rapids Ice Center Get your free professional Santa photos from Divine Photography from ...

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All Sorts of Holiday Family Fun!

All Sorts of Holiday Family Fun!

We can smell the holiday baking from here. Don't miss this huge collection from Kids Activities Blog of 75 of the Best Christmas Cookies. There are even gluten-free and healthy cookies on the list!If you are looking forward to entertaining ...

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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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Put Travel Under the Tree With Starwood Resorts

Put Travel Under the Tree With Starwood Resorts

There is plenty to love about winter: That first snowfall, cozy sweaters, cuddling in front of a fire, hot chocolate with marshmallows. Of course, a few weeks into winter, you may start to wonder what all the fuss is about. ...

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Science Adventures Delivered to Your Door!

Science Adventures Delivered to Your Door!

With gift giving planning now in full swing, you may find yourself with grandparents asking for suggestions for great gifts for kids. We have a suggestion that is fun, educational, and around much longer than a day. In fact, this ...

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Start a holiday reading tradition

Start a holiday reading tradition

During this crazy time of year, it's easy to get so wrapped up in the gifts we're buying for our kids that we forget that the best holiday memories, the things kids really remember, come from the time we spend ...

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The Gift of a Good Morning

The Gift of a Good Morning

Ah…winter mornings. Cold and dark, the alarm goes off at 6:10 to give me enough time to let the dogs out, make lunch for the kids and wake my son for middle school. More often than I care to admit, ...

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Cute Holiday Treats: Reindeer Cupcakes

Cute Holiday Treats: Reindeer Cupcakes

Seriously cute and seriously delicious, these Reindeer Cupcakes will be the life of the party, no matter the age of your guests. The best part is that these are yet another way to make some magical moments with your family ...

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Hanukkah Craft ~ Pasta Menorah

Hanukkah Craft ~ Pasta Menorah

This Hanukkah Menorah craft will appeal to kids of all ages. It allows for lots of creativity in both color selection, design and candle holder placement. To make your pasta menorah, you will need the following: Lasagna - 1 uncooked ...

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Toilet Paper Roll Ornament

Toilet Paper Roll Ornament

Need a holiday project for your scout troop, classroom or kiddos on the weekend? These toilet paper roll ornaments look so pretty hanging on the tree that no one will guess you used a recycled household find to create them!You'll ...

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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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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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Refrigerator Rules

Refrigerator Rules

Thanksgiving leftovers are quite often looked forward to as much as the big meal itself. (Open-faced turkey sandwiches smothered in cranberry sauce and gravy, anyone?) However, it's easy to forget safety matters when dealing with the storage of leftovers, especially ...

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Contact Me!

Contact Me!

Feel free to Contact us at anytime! This is your local connection to family and kid events in and around Maple Grove and Champlin! If you have an event coming up, let us know about it so we can get ...

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