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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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More Giveaways are on their way!

More Giveaways are on their way!

Some include: Disney on Ice, Harlem Globetrotters, Day out with Thomas, Triple Quick Popsicle Maker & more!If you have any requests, please leave a comment below and I will do my best to get that giveaway!

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Breakfast is a struggle in my house. The kids can never decide what they want. Once they do, they take forever to eat and we are rushing out the door. Then I realize that I neglected to eat breakfast myself!To ...

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Super Soccer Stars

Super Soccer Stars

My four year old son is taking Super Soccer Stars classes at IVC and he absolutely LOVES it. All week long he asks "How many more days till I have my soccer class?" it has been a great way for ...

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Macaroni Made: Pencil Magnets

Macaroni Made: Pencil Magnets

Supply lists. Permission Forms. Calendars. Artwork. A new school year inevitably brings with it stacks of paper that busy families need to keep track of. Keep the most important ones in plain sight with a school-themed magnet for your refrigerator ...

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Super Soccer Stars

Super Soccer Stars More locations in Orange County! Fall soccer is here and Super Soccer Stars is back with more locations in Orange County! Click the links below to see Fall schedules. Costa Mesa - TBD Harbor Day School -; ...

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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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5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read  with Your Kids

5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read with Your Kids

Brought to you by Brightly, a new resource to help parents grow readers.How many kids' books have ever made you straight up LOL? I can't count all the great children's books that have made me smile or even tear up ...

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Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Nothing tops the fragrant smell of cinnamon baked apples wafting through your home, or an impressive, yet simple, appetizer made from apple slices. As moms, we love apple season because it brings with it a plethora of healthy and affordable ...

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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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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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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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RUDOLPH THE RED–NOSED REINDEER®

RUDOLPH THE RED–NOSED REINDEER®

The RUDOLPH THE RED-;NOSED REINDEER® television special first aired on NBC December 6, 1964. Fifty years later, it has become a beloved Christmas classic—capturing the heart and wonder of generations of fans. Now with the all new Rudolph collection of ...

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Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into a TasteBook!

Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into a TasteBook!

Recipes connect us to our loved ones, and we want to cherish those memories. Maybe you have hand-written recipes filed in a recipe box, or have them printed out or saved in your email. But wouldn't it be great to ...

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Corn Dog Muffins

Corn Dog Muffins

With all the carnivals and fairs happening this season, you and your kids have probably eaten your share of Corn Dogs. The ever popular hot dog on a stick, covered in a corn batter, and fried may not be the ...

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How to Make a Balloon Topiary

How to Make a Balloon Topiary

Balloon Topiary - group balloons and ribbon streamers and attach to a dowel and push into the ground. SUPER easy decoration for the backyard.

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Make your own slime to clean or for the kids to play with!

Make your own slime to clean or for the kids to play with!

Make your own slime to clean those hard to reach crevices and more. If you get it on your clothes our carpet, don't worry,vinegar will dissolve it and voila!Here are the ingredients:---Liquid starch (1/2 cup) Sta- Flo can be found ...

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Perfect Picnic Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

Perfect Picnic Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

Summer is full of get-togethers with family and friends - picnics, pool parties, potlucks - and most require that you to "bring a dish to pass." Like most busy families, you're probably looking for a dish that the guests will ...

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Planning the Perfect Picnic

Planning the Perfect Picnic

Step up your alfresco dining with our ultimate picnic menu and tips. Start the picnic right by packing your basket with precision. Use stackable containers for each dish and make sure to pack enough plates, napkins and cutlery to go ...

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Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

"Banana boats" are a great summer dessert to make while camping or for a summer evening right in your own backyard. Make them over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. Any way you choose to make them, ...

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Volunteering

Teaching Kids the Importance of Volunteering

Giving back is one of the greatest gifts a person can experience, seeing first-hand how your time, expertise or effort can help make the lives of others better. Instilling that knowledge in children at an early age is a great ...

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What if $21 Could Keep Your Kid Safer?

What if $21 Could Keep Your Kid Safer?

Quick! Ask your kids what your name is. Did they say “mama”? Do they know your phone number? If 7 out of 10 kids get lost in their lives, chances are that your little one will go missing at some ...

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No Sweat: Facts About Perspiration

No Sweat: Facts About Perspiration

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT CAUSES SWEAT AND HOW TO STOP WETNESS AND ODOR WHAT IS SWEAT?It's a fluid made up of water, salt and potassium. Sweat can also contain fats and proteins.WHY DO WE PERSPIRE?Perspiration is the body's built-in cooling ...

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Five Beauty Tips for Travelers

Five Beauty Tips for Travelers

Whether you're traveling for work or play, you don't have space for your entire wardrobe or time for your full beauty routine. Here's how to simplify and still stay gorgeous. So pack light and relax! MINIMIZE MAKE-UPStreamline your makeup kit ...

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Preserve the Bounty of Summer

Preserve the Bounty of Summer

ENJOY THE GREAT TASTE OF SUMMER ALL YEAR LONG! TRY THESE DELICIOUS WAYS TO PRESERVE SOME OF THE SEASON'S HARVEST.BERRIESFreeze them!The easiest way to preserve summer berries is to freeze them. Wash and drain the fresh berries. Then, freeze in ...

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Is a CSA Right for your Family?

Is a CSA Right for your Family?

Considering a CSA for your family, but not sure what you get with the commitment? Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a great way to buy super-fresh, local produce directly from the farmer that grew it. If you are a family ...

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Let the Krazy Coupon Lady help you save!

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Michaels Kids Club

Michaels Kids Club

I don't know about you but, I don't have too much free time and when I do, I like to be creative and work on crafts and projects. My kids also love to do crafts and projcts whenever they are ...

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Pirate's Dinner Show

Pirate's Dinner Show

Enter to get a free ticket on your birthday, click here!!! :)

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