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Welcome to Western Monmouth Macaroni Kid...

Welcome to Western Monmouth Macaroni Kid...

Hey there McMamas and Papas:Yeah, spring weather has finally arrived AND the kids are back in school!This coming week is Earth Day, and I am not really one of those earth-hugging mamas. In fact, I have a terrible habit of ...

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Spring House Cleaning  ~ Mac Kid Special $50 off

Spring House Cleaning ~ Mac Kid Special $50 off

Many of our Macaroni Kid readers (including myself) have called and emailed me to rave about how wonderful Vanda and Vanessa's have been in their homes. Time to try it out for yourself! I have complete trust when they're in ...

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GIVEAWAY ~ A Week of School of Rock Camp -Plus 20% Discount

GIVEAWAY ~ A Week of School of Rock Camp -Plus 20% Discount

Sheri from Macaroni Kid says - "Love, Love, Love School of Rock. The staff is truly amazing. My daughters have been really enjoying attending the school."Enter to win a week of Summer Camp by clicking here.They can be reached at ...

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Laurie Berkner at iPlay America ~Discount Code

Laurie Berkner at iPlay America ~Discount Code

iPlay America's Event Center will welcome the “Queen of Children's Music” Laurie Berkner, June 14 for two concerts. Berkner and her band play upbeat songs, written just for young children that get families dancing in the aisles and singing along. ...

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Spring Makeover's~Alex at Metro ~Complimentary Cut with Hair Color

Spring Makeover's~Alex at Metro ~Complimentary Cut with Hair Color

It's time to get your hair ready for Spring! New clients of Alex (pictured below) will receive a complimentary hair cut with any color. Valid thru 5/15/15.Call 732-536-0900 to book your appointment with Alex at Metro Salon. Metro Salon is ...

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Donna's Caketastic Creations~ Occasion Cakes ~ Cake Decorating Parties

Donna's Caketastic Creations~ Occasion Cakes ~ Cake Decorating Parties

Donna's Caketastic Creations offers cake/cookie decorating parties as well as occasion cakes! For the parties everything is brought to your location of choice to give your child/adult the best party ever! Macaroni Kid Discount - Mention Mac Kid and receive ...

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Stop the (Sibling) Insanity!

Stop the (Sibling) Insanity!

Are you being driven crazy by constant sibling fighting? Rivalry, competition, jealousy, and taunting? According to one study, siblings ages 3-7 fight, on average, 7 times per hour. What's a mama to do? The Mother Company is here to help.Ruby's ...

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$15 Gel Polish ~ Metro Salon, Marlboro ~ Liza or Sue

$15 Gel Polish ~ Metro Salon, Marlboro ~ Liza or Sue

Book with Liza or Sue and you can get half off a Gel Polish, $15 regularly $30 through 4/30/15.Book your appointments now. Just mention Macaroni Kid.Call 732-536-0900 to schedule your appointment. Book early. Metro is located at 140 US Highway ...

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Reuse, Reduce and Upcycle for Earth Day!

Reuse, Reduce and Upcycle for Earth Day!

Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22nd and a good reminder for me at least to try and be more conservative about what I throw away, reuse and recycle. Here are some things I've been working on! Three uses for newspaper ...

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Support Empty Bowls...Glaze a Ceramic Bowl to Feed the Hungry

Support Empty Bowls...Glaze a Ceramic Bowl to Feed the Hungry

Looking for something to do with the kids over Spring Break AND support a great cause? Please come and invite your friends to paint and glaze a ceramic bowl to support My Hometown's event, Empty Bowls.* The bowl that you ...

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Whip Up a Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Whip Up a Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Love chocolate? Here's a healthy treat for those with a sweet tooth. And it's a great recipe for a dairy and gluten free diet.Serving size: 1 cup (add ingredients accordingly to make bigger batch)Ingredients:• 1 ripe avocado • 1/4 cup ...

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Happy Tot Love My Veggies

Happy Tot Love My Veggies

Did You Know? Carrots are not always orange! They can also be found in purple, white, red or yellow! Carrots originated around 900-1000 A.D. in Afghanistan. Today, they provide 30% of the vitamin A in the US diet which is ...

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Easy Ways for Your Family to "Go Green"

Easy Ways for Your Family to "Go Green"

April 22nd marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized as the official holiday of the environmental movement. It's an opportunity for us to think about our impact on the Earth and to ...

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Celebrate Earth Day With These Great Tips!

Celebrate Earth Day With These Great Tips!

Phantom Electric: This is not from an episode of Scooby Doo. It's the electric still being used when all your appliances are plugged in but not actually turned on. I unplug all my appliances when I'm not using them. Kitchen ...

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Earth Day Idea...What to Do With Empty Milk Jugs

Earth Day Idea...What to Do With Empty Milk Jugs

Upon doing a little research, I have discovered more ways than I count for things to do with empty gallon milk jugs. Which is a good thing because my family is full of milk drinkers. We easily go through 2-3 ...

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Earth Day Craft: Recycled Crayons

Earth Day Craft: Recycled Crayons

April 22nd is the celebration of Earth Day, a time to appreciate nature and the environment and find ways to keep the planet clean. One of the easiest ways to introduce this to kids is through the idea of "Reduce, ...

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Garden Dirt Pie--Perfect Treat for Earth Day!

Garden Dirt Pie--Perfect Treat for Earth Day!

Here's a family favorite dessert. You can make it several ways, feel free to tweak the recipe a bit. It is so yummy and kids love to help make it! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 (8 ounce) package light ...

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Budget-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Budget-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Want to keep your child's toy box from over flowing with “stuff” but still give him a few new things to play with? Invite some friends over for a toy swap! It's a great way to clean some extra things ...

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How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

Legend has it that if you build a tiny house in your yard, you just might attract a fairy or gnome. Here are a few tips for making your magical guest feel right at home.Step 1. Grab a basket and ...

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Be sure to find us on facebook!! We're known to get a last minute, quick giveaway and that's where we'll put it up!! Or if we hear of a fun event that we think you'd enjoy, that's the place you'll ...

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Macaroni Kid Western Monmouth

Macaroni Kid Western Monmouth

Macaroni Kid is a FREE e-newsletter and website full of family-friendly events and activities in our area. Sign up for our e-newsletter: www.marlboro-manalapan.macaronikid.com/subscribe/ Also on Like us on Facebook for all the updates at https://www.facebook.com/MacaroniKidWesternMonmouth

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Local Indoor Places to Take Your Kids....

Local Indoor Places to Take Your Kids....

Looking for indoor places to take the kids? Whether they like to bounce, skate, golf, run, jump, play games, paint, or even get a beauty makeover, there is something for everyone on our lists of local places to go for ...

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Where-to-Go Wednesdays

Where-to-Go Wednesdays

Local mom, Jeryl Marcus, blogs with her daughter on places to go with kids in the tri-state area. Here are some of their reviews from their blog "Says Me, Says Mom" of fun places to take the kids!Here are her ...

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