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Halloween is Monday!

Halloween is Monday!

This is going to be a crazy weekend for us. Not only do I want to take my kids out to do some Halloween events, we still need to carve pumpkins (talk about waiting until the last minute). I am ...

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Basically Ballroom Dance Lessons Giveaway

Basically Ballroom Dance Lessons Giveaway

Our sponsor, Basically Ballroom, with instructor Gabrielle Takacs, is offering Macaroni Kid readers a unique giveaway. When you enter the giveaway, you can choose whether you want to win two private adult lessons (almost $100 value) OR four children's classes ...

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Halloween 2011 Family Fun: Events, Crafts, Recipes

Halloween 2011 Family Fun: Events, Crafts, Recipes

Halloween Events for 2011 Click here for Halloween Events and activities for Halloween Weekend 2011. Disclaimer: I try to give hints about ages when they are included in the description or based on the description. As parents, you know your ...

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Halloween Events 2011: Have a Haunted Halloween!

Halloween Events 2011: Have a Haunted Halloween!

It is Halloween weekend! To really get into the spirit, try one of these events, from scary to cute. Haunts: The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce in Bristol, CT-for older kids Trail of Terror in Wallingford, CT--for teens Nightmare Fair: ...

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Lime Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Lime Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

These are delicious sprinkled on soups and salads, and eaten as a snack. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons of lime juice 1 teaspoon of salt 2 cups of raw pumpkin seeds Directions: In small bowl mix lime juice and salt until salt ...

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Ghostly Craft

Ghostly Craft

Ghost feet! This is fun and easy. You can use as much or as little decorating as you want with these. Materials: White paper Pencil or marker to trace Googly eyes (or black marker) Children's feet! glitter, crayons or anything ...

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Exclusive Discount for Macaroni Kid Readers!

If your kids enjoy the Phineas and Ferb TV show (and most kids do), then you will love the Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! show. In town for one day only on Saturday, November 19th. Get your ...

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How to Get Your Teen to Talk: Teen Tip

A mom of five passed on this tip. Get in the car with your teen and turn on the music. After driving for a little while, turn off the music. She swears they can't help but fill the silence. She ...

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Patch.com and Heidi Klum Halloween Costume Contest

Patch.com and Heidi Klum Halloween Costume Contest

It makes sense for Heidi Klum to be involved in a costume contest. With her modeling history and hosting Project Runway, she has had a lot of opportunities to be around creative clothes. Now Patch.com and Heidi Klum are teaming ...

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Mom's Night Out at Alef Bet Preschool in Southbury

Mom's Night Out at Alef Bet Preschool in Southbury

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled one we are well underway to recovering from the massive power outages. Everyone knows Mom needs a night off occasionally. Sometimes those nights need to be spent relaxing by yourself with ...

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Weekend Picks and Highlights!

Weekend Picks and Highlights!

Here is are some great weekend events grouped into categories. My favorite category is free! Free and Cheap: Tech Fest 2011 by Nonnewaug High School FIRST Robotics Team at Nonnewaug High School in Waterbury, CT--Free Meet Nathan Kress from iCarly ...

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