Santa Sightings and Holiday Happenings 2016 {UPDATED}

Santa Sightings and Holiday Happenings 2016 {UPDATED}

It's the most wonderful time of the year! We still have about 24 days of decorating, shopping, wrapping, baking, and merry-making ... Okay, so I didn't say it was the most relaxing time of the year. In fact, it can ...

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Shop Local All Season Long {Updated}

Shop Local All Season Long {Updated}

As a resource in and for the community, Macaroni Kid is a strong advocate of and supporter of shopping small LOCAL businesses. That's why we're encouraging everyone to play a role in supporting small and locally owned businesses this holiday ...

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Improve Your Family Food Attitude and End The Food Fight

Improve Your Family Food Attitude and End The Food Fight

The media bombards us with food messages daily, “Eat whole grains”, “Five servings of fruits and veggies a day”, “Avoid refined sugar”. We hear these messages everywhere, as do our children, but the follow-through is where most of us struggle. ...

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Making a New Santa Tradition at Grand Ridge Plaza

Making a New Santa Tradition at Grand Ridge Plaza

Let's face it, I don't have many more years of taking my daughter to see Santa, and in fact, she was starting to rethink the idea this year. Her biggest complaint? Waiting in line. Lucky for us, we have an ...

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Holiday Light Displays You Don't Want to Miss

Holiday Light Displays You Don't Want to Miss

This list, your car keys, some holiday music, and a little enthusiasm makes for a fun family outing! DISCLAIMER: Diana and I have done our best to confirm these locations. Be sure to check back here and on our Facebook ...

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Local Christmas Tree Farms

Local Christmas Tree Farms

It's time to deck the halls and toss tinsel on the tree! Macaroni Kid is happy to support local family-owned tree farms by giving our readers a rundown of your tree cutting options! CARNATION Carnation Tree Farm WHAT: gift shop, ...

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5 Autobiographies for Middle and High School Students

5 Autobiographies for Middle and High School Students

From the Recommended Reading List, this is a collection of autobiographies that are candid, expressive, and thought provoking. Taking place in different eras and locations, each title provides its own unique perspective and narrative. Boy by Roald Dahl Readers between ...

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Salt Dough Ornament

Salt Dough Ornament

Every year I like to make a Salt Dough Ornament with my kids and hang it on the tree. This is such a simple craft to do with your kids and can make great gifts for grandparents or a gift ...

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