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Celebrating Earth Day... and April Vacation!

Celebrating Earth Day... and April Vacation!

Kick off April Vacation by celebrating Earth Day with the environmentally-related crafts, activities, and more that you'll find in this week's e-newsletter. Whether you're planning a staycation or heading out, Macaroni Kid has you covered!In this issue of Newburyport Macaroni ...

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Winner of the Disney Junior Live On Tour Ticket Giveaway

Winner of the Disney Junior Live On Tour Ticket Giveaway

Congratulations to Heather M. of Topsfield, MA! You're the winner of a Family 4-pack of tickets to see Disney Junior Live On Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure at Boston University's Agganis Arena on May 2, 2014.All Macaroni Kid fans can ...

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Tips for Eating Healthy This Spring

Spring has sprung and summer is on the horizon, which means we're all trying to cut back and eat healthier. But with a schedule that's jam-packed with soccer games, concerts, and play dates, who has time to plan, let alone ...

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Take a Spring Break at Home This Year

Take a Spring Break at Home This Year

It was a hard winter. Many schools used up every snow day, meaning no spring break trips for many families. Even though 70 percent of families in a recent MacKid poll said that they WOULD take their kids out of ...

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Duct Tape Flip Flops

Duct Tape Flip Flops

Material:Duct tape (is pretty much all you need), but you can also use some old flip flops for your template, and pipe cleaners as the "straps". If you would like to make your flip flops more durable, you can trace ...

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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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Snickerdoodle Blondies

Snickerdoodle Blondies

Everyone loves Snickerdoodle Cookies, right? This recipe for Snickerdoodle Blondies takes it to a whole new level. They are moist and chewy, go perfectly with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk, and will make your house smell ...

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Roasted Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Roasted Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Just a few minutes of prep and your slow cooker are all your need to roast a whole chicken for your next family dinner! What you need: 1 Whole Chicken 2 TBSP Olive Oil 2 TBSP Melted Butter Seasonings (I ...

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Family Night Corner

Family Night Corner

We've been in our home for about two years now, and this is the first year that we are attempting to plant a garden. Traditionally, I have a bit of a black thumb when it comes to indoor plants, but ...

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Lucy's Bookshelf

Lucy's Bookshelf

The inscription in the front of this book reads "For those who protect wild places and care for wild things", making this a perfect Earth Day story. It takes place in springtime, and shares a day in the life of ...

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ABC's of Macaroni Kid

ABC's of Macaroni Kid

Welcome to Newburyport Macaroni Kid! Take a tour of the website with the information below, and find out which features work best for you to keep you inspired, informed, and involved:•A is for Articles. Macaroni Kid offers timely articles each ...

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Get Involved

Get Involved

We are currently looking for a Publisher Mom (or Dad) to start a brand new edition of Macaroni Kid in the Middleton - Reading/North Reading - Lynnfield - Wakefield areas, and other places around Massachusetts.Don't want to commit to running ...

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Library Storytimes

Library Storytimes

Libraries offer many wonderful free programs each week; link to your local library's website below to see regular storytime offerings by age group. Some require pre-registration while others have a drop-in format; some include crafts and other activities, as well ...

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2014 Museum Passes

2014 Museum Passes

Most libraries offer online reservation of discount passes via the library's website; otherwise, call ahead to make your reservation. You will need to pick up the pass at the library in person. Some passes need to be returned to the ...

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Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free

Here is a list of restaurants that have Kids-Eat-Free (or discounted) days in the Greater Newburyport area. Note that most usually require one adult entree purchase per child. IMPORTANT: Please remember our edition covers Greater Newburyport, so the deals listed ...

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Local Parents Groups

Local Parents Groups

Whether you're brand new to this parenting thing or you're a seasoned veteran, there's nothing like finding support amongst your peers. There are quite a few moms and dads groups in the Greater Newburyport area, where you can go to ...

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2014 Summer Camp Guide

2014 Summer Camp Guide

The time to register our children for summer camp has arrived! I'm very pleased to bring you the 2014 Summer Camp Guide, with a variety of topics to meet the interests of kids across the board. All camps are located ...

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