Events for the week of August 26th - August 31st

Events for the week of August 26th - August 31st

Hi Everyone, There is so much going on this week in Houston for the kids! Check out some of our feature articles including: A New Kid's Cooking Show on Food Network, Mom Advice From Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer and A ...

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Cooking Competition For Kids

Cooking Competition For Kids

Do you enjoy creating and preparing fun appetizers, delicious entrees, and yummy desserts with the kiddos? Well if you do, then you and the family can get excited about a new competition-style show that features young talent in the kitchen. ...

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Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer – On Swimming and Being a Mom

Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer – On Swimming and Being a Mom

Anyone else sad that the Rio Summer Olympic Games are over? Our family loved to watch the Olympics and cheering for Team USA but we found ourselves drawn to swimming the most. There was one swimmer in particular that caught ...

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A Handy Checklist Makes After School Time Easier

A Handy Checklist Makes After School Time Easier

Getting the kids into a routine after school makes the afternoon and evening so much more pleasant. Do your best to enforce every step of the routine during the first few weeks of school; with consistency, it will become a ...

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Junior Chefs Have A Chance To Win $1,000

Junior Chefs Have A Chance To Win $1,000

The commitment of Luby's restaurants to children goes well beyond a range of tasty, fresh, scratch made and well-balanced menu options created specifically for the smaller set. In addition to supporting a multitude of kid-related community initiatives throughout the year, ...

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Wanna Work From Home Guide

Wanna Work From Home Guide

ENTER WANNA WORK FROM HOME GUIDE HEREI am often asked if I know of legitimate companies that allow moms to work from home and actually make money. I get this question nearly once a week, and the answer is always ...

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MacKid MD Guide

MacKid MD Guide

We know that there is a lot of thought that goes into selecting a Medical Care Provider. That's why we have compiled a list of Medical Care Providers that will help make your decision a whole lot easier. Check back ...

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Kids Eat Free at over 50 Houston Restaurants!

Kids Eat Free at over 50 Houston Restaurants!

*Note: Promotions are subject to change. It is always best to call before you go.*Kids Eat Free Everyday: Donelly's Pizza, 2021 Rayford Rd #120, Spring, TX - Kids 7 and under eat free with purchase of adult buffet. Just buy ...

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Preschool & Private School Guide

Preschool & Private School Guide

At Macaroni Kid, we know that there is a lot of thought that goes into selecting a Preschool & Private School for your child. That's why we have compiled a list of local Preschool & Private Schools along with resources ...

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Summer Dollar Movie Schedule

Summer Dollar Movie Schedule

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to enjoy the summer with your family? How about taking your kiddos to the movies? The Cinemark® Summer Movie Clubhouse, Studio Movie Grill, Alamo Draft House and Santikos Theaters are featuring a host ...

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Summer Fun Guide

Summer Fun Guide

COMPLETE SUMMER FUN GUIDE HERE I am so excited to bring you our Summer Fun Guide filled with ideas to keep your little ones busy all summer long. Check back often as we'll be constantly adding more exciting things to ...

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Fun Family Camping Spots

Fun Family Camping Spots

Pedernales Falls State Park Pedernales Falls State Park is just 30 miles west of Austin. Go visit for a swim, hike, or an overnight adventure. At Pedernales you can camp, hike, mountain bike, picnic, geocache, bird watch and ride horses. ...

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Road Trip To Austin: Where to Stay, What to Eat, What to Do

Road Trip To Austin: Where to Stay, What to Eat, What to Do

Spring Break is the time for quick getaways. It calls for us to take a break from our daily routine. For most Houstonians, that means taking a short trip to one of the surrounding cities. Austin, without question, is a ...

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The Seven Unknown Wonders Of Houston

The Seven Unknown Wonders Of Houston

If you've been in Houston for a while, you've come to know about all of its best attractions and exhibits, but here are seven secret or unusual things to do in places that people visit every day! 1) See penguins ...

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Crystal Lagoons Are Coming To Texas

Crystal Lagoons Are Coming To Texas

Do you enjoy resort-style vacations? How would you like to experience a luxurious resort-style retreat without leaving the state of Texas? Well, it is possible and going to be a reality in the near future. The Miami-based Crystal Lagoons, a ...

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Macaroni Kid Adventure: Deep Sea Fishing

Macaroni Kid Adventure: Deep Sea Fishing

Are you an adventurer? Do you have adventurers in your family? If so, consider deep sea fishing for your next family fun outing. Deep sea fishing is a form of angling that requires deep waters of at least 98 feet ...

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Heat Stroke. What is it, and How Should You Prevent it

Heat Stroke. What is it, and How Should You Prevent it

Did you know that there are illnesses related to too much heat exposure? What is heat stroke and what are the signs that someone may be suffering from this condition? “Although heat-related illnesses and deaths are preventable, a recent study ...

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Top 10 Things To Do With Teens In Houston

Top 10 Things To Do With Teens In Houston

1. Wet n Wild Splashtown Houston's largest and closest water park debuted its multi-million dollar transformation in 2014 with one of its newest attractions: FlowRider, an innovative body boarding experience that is both a visual spectacle and intensely fun. 2. ...

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Burgers, Science Ice Cream Lab and Speciality Toys

The Klein area is the focus of this excursion. First, you could take your family to eat some of the best gourmet burgers at JAX Burgers, Fries, and Shakes. Afterwards, you can take your family to the science ice cream ...

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9 Waterparks Close To Home

9 Waterparks Close To Home

Check out some of the water parks around the Houston area as you plan your next vacation or outing. You are going get excited about getting all wet this summer! Be sure to click the links to see price ranges ...

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Trains, Splash Pad and Soda Fountain

Trains, Splash Pad and Soda Fountain

Your family can start off this half day adventure at The Railroad Depot and Plaza in Tomball located at 201 S. Elm Street. This plaza has a train depot, train memorabilia, and a model railroad. Photo Credit: City of Tomball ...

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Staycation Destination: Downtown Houston

Staycation Destination: Downtown Houston

If your family is looking to vacation at home like a foreign tourist, there are tons of interesting places and things to do in Houston! Here are some places to go and consider staying at for a stay-at-home vacation while ...

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Road Trip To Corpus Christi

Road Trip To Corpus Christi

The summer season is great for road trips. There is no better way to bond with family and friends than on a freeway excursion to your top destination. Corpus Christi is 206 miles via US-59 South from Houston, a little ...

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