Events for the week of August 18th - August 24th

Events for the week of August 18th - August 24th

Hi Everyone, There is so much going on this week in Houston for the kids! Check out some of our feature articles including: Calling All Junior Chefs, Coping with Back to School Anxiety and, Mom's Famous Blueberry Muffins. Favorite things ...

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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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Burgers, Science Ice Cream Lab and Specialty Toys

Burgers, Science Ice Cream Lab and Specialty 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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Mom's Blueberry Muffins

Mom's Blueberry Muffins

As far back as I can remember, our family enjoyed my mom's homemade blueberry muffins on the weekends. This is such a simple and quick recipe, even the kids can pitch in to help make them. You can make them ...

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Make a Duct Tape Notebook and Pencil Holder

Make a Duct Tape Notebook and Pencil Holder

Make a duct tape notebook and pencil holder just in time for back to school!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nG0Mi38jkiY Here's what you will need: Composition book Pencils Duct Tape Milkshake straw Scissors 1. Cut 16-inch strips of duct tape. 2. Wrap strips of duct ...

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Protecting Our Children from Sun Damage

Protecting Our Children from Sun Damage

The Earth's star, or the Sun, is located in a habitable zone from the Earth. Its position is key to sustaining our lives as well as plants and animals. No other planet in our Solar System can boast of this ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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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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Crystal Lagoons Is Coming To Texas!

Crystal Lagoons Is 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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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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Summer Fun Guide

Summer Fun Guide

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 do!COMPLETE SUMMER GUIDE HERECamps & ...

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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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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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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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Half Day Houston: Rice Village

Half Day Houston: Rice Village

For a fun half-day in Houston, spend your afternoon in Rice Village where you can park for free and enjoy the different and enjoyable places it has to offer! First, take your kids to the two story Half-Price Books to ...

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Houston Staycation: Explore Downtown - Pizza, Parks, City Views

Houston Staycation: Explore Downtown - Pizza, Parks, City Views

Here are some places to go and consider staying at for a stay-at-home vacation while still having a great time! Where to Stay Photo Credit: Hotel Zaza The museum district has a lot to offer tourists visiting the Houston area, ...

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Unique Things To Do In Houston With Kids

Unique Things To Do In Houston With Kids

Houston is an enormous city filled with unique and quirky things to do. It is growing to be one of those cities with peculiarities that pique the interest of many visitors. We have compiled a list of some of the ...

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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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Restaurants Wtih Playgrounds

Restaurants Wtih Playgrounds

Taking your kids out to lunch or dinner can be more stressful than enjoyable when your kids are antsy and having trouble sitting still at a table, so here is a list of restaurants in Houston that have playgrounds or ...

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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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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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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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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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Free and Cheap Things To Do In Spring/Klein

Free and Cheap Things To Do In Spring/Klein

Spring and Klein are growing areas that are proving to be the places to go to for fun, many of which have a low cost. We have compiled a list of places that are either free or cheap to attend. ...

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Half Day Houston: Butterflies, Park, Theater

Half Day Houston: Butterflies, Park, Theater

Enjoy a half day in Houston's Museum District! First, stop by the Houston Museum of Natural Science on Tuesdays for free admission—you can't miss the butterfly museum where you can interact with millions of butterflies and even eat a chocolate ...

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