Hamsters in a House From ZURO Toys

Hamsters in a House From ZURO Toys

Hamsters in a House are the newest, cutest, collectable toys. These little hamster buzz, scoot, scurry and zoom all around their own hamster worlds. Kids can collect all 9 hamsters and all kinds of different Hamster houses, grocery store and ...

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Review of The Commons and kidscommons in Columbus, IN

Review of The Commons and kidscommons in Columbus, IN

A few weeks ago my kids and I went up to Columbus IN and checked out The Commons and kidscommons. The Commons is a free play structure in the "mall" in downtown Columbus and kidscommons is the Children's Museum right ...

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The 2016 Cultural Pass Will Be Available May 23rd.

The 2016 Cultural Pass Will Be Available May 23rd.

The Cultural Pass is back this year and is better than ever. You can pick yours up at any Louisville Free Public Library Branch or Metro Parks Community Center beginning May 23rd. It is part of the Library's Summer Reading ...

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Birds, Birds, Birds Everywhere!

Birds, Birds, Birds Everywhere!

It's going to be an exciting bird-filled spring at the Louisville Zoo with the arrival of a much anticipated new species never before seen at the Zoo — “Little” penguins — and the opening of the “Wings of the World” ...

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Santa Cruz Agua Fresca Juice

Santa Cruz Agua Fresca Juice

Santa Cruz Organics has a new product, Agua Fresca Juice. It is a refreshing, lightly sweetened beverage inspired by Mexican traditions and blended with organic fruit juice and a splash of lemon juice. I don't know if you have tried ...

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Win Tickets To The US Autism & Asperger Association World Conference

Win Tickets To The US Autism & Asperger Association World Conference

To have an opportunity to win a pass for two to the US Autism & Asperger Association 2016 World Conference, August 18-20, you need to send an email with the following information to the following email address: Email to: media@usautism.org ...

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Bounce Out the Stigma Special Needs Basketball Camps

Bounce Out the Stigma Special Needs Basketball Camps

Our camp is in Kentucky the week of July 26th-29th. We are in Lexington the 26th-27th and Louisville the 28th-29th. Camp is from 9am-2pm daily and children receive a t-shirt, basketball and daily snacks. Our uniquely challenged kids feel awkward ...

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Free Fishing Days and National Trails Day at Kentucky State Parks

Free Fishing Days and National Trails Day at Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky State Parks will be taking part in National Trails Day on June 4 with events across the state to recognize the excellent hiking opportunities at state parks. The American Hiking Society launched National Trails Day in 1993 to help ...

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5 Tips for Taking Kids to a Baseball Game

5 Tips for Taking Kids to a Baseball Game

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too. -Greg, age 8 It seems like just yesterday that Mr. Macaroni was taking our MacKid to see his first baseball game. I remember documenting their ...

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KGA Is Moving To A Brand New Facility on June 1st

KGA Is Moving To A Brand New Facility on June 1st

Kentucky Gymnastics Academy has been a Louisville Tradition for over 30 years offering families excellence in training and a loving environment where children are accepted and encouraged to be their very best. Founder, Ingrid Bojanowski, can still be found in ...

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Do-It-Yourself Boo-Boo Bunny

Do-It-Yourself Boo-Boo Bunny

I remember my mother always pulling out the boo-boo bunny in times of scrapes, bumps, fevers, and colds. This comforting fond memory is one that I in turn have done with my son. I mean really, who can't help but ...

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Super Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Super Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Looking for an easy potato soup recipe? Look no further. The kids ate bowl after bowl of this soup and have been asking for me to make it again, so I would say it was a hit! Ingredients: 1 30oz. ...

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Breakfast Helps Fuel Greatness Nationwide

Breakfast Helps Fuel Greatness Nationwide

Mornings can be hard but don't worry—I might have the answer. When it comes to my family, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Between the hustle and bustle of getting out the door in the morning, over-sleeping, ...

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Keep Little Hands Clean and get a Six FlagsĀ® Kids Ticket Offer!

Keep Little Hands Clean and get a Six FlagsĀ® Kids Ticket Offer!

Summer is full of adventure -; climbing trees, building sand castles, hiking, biking, and fun! Making messes and touching everything is a normal part of childhood! After all the fun and exploring, we as parents need a quick way to ...

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Macaroni Kid Louisville East Summer Camp Guide

Macaroni Kid Louisville East Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp can be so good for your kiddos. And Louisville certainly has some wonderful ones to choose from! Check out our list to keep your kids learning, making friends and having fun all Summer long! It is still early, ...

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Vacation Bible School Guide 2016

Vacation Bible School Guide 2016

There are only a few weeks left of school! Oh no! What to do now? One thing my kiddos have always enjoyed every summer is Vacation Bible School. Most are free, only seeking donations and provide a lot of fun ...

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31 Things To Do In May

31 Things To Do In May

May is Derby time! Also, it's that last push before school is out. There are lots of things to do this month, there is over 31 things to do listed here, find 100's more ideas on our Activities Calendar, including ...

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Video of the Week - How to make sensory bottles

Video of the Week - How to make sensory bottles

Thought I might start a little weekly article for you. Just for fun I will be sharing a "Video of the Week" with you. Just random things I find that are funny or cute, crafty videos, and anything kid related. ...

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11th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun Walk

11th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun Walk

Churchill Downs, Inc. is supporting a different type of race. “Churchill Downs is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor for this year's FEAT of Louisville Outrunning Autism 5k. We truly value the work of FEAT in our community and applaud ...

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Act, Sing and Dance This Summer At Classic Melodies

Act, Sing and Dance This Summer At Classic Melodies

Classic Melodies Broadway Bound Summer Camps bring in top professionals in all areas of singing, dancing and acting. Each camp is designed for specific ages and interest. Our Broadway Bound Kids is perfect for the elementary age performing artists who ...

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Macaroni Kid Business Directory

Macaroni Kid Business Directory

Make sure you take the time to go to the Macaroni Kid Business Directory! We are working hard to bring you the biggest listing of the best family friendly businesses in the Louisville area! Just click on "Business Directory", which ...

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Birthday Party Guide

Birthday Party Guide

Have a Birthday coming up? Check out our Guide for lots of different options! We have soccer, magic, trains, bouncies, dancing, trampolines, MegaQuest, gymnastics, and more!!We will be adding even more locations in the coming weeks so check back often.Check ...

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Let's Go For A Hike, Or Just A Stroll.

Let's Go For A Hike, Or Just A Stroll.

The warmer weather last week had me dreaming of being outdoors. One of the easiest, cheapest family friendly things our family does is to go for a hike or walk. I thought I would list some of our favorite places ...

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Get out and meet some great moms with MOMS Club Louisville East

Get out and meet some great moms with MOMS Club Louisville East

The MOMS Club of Louisville East is the local chapter of The International MOMS Club, an organization that believes in the motto “Moms Offering Moms Support.” The group is comprised of active and engaged stay at home moms of all ...

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Welcome to Macaroni Kid Louisville East!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Louisville East!

I wanted to take a moment this week and welcome all our new subscribers and leave some tips for new and existing subscribers to get the most out of YOUR Macaroni Kid website! Make sure you check out the Calendar ...

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Some of my favorite playgrounds

Some of my favorite playgrounds

My kids love the playground. We have been to quite a few in the area over the years and definitely have our favorites. I am going to share some of mine. Feel free to comment after the article about which ...

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Louisville Area Farmers Markets 2016

Louisville Area Farmers Markets 2016

Shopping at a local farmers' market is great way to get local, organic, fresh produce. Many farmers markets have live entertainment. Most are outdoors throughout the summer, but there are a few locations that have them year round. Louisville has ...

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Storytimes at the Louisville Free Public Library

Storytimes at the Louisville Free Public Library

With 18 locations surrounding Louisville, you can always find something happening at the LFPL! Weekly reoccuring library activities are listed here. One time only activites will appear on the newsletter and calendar. Since this is Louisville East Macaroni Kid, I've ...

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