Welcome to Western Monmouth Macaroni Kid...

Welcome to Western Monmouth Macaroni Kid...

Hello MacMammas and Pappas: Summertime is now in full swing as the kids go off to camp and the smell of wet towels, sandy shoes, and sunscreen invades our homes. OMG, I don't know how I survived the last month: ...

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17 Fantastic Firework Festivities!

17 Fantastic Firework Festivities!

Who doesn't love Fireworks? We do and here's a great list with many options! Have a blast!Thursday, July 2Freehold Independence Day Concert & Fireworks Rain date July 3. Music by Eddie Testa Band 7pm-9pmFreehold RacewayGates open at 6:30 PM; fireworks ...

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Brazilian & Bikini Waxing Discounts at Metro for Bathing Suit Season!

Brazilian & Bikini Waxing Discounts at Metro for Bathing Suit Season!

Liza and Sue are offering new customers to waxing this great Macaroni Kid Special.Bikini Waxing - $15 (regularly $25)Brazilian Waxing - $35 (Regularly $50)Just call Metro Salon at 732-536-0900 and mention Macaroni Kid to Liza or Sue upon arrival. Metro ...

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GIVEAWAY ~ Pure Barre Manalapan Fitness Classes

GIVEAWAY ~ Pure Barre Manalapan Fitness Classes

Click here to enter to win two weeks of unlimited classes at Pure Barre Manalapan!So you may have seen Pure Barre, located in Towne Pointe Shopping Center in Manalapan. Perhaps you were wondering what's it all about? Well, I was ...

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Mac Kid Special $50 off House Cleaning!

Mac Kid Special $50 off House Cleaning!

Many of our Macaroni Kid readers (including myself) have called and emailed me to rave about how wonderful Vanda and her team have been in their homes. Time to try it out for yourself! I have complete trust when they're ...

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State Fair® Corn Dogs "Fuel Up For Fun" Sweepstakes

State Fair® Corn Dogs "Fuel Up For Fun" Sweepstakes

It's officially summer! We know that Macaroni Moms love to have quick and fun foods on hand for these laid back days! Your family will love State Fair® corn dogs, a delicious honey-sweetened batter-wrapped hot dog on a stick! Bursting ...

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$20 Blowouts! Mac Kid Special - Alex at Metro

$20 Blowouts! Mac Kid Special - Alex at Metro

Who couldn't use some pampering? Well a $20 blowout from Alex at Metro Salon in Marlboro is the way to go. I absolutely love getting my hair blown out by Alex. So get ready to enjoy. This special is valid ...

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School of Rock Weekly Camp -20% Discount

School of Rock Weekly Camp -20% Discount

They can be reached at 732-290-0666. School of Rock Marlboro is located at 256 Route 79.Rock 101 Camp Dates: June 29 - July 3, July 27 - 31, Aug 24- 28th, 9 am - 12noon Beginner Band Camp. $295/wk Diva ...

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Create a Boredom Buster Jar!

Create a Boredom Buster Jar!

Summer is here! Are you ready? Join Macaroni Kid in a fun summer long video series with easy crafts to help you and your kids beat the summer boredom blues. Video #1: Boredom Buster Jar What you'll need: Mason jar ...

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Summer Organization

Summer Organization

Did you have grandiose plans of organizing your summer stock of supplies and goodies...last month? Did visions of sunscreens and beach towels, sand toys and water bottles all neatly packed Martha Stewart-style into cute little baskets dance in your head, ...

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The No-Bake Summer Secret

The No-Bake Summer Secret

Sweet summer fun is about to begin! The endless pool parties, picnics, backyard BBQ's and, of course, a summer birthday party or two. It may be summer, but the year round question remains the same: “What can I bring to ...

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Hotel Hacks: Tips for making a hotel stay more fam

Hotel Hacks: Tips for making a hotel stay more fam

Summer means vacations, road trips, and family getaways! When travel lands your family in a hotel for a night or two, it can sometimes be challenging to make the one-room living situation comfortable for everyone. Here are a few favorite ...

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Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Help Macaroni Kid Family Travel recognize the most beloved travel destinations for kids & families! Who do parents turn to when they want to find the best hotels to stay at, cruises to embark upon, museums to discover, or aquariums ...

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Macaroni Recipe: Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Macaroni Recipe: Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Make your slow cooker the most frequently used appliance in your kitchen with a delicious and nutritious meal that only needs a few minutes of prep. Then you're free to move on with your day ... and there's only one ...

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Red, White & Blue Potato Salad

Red, White & Blue Potato Salad

The use of three different potatoes make this a colorful, festive July 4th recipe! If you cannot find blue potatoes, the purple ones are very similar or you could use all red and white potatoes. This sweet and tangy recipe ...

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Patriotic Marshmallow Fruit Sparklers

Patriotic Marshmallow Fruit Sparklers

These red, white and blue skewers are healthy and cute for Fourth of July festivities. They are simple to put together and kids can help with assembly. This fun snack will be a hit with the young and the old! ...

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Make Your Own Patriotic Ice Pops!

Make Your Own Patriotic Ice Pops!

Homemade Patriotic Ice Pops are a fun and easy way to celebrate the summer holidays with your kids. And they are not only fun to make, they are also fun to eat!These red, white and blue treats only take three ...

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Star Spangled Watermelon

Star Spangled Watermelon

Every year, some friends of ours have a huge Fourth of July get together. We eat, swim, and eat some more! Everyone brings a dish or two, and there is more food than we can ever eat--but we try! I ...

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DIY 4th of July Candle Holders

DIY 4th of July Candle Holders

Let your kids be creative and have fun as they craft patriotic candle holders to celebrate the 4th of July. Supplies: Baby food jar (or other glass container) Red, white, and blue tissue paper Glue Paint brush Battery operated candles ...

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Bring the Beach to You with Sandcastle Art

Bring the Beach to You with Sandcastle Art

Dreaming of the beach and building sandcastles as a family? Even if you don't live near the beach, you can recreate that beach feeling and the fun of building sandcastles with this project!What you need: A large flat rock (You ...

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Be sure to find us on facebook!! We're known to get a last minute, quick giveaway and that's where we'll put it up!! Or if we hear of a fun event that we think you'd enjoy, that's the place you'll ...

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Macaroni Kid Western Monmouth

Macaroni Kid Western Monmouth

Macaroni Kid is a FREE e-newsletter and website full of family-friendly events and activities in our area. Sign up for our e-newsletter: www.marlboro-manalapan.macaronikid.com/subscribe/ Also on Like us on Facebook for all the updates at https://www.facebook.com/MacaroniKidWesternMonmouth

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Local Indoor Places to Take Your Kids....

Local Indoor Places to Take Your Kids....

Looking for indoor places to take the kids? Whether they like to bounce, skate, golf, run, jump, play games, paint, or even get a beauty makeover, there is something for everyone on our lists of local places to go for ...

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Where-to-Go Wednesdays

Where-to-Go Wednesdays

Local mom, Jeryl Marcus, blogs with her daughter on places to go with kids in the tri-state area. Here are some of their reviews from their blog "Says Me, Says Mom" of fun places to take the kids!Here are her ...

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