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A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: APRIL 15, 2015

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: APRIL 15, 2015

Want to get more for less? Of course you do! This week's money-saving issue is chock full of tips to help you make the most of your hard-earned cash. For even more suggestions, visit our Money-Saving Ideas Pinterest Board!Here's a ...

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WIN $500 IN LEARNING SUPPLIES FOR YOUR "COOL SCHOOL"

WIN $500 IN LEARNING SUPPLIES FOR YOUR "COOL SCHOOL"

Now that the end of the school year is just around the corner, it is time to have a new contest to recognize our awesome Douglas County schools!We are pleased to announce the Macaroni Kid Douglas County COOL SCHOOL contest! ...

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DUMB FRIENDS LEAGUE FURRY SCURRY® IS MAY 2

DUMB FRIENDS LEAGUE FURRY SCURRY® IS MAY 2

Spring is in the air, which means it's time for some family fun at the Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry! This year's dog walk takes place on Saturday, May 2 at Denver's Washington Park. The Furry Scurry is an annual ...

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GREAT DEALS ON GREAT PLAY SUMMER CLASSES & CAMPS

GREAT DEALS ON GREAT PLAY SUMMER CLASSES & CAMPS

Great Play of Highlands Ranch helps kids get off to a great start with award-winning programs that make it fun for them to develop essential motor skills, sport skills, fitness, and coordination in our amazing, patented Interactive Arena.Not every child ...

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SIMPLE IDEAS TO S-T-R-E-T-C-H EVERY DOLLAR

SIMPLE IDEAS TO S-T-R-E-T-C-H EVERY DOLLAR

As any parent will attest, raising kids can be expensive. Some financial professionals estimate that it costs approximately $250,000 to raise a child from birth to age 18, and that doesn't even include college costs! Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone ...

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AVOID WASTING FOOD AND CUT YOUR GROCERY BILL

AVOID WASTING FOOD AND CUT YOUR GROCERY BILL

The average American throws away 25% of the food they've purchased, amounting to thousands of dollars each year! Here are 9 ways you can reduce your food waste.1. Buy only what you need. One of the main causes of throwing ...

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10 TIPS TO HELP YOU RAISE A MONEY-SAVVY KID

10 TIPS TO HELP YOU RAISE A MONEY-SAVVY KID

Like it or not, money touches every area of our lives, from our health to our relationships to how we spend our free time. With money comes both freedom and responsibility. Talking to your kids about money is just as ...

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BUDGET-FRIENDLY PLAYDATE: HOST A TOY SWAP!

BUDGET-FRIENDLY PLAYDATE: HOST A TOY SWAP!

Want to keep your child's toy box from over flowing with "stuff" but still give him a few new things to play with? Invite some friends over for a toy swap! It's a great way to clean some extra things ...

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LOCAL STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND HELPFUL GUIDES

LOCAL STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND HELPFUL GUIDES

Click on any icon below to find a local resource guide full of information!

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2015 DOUGLAS COUNTY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE IS HERE!

2015 DOUGLAS COUNTY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE IS HERE!

With over three dozen listings, our 2015 Summer Camp Guide will help you find an AWESOME local summer camp for your kids! Click the camp name for a description, contact information, schedule, pricing, reviews, and maybe even a special offer ...

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MACARONI CRAFT: ENERGY-SAVING SOCK BALLS

MACARONI CRAFT: ENERGY-SAVING SOCK BALLS

I have run across a myriad of options for Dryer Balls to cut your drying time in half, or so they claim. I've never tried it because, to be honest, I was being cheap. I didn't want to spend money ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: SLOW COOKER BEEF & BROCCOLI

MACARONI RECIPE: SLOW COOKER BEEF & BROCCOLI

My slow cooker is the most frequently used appliance in my kitchen! I can make delicious and nutritious meals with just a few minutes of prep, and then move on with my day ... and I only dirty one pot! ...

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MACARONI BEAUTY: 5 PRO MAKEUP TOOLS YOU NEED

MACARONI BEAUTY: 5 PRO MAKEUP TOOLS YOU NEED

Makeup artist Billy B. recommends affordable, easy-to-use essentials that will help take you from pretty to "pretty amazing." Eyelash curler. "Every woman should have one of these little marvels," Billy says. "Hold the curler at the base of the lash ...

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MACARONI MOVIE: MONKEY KINGDOM

MACARONI MOVIE: MONKEY KINGDOM

Every year since 2009, Disneynature has released a new documentary about some part of the natural world in celebration of Earth Day. Talented photographers follow a specific animal, family, or larger group, giving the audience an intimate look at "a ...

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KIDS SKI FREE AT VAIL RESORTS FOR 2015-2016 SEASON

KIDS SKI FREE AT VAIL RESORTS FOR 2015-2016 SEASON

An experience of a lifetime in the Rocky Mountains is more accessible than ever before for Colorado kids! Last week, Vail Resorts launched a new program offering FREE skiing and riding for the 2015-2016 winter ski season.The Epic SchoolKids Colorado ...

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SEE THE LEGO® AMERICANA ROADSHOW APRIL 11-26

SEE THE LEGO® AMERICANA ROADSHOW APRIL 11-26

LEGO® Americana Roadshow Park Meadows Shopping Center 8401 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree April 11-April 26, 2015 Ten one-of-a-kind, large-scale models of American Landmarks made completely out of LEGO bricks my LEGO Master Builders — the U.S. Capitol Building, ...

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GET ACTIVE! UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, AND RIDES

GET ACTIVE! UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, AND RIDES

Know about a race in Douglas County not listed here? Send an email to [email protected] or use our Submit an Event form.Ridgeline RampageSaturday, April 25 at 8:00 AMRidgeline Open Space, 2525 Coachline Rd., Castle RockRegistration: $40-$85, depending on course and ...

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ABOUT MACARONI KID FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY

ABOUT MACARONI KID FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY

Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock- Lone Tree is YOUR source for all the kid activities and family fun in Douglas County, CO. We offer you all the best events and family fun with a weekly newsletter, calendar, articles, giveaways, and ...

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