The Quest for the Perfect First-Day-of-School Outfit

The Quest for the Perfect First-Day-of-School Outfit

Do you remember the excitement of back-to-school shopping trips as a child? I do. I absolutely loved back-to-school shopping. Part of it was the enjoyment of being treated to a special day out with my mom, and the other part ...

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Pencil Vase - a Perfect Teacher Gift!

Pencil Vase - a Perfect Teacher Gift!

Send your kids off to the start of a new school year with a special gift to let teachers and office staff know how much you appreciate them!What you need: Tall vase or a recycled jar about 7 ½ inches ...

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Homework Survival Kit

Homework Survival Kit

Keep your kids motivated and on task when it comes to getting homework completed with a Homework Survival Kit. This simple to create kit keeps everything a student will need to complete their homework readily accessible, eliminating the need to ...

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Summer Science: Ice and Salt Experiment

Summer Science: Ice and Salt Experiment

Incorporate a little learning into your summer with a fun science experiment that explores the properties of ice and salt. This project has a simple supply list, requires no prep, and has little clean up. The perfect project for an ...

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Pitch in This School Year Without Pitching a Fit!

Pitch in This School Year Without Pitching a Fit!

As the new school year begins, it brings the start of fundraising and volunteering requests. Your involvement in your child's class is important -; it helps you stay involved in his/her learning and promotes success in school. However, school volunteering ...

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New Experiences for the "Same Old" Zoo

New Experiences for the "Same Old" Zoo

The zoo is a great family outing any time of the year. Whether you visit your hometown zoo or take a quick trip to a neighboring community to experience their zoo, it's an adventure that can appeal to families with ...

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Local Splash Pads & Pools

Local Splash Pads & Pools

This list is intended for kids to splash, play and swim! So grab the sunscreen and towels and watch the kids enjoy summer! For more information, please click on the blue hyperlink or call the facility. If you know of ...

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Free Summer Reading Programs

Free Summer Reading Programs

Take your kids on a literary adventure and reduce the “Summer Brain Drain” by keeping your kiddos reading this summer with one of several FREE & FUN Summer Reading Programs! Barnes & Noble - “Imagination's Destination” This summer reading program ...

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Cheap Summer Movie Programs for Kids

Cheap Summer Movie Programs for Kids

Looking for a way to take the kids to the movies this summer without breaking the bank? These three local theaters have great movie programs that can help you beat the heat and save some cash! Click the links for ...

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Summer Travel with Macaroni Kid

Summer Travel with Macaroni Kid

Summer Travel Plans? Don't leave home without consulting Macaroni Kid! Did you know Macaroni Kid is a national organization with over 500 local editions throughout the United States? With summer here, many families are planning vacations near and far. Whether ...

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Book Adventure - The Journey Begins Here!

Book Adventure - The Journey Begins Here!

Check out this FREE Summer Reading Program from our friends at Sylvan Learning of Glendora!

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Sneak Zucchini (Cookies) on Your Neighbor's Porch

Sneak Zucchini (Cookies) on Your Neighbor's Porch

Finding yourself overwhelmed with the amount of zucchini harvested from your garden? Or did you pick up a few too many at the farmer's market? Believe it or not, there is an actual holiday designated that gives gardeners a reason ...

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Free Museum Days in the L.A. Area

Free Museum Days in the L.A. Area

Share the wonder of art, science, history and other various interests with your child for FREE using this handy list. Please make sure to check the museum's website prior to your trip, as they sometimes change their "free day" policies ...

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Local Farmers Markets!

Local Farmers Markets!

Spring is finally here and with it comes the glorious bounty of fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts, homemade crafts and more at the local Farmers Market! Imagine crisp, healthy goodies in every color of the rainbow. My mouth is watering just ...

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MACARONI KID GIVEAWAY - Danny's Farm & Petting Zoo

MACARONI KID GIVEAWAY - Danny's Farm & Petting Zoo

Join Penelope and the other petting farm animals each Saturday, March-mid November from 10:00 am-3:00 pm for a fun and affordable family time. Your kids will love feeding the pigs, goats, bunnies and more! Afterwards stop by the Farm Store ...

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Kids Eat Free or Cheap!

Kids Eat Free or Cheap!

Families are always looking for ways to stretch their dollars, so here are some places in or near Duarte, Azusa, Glendora and San Dimas where you can eat out with the kids AND save money! EVERYDAY Applebee's - San Dimas ...

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Local Bark Parks

Local Bark Parks

With all of this fantastic weather we are having now is a great time to get out with the whole family - including your fur-babies! Dogs parks are so much fun and most usually have a separate areas for small ...

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