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Welcome to Macaroni Kid Thornton-Northglenn-Brighton!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Thornton-Northglenn-Brighton!

August tomorrow? Already? Noooo! I can't believe another summer has sped by. The fam and I have had some good times, and we have plans to pack in a few more things before school starts IN THREE WEEKS. I still ...

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Back To School On a Budget

Back To School On a Budget

MODERN MOM AND HUMORIST LIAN DOLAN ON HOW TO KEEP YOUR WALLET (AND SANITY) INTACTThe new pencil boxes are here! The new pencil boxes are here! And not just pencil boxes but cute jeans! Smartphones! Solar-powered backpacks! No wonder it's ...

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5 Freezer-to-Slow-Cooker Summer Dishes

5 Freezer-to-Slow-Cooker Summer Dishes

Many people use their slow cooker in the winter months to make delicious comfort foods like stews, soups, and casseroles, but it is perfect for summer cooking too! Spend the day at the pool or the park and let your ...

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Summer Memories Make the Best Souvenirs!

Summer Memories Make the Best Souvenirs!

Whether you've taken a big family vacation or spent your time on "mini" trips or activities, we bet you've got some great memories of your summer! In fact, you've probably even picked up some great souvenirs along the way - ...

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Perfect Picnic Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

Perfect Picnic Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

Summer is full of get-togethers with family and friends - picnics, pool parties, potlucks - and most require that you to "bring a dish to pass." Like most busy families, you're probably looking for a dish that the guests will ...

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Macaroni Made ~ Colorful Butterflies

Macaroni Made ~ Colorful Butterflies

These cute little butterflies are lots of fun to make, and are a great way for you and your mini-macaronis to get creative! Supplies: Card stock Watercolor paint and brushes, or dot paints Glue Scissors Brightly-colored ribbon or pipe cleaner ...

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Help A Girl Reach her Full Potential

Help A Girl Reach her Full Potential

Together, we can make a difference to the next generation of women, helping them develop self-esteem to take on the world of possibilities.Many of us may know that beauty comes from within, but believing we're beautiful isn't always easy. Sometimes, ...

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Farmers' Markets in and around Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Farmers' Markets in and around Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

I've done my best to check everything for accuracy, but keep in mind that days, times, and locations are subject to change. If you know of any other nearby farmers' markets, please email me. ✿ Markets in Brighton, Northglenn, Westminster, ...

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The Most Fun You'll Have Proving Yourself!

The Most Fun You'll Have Proving Yourself!

I am in the middle of a 6-week progrmam with World's Best Bootcamp North Metro, and all I can say is, "Wow!" It's fun and, yes, challenging, and I am already seeing results (I'm in Week 4). The next session ...

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How to Get the Most Out of Macaroni Kid

How to Get the Most Out of Macaroni Kid

MKTNB is your source for all the scoop on kid activities and family fun (and sometimes stuff just for parents) in the Thornton/Northglenn, Brighton area of Colorado. We are here for Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton, and eastern Westminster area moms and ...

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Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton Parks and Trails

Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton Parks and Trails

Thornton parksThornton trails Thornton Skate ParkCarpenter Park and Open Space, Thornton Northglenn TrailsNorthglenn Parks & Greenway Trail System brochure/map Brighton parksBrighton city parks map Brighton Trails - quick reference Brighton Open Space, Gardens, & Park/Community TrailsBarr Lake State Park, BrightonRocky ...

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Kids' Meal Deals in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Kids' Meal Deals in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Most of these deals require the purchase of an adult entree. We recommend you call ahead to confirm, as restaurants can change nights/offers/details at any time. Please EMAIL ME if you know of any errors or omissions. MONDAYS ~Buffalo Wild ...

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Anythink Libraries Bookmobile Schedule ~ Anythink in Motion

Anythink Libraries Bookmobile Schedule ~ Anythink in Motion

Visit the Anythink website or call 303.288.2018 for schedule changes or weather closures. Wednesday 9-10 am • LANDMARK ACADEMY 10566 Memphis St. Commerce City, CO 80022 10:15-11:30 am • REUNION RECREATION CENTER 17410 E. Parkside Dr. N. Commerce City, CO ...

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Libraries in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Libraries in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Anythink Brighton 327 E. Bridge St, Brighton303.405.3230 Anythink Huron Street9417 Huron Street, Thornton303.452.7534 Anythink York Street 8990 York St., Thornton303.405.3234 Anythink Wright Farms 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton303.405.3200

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Other Local and National Macaroni Kid Publications

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