A Note From the Publisher

A Note From the Publisher

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” -Henry JamesI've always like this quote about summertime. We've had a great mix of keeping busy and lazy summer days this summer. ...

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Macaroni Kid Road Trip - Brandywine River Museum

Macaroni Kid Road Trip - Brandywine River Museum

Have you taken the family to visit the Brandywine River Museum located in nearby Chadds Ford? It is a wonderful local museum in a scenic location with many fun programs for families and children. A visit to the Brandywine River ...

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Not So Long: The Lifespan of a Toothbrush

Not So Long: The Lifespan of a Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is not like a pair of new boots -- it won't get better with age! Truth be told, you should "break in" a new toothbrush regularly, at least every 3-4 months, according to the American Dental Association. Even ...

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Studio Art for Kids - Conscious Creations Art Studio

Studio Art for Kids - Conscious Creations Art Studio

July 29th 9 a.m. - Noon Green Craft Jewelry Upcycle. Recyle. Design. Create. Make jewelry with beads, found objects, things from nature and more! Bring your own beads and found objects and I will share mine too! We will study ...

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Summer Throwback: "Classic" Outdoor Games

Summer Throwback: "Classic" Outdoor Games

Think back to the summer when you were eight or nine. Does it bring back memories of gathering with all the kids on the neighborhood and playing games in someone's backyard (or across several yards!) until the street lights came ...

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Make It at Home: Microwave Popcorn

Make It at Home: Microwave Popcorn

About 70 percent of the 16 billion quarts of popcorn consumed annually is eaten at home. And with 80 percent of U.S. consumer households owning a microwave, this small kitchen appliance has become a popular way to prepare the popular ...

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S'more Pops!

S'more Pops!

Nothing says summer more than s'mores! Even if you don't have access to a fire pit, you can enjoy this tasty alternative. Now, this doesn't replace the gooey-ness of a warm s'more - but they are GOOD! What you need: ...

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Work From Home Guide

Work From Home Guide

Are you looking for a new opportunity to work from home? Would you like to find a way to make some extra income? Take a look at the West Chester Macaroni Kid Work-From-Home Guide and please share the article with ...

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101 Summer Ideas for Summer Fun

101 Summer Ideas for Summer Fun

101 Ideas for Local Summer FunDon't forget to join the Summer Fun on Facebook for awesome local updates!

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2015 Vacation Bible School Directory

2015 Vacation Bible School Directory

2015 Vacation Bible School Directory - Chester County Area

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Discount Ticket Opportunities to Nearby Parks and Attractions

Discount Ticket Opportunities to Nearby Parks and Attractions

Ticket discounts are offered by some local Parks and Recreation Departments as well as some local food stores. Check the links below for more information. Some require cash payment, check the site for details. Downingtown - DARCWest Chester Parks and ...

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Kids Eat Free and Other Meal Deals

Kids Eat Free and Other Meal Deals

Need a break from the kitchen? Enjoy a night out on the cheap! If you know of any family fun meal deals, cheap eats, or FREE food at a local restaurant, please let us know so we can add it ...

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$2 Tuesdays at Delaware Museum of Natural History

$2 Tuesdays at Delaware Museum of Natural History

Every Tuesday in August, the Delaware Museum of Natural History is partnering with Artisans' Bank to lower admission prices to just $2 per person during Two Dollar Tuesdays. Visitors are invited to explore the wonders of the natural world at ...

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Day Trip Ideas

Day Trip Ideas

Planning some summer day trips? Find great ideas below with links to find out more about each spot.Longwood GardensHerr's Potato Chip FactoryTyler ArboretumBrandywine River Museum **Mac Kid ReviewDelaware Children's MuseumDelaware Museum of Natural HistoryLancaster Science MuseumHands On House **Mac Kid ...

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Regal Cinemas 2015 Summer Movie Express Downingtown Movie Schedule

Regal Cinemas 2015 Summer Movie Express Downingtown Movie Schedule

The Summer Movie Express is back in a big way for 2015 with some of the best family oriented films of the past three years," said Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "With the wide variety of ...

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