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Countdown to Christmas!

Countdown to Christmas!

Click HERE to view the entire newsletter in your browser. DOUBLE ISSUE - YOUR NEXT NEWSLETTER WILL GO OUT ON DECEMBER 30Can you believe we are a week away from Christmas and just one day away from all of the ...

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20 Tips to Make the Most of Macaroni Kid!

20 Tips to Make the Most of Macaroni Kid!

Thank you for subscribing to Macaroni Kid Chicago Loop! I hope you find this newsletter and website to be informative and full of fun things for you to do with your family! 1. CALENDAR: The calendar feature will allow you ...

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Holiday Traditions from Around the Globe

Holiday Traditions from Around the Globe

In America, we have Santa Claus. He's big and rosy-cheeked, all decked out in red and white, and easily recognized due to his famous facial hair. We leave him cookies and milk to munch on before he climbs back up ...

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REVIEW: ABBA Paleo Bars

REVIEW: ABBA Paleo Bars

It's that time of year--holiday parties with yummy, filling, high-calorie foods. Great in the moment, but maybe not so great the next day when you try to zip your jeans! How about a healthier snack for you and the whole ...

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Shop Locally With Our Holiday Gift Guide

Shop Locally With Our Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to our Holiday Gift Guide! We're excited to feature some great local businesses that offer unique gift products and services. Please click on each business name to learn more about their products and services. Thank you for joining with ...

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Colibri Montessori Preschool

Colibri Montessori Preschool

There are many misconceptions concerning Montessori school and Maria Montessori's original philosophy—namely that Montessori programs simply allow children to do whatever they want. Why place my child in a Montessori classroom where he/she is just going to play, meander and ...

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Gift Giving: The "Rule of 4"

Gift Giving: The "Rule of 4"

As a kid, I loved when there were TONS of gifts under the tree and stockings overflowing! When I became a mom I wanted to bring that kind of magic to my kids Christmas year-after-year - TONS of gifts that ...

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DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

I am a holiday card hoarder. Last week while decorating the tree, my husband found all of the Christmas cards from last year in our ornament box. I just cannot throw them out. Then I read about upcycling last year's ...

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Vegetable Wreath Appetizer

Vegetable Wreath Appetizer

A fun way to get kids to eat their veggies is to make it look like something else. This holiday season, arrange your veggie tray like a wreath for a fun presentation that all ages will love!What you need: Round ...

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Toilet Paper Roll Ornament

Toilet Paper Roll Ornament

Need a holiday project for your scout troop, classroom or kiddos on the weekend? These toilet paper roll ornaments look so pretty hanging on the tree that no one will guess you used a recycled household find to create them!You'll ...

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