Welcome to Macaroni Kid ~ Fredericksburg!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid ~ Fredericksburg!

Thanks for joining us! We are here for Fredericksburg, VA area moms and dads, grandparents and caretakers too, who love finding fun, family-friendly events and things to do in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and surrounding areas. Enjoy this week's newsletter! January ...

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A Slice of Fredericksburg – the Best of Family Owned Pizza

A Slice of Fredericksburg – the Best of Family Owned Pizza

No matter how you slice it, Fredericksburg is a great place for pizza. Hand tossed dough, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese were just meant to blend together. Pizza in Fredericksburg is such a popular meal choice that there are over ...

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Make Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 a Day of Service

Make Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 a Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia and his birthday was first ...

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5 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy This Flu Season

5 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy This Flu Season

Flu season is here! Here are a few reminders to help keep your family healthy this cold and flu season: Wash your hands. I can not stress this enough! Instill good hand washing habits in your kiddos at a young ...

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Check out the Special Pricing & FREE SAT Practice Test

Check out the Special Pricing & FREE SAT Practice Test

It's time to get serious about school again, whether you have an elementary school student or a high school student. This is the time of year to evaluate how your student is doing and Sylvan Learning Centers of Stafford and ...

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12th Annual Fredericksburg Boat Show Jan 20-22 at FXBG Expo Center

12th Annual Fredericksburg Boat Show Jan 20-22 at FXBG Expo Center

At the Fredericksburg Boat Show - 16 of the area's largest dealers, all under one roof at the Fredericksburg Expo Center, are able to offer the best pricing and incentives of the year. They will be offering deals you cannot ...

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Washington D.C. Monster Jam Triple Threat Series:Tickets On-Sale Now!

Washington D.C. Monster Jam Triple Threat Series:Tickets On-Sale Now!

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series presented by AMSOIL®, the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the planet, are now on sale. Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at $15. Tickets are ...

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3-Ingredient Cookies for Wintertime

3-Ingredient Cookies for Wintertime

These super simple cookies will leave your kitchen smelling like a bakery. They look like they're dusted with snow thanks to the powdered sugar - the perfect addition to your winter fun! Ingredients: 1 tub of whipped topping 1 egg ...

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Make Your Own Marbled Paper With Shaving Cream

Make Your Own Marbled Paper With Shaving Cream

Here is a fun craft you can do that gives awesome results with just a few things that you probably already have around the house. My kids were amazed at the results. You can use the paper for homemade gift ...

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Hit the Trails to Find Your Family Fun

Hit the Trails to Find Your Family Fun

Time to soak up the last of some semi-decent temperatures and get the family out and be active before the winter months hit! Check out these local resources to find some great trails for your family. As always, safety first! ...

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2017 Mama Bucket List

2017 Mama Bucket List

As a parent, we set goals for our household, focusing on chores, budgeting, meal planning and those sorts of responsibilities (which are all wonderful to do). But we rarely take the time to sit and reflect on the year and ...

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Indoor Entertainment in the 'Burg

Indoor Entertainment in the 'Burg

The weather is so unpredictable this time of year, it comes in handy to have somewhere for the kids to blow off some steam! We know your kids, young and old, need to let their wiggles out so we have ...

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KIDS EAT FREE/CHEAP!

KIDS EAT FREE/CHEAP!

Every Day: IHOP -- Central Park 2831 Plank Rd, Fburg, VA 22401 Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal from 4-10 pm. (Does not include drink) O'CHARLEY'S -- Central Park, 1791 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fburg 22401 ...

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Parent With A Purpose

Parent With A Purpose

One of my favorite things about publishing Macaroni Kid Fredericksburg is the chance to connect with other moms in our community. Often times these connections inspire me and remind me of the ability of one person to make a difference. ...

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Albondigas Soup

Albondigas Soup

Albondigas soup is a traditional Mexican meatball soup. "Albondigas” means “meatballs” in Spanish. My mom didn't make it often but when she did, it would be heaven! I would say it is one of our interpretations of comfort food, aside ...

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