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Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer!

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer!

Q: What do you call a dog on the beach in summer? A: A hot dog!In most parts of the country, we are in the midst of the hottest days of the season, often times called The Dog Days of ...

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Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

When the scorch of summer is showing its teeth, chances are staying inside in the comfort of air conditioning is the best alternative. For families, being holed up together indoors can sometimes leave you with limited space and in need ...

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Bring the Beach to You with Sandcastle Art

Bring the Beach to You with Sandcastle Art

Dreaming of the beach and building sandcastles as a family? Even if you don't live near the beach, you can recreate that beach feeling and the fun of building sandcastles with this project!What you need: A large flat rock (You ...

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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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Teaching Kids the Importance of Volunteering

Teaching Kids the Importance of Volunteering

Giving back is one of the greatest gifts a person can experience, seeing first-hand how your time, expertise or effort can help make the lives of others better. Instilling that knowledge in children at an early age is a great ...

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Are YOU a MacKid Family?

Are YOU a MacKid Family?

We LOVE our MacKid families! That's why we want to tell everyone about YOU! If you'd like to see your family featured in an upcoming newsletter AND enjoy a yummy dinner from our friends at Chick-Fil-A Peoria (sort of a ...

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