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Fall Fun Guide

Fall Fun Guide

Serving our local communities of Lakewood, Long Beach, Belmont Shore, Bixby Knolls, Los Alamitos, Cerritos and neighboring cities. This is your one stop shop for all your family friendly events, activities, giveaways and inspiration for arts, crafts, recipes and more! ...

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Take a ride on a Pumpkin Train to Find the Perfect Pumpkin

Take a ride on a Pumpkin Train to Find the Perfect Pumpkin

Enter HERE to WIN a Family 4 pack of tickets!!! Hurry deadline to enter is October 15, 2014 Ride a trolley to the pumpkin patch where you can pick out and decorate your own pumpkin. In addition to the trolley ...

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Library Events and Story Times

Library Events and Story Times

MondayBaby/ Toddler Story Time at Seal Beach Mary Wilson Join for a wiggly, giggly, good time. Where: Seal Beach Mary WilsonWho: Older and young children are welome to attend. When: Every Monday 10:30am-11:00am & 11:15am-12pmContact: 1-562-431-3584TuesdayBaby/ Toddler Story Time at ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: APPLESAUCE MUFFINS

MACARONI RECIPE: APPLESAUCE MUFFINS

Berry season is coming to an end, but don't fret ... apple season is here! Apples are high in pectin, a soluble fiber that lowers blood pressure and glucose levels, and can even lower the "bad" cholesterol in the body. ...

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Apple Core Craft

Apple Core Craft

Celebrate the fruits of fall with this adorable apple core craft. Materials Paper plates Red and green Bingo daubers/markers Black crayon Scissors Tape Pencil Directions Draw two curved lines on one side of the paper plate. It should look similar ...

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Fall Imagination

Fall Imagination

Here is a fun way for kids of all ages to get creative with leaves. Start by giving your kids a bag and sending them outside to collect leaves. Encourage them to get many different shapes and colors.For added fun, ...

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Breakfast is a struggle in my house. The kids can never decide what they want. Once they do, they take forever to eat and we are rushing out the door. Then I realize that I neglected to eat breakfast myself!To ...

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Macaroni Made: Quick Grab Lunches - Easy Wraps

Macaroni Made: Quick Grab Lunches - Easy Wraps

Now that school, sports and other after school activities are in full swing, quick, easy, grab and go lunches are needed more than ever.To save time in the morning, these wraps can be made in advance so the kids can ...

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Pumpkin Train at the Orange Empire Railway Museum | Macaroni Kid

Pumpkin Train at the Orange Empire Railway Museum | Macaroni Kid

We visited the Pumpkin Train at the Orange Empire Railway Museum and boy did we all have a blast! My two year old son loved riding the trolley to the pumpkin patch where he was able to pick out a ...

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Celebrate Columbus Day

Celebrate Columbus Day

Most of us know that Christopher Columbus "sailed the ocean blue in 1492" and that we celebrate his discovery of the New World on the second Monday of October (usually with a day off of school!), but what else do ...

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Rolled Paper Pumpkins

Rolled Paper Pumpkins

Quilling is an art form that involved rolling and shaping paper strips and them gluing them together to create designs. It was a popular art form in 18th century Europe and was practiced most by the upper class women. It ...

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Macaroni Craft: Make Your Own Dancing Ribbons

Macaroni Craft: Make Your Own Dancing Ribbons

This craft uses supplies that are easily available, is super inexpensive and easy to create. Many can be made quickly without breaking the bank and can even be made out of "used" materials, which makes them great party favors or ...

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