December 5, 2013
Only 19 more shopping days left!
Speaking of winning congratulations going out to our Week Three Winners: Kris S. won the Mary Kay Cosmetics gift, Janice C. the beautiful Cookie Lee necklace and Cindy P. the style package from BLO salon. Thanks again to all that entered and head over to the giveaway page to find out what's up for grabs this week.
Even though the shopping, baking, wrapping etc. can be tiresome be sure to check our Holiday Fun Guide for all your holiday events. Sometimes a little holiday cheer is all you need to get back in the game.
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This is your one stop shop for everything going on this holiday season now through 2014! So strap on your sleigh belt and let's take off. We will be adding to this guide weekly so be sure to check back. If you know of a holiday event in our area please email me so we can put it in the guide. email@example.com
So let's get shopping!
Shop local at these Friends of Macaroni Kid:
- Beauty Love Obsession
- Brent's Deli
- Cookie Lee Fine Fashion Jewelry
- Diamond Garage Doors
- Dinosaur Train
- Magical Bites
- Mary Kay
- Neal's Yard Remedies Organic
- Origami Owl
- The Body Sanctuary Spa and Wellness Center
- The Pampered Chef
- The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
- Thirty One Gifts
- Tres Belle Nails/Jamberry Nails Independent Consultant
- U N Me Fashions and Accessories
- Younique by Shawn
A New One Each Week
Here's what's up for grabs this week:
1. From The Body Sanctuary, a gift bag of goodies!
2. From Diamond Garage Doors, one free safety maintenance check. (includes balance, lucubration ...
These easy holiday crafts let you Eat The Fun
These edible No-Bake Holiday Cookie ...
1. Shared Air and Surface
Flu illness levels increase in winter because people spend more time indoors, sharing more space with others, touching more surfaces, and breathing more “shared” air. The high occupant density and the proximity of passengers in small spaces increase the chance of coming into contact with someone with flu. Reduce your chances by avoiding contact ...
Bake up some holiday memories with your kids!
- 2 packages (6 oz each) white baking chocolate, chopped
- 1 package of Nutter Butter Cookies (1lb)
- Red Colored Sugar
- 32 vanilla or white chocolate chips
- 64 mini/or large, chocolate chips
- 32 red hot candies
- In heavy sauce pan over low heat, melt white chocolate, stirring occasionally.
- For Santa's hat, dip one end of each cookie into melted chocolate.
- Place on wire rack.
- Sprinkle red sugar on the top part of ...
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***Use code MOM for ticket discount, see below***
Where: The Oaks Mall JC Penny CourtWhen: 10:00 AMWho: All are welcomeHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: www.shoptheoaksmall.com
Where: El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.)When: 10:00 AM (Daily showtimes are 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. (select days only for 9:45 p.m. show).)Who: All ages welcome!How: Tickets are available at El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at www.elcapitantickets.com or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6.Cost: General Admission ticket prices are $16 each for adults and $13 each for children (3-11) and seniors (60+). VIP ticket prices are $26 per ticket (for all ages). Special group rates of $12 per ticket for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 818-845-3110.
Where: Local Home Depot StoreWhen: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Ages 5-12How: Register early. These fill up fast!Cost: FREE!
Where: Beauty Love Obsesion Salon, 709 N Wendy Drive, Newbury ParkWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Call to RSVP 805.499.4793Cost: FREE!For more info: blo-salon.com or call (805)499-4793
Sunday, December 8 - Family Movie Night with Original Christmas Classics and/or DreamWorks Holiday Collection
Where: your living roomWhen: 7:00 PMWho: The whole family!How: Watch Rudolph, Frosty, Shrek and Alex as they get into the Christmas spirit. Both DVD gift sets available for purchase at www.walmart.com/ip/29156659Cost: Family fun: priceless (DVD gift sets start at $19.94)
Where: Paramount Ranch Road (off Cornell Road),
Agoura Hills, CA.When: 8:00 AM (Open daily from dawn til dusk)Who: Movie and Western lovers.How: Just visit!Cost: Admission is FREE and so is the parking lot!For more info: http://www.seeing-stars.com/studios/ParamountRanch.shtml (818) 597-9192
Where: 3370 Sunset Valley Rd, MoorparkWhen: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (ongoing)Who: All agesHow: Just show up!Cost: $3-weekdays, $6-weekends. 2 and under are free.For more info: http://www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com/index_uff.html
Where: Skirball Museum: 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Tuesday - Friday 12:00 - 5:00, Saturday - Sunday 10:00 - 5:00 Closed Mondays)Who: Kids of all ages.How: Same-day walk-up tickets are subject to availability. Advance purchase are recommended. All Noah's Ark ticketholders are assigned an entry time, permitting up to two hours in the Noah's galleries. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849 Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Service charges may apply.Cost: Included with Museum admission: $10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Children 2–12; Free to Members and Children under 2. Free to all on Thursdays.For more info: Phone: (310) 440-4500
Where: Gull Wings Children's MuseumWhen: 11:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: Admission $6/adult $5/childFor more info: http://www.gullwings.org/
Where: Gull Wings Children's Museum, OxnardWhen: 12:00 PM (Creature Feature at 12:00pm and Touch Tank at 2:30pm closed Mondays)Who: Geared toward young children but open to all agesHow: Just show up and pay museum admissionCost: Adults $6, Children $5, Seniors $5, Children under 2 are freeFor more info: www.gullwings.org
Where: 137 Strathearn PlaceWhen: 1:00 PM (ongoing)Who: EveryoneHow: Just Show UpCost: Suggested donation $3For more info: http://simihistory.com/index.html or 805.526.6453
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 6:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FREE!For more info: 805.517.6370 www.moorparklibrary.org
Where: Regal Cinemas / Civic Center Plaza (intersection of Tapo Canyon Rd & Alamo St.)When: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Every Friday)Who: All agesHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE admission
Where: Gull Wings Children's Museum, OxnardWhen: 11:00 AM (11:00am & 1:00pm)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: Admission price $6/adult $5/childFor more info: http://www.gullwings.org/
Where: 742 W. LA Ave., (by Staples), MoorparkWhen: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Every Friday)Who: All agesHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE
Where: Simi Valley Town CenterWhen: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FREE!For more info: https://www.facebook.com/simivalleytc
Where: Moorpark College
7075 Campus Road
Moorpark, CA 93021When: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Open every Saturday and Sunday)Who: Animal lovers of all ages!How: Come check us out!Cost: Admission is $5 for Adults, $4 for Children & Seniors
Where: Simi Valley Library in the Craft AreaWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Ages 5 and upHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: http://www.vencolibrary.org/calendar/Simi-Valley/2012-03
Where: 6503 Katherine Rd. Simi ValleyWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Every Sat & Sun)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: Donations of $1 requestedFor more info: http://santasusannadepot.org/Foundation/Home.htm 805.581.3462
Where: $5 or Less Bookstore, 1125 LA Ave, Simi ValleyWhen: 2:00 PM (Every Saturday)Who: All agesHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: 805.584.8979
Where: 350 W. Gainsborough Rd.at Jeaunine Drive between Lynn Road and Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks At the Conejo Valley Botanic GardenWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Sundays)Who: Kids!How: Stop by one SundayCost: FREEFor more info: http://conejogarden.org/KidsGarden
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 10:10 AM - 10:50 AM (Mondays)Who: Ages 12-18 monthsHow: Just visit!Cost: FREEFor more info: http://simivalleylibrary.org/home/ 805-526-1735
Where: Simi Valley Library, Children's Story CornerWhen: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (2nd and 4th Monday of each month)Who: Geared towards young childrenHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (11:30am & 6:30pm)Who: PreschoolersHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: 805.526.1735 http://simivalleylibrary.org/home/
Where: Location changes each week. Call the store to find out where this week's event will be held: 805.582.0005When: 6:30 PM (Goes until it's dark!)Who: All ages are welcome!How: Call ahead to find out location, and then just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: www.raceprephobbies.com or call 805.582.0005
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 10:30 AMWho: Young childrenHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: 805.517.6370
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month)Who: Ages 5 and upHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: 805.526.1735 http://simivalleylibrary.org/home/
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month)Who: Ages 5 and upHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: (805) 526-1735 http://simivalleylibrary.org/home/
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 12:00 PM (All month)Who: TeensHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE!
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 4:00 PMWho: TeensHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE!
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE!
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE!
Where: Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, MoorparkWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: TeensHow: Pre-register or just show up 805.517.6300Cost: $10For more info: http://moorparkca.gov/517/Teen-Programs
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE!
Where: Local Lowes StoreWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Young ChildrenHow: Fills up fast! Please check website or call your local store foe availabilityCost: FREE!For more info: www.lowesbuildandgrow.com
Where: Los Cerritos Middle School 2100 E. Ave De Las Flores Thousand Oaks, CA 91362When: 1:00 PM (1:00pm & 4:00pm)Who: EveryoneHow: reserve tickets at www.PremierMusicals.com/ticketsCost: $10-15
Where: Simi Valley LibraryWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: Tweens & TeensHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE!
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 2:00 PMWho: Preschool-grade 5How: Just Show upCost: FREE!
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: Teen grades 6-12How: Just show upCost: FREE!For more info: www.moorparklibrary.org 805.517.6370
Where: Moorpark LibraryWhen: 4:30 PMWho: TeensHow: Just show upCost: FREE!For more info: 805.517.6370 www.moorparklibrary.org
Where: 1925 Angus Ave-A Simi ValleyWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Sat 10-4; Sun 10-2)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show up.Cost: Great prices on quality children's merchandise.For more info: 805.796.7497 or http://babygreenresale.com/
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