December 3, 2013
- (Handwritten) Holiday Shopping: On-Line or In-Person?
- Welcome To The "Holiday Take It Easy Edition"
- HOLIDAY FUN! Disney's Iron Man -Hulk Heroes United Pre-Release Party
- AIN'T NOBODY TALKIN' TO SANTA... YET
- CLINTON LIGHT DISPLAY SCAVENGER HUNT
- "DIY GIFTS" -- Why? Because It's From The Heart!
- VENDORS WANTED FOR VIP BAGS 12/31/13
- Santa Claus Cookies
- Minor Inconveniences - The Connecticut Shootings-We Remember
- GIVEAWAY! Necessary Extras- American Girl Doll Clothes and More!
- Christopher's Collages -
- Steel City Artist Illustrations -
- What The Elf Photo Share Contest
- LA Fitness Corporate Wellness: Not Just the Smart Thing To Do
- Soccer Shots Winter Registration Now Open- GREAT GIFT IDEA
- This Week's Picks
- Hard Rock Cafe Breakfast With Santa
- Harlem Globetrotters come to CONSOL December 26
- Macaroni Kid Birthday Guide
- Santapalooza is coming to Latitude 40 & it's FREE!
- Three Rivers Classic College Hockey Tournament
- Winners list from recent giveaways
Notes from the editors
We hope all of your Thanksgiving dinners were wonderful!
Now that the world is finished shoving "aptly named shopping days" down our willing throats (or are they?) the editors at Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh LLC want to know how YOU do YOUR holiday shopping?
Do you shop online, in the stores, task someone else to do it ...
Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh LLC Has Everything You Need For The Holidays
Here's a quick guide to the bursting contents of the edition but the FULL VERSION can be viewed by clicking here!
Need a holiday consultant for your favorite company? We have them and ...
YOU ARE INVITED! 12-4-13
This Pre-Release Party will be held at Latitude 40 in Robinson Township on December 4, 2013.
The doors open at 5:30 PM and the movie begins at 6:00 PM. This is a FREE movie screening and there is no purchase necessary.
ANTTSTWHOP- What's that you say?
From Debby's Corner
Each year as the holidays near I mentally prep myself for the installation of my own special holiday tradition.
ANTTSTWHOP Isn't it fun to make up your own traditions?
In MY version of It's a Wonderful Life--- Perry style. I try to instill the movie's message of " It's A Wonderful Life" ( you caught that right?) to my children with my own personal holiday made up tradition CLEVERLY NAMED:
AIN'T NOBODY TALKING TO SANTA-- TIL WE HELP OTHER PEOPLE
If you're visiting the Clinton Light Display Print Out This Scavenger Hunt For Your Kids
Once you pay you can circle the display as many times as you'd like.
Join our Jammie Jam 2014 - New Year's At Noon FAMILY CELEBRATION
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 ...
Why I'll filter.
As we prepare for the holiday season this year, we remember the tragedy that happened in Connecticut on December 14, 2012. One of our editors wrote a beautiful piece last year and we wanted to share it with you again. Hold your loved ones tight this season for those who can't.
I was intensely grateful for children's channels today. My 3 year old's request for the same show DVR'd over and over is normally a minor inconvenience but today-- was welcomed.
Something certainly I never thought ...
WIN A SURPRISE FASHION ACCESSORY FOR YOUR CHILD'S AMERICAN GIRL DOLL!
WIN WIN WIN!
Want to win a surprise fashion item for your American Girl Doll from Macaroni Kid?
Go to Necessary Extras FB page.
Say " If found you on Mac Kid."
Then tell them something you love from their site or the item you'd most love on your holiday list this year!
We'll select one winner from the entries on December 15th to win a surprise fashion item that fits AG dolls!
If you're scouring the web for those "oh so hard to find inexpensive" American Girl ...
WIN A PRINT HERE! JoePA, Troy, Sid--Hundreds Of Pens Thousands Of Images
It's rare you run across something that shows off our fantastic city in such a light that you stand back simply amazed. Pittsburgh itself is incredible on its own but when you pair Pittsburgh and PA icons like Sidney Crosby, Hines Ward and JoePA --- with local Burgh artist Chris Nix-- you get the pure magic that IS, Christopher's Collages.
Since 2009 Chris has been making visual magic to high acclaim around Pittsburgh and beyond. Chris Nix creates custom "Visual Biographies" with hundreds of images inside and this holiday ...
WIN A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS PRINT " Lighting Of the Horne's Tree" FROM STEEL CITY ARTIST, CHARLES OTT
Self-taught architectural illustrator and digital artist, Charles Ott is fast becoming one of the most talked about local artists around the Burgh. His immaculate, hand-drawn black and white pen and ink drawings are created with meticulous precision and attention to detail. Customizing, for you, an original piece of Pittsburgh artwork to hang proudly in any home.
Charles Ott has received numerous awards and an intense amount of praise for his works of fine art. His work is proudly displayed in art galleries, businesses, many homes across the country and most ...
Win a $50 Gift Card To Victoria's Secret
We'd love to see what your Elf is up to this year and all Elves of all shapes and sizes are welcome!
Join our What The Elf Photo Share Contest, get your friends to vote and you could win a $50 Gift Card to Victoria's Secret this holiday! Official rules apply. Click here to enter! http://bit.ly/1gzvpk4
Inspire and be inspired!
LA Fitness Corporate Wellness: Not Just the Smart Thing To Do
As healthcare and insurance costs continue to skyrocket. Corporate wellness programs can be that proverbial ounce of prevention that stops employee health problems before they require the costly pound of cure. Corporate wellness benefits are one of the only ways to cut those costs while helping employees at the same time. In a tough environment for business, it's rare when you can find a strategic idea that saves money and helps employees. The truth is that corporate wellness ...
Local Soccer Program for 2-5( 8) Year Olds In Your Area
Where:Phipps ConservatoryWhen: 10:30 am or 1:00 pmWho: Kids!How: Buy a ticket and join in the fun!Cost:Free with admission
Where: Sewickley Public LibraryWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Children grades K-8. All skill levels welcome!How: Please Register.Cost: Call for details Children's Department 412-741-0937For more info: http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=sewickley
Where: 320 Forest Grove Road Coraopolis, PA 15108When: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho:
All are welcome!How: Just show up!Cost: Free eventFor more info: [email protected]
Where: 1476 Old Steubenville Pike Pgh, PA 15205When: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: All are welcomeHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: [email protected]
Where: Basketball CourtsWhen: .Who: Everyone!How: Come on out!Cost: .For more info: http://www.north-fayette.com/
Where: Byham TheaterWhen: Times vary.Who: Please Note: Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted to the theater.How: Purchase a ticket. Sponsored by First Niagara.
1/2 price tickets for kids 3-14 sponsored by Macy's!Cost: Cost varies.For more info: http://www.pittsburghclo.org/shows/view/8/refer:clo-shows
With a wink of his eye and a flip of a switch, Robinson's Christmas Season will kick off at our annual Christmas Tree Light Up. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive via fire truck. We'll keep you warm on this wintry eve with Christmas carols, hot chocolate and cookies. Come and enjoy memories of Christmases past and create new ones. Make this community event a tradition for your entire family!
Where: Clever ParkWhen: 6:30-7:30 p.m.Who: All ages are welcome!How: Come on out!Cost: Free.For more info: http://www.townshipofrobinson.com/events.html
Where: Sewickley Public LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: Come on out!Cost: Call for details Children's Department 412-741-0937For more info: http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=sewickley
Where: Sewickley at various venues. See site for detailsWhen: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: Come on out!Cost: .
Where: Township ParkWhen: 6:30 PMWho: North Fayette FamiliesHow: Bundle up and come on out!Cost: Free!For more info: http://www.north-fayette.com/
Where: Hard Rock Cafe PittsburghWhen: 9:00 AMWho: Everyone on Santa's "NICE" list!How: Reservations are taken on a first come – first served basis!Contact Amanda at the Hard Rock Cafe for Reservations at (412) 481-7625 or via e-mail at [email protected]Cost: PRICE:
$13.95 plus tax* for ages 12 and older.
$9.95 plus tax* for kids ages 2 to 11 years
Event is free for kids under 2 years
Where: Settler's Ridge RobinsonWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (.)Who: Everyone on Santa's List!How: Come on out!Cost: Donation to Children's Hospital of PittsburghFor more info: http://settlersridgepa.com/events.php
Where: The Rink at PPG Place in the Plaza between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue.When: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (See website for details)How: Bundle up and come on out!Cost:
AdmissionAdults (ages 13-49) : $8
Children (through age 12): $7
Seniors (ages 50 and up): $7
Skate Rental: $3For more info: http://www.ppgplace.com/directory/the-rink/
Where: GymWhen: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: Children with special needs and thier famiies.How: RSVP PleaseCost: Free.For more info: http://north-fayette.com/parks-recreation/pals
Join us Dec. 8 in the Food Court and enjoy a convenient box breakfast, Mistletails character show with meet-n-greet and a special visit with Santa of course!
When: 8:30am or 9:45amWho: Everyone on Santa's List.How: Reservations are required and space is limited. Reserve today for your breakfast at 8:30am or 9:45am by emailing [email protected]! Please add Santa Breakfast to the subject line.Cost: $5 per person plus a canned food item.
When: 5-7 pmWho: Everyone on Santa's List.How: Come on out!Cost: Toy donation- see details.
With every purchase of an adult entree, kids (12 and under) get a meal from the kids' menu and a $10 game card for FREE!
Where: Latitude 40
200 Quinn Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275When: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Kids 12 and under.How: Purchase an adult entree. See website below for details.Cost: Cost of an adult entree.For more info: http://latitude40pitt.com/contact-us/
This Weekend! Make Your Reservations Now!
Save 25% Tickets on sale now
Bring the whole family to the Harlem Globetrotters brand new "Fans Rule" show and get 25% off your tickets.
The biggest family show in America is coming to CONSOL Energy Center when the Harlem Globetrotters take fan participation to the extreme by letting fans decide which NEW Globetrotter rule they'll add to the game like 6 on 5 or the Trick Shot Challenge! Experience hours of fun for kids, grandparents and everyone in between ...
Birthday Problems Solved! Our Resource Guide for Pittsburgh Parents!
Learning Express Birthday Box
Painting with a Twist Pittsburgh West
Beverly's Birthdays-Giving Back During Birthdays
Bricks 4 Kidz
Christine's Painting Place
Faces by Christina
Giggles & Smiles
Jump!Zone Allison Park
Karen Prinzik's Broadway Dance Studio PARTIES
Katie's Clay Studio
Oogles n Googles
Party Paper Scissors
Three Rivers Paintball & AirSoft Park
Soccer Shots Birthday Packages
December 14 11:00am to 3:00pm
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For more information about this great FREE event click here!
$10 in Free Game Play
*** $5 that is for 12/14/13 only***
*** $5 that is good on a Future Visit***
December 28-20 @ CONSOL ENERGY CENTER
THREE RIVERS CLASSIC GAME SCHEDULE:
Day One: Friday, December 28
4:30 PM: Robert Morris University vs. Penn State University
7:30 PM: Ohio State University vs. Miami University
Day Two: Saturday, December 29
4:30 PM: Consolation Game
7:30 PM: Three Rivers Classic - Championship Game
NCAA Division I men’s college hockey takes center stage when the inaugural “Three Rivers Classic” is held December 28-29, 2012 at CONSOL Energy Center.
The four teams scheduled to participate in the two-day event are Robert Morris University, Penn State University, Ohio ...
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Learning Express Basket Winner
Pennsylvania Motor Speedway
(Winners for all season)
BIG TIME RUSH
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