Greetings from Riviera Cancun in MEXICO - Publisher Boondoggle!

A Note From Your Publisher

By Jess Searcy July 23, 2019

Greeting Macaroni Families! I'm writing to you this week from Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun! Well... not really. Really, I'm working double-time last week, before my trip, to get this newsletter put together for you ahead of time. So that by the time you get this note, I WILL be in Mexico! Right now, I'm still dreaming. But right NOW, I'm in Mexico! Are you confused yet? I am! But I'm sure I'm happy, because I am seeing myself right now in a pool with an umbrella drink!

So what the heck am I doing here? Every year, fifty Macaroni Kid publishers from around the US and Canada meet up for our annual Silver Daisy Boondoggle. We get the scoop on family-friendly destinations and then report back to you with reviews, tips and ideas for your family bucket list. This year, we are hitting an all-inclusive resort for families, couples and girlfriends in Cancun. Be sure to follow #mkgoesazul on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see everyone's posts about the trip!

I hope you are having a great week. Squeeze in those end of Summer memories, it will be over before we know it!

Highlights in this Week’s Newsletter

  • Save the date for Sky Zone Hoover's Block Party, coming up in August
  • 10 Things to Do Before School Starts
  • Have you seen our Travel Guide or our Day Trips Guide?
  • and more!
  • plus 30+ events!  Find the full event calendar HERE

Local Guides

Check out these guides to find exactly what your are looking for right now. Current guides are Farmer's Markets and Craft Shows, Travel Guide, Steals 'n Deals (Kids Eat Free), School Breaks and Summer Camps Guide, 92 Things to Do With Kids in Birmingham, 2019 Giveaway Winners, Birthday Guide, 79 Day Trips from Birmingham, and Kids Classes and Activities!

Business Directory

Did you know you can find lots of Macaroni Kid exclusive discounts from businesses in our directory? These are all businesses that either support Macaroni Kid South Birmingham in providing this free resource to you OR they are local non-profits that we want to support!!  Either way, we hope you will explore, find some discounts and show your local businesses and nonprofits some love!  Please mention Macaroni Kid when you visit!  It helps keep us in business AND you might get a discount!

Social Media

Did you know we have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest pages? Click the linked text and get social with us! These pages are a great way to stay in touch on a daily basis and make sure you don't miss any giveaways or last minute events in between newsletters! But you've got to click "like" or "follow!"

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Thank You!

Thanks for coming back to visit Macaroni Kid South Birmingham and sharing this amazing resource with your friends and family.  Please help us grow! Forward this newsletter to friends and family that would love to check out how we can help keep their kids busy and entertained! Have a great week!


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Macaroni Kid South Birmingham is a free weekly e-newsletter and website focused on fun family events and things to do with kids in the South Birmingham region. We gather together all kinds of local family events and activities each week, and add useful information about classes, family-focused businesses, book and product reviews, recipes, crafts, school and camp guides and more. We proudly serve families in downtown Birmingham, Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Hoover, Pelham, the Oak Mountain and 280 area, Helena and Alabaster.