Memorial Day commemorates men and women who have died in military service for the United States. People often visit cemeteries to remember those who fought for the country and lost their lives. Families fly the American flag and people volunteer to place flags on graves in national cemeteries. It was declared a national holiday in 1971 and in a lighter vein, Memorial Day also … [Read more...] about 5 Memorial Day Activities For Kids
Holidays are my absolute favorite! Memorial Day in particular has a special place in my heart. When growing up as a preteen and teenager, I remember Memorial Day as being surrounded by family and all of my grandparents telling war stories. Though stories are educational and entertaining, sometimes explaining Memorial Day to younger children are difficult especially if you … [Read more...] about Fun Memorial Day Crafts For Kids
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer. So, kick off the season with a fabulous meal that will leave you bathing suit ready. These Memorial Day food ideas are perfect for your Memorial Day cookout because it won’t spoil in the summer sun, much of it can be prepared ahead, and kids & adults of all ages will love it! The following Memorial Day recipes serve eight – … [Read more...] about Memorial Day Food Ideas- Healthy and Delicious!
If there’s one day of the year to get out your grill and have a barbecue, it’s Memorial Day. It’s the perfect time to lounge outside with friends and family, sip on some lemonade and bite into something with yummy charred grill marks. Hot dogs and burgers are classic choices for Memorial Day grilling, but there are dozens of other grilled options out there if you’re looking to … [Read more...] about Beyond Burgers: What to Grill for Memorial Day
Memorial Day is a fun holiday that is typically spent at cookouts, hosting or attending parties, poolside, or lounging in the backyard. Here are Memorial Day party ideas to get your family and friends moving with several fun activities for Memorial Day as well as some great suggestions for Memorial Day snacks. Memorial Day Party Ideas These Memorial Day party ideas … [Read more...] about Memorial Day Party Ideas- Activities and Snacks