Posts Tagged "memorial day"

Memorial Day Picnic Recipes

Make your family’s Memorial Day picnic perfect with these holiday recipes. Not only are they tasty to eat, but they’re fun for the kids to help you make. Get the whole family in on the cooking action and check out these celebratory treats — in red, white and blue! Super Smoothies Along with a buffet of picnic food (such as burgers, hotdogs and salads), serve up a smoothie bar! Layer frozen summer smoothies to create a red, white and blue design. Blend strawberries, ice cream and ice for the red layer, Repeat this with coconut for the white later. And...

Memorial Day Dessert Recipes

With Memorial Day coming up you may be looking for a few holiday-themed treats. Don’t stress about spending the day stuck in the kitchen. These sweets are easy enough for even a novice cook to make. Get the whole family in on the action, and have the kids help you out. Younger children can measure and mix or line up ingredients, while older kids can take on a bigger role. Patriotic Cookies Use either your favorite sugar cookie recipe or grab a box of ready-made mix. Roll out the dough and use a star-shaped cookie cutter to create a holiday...

Memorial Day Glitter Crafts for Kids

Celebrate Memorial Day with a fun-filled kids’ craft. Get creative, show some sparkle and with a glitter activity. Start with red, white (use either opal or silver) and blue glitter. And, go from there. Check out these artsy ideas that your creative kiddos will get a kick out of. Your family can try one or do all of these red, white and blue Memorial Day projects. Glitter Flag Make the stars and stripes shine – literally. Your child can draw the outline of flag on a piece of cardboard. Reuse the front of an old cereal box, and cut it...

Red, White and Blue Holiday Recipes

Memorial Day, Flag Day and July 4th! They’re all patriotic holidays that often involve a family-filled picnic or other similar celebration. Instead of spending the day in kitchen by yourself, try a few super-simple red, white and blue recipes Get the whole family involved, and ask the kids to help you out with these holiday treats! Red and blue salad. Slice a red apple and pair it with blueberries. This couldn’t be easier! Alternate the red and blue fruits or toss them into a bed of greens for a sweet and savory salad. Patriotic s’mores. Turn the summertime favorite into...

5 Memorial Day Parades for Families

Memorial Day celebrates the fallen heroes who gave their lives in the U.S. armed services. As part of the holiday, cities across the country hold parades. What and where are some of the best Memorial Day parades in the U.S.? Chicago Chicago’s parade starts with a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Eternal Flame on Daley Plaza. The parade then moves on State Street from Lake Street to Van Buren Street. New York The Little Neck-Douglas Parade is known as the largest Memorial Day parade in the country. Not only is this a parade on a grand scale, but it has...