This weekend will herald in the beginning of the summer season. For many people around the U.S., Memorial Day weekend holds the promise of longer days, the anticipation of time off from work or school or both, and the nostalgia of days gone by. As you make your shopping lists for backyard cook-outs or packing lists for a long weekend excursion, check out some of these sites for ideas and inspiration to make your Memorial Day weekend, well, memorable!
Many of us have already fired up grills and enjoyed the unique flavor of seared meats and veggies but Memorial Day weekend seems to hold the title for the official beginning of grilling season! Here are several recipes to drool over and hey, maybe actually try out this weekend!
- Grilled Ambrosia from @alisonlewis
- Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob from @lisasamples
- Grilled Steaks with Cilantro Lime Butter from @sthrnfairytale
- Grilled Blue Cheese Buttered Steak with Bourbon Caramelized Onions from @foodformyfamily
- The Best Hamburger She Ever Ate from @taraziegmont
- Top Summer Recipes from @beautyandbedlam
Some regions of the country are already coming to the end of the school year while others still have a few weeks to go. Either way, be prepared for weekend or summer boredom with these helpful tips!
- Four Digital Summer Projects for your Tweens/Teens from @cozifamily
- @myatlantamommy has a round-up of available Free Summer Reading Programs!
- Educational PBS Apps from @momstart
- Top 10 Kid Gadgets for Summer Road Trips from @susieqtpies
- @greeblemonkey has a fun giveaway going on right now for a Parachute Play Pack that will keep boredom at bay! (And even if you don’t win the play pack, there are good ideas for items to have on hand this weekend and summer!)
Another great way to keep busy and have fun at any age is with crafts!
- Spray Bottle Silhouette Art from @MomItForward
- Homemade Washable Sidewalk Paint, Beach Sand Art and more from @momof3boys3702
- And what’s a holiday without printables? @mybaybah hooks you up for Memorial Day!
- 11 Must Have Items For the Holiday Weekend and Summer from @stylecaster
- @MommieDaze was drawn to a white skirt but will she be able to keep it white?
- Summer Uniform for Fun Moms from @charmedvalerie
- Chevron is all the rage right now, show it off with this adorable dress perfect for summer outings from @lovefeast.
With that we wish you a fun, safe Memorial Day weekend and we hope that summer holds all the you’re looking forward to and more!
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