Fun Memorial Day Ideas for All

Memorial Day is upon us once again! With summer being right around the corner, let’s start this holiday weekend off right. Not sure what to do? Well here are a few ideas on how to spend your holiday.


For those of you in and around Fairfield County, the Town of Fairfield will be holding their annual Memorial Day Parade, on Monday, May 26, 2014, located on the Post Road, ending on the Old Post Road. The parade will feature many different groups, including: Veterans, the Fairfield High School Marching Band, Girl & Boy Scouts, and many different clubs and organizations. All of these groups put on a great show, and it is fun for all ages. After the parade is over there will be a brief ceremony at Town Hall to honor past and present veterans. The parade starts at 10:00am and is typically over around 12:30pm. You can find more information about the event here.

After you watch your local parade, impress your guests this Memorial Day with an American Flag strawberry short cake. This simple and easy recipe to follow for a party pleasing, tasty treat is sure to shock your guests. All the ingredients you’ll need are some yellow cake mix, container of frozen whipped topping, 1 pint of blueberries, and 2 pints of fresh strawberries. After 20 minutes of prep work, and 30 minutes to cook, you’ll have a great looking cake to present at the end of the night at your Memorial Day gathering. Here’s a tip: when bringing out your cake, add some sparklers to give off a spectacular affect. Follow these easy steps to making this great cake here.

Regardless of what you plan, there are many ideas to make your Memorial Day a great one and there are plenty of recipes to follow to keep your guests satisfied. Having a cook out doesn’t have to be stressful; there are many ways to keep your day cool and exciting. From learning how and what to grill, to what kind of drinks you should be serving with your meal. All of these important questions can be answered here.

Follow some of these helpful hints this weekend and have a safe and fun Memorial Day!

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