There’s nothing more exciting than turning on the grill for the first time for the summer. Want to add something new to your grilling repertoire? Try out a few of these classic barbecue dishes that even picky eaters will devour.
Most small towns and cities mark the day with an annual Memorial Day parade to honor those who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Check your local papers for a parade near you.
Pay tribute to those who have lost their lives fighting for our country by visiting a nearby veterans’ cemetery, where you can place flags and flowers on the graves.
Give thanks to veterans.
Organize an activity with the neighborhood kids to write thank you cards to veterans across the country — or better yet, send a care package to active troops.
It just so happens that May is National Bike Month. Dust off your wheels and pick out a route you’ve never tried before. You won’t mind getting in some exercise on your day off if you’re surrounded by beautiful views.
Happy Memorial Day!