Category: Memorial Day

Memorial Day Reflection

Memorial Day, Modern Term for Decoration Day Memorial Day was formerly known as Decoration Day. Decoration Day was first enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers after the Civil War. Decoration Day became Memorial Day after World War I. The day was extended to honor all Americans who had died in all of our wars.…
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Let’s Honor Veterans on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is right around the corner. For most people, Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day, is all about vacations, parades, and family cookouts. This year, before you fire up the barbecue, take a moment to learn more about the history of Memorial Day. And don’t forget to try more mindful Memorial Day activities.…
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Memorial Weekend Guest Tips

“Rules for Survival” to organize your guests and create a smooth and enjoyable holiday for all. Here are a few mindful ideas on dealing with memorial weekend guest tips. Before the Guests Arrive Send out a family letter with a list of items they need to bring. There are fewer surprises if you clearly state…
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Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

The stress of holiday traveling can put a person over the top and with Memorial Day weekend being the first major holiday of the summer season it can be a particularly stressful time. Here are a few mindful Memorial Day weekend travel tips. Millions of people are packing a bag and heading for a restful…
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5 Best Mocktails for Memorial Day

We tend to save the red, white, and blue decorations for the Fourth of July, but let’s not forget Memorial Day. Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originally celebrated Civil War soldiers. Today it honors all of our soldiers. As you host your Memorial Day barbecues, pool parties, and block parties, remember to make…
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Honor Our Veterans Today and Every Day

Veterans Day is a time in which we honor the courage and strength of our 19.3 million veterans and their families. However, one day isn’t enough to honor their sacrifices. With Mindful tips, we can celebrate and honor our veterans and women today and every day. The history of Veterans Day began on November 11,…
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