Memorial Day memories

Memorial Day Highlights

Memorial Day definitely sneaked up on me this year, as it does every year. The last Monday in May is just another day off work for some, and for others it may be a weekend add-on day for travel.

I woke up this Memorial Day and consciously asked what this day is for me and my family and here’s what I came up with.

Memorial Day is…..

Memorial Day blog


1. A day to celebrate with family and friends the freedoms that we share because of those who protect them.

Memorial Day blog

An afternoon barbeque turns into tranquil chatter



2. A day to share my favorite grill recipes.

Grilled Herb Flank Steak from The Organized Cook, click here for recipe



3. Time to start wearing my favorite white jeans.

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White jeans…. yes, tomorrow! Right now it’s an evening swing with kids in PJ’s. (check out the Las Vegas sunset behind us!)



4. A deadline for planting my Spring garden.

Read “7 Reasons To Grow a Home Garden” here



5. A time to make my #WineWork “To Do” list to catch up old work and clear my calendar for Summer.


Read “Wine Work” here



6. A time to start planning Summer family vacations.

Carlsbad summer vacation

Summer vacation in Carlsbad



7. A reason to have a lemonade stand.

Read “Lemonade Stand, A Family Bucket List” here



Many blessings to you and your family this and every Memorial Day!


Memorial Day 2014

Memorial Day 2014 via Instagram @ToniSpilsbury




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