Happy Memorial Day

Homemade memorial day decorationsWishing everyone a wonderful day today!

We will be visiting a cemetery and remembering those who served and sacrificed, hoping to make the world a better place.   My kids love our family tradition of coloring pictures for decorating graves instead of buying flowers.  I described it last year in my post, Dairy-Free Memorial Day Waffles.

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What traditions do you have on Memorial Day weekend?

Dairy-Free Memorial Day Waffles

Blueberries, strawberries, and coconut-almond syrup on whole-wheat, crisp waffles.

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My kids like to color pictures of flowers for the cemetery on Memorial Day Weekend.  We started this tradition years ago.  I print a bunch of line art flowers from the web, and the kids color them with markers while we drive to the cemetery.   Continue reading