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Thinking About Chowing Down At A Barbecue This Weekend?

Memorial Day Weekend – the “unofficial” start of summer weekends. Hometown parades with floats and kids in baseball uniforms.  Veterans handing out flags.  The lazy, hazy days of summer with lots of soda and popcorn and beer.  Also lots of barbecue and desserts – and lots of seemingly never ending caloric temptation — and bathing […]

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Ready For A Summertime Holiday Weekend?

One Stop Shopping: Food, drinks, flowers, ice cream, disposable plates, paper towels, propane, fireworks, even the grill!!! You can probably find sun screen and beach towels.  I know you can buy a picnic table — even one that’s kid sized. There’s a petting zoo, too. Memorial Day Please take a moment to remember that Memorial […]

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Remembrance and Barbecues

A Day Of Remembrance For those of us who live in the states, Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is May 30th.  It’s a day of remembrance for those who died in our nation’s service.  It was first observed on May 30th, 1868 when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers […]

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