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The Birthday Buzz, May 09-- Fun Ideas for a Memorable Memorial Day Celebration!
May 22, 2009

Gear Up for a Memorable Memorial Day Celebration!

Cookouts, Cupcakes, and Fun, Oh My!

Sizzling grills, outdoor activites, and good times are what make a Memorial Day celebration such fun!

Here you'll find a few ideas for food, fun, and games that are sure to make your Memorial Day celebration a memorable one!

  • Quick and easy patriotic cupcakes that you can whip up in a flash,

  • A baked bean recipe that will be the highlight of the cookout,

  • And some old-fashioned game ideas to entertain kids from 5 to 95!

Patriotic Cupcakes

These patriotic cupcakes are the ultimate quick and easy dessert to whip up for your Memorial Day Celebration!

They're incredibly festive and add a neat touch to the party atmosphere!

My daughter actually helped me decorate these, and we were done in about half an hour.

Lots of fun to make...and even more fun to eat! Get full decorating instructions here.

Best-Ever Baked Beans

These baked beans get rave reviews every time they're served, and no matter how many batches I make, the bowl always ends up empty!

So, by popular request, and as an exclusive privilege for e-zine subscribers, I give you the best baked bean recipe ever! I'm telling you, these will be a big hit at your cookout!

Fun Memorial Day Games for Kids of All Ages

Bring some old-fashioned fun to your Memorial Day celebration with some classic games that all ages will love.

We played games like these on Mother's Day and everyone from my kids to my 83-year-old grandma took part...we all had a blast!

Even my teenage kids were smiling! :)

  • Sack races
  • Egg tosses
  • Croquet
  • Badminton
  • Horseshoes
  • Bean bag tosses

New on the Website...

Things are busy here at, and lots of things are brewing behind the scenes!

We're gearing up for our first-ever contest, so stay tuned to find out all of the juicy details. It's going to be fun!

We've also got an incredibly cool margarita cake new at the site that is a must-see! It's a perfect cake for a 21st birthday party, fiesta party, or any summer get-together. Definitely check it out.

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Well, that's it for this time!

As always, if you have any ideas, questions, comments, etc., feel free to shoot them my way. I love hearing from you all!

Thanks for reading, and I'll see you next time!

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