memorial day

U.S. Memorial Day Culture Quiz 2018

By |2018-10-11T14:54:23-05:00May 11th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quiz, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

As wildflowers burst into bloom and the temperatures warm up, U.S. Americans prepare to celebrate an important holiday in U.S. culture, Memorial Day. While many look forward to this holiday as it represents the start of summer and a three-day weekend, do you know the true meaning, culture, and history of Memorial Day? Find out [...]

Celebration and Recognition: Modern Manners for an Authentic Memorial Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:23-05:00May 9th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Holiday Parties, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Memorial Day brings U.S. Americans together for a day of reflection as we honor those who gave their lives for our freedom. First initiated to remember fallen Union soldiers, Memorial Day became a national holiday after World War I, honoring all who died while defending our nation and its values. Though historically a solemn holiday, [...]

5 Ways to Honor Those Who Gave It All on Memorial Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-05:00May 24th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States|

For those who are hosting a Memorial Day get-together, here are five tips for ensuring that the holiday is a day of fun and reflection for all your guests.