A Long Weekend at Home

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There are few things I enjoy more than an extended holiday weekend, when the only decision I have to make is whether to spend it traveling or relaxing at home. Added bonus this time of year – summer is officially on its way. This year my husband and I decided to keep it local and spare ourselves the usual headaches associated with hours spent in traffic. Checking out our options, I came across some great tips and ideas for a backyard celebration. Check out these suggestions to help kick off your Memorial Day barbecue.

Still in the early planning stages? This checklist will help make sure you’re on the right track to success.

Worried about budget? Throw a potluck barbeque and invite all your friends.

New to grilling? You won’t be intimidated when you check out our guide to grilling classic burgers and dogs.

Bored by traditional burgers and sides? How about a turkey burger? Or a blue cheese potato salad? Or a twist on grilled corn?

What are your favorite barbecue ideas?

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