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3 Tips for Memorial Day Family Fun

3 Tips for Memorial Day Family Fun

May 15, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is full of food, fun and family! We have 3 simple tips to not only make the most out of your day off, but have fun all weekend long. 1. Red, White and Blue Go all out with your Memorial Day decor. Find some flags for your yard, or buy some festive clothing for any barbecues, parties or events you’re planing to attend. 2. Discover Local Events Chances are, your area hosts parades or festivals throughout the entire weekend! Find what events are going on in your city or town. Bring the whole family to join in the celebration and honor our armed forces! 3. Plan a trip! Whether you want to visit family, or take an impromptu trip to a new destination, Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to get in the car and get out of town!   What places and providers help you with your Memorial Day family fun? Share your list on...

How to Pick a Restaurant Patio

How to Pick a Restaurant Patio

May 7, 2015

Summer is almost here. That means it’s almost patio season! But not all outdoor eating is created equal. That’s why we put together a few tips to help you pick the perfect restaurant patio. 1. Call Ahead You might be hard pressed to find patio seating in the spring and summer months. Everyone wants to eat outside! Give yourself some room and call ahead and try to reserve a spot – or to see if the patio is even open. 2. Sun Exposure¬† The last thing you want is to try to enjoy your meal or happy hour with the sun in your eyes, or getting sunburn in the process. Do a quick Google search to see what your favorite restaurant’s awning or umbrella situation is. (Though, if you¬†want the sun, an exposed patio may be just the spot you’re looking for!) 3. Location, Location, Location Where is your favorite restaurant located? Is it on a busy street with cars zooming past? Is it tucked away on a quiet side street? You probably want your patio dining experience to be a relaxing and fun experience, and the physical location will either help or hinder this.   What are your favorite restaurant patios? Make a list on emazeMe and spread the patio...