Wednesday, July 14, 2010
5 of our Favorite Pioneer Day Traditions
2. Have a Taffy Pull: Last year, we did our Pioneer Day Taffy Pull out on the back patio using the gas burner on our BBQ grill. The weather was perfect and it saved my house from the mess! I found this recipe online and it is the recipe we used.
5. Play Pioneer Night Games: Last year the kids (I had my 3 and 5 cousins sleeping over) were outside until dark and they all started playing hide and seek, sardines, and capture the flag. I am not sure Pioneers played those exact games, but I remember thinking that I could certainly imagine the Pioneer kids playing in the warm dusky evenings before bed. I realized that my kids do not get a chance to play those simple games very often. I practically had to drag them all inside and it was after 11pm!
Those are some of the things that we did last year...5 more fun ideas that we are trying this year will be posted next week....