How Should You Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

Many Americans do not know why Labor Day is a national holiday and have come to associate Labor Day weekend as the end of summer and the start of football season. In fact, Labor Day is intended to commemorate the men and women who fought for better working conditions and reasonable work hours in the late 19th century. Overworked men and women formed Labor Unions in order to express their outrage with the dangerous and hostile environments they were forced to work in for twelve hours a day, every day of the week. Labor Unions are the sole reason employed Americans can go home to the comfort of their families on the weekends after a forty-hour workweek. Keep labor unions in mind… as you indulge on your day off.

 

 

Here are five ways you can celebrate Labor Day weekend!

 

  • Picnic With Friends: Pack up the cooler and picnic basket and go to a local park. Invite your loved ones and you could have your own, impromptu Labor Day celebration. This is an inexpensive way to spend time with friends and family while enjoying the day off from work.

  • Find a Local Festival: The summer is prime time for any type of parade or festival. Grab a lawn chair and enjoy the festivities with a cold beer by your side.

 

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  • Go to the Beach: One of the many perks of Florida is the plethora of beaches with clear water and blue skies; also a great spot for a picnic.

  • Prepare for Sports: Spend the afternoon at a minor league ballgame, or better yet, get ready for pro-football season. Get your pictures ready for your Fantasy League or mentally prepare yourself for the excitement of your favorite team winning their way to the Super Bowl.

  • Stay Home: Labor Day celebrates workers for their hard work and dedication every day of the year, so why not sit back and relax this Labor Day? Order pizza, pop a bottle of wine, and binge-watch your favorite shows on Netflix.

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Labor Day allows Americans to reflect on one of the Unites State’s greater accomplishments, so sit back and enjoy the fruits of this past labor. So whether you are enjoying your day off with friends, or simply laying around the house, remember to thank the men and women who made Labor Day possible.

 

 

 

Posted on August 31, 2015 in Uncategorized, vodka

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