Campfire Day

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Campfire Day is the day we can set aside to relax and unwind by a campfire! Click here to learn more about this holiday. It is celebrated on the first Saturday in August.

I think I might be the perfect time to plan a Weenie Roast! We might need some of these for roasting our hot dogs and marshmallows for S’mores. It might also be nice to have some campfire songs and stories too.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Also check out:

Homeschool: August on Pinterest

Campfire for kids on YouTube

March 19-25, 2017 Meal Plan

This is our basic meal plan for the week. Sometimes we will switch the days around if I forgot to set something out or put something in the crock pot. Please feel free to use this or change it around to suit your family’s needs.

I do have ‘Snacks/Desserts’ listed as well. I always try to keep a bowl of fresh fruit out on the counter or table for the kids to snack on. Sometimes I will make a special snack or treat for us to enjoy.

Sunday

Breakfast:

Blueberry Oatmeal Bread, scrambled eggs

Lunch:

PB & J sandwiches, Fruit

Dinner:

Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken, rice, Cole Slaw

Snacks/Desserts:

Cupcakes


Monday

Breakfast:

Cereal/Oatmeal

Lunch:

leftovers

Dinner:

Popover Pizza, Salad

Snacks/Desserts:

Cinnamon Toast


Tuesday

Breakfast:

French Toast

Lunch:

hot dogs, mac n cheese, veggies

Dinner:

Red & White PastaSalad

Snacks/Desserts:

PB Toast


Wednesday

Breakfast:

Basic Muffins

Lunch:

Egg Salad Sandwiches, veggies

Dinner:

Goulash7 Up Biscuits

Snacks/Desserts:

Muffins


Thursday

Breakfast:

Pancakes

Lunch:

tuna salad sandwiches, fresh veggies

Dinner:

Crockpot Chicken Marinara w/Veggies, Angel Hair Pasta, Salad

Snacks/Desserts:

Fruit


Friday

Breakfast:

Cereal/Oatmeal

Lunch:

Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Veggies

Dinner:

Easy Bean Tostadas, Rice, Salad

Snacks/Desserts:

Cookies


Saturday

Breakfast:

Breakfast In a Cup

Lunch:

Scrambled Egg Sandwiches, veggies

Dinner:

Weenie Roast, S’mores

Snacks/Desserts:

Popcorn

Weenie Roast

What is a Weenie Roast you may wonder? Well, a church that we went to in NC would have a Weenie Roast every Fall. They had a small fire and the men would go find some nice twigs for the kids to use to roast their hot dogs and marshmallows on. It was something we always looked forward to and we love the memories that we have from those times.

My older kids wanted to recreate those memories for the younger ones so we have a Weenie Roast set to repeat on the meal schedule. Of course we also include a Weenie Roast as a camping activity. If the weather is nice I may even let the kids camp in the back yard.

We just plan it like a cookout or BBQ. We will have hot dogs, chips, potato salad, and whatever sides anyone else wants to bring or make. It is not meant to be anything fancy, just a little break to sit and relax around a fire and to make memories. I love the way a wood fire smells and that alone can trigger some wonderful memories for myself.

Those are the kinds of memories that I want my kids to have and I find that I have to be intentional in my planning of some things. If not, life gets in the way and things get so busy and hectic that I don’t feel I have time. By having it on the calendar I can plan for it and be ready for some FUN!

Here are some ideas that I have found online that can help you to make your own Weenie Roast, if you like.

Weenie Roast Party Ideas

How to Host a Weenie Roast

Weenie Roast ideas on Pinterest

weenie roast ideas via google search