The Friday Five – Labor Day
Happy Labor Day Weekend! This week’s Friday Five gives a little history about the holiday, provides money saving tips, offers a few ways to partake in the celebration of it all and reminds us to find some time to reflect and remember what it’s all about in the first place.
Labor Laws to Protect Healthcare Workers
Modern day celebration of Labor Day has come to mean a day off, great sales and BBQs to most Americans but thankfully MedTravelers (@medtravelers) is here to remind us about the origin of the holiday. In honor of Labor Day, MedTravelers takes a look at some of the laws and protections now in place to protect healthcare workers. In turn, Independent provides a quick synopsis of the holiday’s background in general.
14 Fitness Sales To Hit Up This Labor Day
While Labor Day isn’t the most popular of days to workout, it is a day of sales and Refinery29 has put together a list of some of the best fitness sales out there. Whether you’re in the market for new sneakers, thinking about getting into hiking or just want to debut a few new fly clothing options on your next visit to the gym, this list has just what you need at a discount to boot.
Cocktails or Mocktails with a Side of Healthy
Whether you are planning a big end of summer blast for Labor Day, just relaxing solo or with a small crew in your backyard, these creative concoctions from Organic Conversation (@TalkOrganic) are sure to quench your thirst. Choose your favorites, make a list and head out for a mix of healthy and a few not so healthy ingredients to whip up a delicious treat.
Throwing a #laborday party? Here are some great ideas for refreshing cocktails and mocktails that are even, dare we say it, #healthy! https://t.co/3MaQrDscbL#labordayweekend #party #BBQ #beverages #recipes pic.twitter.com/lDhV84HUPI
— Organic Conversation (@TalkOrganic) August 29, 2018
Labor Day Food Deals
Maybe you’re not really into the whole BBQ thing or maybe you’re out and about hitting the sales in stores. People offers a list of some of the good deals on food and treats you’ll find. Personally, I think I’ll be picking up a free blizzard this weekend.
Opinion: Remember support for workers this Labor Day
Bottom line, while you’re splurging on this weekend’s sales, gobbling the last of summer’s burgers and dogs and enjoying time with friends and family, try to find some time to remember what the weekend’s really about. A good start is to read this opinion piece from the East Bay Times by Mark Hersman.