Tag: holidays

Candy Cane Flag

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
Candy Cane Flag

This has got to be the simplest Fun Friday craft project yet!  It’ll only take you minutes (beyond gathering the supplies) but you’re sure to put smiles on the faces of your performers! ‘Flag’ Candy Canes Materials needed: Craft Felt Glue gun Sheet of paper Candy cane Instructions: Using the sheet of paper, cut a […]

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A Color Guard Thanksgiving 2011

| November 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

It’s time for our annual (well… truth be told we missed last year… but we did have one in 2009) CGE Thanksgiving post! We’ll be taking the rest of the week off to celebrate and relax and enjoy.  But before we go we asked some of our recent contributors and team members if they’d like […]

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October 5th: Do Something Nice Day

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
October 5th: Do Something Nice Day

This morning I opened up my facebook browser to see that my favorite restaurant – The Melting Pot – was proclaiming that today, October 5th, is “Do Something Nice Day.“ Always a fan of any excuse to “spread the love” I made a quick trip to google to find out more. I found several holiday […]

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Helping with the Holiday Shopping

| November 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
Helping with the Holiday Shopping

‘Tis the season when parents everywhere are searching and scrambling for the latest and greatest to surprise their children under the tree.  YOU can help ease some of that stress! Every year I was coaching full-time I would get a few emails from parents asking where we bought our rifles or what size flags we […]

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A Color Guard Thanksgiving!

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments
A Color Guard Thanksgiving!

This month I’ve been trying to focus at least one time each day on something I am thankful for as we head into this year’s Thanksgiving holiday.  It’s forced me to take at least five minutes each day to step away from the daily stress and think positive – remembering just how lucky I am […]

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Holiday Reflections

| December 23, 2008 | 1 Comment

Happy Holidays to All!!  As I write this, I am in the midst of Holiday frenzy. Yes, it is getting harder and harder to find a parking spot in front of Target; family traditions are numerous; the last of the Christmas cards have been sent; and suddenly I crave sugary cookies decorated with a man […]

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DCI Pumpkin Carving Contest

| October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

I have to say, I LOVE Halloween!  Well…not really the spooky parts…but the dressing up and costume parts!  And who can resist the chocolate!  haha I came across this article the other day about DCI's Pumpkin Carving contest !  What fun!  Take a look at all the templates offered on their website.  And if you […]

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Tip for Today: Santa Hats

| May 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

One thing we always do for our Christmas Parade, is we go to the Dollar Store and get everyone and Santa Hat and paint each guard member's name on their hat. We do this regardless of what uniform we wear for the parade. The girls always look forward to this and they get to take […]

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HOLIDAY IDEAS!!

| November 2, 2007 | 0 Comments

Send us your best holiday ideas and we may feature them here on our website in December! Do you have a special holiday tradition?  What about a great costume or flag design for the holidays?  A fun gift idea for your performers?  A fun parade idea? Send us your best ideas, suggestions, experiences, stories and […]

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