Tuesday, June 30, 2009


1. Visit the ocean/lake- take home some sea glass, shells or driftwood
2. Go swimming (buy a kiddy pool if you don't have access to water)
3. Take a nature walk, carry a bag for any objects you find
4. Sit outside, in a lounge chair and read a book (SPF50)
5. Make a batch of ice tea with mint
6. Plant some flowers or herbs in yoour garden or on your windowsill
7. Watch the stars instead of TV
8. Go to a drive-in movie theater- bring pizza
9. Make a pitcher of sangria
10. Run through the sprinkler
11. East dinner outside by candlelight with a tablecloth and cloth napkins
12. Go to your local community concert
13 Go for an old fashioned ride in the country, pack a "shoe box" lunch
14. Go to a Little League game
15. Have ice cream at you local library's Ice Cream Social
16. Pick strawberries and blueberries from a farm

I made up this list because summer was not feeling special this year. So I decided to brainstorm ideas of things to do this summer. Hope something interests you as well.


  1. What a wonderful list, so many fun things to do this summer. Hope you are doing something from your list right now.

  2. excellent ideas...if we all just tapped into these wonderful opportunities around us that barely cost us a dime we'd be so much happier


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