Weekend Projects

This Weekend: A Surefire Way To Make This Summer The Sweetest

updated Apr 30, 2019
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You are just on the brink of summer, poised to enjoy warm, carefree days with a bonus: extra hours of sunlight! This weekend, ensure the next couple of months are everything you want them to be. Think ahead and make a list of all the ways you want to let go, explore, and have fun. It’s a commitment you’re making to yourself.

This Weekend’s Assignment: Forget about everything you have to do this summer, and plan out what you want to do.

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Head Outdoors: Summer is for getting a healthy dose of fresh air. Whether that means camping in the woods for days, or just reading a book on an outdoor chaise, break from the notion that life must be lived indoors and get out there.

Classic Fun on a Budget: 20 Activities to Do This Summer →

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Rainy Day Ideas: Keep some indoor activities in mind for the next rainy day, or when it’s too hot to function outdoors. It’s still about fun, so don’t plan too much cleaning or maintenance while you’re cooped up.

15 Rainy Day Activities We Bet You Haven’t Thought Of → List for a Rainy Day: Ways to Enjoy Your Home

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Explore Somewhere New: See your neighborhood in a new light, explore your city like never before, or head somewhere totally new this summer.

Apartment Therapy’s Design Destination Guides → How to Explore Your State’s Travel Treasures This Summer

Remember, as with all of our Weekend Projects, just do what you have the time and energy to do. And hey, if you don’t feel like chasing ants, choose one of our other weekend projects to get done.

SHOW US YOUR WEEKEND WORK! Share your tips and photos of your Weekend Project work on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #ATweekendproject.

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Check out the entire 2016 Plan for a Healthy & Happy Home to access all the Weekend Project ideas and download our monthly checklists while you’re there. It’s a great, low-pressure way to keep your life running smoothly and maintain a happy & healthy home!