10 Things You Can't Wait To Do Once You're Home For The Summer
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10 Things You Can't Wait To Do Once You're Home For The Summer

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10 Things You Can't Wait To Do Once You're Home For The Summer

You've taken your final exams, turned in your final essays and projects, packed up your room and said goodbye to your roommate and your friends. Finally, after months of work and dinner consisting of late night ramen, you're back in your own house, in your own bed. You probably have a list a million miles long of all the things you want to do, and if these aren't on there, they should be:

1. Sleep in your own bed

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Probably one of the first things you did, after detaching yourself from all the family members that attacked you when you walked in the door, was drop your stuff and lie in bed. Because a college mattress just isn't the same as your bed at home, even if you got one of those fancy mattress toppers.

2. Eat something that wasn't mass produced

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Someone, the dining hall manages to turn every piece of chicken into rubber, and the fruit is never fresh. But now that you're home, you can have some of Mom's famous, delicious, home-cooked food.

3. Watch Netflix without headphones in

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You want to watch Game of Thrones, but it's 2AM and your roommate is fast asleep. So you very politely put in your headphones. But at home, you can watch whatever you want, as loudly as you want, whenever you want.

4. Drive around

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It feels so nice to get behind the wheel again after walking or biking everywhere for so long. You might find that you need to drive around in circles just for fun, zipping up and down the empty roads.

5. Hit up your favorite restaurants

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Mom's cooking is great, and you definitely needed some home cooked spaghetti and meatballs, but you've really missed your local spots and you need to revisit them.

6. Majorly catch up with your high school friends

Talking over FaceTime and group chats just isn't the same as hanging out, marathoning movies, eating pizza and analyzing every detail of everything that's happened since you've been apart.

7. Make Mom do your laundry

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Laundry sucks. Dragging your laundry bag full of basically every pair of pants you own because you waited that long to do your laundry really sucks. But lying in bed while the laundry magically gets done doesn't suck at all.

8. Spend some time with the fam

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They missed you, and whether you like to admit it to your Mom or not, you probably missed them too. It's nice to have a chance to hang out with your siblings and parents.

9. Go to some high school reunion party and marvel at how everything has changed

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You've all done so much since you guys were last together. Someone probably dyed their hair a bright color, someone got a piercing in a place their parents were mad about and someone might even have gotten a tattoo. You've all gone your separate ways and done different things, but when you're together, it's like no time has passed.

10. Call your college friends

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It's nice to be home, but you really miss them. After spending every day together, it's really hard to be apart.

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