8 Ways To Enjoy Summer While Not Breaking The Bank
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8 Ways To Enjoy Summer While Not Breaking The Bank

Fill your summer with activities that are priceless!

8 Ways To Enjoy Summer While Not Breaking The Bank

Summer is finally here, and with that comes almost three months of endless fun activities. If you're anything like me, you like to save money but still have a summer filled with fun. Here is a list of a few ways to have a summer filled with fun, while not breaking the bank!

1. Get a summer job

It is so important to learn to value hard work. Whether it be waitressing, babysitting, or interning at a company or business, I highly recommend getting a summer job. Having a job gives you the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a business, make some extra spending money, and maybe even meet some new work friends. It also takes up some of that time you would spend binge watching your favorite Netflix shows.

2. Binge watch your favorite movies on Netflix

Binge watching is the perfect way to spend a nasty, rainy summer day.Curl up in bed with a bowl of popcorn and sweat pants on, and spend the day watching your favorite chick flick (My favorite is How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days).

3.Clean out your closet

I love cleaning and organizing, and one way to fill up a summer day is going through old clothes. Clean out your closet and find some articles of clothing that you don't wear anymore and either donate them or bring them to a consignment shop. Who knows, you may end up making a few extra bucks!

4. Pack a picnic lunch and bring it to the beach

Forget spending money on eating out; pack a picnic lunch and bring it to the beach! This makes for a fun time spent with friends, or a unique version of a summer date!

5. Go the pool

Who doesn't love spending the day sunbathing by the pool? Grab your favorite bathing suit and some sunscreen and spend the day soaking up the sun.

6. Go on a walk or bike ride

Whenever I come home, I love taking my two dogs for walks in the morning. It is a great way to start the morning and even get a little exercise in.

7. Grill out

Instead of eating out, make it a point to cook or grill out. I am no cook, but if you can find someone who knows how to grill, I recommend making friends with them. Grill some hot dogs and hamburgers and turn the night into a low key night spend grilling and hanging out with friends.

8. Read a book

I love reading, especially over the summer when I am not buried beneath a mountain of homework assignments. Find yourself a great read over the summer and sit outside and dive in for thirty minutes. I recently started reading Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis, and it is one of my favorites!

Summer is a time of relaxation, and making memories, and I hope you now have some activiies that will fill your long, sun filled days!

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