Create the Perfect Summer Weekend With These Tips and Designs

Taking a day off from work is both a blessing and a curse. A well thought out day (or two) of rest can recharge your batteries and help you get back to work, ready to go. But do it wrong and you’ll get bored for a day. With that in mind, here are some ways to make the most of your 4th of July.

It’s summer now, which means it’s the perfect time to tackle this long list of side projects you’ve had, chill out to keep cool in the heat, or just make a great meal. Here are some of the best ways to turn your day off into a perfect day off.

This post was originally published in 2014 but was updated in 2016.

Beat the heat

Summers are great, but parts of the US are also unbearably hot. Assuming you’re not going to just sit in the air conditioner all day, there are a few tricks you need to apply to stay calm. Here are some tips to help make sure the temperature doesn’t ruin your beautiful day:

This way you can maintain a comfortable temperature, fight the heat, and enjoy a great day off without worrying about sweat accumulating on your forehead.

Grill like a champion

One of the best ways to spend a hot summer afternoon is in front of the grill with a spatula in hand. This alone is often enough, but if you really want to kickstart the experience, you need to add a little more flavor to the mix. Here are some ways to make grilling really exciting.

You will have the best BBQ with this one, and it’s a pretty reliable way to make your weekend the perfect effortlessly.

Take those side projects you’ve been putting off

Finally, one of the best ways to spend your day off is to do something fun. In today’s case, do something cool and complete one of these side projects.

The perfect weekend is not that difficult, and even if you decide to do something together at the last minute, you will surely have something to do.


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