How To Spend Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day weekend is approaching and while a long weekend is needed, trying to figure out how to spend your time can be stressful. You want the last weekend of summer to be fun, relaxing, and live up to your expectations. Look no further! Country Living has some tips for everyone about how to spend Labor Day weekend.

Water Fun

If you are looking for one last hoorah for summer, look no further than these water fun ideas. If you are wanting to entertain little ones, Country Living suggests letting them go outside and play in the sprinklers. This is a guaranteed way to cool them off and to allow mom to relax a bit more than if you took your children swimming.

For any families that are close to nature, a good way to spend your Labor Day weekend is by heading to the swimming hole. Heading out away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life will allow the entire family to relax. Or, for any adventure seekers, this Labor Day weekend could be a good time to graduate your kids to the high dive at your community pool. The end of summer and the beginning of a new school year could be the opportune time for your little one to become a big kid.

Spend Time Together

Once summer ends, so does hosting outside. Use your Labor Day weekend to host one last summer social. Cookout and invite over your neighbors, host an ice cream social with the students from your child’s new class, or have a fun family night roasting marshmallows and making s’mores.

If you are wanting to engage in a more competitive gathering, Country Living suggests you hold a backyard games tournament. Or you can enjoy a nice summer evening with a movie in your backyard.

Prioritize Your House

Spring cleaning is when most people start their big projects. Once the excitement wears off, it can be easy to leave projects unfinished. Country Living recommends taking advantage of the long weekend to tackle any projects in your house. The fall and winter become so busy because we go to or host social events, finish the projects in your home during your three-day weekend to have your home ready for hosting or just relaxing.

For anyone excited to welcome in fall, you could use your long weekend to decorate for the coming season. Place your pumpkins, leaves, and scarecrows around for fall.

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Playing out in the sun, hosting big get-togethers, or tackling house projects is not for everyone. If you are more into relaxing for your last days of summer, try reading. Grabbing your favorite book and a nice cool drink will be a great way to unwind and prepare yourself for all the chaos that fall and winter can bring.

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