Low on Funds? Have a Summer to Remember with These Cheap Ideas

Summer may be almost over, but there is still plenty of time for you and your family to soak up everything that makes the season great: sunshine, tasty treats, and age-old activities that will make you feel like a kid again. Even during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s still possible to have a summer to remember, if you follow our suggestions and try this 4 fun, low-cost, socially distanced activities.

Have a picnic.

This year, treat your family or partner to a classic summertime activity: a picnic! Plan a simple menu filled with light, easy-to-eat foods, like finger sandwiches, fresh fruit, and individual bags of potato chips. Then, pick a cozy spot in a local park or within your apartment community and enjoy a relaxing morning or afternoon with tasty eats and your favorite people.

Find a new hobby.

Given strict social distancing mandates, you might be looking for a way to stay entertained. Achieve just that by trying out a new hobby. Worried about failing at something new? You might be more inclined to succeed during the summer when serotonin - our body’s natural “happy” hormone, which is produced by sunshine - will be at a yearly high.

Make your own ice cream.

Ice cream is a very versatile dessert, great served in a sandwich, cone, or bowl. But, if we had to guess, we’d say you already know that! If you haven’t tried making your own ice cream at home, know that it can be a really simple process – even if you don’t have any fancy equipment. Just perform a Google search for “ice cream in a bag” recipes. You’ll thank us later!

Learn how to fly a kite.

Kite flying is a perennial summertime favorite for the young and young at heart. As a child, you probably had a kite and knew how to fly it. Why not re-learn the skill as an adult? Kites are inexpensive and easy to find at dollar stores. Plus, flying a kite is trickier than it looks, which is sure to keep you engaged as you work to complete the challenge.

Whether it’s money, pet care, or DIY tips, we have all the information you need right here at The Sidney at Morningside Apartments in Atlanta, Georgia. We invite you to enhance your lifestyle with these helpful tips and suggestions!

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