How Will You Enjoy the Last Month of Summer?

Mid-August always brings about that moment of sadness, when we begin to realize that our dreams of long summer days and parties on the beach will soon come to an end. Luckily, we've still got a few more weeks until fall kicks in, and Laura Gaskill over at Houzz has some great ways to enjoy the last month of summer. A couple of great ideas I love? 

First, Gaskill says to have a "seaside fete" and "check off all of your favorite summer-beach-day traditions on one afternoon: Take a dip, build a sand castle, collect shells and treasures, and go for a walk," ending with a meal fresh from the sea.

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Or have a "Best of Summer Party" where you reminisce about your favorite summer moments among friends, family, and the last of that summer sunshine. She even suggests bringing out your scrapbook, a way to capture memories that is often missed as we don't often have our photos printed these days.

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For more ideas about how to end your summer right, view the full article here.