Best Things About Summer

  • By bonfire designs
  • 26 Jul, 2015

Best Things About Summer Because This Season Rocks

Summer Paradise Best Things About Summer
Summer Paradise Best Things About Summer

Summer is like no other season of the year. After Memorial Day, that's it summertime rolls in.  It may be warm all year round where you live but summer is super special where I am and I bet where you are too because:


The best things about Summer are the ones that just make you feel good and remind me that it's really important to make some time to do more of what you love with those you love. Have fun. Stay motivated. Relax and enjoy life.

Really my most favorite reason summer rocks is that it stays light out later and later. I love that at 8 p.m. it is still light out, the sun is not as hot and it's the perfect time of day to take a walk, go shopping or just sit outside and have a cup of coffee.

Summer Is Great It Stays Light Out Later
Summer Is Great It Stays Light Out Later
The Beach and Boardwalk are just waiting for me to come on down. I don't get to go to the beach often but when I do the 40 minute trip is like being on vacation somewhere else in the world. The sky, the sand, the ocean as far as you can see. The boardwalk filled with rides and happy people. Sea gulls who are waiting for you to drop your funnel cake. Games and arcades, food and the amazing breeze coming off the ocean. Like paradise but not so far away.
Welcome To The Beach Summer Fun
Welcome To The Beach Summer Fun
Rain showers that end with the sun bursting through the clouds at just the right time bringing with it the most amazing rainbows . Where in the world do they really end and begin, for me rainbows are right on the side of my house and I run out to great them.
Rainbows Following The Rain Showers
Rainbows Following The Rain Showers
Pool time swimming and having some guilt free time off . We don't have our own pool like I did growing up but the ones in my development are big and heated. They provide lounge chairs, grassy areas for kids to play and we are close enough to walk there.
Pool Fitness Out Of The Lounge Chair and Into The Water
Pool Fitness Out Of The Lounge Chair and Into The Water
Sandals and flip flops comfy shoes and no socks. I only wear them when I can't be barefoot.
Flip Flops and Sandals All Summer
Flip Flops and Sandals All Summer
Ice cream, you scream we all scream for ice cream . We don't scream it but summer is perfect for ice cream breaks at one of the many local ice cream places near by. The biggest problem is picking which delicious home made flavor to choose from, cones or sundaes, sprinkles or nuts!
Ice cream the perfect dessert for summer nights
Ice cream the perfect dessert for summer nights
Summer means no school for kids and that means no homework or studying for tests. It still hopefully means reading and learning but no pressure, just enjoying.
Summer Break From School, Homework and Tests
Summer Break From School, Homework and Tests
BBQ Time that means BBQ parties big and small. Cooking outdoors and not heating up the house. What could be better than burgers, dogs and chicken from the BBQ!
BBQ Cooking and Summer Parties
BBQ Cooking and Summer Parties
Which leads us directly to S'Mores , yes chocolatey gooey marshmallow and graham cracker s'mores. No summer is complete without them.
S'mores chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker dessert
S'mores chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker dessert
Fresh produce at the local stands is one of the bonuses of living where I do. Bushels of zucchini and crates of strawberries and blueberries fresh from the stand. Corn on the cob picked that morning. Or wake up early before the noon sun and pick your own fresh fruits and vegetables.
Fresh Produce and Home Baked Treats At Local Farms
Fresh Produce and Home Baked Treats At Local Farms
Vacation time is definitely a family affair in the summer. Even short weekend trips away are fun and relaxing. Week long vacations while the kids are off from school and Mom and Dad take some time for work. Then when it's over and you are back at your house, there is no place like Home Sweet Home summery lazy busy crazy days.
Vacation Time Pack Some Bags and Let's Go
Vacation Time Pack Some Bags and Let's Go
We do love summer for all the reasons above, and then some! But there are things about summertime that really turn me off like bugs and heat and well check out this blog post for the top 10 worst things about summer.

How about you, do you love summer as much as we do or is another season your favorite time of the year?

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