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IN Lifestyle ON 29 Oct, 2016
Going for vacations and booking hotels and resorts on weekends is too stereotype now. Let us be a little creative and dig out some really cool ideas for weekends, by not spending our hard-earned money. Let us get over binge watching sit-coms and movies, and ordering junk food.
Let me remind you, weekends are not just a time pass, use them to the hilt, to enjoy yourselves, don't waste them. They are the ones you wait for, for five to six long days! Money-free weekends are not about survival but also about entertainment. So, replenish your souls this weekend with these amazing ideas.
Here is a list of some out-of-the-box ways to celebrate your weekend. It is time to use your utilities and not spend on them.
Playing board games like Monopoly, Pictionary, The Game of Life, Scruples and Sequence can pass your weekend in one of the most enjoyable ways, also strengthening relationships with your friends and children. The jokes and the pleasantries shared will break all the ice. And, let me warn you, everyone will leave your place with the same plan for the next weekend as well, all due to the great time they have had!
Yes, an old picture has the power to take you down the memory lane. As it is rightly said, memories like a box of sweets, when one strikes your mind, you cannot resist but take out another one. Moreover, remembering old days will not make you realise that the weekend is already over and Monday is here. Have a fun trip guys!
This is one of my favourite. The weekend is the time when most of us are free and are looking forward to catching up with our relations which were ignored due to the busy week. Calling an old friend or a family member you have lost touch with, will make not only your day, but theirs too. Thank me later for this!
Too irritated with the scorching heat, and want to have some fun with your family? Simply turn on the water sprinkler of your garden. Voila! Lots of fun awaits you. Get a portable speaker out and dance to your favorite tunes. No better a stress-buster than this.
Really, a mindful one. This will make you pour your heart out about what the world is at present, how do you want it in future, what you want them to learn and so on. The list is endless. This is what the world-famous celebrity Mr. Amitabh Bachchan had done on the weekend. Have a look at the coveted letter here.
A really good idea. Take the roads of your city on foot, without any direction. This will be an exploration. Step out of your door and head in whichever direction looks interesting. But be cautious, don't get lost. You will definitely hone your navigational skills. A great adventure!
This is an exhilarating exercise. You will love it only if you participate in it. Take a child, not necessarily yours, to a park. Instead of watching the kid play, dive in and play too. Climb the monkey bars, go down the slides, swing the swings, sit on the merry-go-round. This will not only make you restore your childhood memories but also make the child adore you. You will have a little taste of childhood again.
Has your relationship become too complicated and seems bleak? Time to talk it out, peacefully. A talk will help you get on the same page in the relationship. Discuss what you want from your life, from your relationship and what your partner can do to support you. Finally, share your own desires too. In this busy world, where everyone is more committed to their phones than relations, this is a necessity.
Do you always think that whenever I will be free, I will do this or that? The time is now. Tick things off your list. Clean your room, buy yourself some necessities, fix that old machine. At the end, you will not only feel a sense of accomplishment but also your wallet will be fully intact.
Pick up a small box and stuff in things that depict your present lifestyle. Things like currency notes, a newspaper, photographs, grocery store list and so on. Tape it securely and write a date on the outside saying when you are allowed to open it. Maybe ten to fifteen years from now. This is kind of compiling your daily slice of life. An interesting one for your future self.
It's time to fasten your seatbelt and take the resolution for a money-free weekend. Enjoy folks!