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31 Things to Do in July for Every Day of the Month

31 Things to Do in July for Every Day of the Month

When July comes alongside, two ideas instantly come to thoughts. First, I mentally complain about how sizzling it’s already. Ugh. Second, I bear in mind with amazement that we’re already midway by the yr! Alongside checking in on our 2023 imaginative and prescient boards and intentions, the sunshine seekers amongst us are out making the most of the longer days (when the temps dip down into double-digits, of course). When it comes to constructing a bucket listing full of issues to do in July, what resonates with one summer time persona might not jive with one other. Some of us are seashore bums, others are adventurers, and lots of us merely get pleasure from a refreshing beverage poolside. But you’re in luck, this listing of issues to do in July has one thing for everybody.

Featured picture by Michelle Nash.

Image by Michelle Nash

31 Things to Do in July to Make Every Day Count

Say it with me: I cannot much less this summer time cross me by with no dip in the pool. Or ocean. Or any physique of water yow will discover. (Slip and slides depend!) Hiking, biking, and lazing about—nonetheless you select to unwind, summer time’s the season for it. And July’s the time to set the tone for the relaxation of the yr to come.

So take this month day-to-day with the bucket listing beneath. I’ve a sense that by the time August comes round, we’ll all be driving our summertime groove.

July 1-8

1. Check in together with your targets. Because we’re six months in and have six months to go of 2023, there’s by no means a greater time to mirror on the targets you set at the starting of the yr. What nonetheless resonates? Are there intentions you’ll be able to let go of? Reframe and reset—and take this second half by storm.

2. Invite buddies over for a blind style check. Y’all know we love a very good blind taste test. We’ve tried everything from the best vanilla ice creams to pizza crusts to pancake mix. Now it’s your turn. Have some friends over, bake a few of your favorite sweets, and have everyone vote on their favorites. You can also do a blind taste test with something store-bought and something homemade to see if you can really taste a difference. 

3. Cook a meal entirely outside. Even if you’re not a grill master, you can still cook a delicious dinner outside with these meals that were made for a picnic. If you can stand the heat and mosquitos long enough, set a pretty table and enjoy the meal outdoors as well. 

4. Celebrate the Fourth of July. Hit up your town’s parade, have friends over for a casual (but celebratory) meal, or spend the day on the lake. Kick back, relax, and enjoy your day off.

5. Try out a new hairstyle. Summer is a great time to experiment with new looks. Try out Camille’s easy tricks to perfect her breezy, beachy waves.

6. Sleep. Use the month of July to catch up on rest before summer is over. Try taking naps, shoot for eight hours of sleep every night, and fill your fridge with these best foods for a restful night’s sleep.

7. Have an intentional date night. While we love putting on a show and having a cozy night in with our S.O., 2023 is all about experiencing more novelty. These 50 questions are designed to help you explore new questions and learn more about your partner.

8. Plan your outdoor space. Camille’s Mediterranean-style landscaping has inspired us all to make the most of the patio weather. Make your Pinterest dreams come true with these backyard landscaping ideas full of tips to fit any space.

Image by Michelle Nash

July 9-15

9. Re-start your favorite book. While I’m all about picking up the best new read, sometimes there’s nothing more comforting than rereading your favorite books. There’s no pressure to focus too hard, no big commitments to make—just pure pleasure. Whatever book you can picture yourself curling up with for hours without pause, that’s the one to read. Head to the library, a bookstore, or your Libby app and make it occur.

10. Go night time swimming. Some of my favourite childhood recollections contain household night time swims at the lake. Take the leap (actually) and night time swim at dwelling this July.

11. Get your steps in. During the pandemic, my every day walks throughout the workday had been my saving grace. Now that I do know the easy magnificence of a pair of every day walks, I can’t get sufficient. Prioritize not less than a stroll round your neighborhood. Who is aware of, when the climate’s good, you’ll possible be tempted to maintain going.

12. Plan a highway journey. The better part about highway journeys is that you simply barely want to plan in advance, particularly if you happen to’re solely taking a day journey, so you don’t have any excuse not to. Follow these knowledgeable recommendations on planning the final highway journey.

14. Spruce up your backyard (or begin one). Gardening is an effective way to spend a while in the solar. Plant one thing new if you have already got a backyard going, or lastly begin one if you happen to haven’t but. Camille has grown her inexperienced thumb and may’t get sufficient. Steal her gardening ideas and get rising!

15. Go strawberry choosing. Take benefit of strawberry season! There’s nothing higher than getting up early, beating the crowds, and heading dwelling with baskets of contemporary fruit. And of course, you have to make a candy strawberry deal with together with your pickings.

Image by Michelle Nash

July 16-22

16. Celebrate National Ice Cream Day. What higher means to quiet down than with ice cream? Grab just a few pints of the best vanilla ice creams, try out one of these healthy ice cream recipes, or just grab a spoon and a bowl and celebrate by yourself. 

17. Stargaze. Go stargazing on vacation, while camping out, or in your backyard. Download a free app like SkyView Lite to establish all of the stars and constellations you discover. Keep your eyes peeled for capturing stars, too.  

18. Read up on cycle syncing. I’ve solely simply began studying about cycle syncing and I’m already blown away. Dive into the what and the why of consuming to assist all phases of your cycle, cycle-syncing exercises, and the way to harness the energy of cycle-syncing for your pores and skin.

19. Visit an aquarium. When the climate’s sizzling, I’m both in a lake or staying cool someplace that has AC. In the latter case, a museum or an aquarium will all the time win out. If there isn’t one in your space, discover the deep sea with this scrollable illustration. It’s critically addicting.

20. Have a picnic. Prep and pack your favourite picnic recipes, whip up a pitcher of iced tea, and choose a spot that’s good for staying awhile. Is there any higher means to spend a summer time Thursday night?

21. Go to an out of doors live performance. Most cities and bigger cities host outside music occasions all through the summer time. Do some research, come out to assist native bands, and convey the aforementioned picnic.

22. Attend a block occasion. Bring some meals and cease by. There’s no higher means to get to know your neighbors.

Image by Teal Thomsen

July 23-31

23. Clean out your closet. If you’re wanting for productive issues to do in July, strive cleansing out your closet. You in all probability really feel such as you simply completed spring cleansing, however now could be the good time to promote or donate the summer time garments from final season you by no means ended up sporting. And you’ll be able to all the time reorganize to make room for the upcoming summer time gross sales. 

24. Take a household bike journey. My household simply purchased two electrical bikes and I couldn’t be extra excited to go dwelling and take a look at them out. Pack a picnic and cease someplace scenic for lunch alongside the means. (That’s proper, all the things is simply an excuse for a picnic.)

25. Make a seasonal bouquet. Whether you’re headed to Trader Joe’s otherwise you go to your favourite native florist, choose just a few totally different blooms and craft an association that’ll brighten up your private home. Bonus factors if you happen to make an additional one to share with a pal.

26. Find a neighborhood farmer’s market and cook dinner dinner with what you purchase. If you’re questioning what to do in July with all of summer time’s best meals, try our information to what’s in season. Support native distributors by visiting your nearest farmer’s market and making a meal with what you discover. 

27. Go to a baseball sport. Nothing screams summer time fairly like baseball and sizzling canines. I simply went to a Cubs sport and whereas I wouldn’t name myself the greatest baseball fan, I had the greatest time getting outdoors and feeling the power of the sport.

28. Get on the water. Grab a paddle board, take a browsing lesson, or head out on a ship. However, you get pleasure from the water, don’t be afraid to get your hair moist.

29. Have a 90s film marathon when it’s too sizzling outdoors. Let’s face it: although summers ought to be spent outdoors, generally it’s simply too rattling sizzling. Invite your mates over or cozy up in mattress and have a 90s film marathon to escape the warmth and loosen up. 

30. Go wine tasting. It’s the final Sunday women’ day. Gather just a few buddies or invite different {couples} if you happen to’d like to go together with your accomplice. And if there are not any wineries close by, go to a wine bar or native brewery and maintain your tasting shut to dwelling.

31. Reflect on the month and make new targets for August. Look again on all that this month introduced into your life. Did you meet new individuals? (*31*) new alternatives? Learn new issues? In your journal, share what went nicely and what you’d have preferred to occur otherwise this month. Then, take that optimistic power and channel it into an incredible August forward.

This put up was initially revealed on July 1, 2021, and has since been up to date.

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