School’s out for the summer! OK, so even if your school days are far behind you, at the LWTL office, we want to help you get more out of life by sharing some of our favourite activities that will help you escape the nine-to-five mindset during the summer months!

Have a read about what we like to do when it comes to enjoying food, laughter, and the fresh outdoors!

Toss that Shrimp on the Barbie

When you think summer, you think great food. Summertime is the PERFECT time to get your juices flowing when it comes to barbecuing fresh meats and playing with different recipes. Martha Stewart nailed it with these 25 Summer Recipes – a few favourites include the Brown-Sugar Barbecue Chicken Drumettes, Crispy Coconut Shrimp, and the Gnocchi with Summer Vegetables. Mmm, mmm!

Ice Pops

You can never go wrong with a mid-day refresher like a fruity and frozen ice pop! We guarantee you will have just as much fun making these as you will eating them. Inspired by Martha Stewart, PopSugar shares their secret on how to master the fresh-fruit popsicle. The best part? They are guilt-free and delicious!

Burn a Few Calories

The best part about summer is that it allows us to enjoy the outdoors and feel good while doing so. The Huffington Post shares 50 Fun Summer Activities that will inspire you to play, workout and explore your city during the best time of year. Whether it’s a thirty minute bike ride, playing fetch with your furry friend or even a little window shopping, you’ll be burning those cals and having fun in the process! No wonder they call it the secret workout.


Don’t get us wrong, we love to read. But what’s even better? When someone else is reading to us! You only have an hour to spare on the weekend and you want to catch some rays? Toss those headphones in and listen to a light audiobook! Tina Fey’s Bossypants never gets old – you’ll be laughing all the way to a nice golden tan. (But don’t forget to throw on that SPF!)

All Age Entertainment

You finally have an excuse to channel that inner kid and visit the fairground! That’s right – you heard it here first. We totally condone the idea of amusing oneself at the amusement park. Okay, so maybe your stomach can’t handle the Corkscrew anymore – but it will make for a great outing and heck, you can never go wrong with their mini donuts.

Now go have fun because it’s officially summertime!