One of the best things about warmer months is the lazy weekend. It’s the perfect way to rest and relax from work, from stress, and from all of those to-do’s that have been growing on your list all week.
We’ve curated a list of the best local products for a superbly restful lazy weekend. Whether you’re inside, sheltering from the heat, with your feet up and your loved ones around you, or you’re outside, enjoying the sunshine, with a cold drink in hand, and escaping by yourself for a little while, here are wonderful products for you to enjoy.
Things To Do
Starry Night Petals Puzzle
Whether you’re inside enjoying the AC or set up outside enjoying the sunshine, puzzles are a great way to pass the time. Grab yourself some cold drinks and bring the family into the backyard. You can all passively do the puzzle while connecting and catching up.
Gold Foil Journal
This beautiful gold-foiled journal is begging to be written in. Take this journal and a pen to a park on the weekend and write. Write down your dreams, your ideas, or your desires. Make a plan for your self-care. Or dabble in some poetry. Start writing that book you’ve always wanted to write. Make it a gratitude journal. Or simply doodle in it as you enjoy your Saturday afternoon.
Paper Paradise Puzzle
This 500 piece puzzle is absolutely beautiful. It features brightly coloured paper tropical flowers and plants. Put it out and use it as something to slowly work on through the whole weekend, or sit down and spend some relaxing time focused on the beautiful puzzle.
Printed Chill Out + Get Creative Colouring Book
These pages are filled with beautiful art that was hand-created by an artist. Grab some markers or coloured pencils and find your stress melt away as you get creative. Each design has an uplifting message!
Mother Earth Puzzle
If the 500 piece puzzles we’ve put on this list are nothing to you, check out this 1000 piece puzzle. If you like more of a challenge, and a beautiful one at that, then spend your restful weekend getting absorbed by this stunning puzzle.
Pro-Mix Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix
Gardening is a wonderful way to spend a warm, lazy weekend. Take your time with your hands in the earth, tending to your plants. When you do, make sure you’re getting the best mix for your garden so that those babies can thrive.
A Little Something Floral Puzzle
If conquering a whole puzzle seems daunting, this mini-puzzle is perfect for you. It’s just 150 pieces and is the perfect way to meander through the afternoon.
Things To Read
How To Catch A Queen
This is the first book in Alyssa Cole’s Runaway Royals series. Get ready for love, politics, and passion in this book. The description: “an arranged marriage leads to unexpected desire.” Grab some shade in the backyard and get lost in this fiction.
This series comes from New York Times bestselling author Melissa De La Cruz. Lounge on the back deck with an iced tea, lots of sunscreen, and this story where real life and fairy tales collide!
Ready Player Two
If you’ve read the first book (or watched the movie) then step back into the Oasis in this story! An unexpected quest with two worlds at stake…what could be a better way of spending an afternoon than getting engrossed in a tale like that?
The Undomestic Goddess
This book is an easy and enjoyable read, perfect for lazy weekends. Written by New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella, this book is all about a workaholic attorney who has made a mistake so huge that it will wreck any chance of a partnership. When she gets on a train and ends up in the middle of nowhere, she finds herself thrown into a new life and possibly a new love. Hilarity ensues but will her old life ever catch back up with her?
Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat In Difficult Times
Timely in its subject matter, this book explores the ways that we can take care of and repair ourselves when we’ve been knocked down by life. It’s a great reminder on a lazy weekend that sometimes, retreat is necessary.
The Loving Dead
How is this for a lazy weekend read: Zombies, tragedy, and sex. This book has a little bit of everything. Crack open a cold one and take in the sunshine as you read this novel!
Things To Enjoy
Habanero & Herbs Hot Sauce
If you’re going to enjoy a lazy weekend, then that usually means firing up the grill for dinner. This hot sauce is the perfect condiment to whatever you’re grilling. Forget fancy recipes and use this flavour-punch on your grill-ables to make your life easier.
Alpine 17 Soft Cooler
If you’re going to spend a lazy weekend on the back deck, you’re going to want this cooler. It’s super lightweight and can hold 12 cans of beer plus a TON of ice and will keep your drinks cold all day and night long! So you can lay outside in the sun, snoozing, reading, and having your snacks within reach without ever leaving that hammock.
Berry Blend Tea
This berry blend tea tastes great as an iced tea! Add a little sugar or honey if you like your tea sweet and you’ll have yourself a delicious and refreshing drink to sip on all weekend long!
A Little Self-Love Package
Take some time for a little self-love on a lazy weekend. This package comes with a botanical bath bomb, a botanical bath soak, a rose quartz crystal, and an organic rose petal & lavender mini facial steam.
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