Sit outside for a bit!

You’re working at your desk and you look out the window … it’s so sunny outside! You definitely should take advantage of that beautiful weather in your lunch hour.

Here are five reasons why you should sit outside

Whether you bring your own packed lunch or buy something to eat, it makes no difference to how nice that sun feels on your skin.

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Photo by Lefteris kallergis on Unsplash

10 ways to make your lunch break worth taking

Bring your lunch to work recipes

Don’t just plonk yourself down on the grass, bring something to sit on!

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Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

What now? Should you read? Listen to a podcast? Sit and eat and watch your surroundings?

Here are the top books of 2020 … so far

Or perhaps listen to a podcast. Here are a few.

Indulge in a little people watching …

But make sure you keep an eye on the time so you’re not late back to work!

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Photo by Jess Bailey on Unsplash

 

What is … Glamping?

The word “glamping” is a combination of glamour and camping. Instead of blowing up a smelly old airbed to sleep on and banging in the pegs of your tent when you’ve finally found a place to set up camp, it’s all done for you before you get there. But. You don’t have to sleep on the smelly airbed and listen to the wind whip your tent during the night while you lie there wondering if you need to go outside and check that the tent is secure.

Instead, when you glamp, you sleep like this …

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or this …

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As Lee Walton explains, “Glamping is essentially camping in luxury. But that’s not the only way it differs from traditional camping. There is a little more to it than that.”

When someone first mentioned glamping to me, it sounded awful. Evoking stereotypical images of pampered Kim Kardashian types who sip champagne while avoiding anything like getting their hands dirty.
I thought, what’s the point? But some research showed that this isn’t the case. As it turns out, glamping is actually much more interesting than I thought. Glamping is still quite an unusual activity, having not quite become mainstream yet, the great thing is that you can do it on a mountain, at a lake or even in your back garden right in the city center!
Go read this article by Lee Walton who gives a great explanation about glamping.
What do you wear while you are enjoying the afternoon sunshine with a cold white wine and nibblies?
You can always wear your flannelette shirt and jeans for comfort when glamping …
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or maybe ….. dress it up a little!
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Visit Vintage Dancer for a history on what people used to wear camping.
Let’s talk about food. Always a great topic! Go here for delicious ideas when deciding what to cook for breakfast.
Music! Can’t go camping and not listen to a little music!
Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus join together to sing Jolene. Here
Want something a little softer? Iron and Wine sing Such Great Heights. Beautiful!
Enjoy the sunset …
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