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5 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend With Your Girls

5 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend With Your Girls

Is it just us, or does summer officially kick off with the May long weekend? Memorial Day is the perfect opportunity to spend some downtime (or not-so-downtime) with your best girls. If you’re stuck on how to celebrate, try one of these five ideas:

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Photo from Pinterest 

1. Take a day trip 

When there’s not enough time for a full-blown weekend road trip, try a daylong excursion with your friends. Travel down some back roads, cross the state line or just be a tourist in your own city for a day. All you need is some gas in the tank, a camera, and some road snacks.


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Photo from Pinterest

2. Host a backyard bestie BBQ

Brunch is overrated. Spend the unofficial first weekend of summer doing the unofficial activity of summer. Invite all your babes over for a beautifully set dinner outdoors. Munch on childhood faves like burgers and bacon, or health it up with an all-veggie BBQ. For a super-sweet party, get each friend to bring a dessert, or make homemade ice cream sandwiches. 


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Photo from Pinterest

3. Pool Party 

Break out the swan floaties (and the swimsuits, obviously). Head on out to the pool – or any body of water – for a day. Don’t forget the sunscreen, your coolest shades, or your favourite Nora suit!     


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Photo from We Heart It

4. Spa at home 

Let’s be honest — a real spa day can be super pricey. Save your dollars and make your own spa. Fill a tub with some rose petal-infused water, buy some sheet masks from Sephora and put on your comfiest housecoat. For some extra fun, make some spa sangria beforehand (just make sure to serve it after you’ve given each other pedis).


 Paint Party 

Paint Party 

5. Paint Party 

The perfect opportunity to get messy, while also creating some cute décor for your space. Go to your local art supply shop and get the basics — canvas, paint, brushes and glitter if you’re feeling fancy. Take inspiration from each other and paint some pretty pictures. Once you’re all done, do a swap and take home each other’s masterpieces!

How will you spend your Memorial Day weekend? Tag us @noraswim and let us know!

- Emma Chapple  

 

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