- Breakfast outside - With many working from home still, it is a great time to spice up your morning routine. There is no better way to eat a homemade breakfast than by enjoying it while watching the morning sunrise. Breakfast outside is a great way to start your day and truly enjoy the summer sun before the heat sets in!
- Connecticut waterfall drive - August has been a scorcher so far, so why not cool down by making a splash by visiting one of these waterfall. The Connecticut Waterfall Trail highlights 6 stunning Connecticut waterfalls and a road map connecting all of them, this is the perfect way to stay cool during these humid summer days.
- Campfire nights - No need to leave your backyard for a night out! Firelight is made up of infrared UV and the visible red light spectrum which naturally signals the release of the hormone melatonin. Sitting out by a fire at night has the added benefit of allowing your body to prepare for bed. Whether you are enjoying a quiet night with your spouse or having family/friends over, a fire provides the perfect background for laughter and memories.
- Bike the Airline Trail - Every year Tackle the Trail is held on this historic railroad passage. Even with the rail long gone, this trail running from Putnam to Willimantic provides a shady trail for lazy Sunday bike ride. Pack a lunch and lots of water as you take in the scenery and enjoy all that nature offers.
- Beach day - The sand, the sun, the waves... nothing quite hits the soul like a day at the beach. Escape the heat this August by enjoying one of the many beaches open along the East Coast. Pack a cooler with plenty of water and Ultima to stay hydrated and a easy lunch (like almond butter on keto bread sandwich).
- Play Bocci Ball - Bocci Ball is a game for anywhere and anytime. Whether you are at the beach or grandma's house, Bocci Ball is a low impact game that gets everyone outside while having fun.
- Rucking - Going for a walk? Grab a backpack, add some weight and you'll be well on your way to rucking. At it's foundation, rucking is using your body to carry a load over a certain distance. We love rucking because it is low impact on the body, yet offers so many health benefits. The only things you need to get started are a backpack and your desired weight.
If you are at a lost for what to do in your town, grab a copy of the Connecticut 169 Club. This hardcover book is filled with the top things to do in every town in Connecticut. Written by local historians and boosters, this book provides the backstories on each town's unique offerings.
This Keto graham cracker recipe makes the best addition to camp fire nights. These graham crackers can be made up to a week ahead of time and pairs well with some Smashmallows and Lily's Chocolate Bars!