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Spring has arrived which has most of us itching to head for the beach. Unfortunately our busy schedules don’t always allow us to spring for those beach vacations. However, you don’t need to travel far and wide for a great spring vacation. Instead, try a staycation without all the hassle. Here is a five day itinerary for a relaxing, budget-friendly spring staycation.

 

Day 1 | Morning: Breakfast in bed.
Destination: Go out for lunch at a restaurant or cafe.
Activity: Explore a local state or national park.
Eventing: Invite a few friends/neighbors over for a pitch-in dinner.

 

Day 2 | Morning: Begin your day with an easy yoga workout. These can be found on Youtube.
Destination: Treat yourself to a spa day by finding a place that offers   
packages on facials, massages, and access to a steam room.
Activity: Go antiquing at a local thrift/antique shop.
Evening: Host a game night.

 

Day 3 | Morning: Fix yourself a fancy cup of coffee and begin reading a new book or magazine.
Destination: Visit a local museum or art gallery.
Activity: Go out for a mani/pedi.
Evening: Attend a Wine and Canvas in your city.

 

Day 4 | Morning: Begin journaling.
Destination: Catch the matinee showing of a movie you’ve been wanting to see.
Activity: Flower shopping at a local nursery.
Evening: Invite friends over for a craft night.

 

Day 5 | Morning: Visit your local farmers market.
Destination: Browse a local bookstore.
Activity: Indulge in your favorite dessert.
Evening: Attend a play in your city or a city nearby.

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The welcomed arrival of March means that the long anticipated spring season is upon us. Many people are beginning to plan their spring vacations and get excited about the outdoor activities that come with spring. One outdoor activity that many look forward to doing on their vacation or time-off is reading. As you begin to compile your spring vacation reading list, we have a few suggestions for you.  

Year of Yes
By: Shonda Rhimes

Year of Yes

If you’re hoping to return from your vacation refreshed and inspired then you definitely should consider “Year of Yes,” by Shonda Rhimes. In “Year of Yes,” Shonda Rhimes, author and talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder, chronicles how saying “Yes” to the unexpected challenges that came her way ended up changing her life. Rhimes demonstrates how saying “Yes” can change your life too.

The Girl on the Train
By: Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

Want to add a little suspense and thrill to your vacation? If so, “The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins will do just that. “The Girl on the Train” turns a London suburban neighborhood upside down when an unexpected murder occurs on their very street. Readers will easily get sucked into this mystery as they follow along while the main character, Rachel, who is fascinated by the couple, tries to help solve the puzzle.

The Light Between Oceans
By: M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans

“The Light Between Oceans,” by M.L. Stedman finds its way into your heart as it grapples with isolation and and courage in the face of great loss. When a barren couple finds that a boat has washed to shore carrying a baby and a dead man they are torn between their moral principles and their desire for a baby. The choice they ultimately make will devastate one of them.

Commonwealth
By:Ann Patchett

Commonwealth

“Commonwealth,” by Ann Patchett is a love story that offers themes of family, politics, love, and humor. Readers are able to relate to this book as it plays out like a conversation among friends and portrays the impact love has on conjoining families from different backgrounds. This is a lighthearted read perfect for the beach.

Settle for More
By: Megyn Kelly

Settle for More

In her new book, “Settle for More,” author Megyn Kelly sends an empowering message to women as she goes behind the scenes of her professional career as one of the most respected journalists and speaks on what it means to “settle for more.” Kelly distills challenges she has faced as a professional woman, working mother, approaching gender in the workplace, and how she embraced the challenge of “being so good they can’t ignore you.”

When Breath Becomes Air
By: Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air

“When Breath Becomes Air,” by Paul Kalanithi is a contemplative and deep read that brings forth questions that are perfect for meditating on while taking time off. Author Paul Kalanithi had spent almost a decade of his life training as a neurosurgeon, when at the age of 36 he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. As a medical student Kalanithi was obsessed with the question of, “what makes a virtuous and meaningful life,” and now as a patient he is confronted with his own mortality.

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