5 ways to make the most of your staycation

5 ways to prepare for a staycation this summer

The UK media has reported that a record number of Brits are favouring the ‘staycation’ over a trip abroad this year. This is for a number of reasons (which you can read more about here). If you are one of the staycationners, here are my top 5 tips for making the most of a holiday in your home country.

1. Stock up on beach reads at your local library.

Whether you enjoy literary classics or a suitcase full of Chic lit, you can source enough reading material to sustain you for the entire summer. And all for free.

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2. Take advantage of the miniature toiletries in the chemists.

The summer season is a great time to treat yourself to some new beauty products as buying them in travel size means they are a fraction of the price. I bought the Champneys body scrub for just £2.50 for example.

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3. Treat yourself to a manicure/pedicure.

Polished hands and toes in vibrant colours are a great way to get into the summer holiday mood. Also hopefully you won’t be doing any chores around the house whilst on your staycation (or less of them anyway!)

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4. Scour the internet or trip advisor to find a new place to visit in your home county.

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5. Make a summer wish list of activities or projects you hope to complete over the summer months.

A staycation is a great opportunity to indulge in your favourite hobbies, especially if you are at home. You can’t very well pack a sewing machine into a carry on case for example now can you?!

Those are my 5 tips – what are yours? Make sure you share them in the comments or via social media. You can find me on twitter via @celebratecreatn and on instagram as @celebratecreation.

Images all Celebrate Creation apart from 3 – AshleyElla Design and 4 – The Every Girl

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