3 Things To Do Before Summer Is Over

Life has been like whoa lately! From BBQs to birthdays to work, weekend after weekend the hubs and I have been on a crazy Connecticut tour! Or so it seems from all the things we’ve got going on. It’s all fun stuff so I can’t complain! But it has left little time for us to plan our own activities!

So this weekend I made a list of all the things I want to do before summer is over. We’re fortunate we live in a really fun city where there’s not a shortage of events around us so I decided to choose my top, practical favorites (planning a mini road trip now is out of the question!).

If you’re in the same boat as I am and need a little summer “me” time, keep reading for my top 3 things to do before summer is over!

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Go to a rooftop bar/restaurant

Summer sunsets are one of my all-time favorite things and getting to watch them from a rooftop just adds to the moment. If you haven’t already, search the best rooftops in your area and make it a date night or a girls’ night out!

Attend an outdoor event

I just did a post on dressing for a polo match (which is so much fun – definitely go if you’re in CT) but there’s also summer concerts, music festivals, botanical gardens, wine tastings, food tours, and of course, sporting events! Once winter hits in Connecticut, there’s little going outside so take advantage and enjoy the sun while it’s still here.

Have a bonfire

Bonfires are so underrated in my book! They used to be like a rite of passage growing up and now they’re almost extinct! Pick a friend who has an awesome backyard, grill, and end your night around the bonfire. If a swankier option is more your speed, you can check out my tips for a summer soirée here.

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What fun summer events do you guys still have coming up? I might just squeeze one of your suggestions onto my list!

Happy Tuesday!

  • Devon Butler

    Such a great list! Can’t believe summer is going to be over soon!

    xo Devon


    • I know makes me sad.. but then I get excited for fall! lol

  • Michele

    I’ve done 2 out of the 3! Definitely need to have a bonfire before the summer is over! Your outfit is such a classic that it could work for all of these events!

    • omg yes plan a bonfire! And thank you! I appreciate it!

  • shannon shipman

    great ideas, and i love a good bonfire!!!

  • I love going to rooftop bars in the summer! It’s practically my go-to every summer haha!


    • rooftop bars are the best! Thanks for stopping by!

  • Three good ideas that are so easy to do without going far from home!

    Love it girl,



    • exactly!! thank you!

  • Love all of these ideas! Rooftop bars are most definitely a fav of mine. Such a cute outfit and great pics! – Stephanie | http://www.theborrowedbabes.com

    • Aw thanks Stephanie!!

  • There are still so many things that I want to do before summer ends! I love having bonfires! Surprisingly, I’ve only had one this summer.

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    • You’re ahead of the game! I haven’t had any 🙁

  • Girl seek that sun before it goes 😉