As kids, summer vacation meant three months of total liberation: pool parties with our friends, sleeping in until lunchtime, and lemonade stands that could barely turn a profit. But in adulthood, three months of PTO is out of the question. Instead, we’re forced to cram trips to Europe and last-minute beach days around our 40-hour workweeks — and that doesn't exactly scream "vacay!," does it?
It's time to change things up and make sure summer is stress-free from the get-go. In partnership with Halo Top®, we’re rounding up nine easy actions to get you ready for the season. From acing a weekend getaway to planning an adult ice-cream social, the following activities will make you feel like it's a relaxing childhood summer all over again (even if a lemonade stand isn't in the picture).