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1. Take a picture every day. Capture Fido licking your toddler's ice cream cone or snap a beautiful sunset -- and make a best-of-summer scrapbook.
2. Plant a butterfly garden. Late-blooming summer perennials such as purple coneflowers and yellow rudbeckia flourish in the heat and are monarch magnets.
3. Make a solar s'more. Place a large marshmallow and a square of chocolate between two graham crackers, wrap it in foil and set it in the sun for 10 minutes. Yum!
4. Host a film festival. Invite friends to spend one of those dog days in air-conditioned comfort watching a favourite DVD.
5. Check out our Kids' Bucket List and see how many summer-oriented items your family can check off, whether it's camping out in the wild or hunting for treasure on the beach.
|This story was originally titled "Fix it in Five" in the August 2012 issue. |
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