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5 Cool Activities You Can Enjoy At Home Now That Summer Is Upon Us

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As John Mayer crooned, ‘'Cause a little bit of summer's what the whole year's all about.” Summertime, for us, brings back a lot of memories. It reminds us of those long summer vacations spent under a mango tree, the sweet scent of Mogra that envelopes the air just when the sun starts shining bright and devouring numerous orange and mango bars! Well, summers are back, but since everyone is stuck inside their homes, here are some indoor activities that will help you enjoy the season just like the good old times.

1. Invest In An Inflatable Pool

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Escape the scorching heat by installing an inflatable pool and chilling with a glass of Piña Colada - it definitely doesn’t get any better than this, right?! Cooling off in a pool is an activity that is enjoyed by all age-groups equally and is also a great way to bond with the fam. However, don't waste water excessively and make sure you apply some sunblock! We highly recommend checking out the ones by Intex. 

2. Make The Most Of The Mango Season

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Summertime is synonymous with mango season, and we’re extremely grateful for it. You can try making a mango cheesecake, mango lassi, mango pudding, aamras, aam panna, mango kulfi, mango panna cotta, mango shrikhand and what not! Simply find detailed recipes on the net and get cookin’ already ‘cause mangoes are not gonna be in season forever!

3. Whip Up Some Chilled Cocktails

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Now's the time you can try your hand at making some chilled cocktails and experimenting with new ones. From Daiquiri to Margaritas, Mojitos and the Basil Gimlets, the internet is brimming with cocktail recipes that you can easily attempt at home. So, make the most of your time and create something to stave off that sweat.

4. Plant A Garden With Seasonal Veggies

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Make better use of your spare time by planting seasonal vegetables, fruits and flowers in your garden. You can plant papaya and grapes seeds, cucumbers, bottle-gourds and green leafy vegetables and plenty of flowers like marigold, jasmine and mogra. This is the season of gorgeous blooms, so make the most out of it! 

5. Make Some Homemade Popsicles 

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Scorching days also calls for fruit popsicles that you can easily make at home too! Puree your favourite fruits, add a bit of lemon juice for freshness and pour in yoghurt or milk to make your popsicles creamier. Pop the mixture into moulds and freeze overnight before serving. These healthy and delightful popsicles will make your summer days sweeter, so do give ‘em a try.

Here’s The Recipe | https://www.jessicagavin.com/make-your-own-homemade-fruit-popsicles/  

So make the most of the summers whilst staying indoors!

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