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10 Ways To Add Fun to Your Every Day

I know most of my posts are about personal style and fashion, but I post about these things because they are fun for me. And chances are they are fun for you too because you’re reading this blog, but did you know that you’re not having as much fun as you’re supposed to? In a recent study conducted by the Chase Freedom Unlimited Card, we are experiencing a “fun gap.” You can read more about the study HERE. So then I started thinking maybe we are having fun and just not realizing it or engaging in it? Are we not living enough in the moment that we skip right through our fun times? Have we made the idea of fun too contrived or too unattainable?

Today, I’ve teamed up with Chase Freedom Unlimited to share my 10 favorite (and simple) ways we can give ourselves more #UnlimitedFun that doesn’t require an extravagant lifestyle, excessive travel, fancy meals or even a dream closet. Here’s a look at ways that I find smiles in my day-to-day life.

1. Treat Yourself – Picking up a sweet treat is one of my favorite ways to indulge! It’s snoball season in Louisiana, and I can’t wait to go grab my first one!
2. Furry Friends – Giving extra squeezes to my fur babies or taking them for a walk makes this mama smile!
3. Spa Day – Take a time out to pamper yourself with a mani/pedi or a face mask. Try a new polish color and take some time to use that deep conditioning treatment you swear you never have time for!
4. Movie Night – Pick out a flick and stock up on your fave snacks. Staying in is the new going out! I’m a popcorn kinda snacker, but Jordan ALWAYS wants cookies when we have movie night.

5. Take Your Guy Out – Plan something fun for you and your main squeeze to do this weekend! One of our favorite things to do on weekends in the spring is head downtown for the different festivals going on. 

6. Learn Something New – Start learning something that you’ve always wanted to know in your spare time. One thing on my list this spring is to take a photography class. I took film photography in school, but I really want to dedicate more time in understanding my DSLR.

7. Visit a flower market – Pretty blooms are an instant mood changer and way to brighten your spirits. Even better, grab a bouquet for yourself and surprise someone else with one too!

8. Snap A Selfie – Take an impromptu silly photo just for laughs with your BFFs. Or just use the Face Swap filter on Snapchat for 30 minutes because THAT is hilarious.

9. Coffee Date – Break out from behind your desk and work off-site for a change of pace and scenery. Plus, the coffee shop has way better coffee than your office. Go for that whipped cream.

10. Get Dressed Up – Throw on your pearls and red lipstick for any good reason! Even if my Friday has been tragic, putting on some lipstick and throwing my hair up in a bun for date night is imperative!

What is your favorite way to have #UnlimitedFun? Share your story on social media with the hashtag to be a part of the campaign! I’ll be sharing more of my favorite ways that I have fun on Instagram this week – @apinchoflovely – so check in to follow along.

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  • Reply Annlouise Lindberg

    Such a great and fun post! Exactly what I needed right now!

    April 19, 2016 at 3:18 pm
  • Reply Maggie Zemanek

    Love these!! I always love to do a little pampering and especially dressing up for a date night 🙂

    April 19, 2016 at 4:14 pm
  • Reply Anne Benton

    Thanks for posting this- nice to get personal sometimes and share more of real life! I especially like the spa day . Need more of that!

    April 19, 2016 at 4:42 pm
  • Reply Carey

    This was such a nice change! Great ideas!

    April 19, 2016 at 8:42 pm
  • Reply Anna White

    These are all great ways to make anyone smile!! Thanks for sharing. Xo – Anna

    April 20, 2016 at 12:55 am
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  • Reply Tess Felber_Sequins are the New Black

    Such a fun post!! Thank you for sharing!!

    xox Tess |

    May 11, 2016 at 3:11 pm
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