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Weekend Debrief: How to Escape Your Recreational Routine

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It’s the second half of summer, a time when folks start to burnout on beach days and backyard barbecues. Whether you’re in the mood for some shopping, want to get in shape or have caught a case of rock n’ roll fever, we’ve pulled our favorite ideas for how to spend your weekend. Check it out and click through to learn more.

1. Shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

No matter what you need, if Nordstrom sells it, now’s the time to buy. The luxury retailer’s Anniversary Sale is happening right now, with discounts up to 50% off across all departments. If you want to get a head start on back to school shopping, redecorate your living space or update your wardrobe, check out the best deals we found from the sale.

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4 months
Excelent. The best.
  

2. Don’t Get Fit… Get Aqua Fit

Aqua Fitness Guide

Long reserved for rehabilitation from injuries, water workouts are becoming the new way to improve cardio performance and strength for people of all fitness levels. Check out our comprehensive guide to aqua fitness gear, where you’ll find equipment for all abilities levels.

  

3. Learn to Play Guitar on Your iPad

ipad guitar jamstik

Even Carlos Santana had to start somewhere, but he never had the advantage of modern technology. JamStik is the iPad accessory that teaches you to wail on the guitar. It has five frets and six strings, just like a real guitar. Plus it comes with the JamTutor app to help you build your skills in no time.

  

4. Make Your Way to Minneapolis

minneapolis

Minnesota is gorgeous, and it’s much more enjoyable when it’s not snowing. Not only is Minneapolis home to Mall of America, the largest shopping mall in the country, but it’s also the hometown of Prince. Here are all the other reasons you should book a trip to Minneapolis.

  

5. Keep the Prince Theme and Get Crazy

Horse Head Mask Amazon

To honor one of the Purple One’s greatest hits, get crazy with this list of wacky items we found on Amazon. From practical jokes to gag gifts and animal masks, this round-up is sure to give you a much deserved chuckle after a long week at the office.

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