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Weekend Debrief: 5 Things to Do For a Luxuriously Lazy Labor Day

Weekend Debrief: 5 Things to Do
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* The last long weekend of summer
* Kick back and relax at home
* Ideas for what to watch, what to do around the house and where to shop

It’s time to celebrate the end of summer and you can either go out with a bang or well… in a slightly more relaxed and civilized manner. With all the stress and commotion that’s been happening around us this summer, it might be nice to stay in this long weekend and take it easy. Here are five ideas for some solid at-home activities and fun.

1. Binge-Watch The Best Movies of the Summer

While it wasn’t the best summer for the film industry, there were a number of winners when it came to quality movies on screen. Rotten Tomatoes has rounded up all the critics’ scores from this summer’s slate of films, and revealed the top ten, best-reviewed movies from the summer movie season. Did your favorite make the list of critical darlings?

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The Best Movies of Summer 2017

  

2. Try a New Cocktail Recipe (or Three…)

You have an extra day to use this weekend, so why not take advantage of it? Whether you fancy yourself a master mixologist or just want to whip up something to impress your friends, we’ve uncovered 10 unique drink recipes, complete with step by step instructions, that will have you entertaining in style without ever having to leave your home.

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10 New Cocktail Recipes to Make at Home

  

3. Re-Decorate Your Space

Indoor plants are not only the latest trend in home decor, but they’re also good for your health and well-being. Plus it’s hard to deny their aesthetic quality, adding a touch of color and life to otherwise drab spaces. Follow our guide to picking out the right indoor plants for your space and then use the weekend to pot, plant and perfect your “living” interior decor.

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How to Decorate With Indoor Plants

  

4. Re-Organize Your Space

It’s been months since your spring cleaning, so take the long weekend to organize and clean up around the house. You’ll feel better knowing that your seasonal items are put away, your new purchases neatly arranged and everything is put in its place. Here are eight smart shelf organizers to help you contain the mess and relieve your stress.

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Best Shelf Organizers for Every Space

  

5. Shop Till You… Y’know…

Some of the best deals of the year are happening now and we’ve rounded up the biggest Labor Day sales happening all weekend long. Find steep discounts on electronics, apparel, beauty and home decor, from stores like Bloomingdales, Macy’s, Microsoft, Samsung, Sephora and more. SPY tip: Many stores and brands are offering additional discounts on top of already sale-priced merchandise. Bookmark our page below and check back often as we refresh the deals throughout the weekend.

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The Best Labor Day Sales to Shop Right Now

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