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Cool Down and Relax: Summer Relaxation Tips + A Giveaway | Solange & Frances

Cool Down and Relax: Summer Relaxation Tips + A Giveaway

Ah, summer - the season of sun, fun, and endless possibilities. But with the heat and hustle, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. That's why it's crucial to take time to cool down and relax. In this blog post, we'll share some refreshing summer relaxation tips to help you unwind and recharge. Plus, we've got an exciting giveaway to sweeten the deal! Read on for more details.

Embrace the Great Outdoors

One of the best ways to relax during the summer is to immerse yourself in nature. Pack a picnic with your turkish towel, grab a good book, and head to your nearest park or beach. The soothing sounds of rustling leaves or crashing waves can work wonders for your mind and body. Bonus points if you can find a shady spot to escape the sun's rays.

Indulge in a Refreshing Treat

Nothing says "summer relaxation" like a cold, sweet treat. Whip up a batch of homemade popsicles or ice cream(serve yourself some in a pinch bowl), or treat yourself to a refreshing smoothie or iced coffee. The combination of cool flavors and the brain freeze can be incredibly soothing.

Soak in a Relaxing Bath

At the end of a long, hot day, nothing beats a luxurious soak in the tub. Add some calming essential oils, light some candles, and let the warm water melt away your stress. Pamper yourself with our Turkish Hand Towel Collection and pair it with a good book or some soothing music for the ultimate relaxation experience.

The Giveaway

Now, for the exciting part - the giveaway! We're giving away a Summer Whites Bundle that includes:

Summer is a time to slow down, unwind, and recharge. By embracing the great outdoors, indulging in refreshing treats, and practicing gentle self-care, you can find the perfect balance of fun and relaxation. And don't forget to enter our giveaway for a chance to win some amazing summer goodies!

Giveaway Details:

Enter through the entry form that is embedded on this page and appears just below this paragraph. If you don't see it, be sure to visit the page from your desktop or an alternate browser such as Google Chrome. It may not appear on all mobile devices. The complete rules and entry details appear on the entry form.

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Please review all Terms and Conditions on contest widget before entering. While we wish we could run this contest everywhere, for legal reasons it is only open to eligible residents of the U.S. and Canada, not including Rhode Island. This contest is exclusively endorsed by Solange & Frances and runs through June 30, 2024. We’ll announce the lucky winner here as well as on social media on July 1.  Good luck, and may the odds be ever in your favor!

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Mir - June 14, 2024

Swimming in the lake!

Sue Maj - June 14, 2024

Road trip out west!

Linda - June 13, 2024

Outer Banks, NC

Kriss - June 13, 2024

A trip to Oregon!

Rebecca Bishop - June 11, 2024

I plan on going to flea markets and other road trips! 🩵

Art - June 11, 2024

I want to start a new hobby gardening.

Paul Prior - June 11, 2024

Hopefully doing some road trips around New England.

Amber Lee Kolb - June 11, 2024

Celebrating my nieces birthdays in June and July and hopefully lots of road trips and beach days!

Kathy Donley - June 11, 2024

no special plans this summer. Hopefully get to the beach a few times other then that not sure.

Janice Wright - June 11, 2024

hanging out with the youngest grandkids and front porch sitting

Bre Kershaw - June 11, 2024

We are looking forwards to all the lake days!!! Being out in the sun with family is all I need 🩷

Janet Kellar - June 10, 2024

Relaxing by the pool

jberry - June 10, 2024

Planted a garden, now I’m stuck(sticking) with it.

Anita - June 10, 2024

My husband & I will be on many road trips, fishing & camping. Hoping for a great Summer

Lisa Bromley - June 10, 2024

Great opportunity!

Odessa Frey - June 9, 2024

Lots of sunshine and swimming for the summer!

Angela DiCicco - June 9, 2024

As much time as possible playing pickleball, in the sunshine, laying out, working on my flower beds, and working on a flower farm.

Felicia Shapiro - June 9, 2024

I lan on enjoying the summer in Manhattan!

Christina Ferguson - June 8, 2024

My summer will be low key this year. Lots of gardening, BBQs, reading and catching those sun rays,

M Nk - June 8, 2024

I plan to travel to Turkey with my family and spend a couple of weeks there!

Dani Mabe - June 8, 2024

Spending time with my family!

Bernardina Sims - June 8, 2024

I am having lot’s of backyard bbq’s and swimming in the pool!

HENRY NGUYEN - June 8, 2024

I’ll rush to the beach first and stay there as long as I can !

Marlene V - June 8, 2024

My plan is spending lots of time outdoors doing yard work and going to the beach

Joyce - June 8, 2024

Hoping to grow a bounty of vegetables in my backyard garden, traveling the province and making new memories

Jenni Epperly - June 8, 2024

No special plans except to work on the yard and garden.

Julia Wilkie - June 7, 2024

No set plans, but I want to visit my sister, daughter, and granddaughter in Southern California.

Lorena Keech - June 7, 2024

While I’d love to putz about with my flowers, I’m afraid I’ll be working more than I hoped.

Sandy C. - June 7, 2024

I’m going to read 1 new book a week!

Sandra McFadden - June 7, 2024

No real plans as of yet. But I will try to plan to stay cool in this hot and humid area I live in.

Shelley Butcher - June 7, 2024

This summer I’ll be spending time with my grandkids and hiking

Liz Kilcher - June 7, 2024

i love this giveaway

Sierra Norris - June 7, 2024

My plan for this Summer is to really enjoy nature! I want to take time outside to just walk, put my feet in the grass and enjoy the sunshine!

Julie Bickham - June 6, 2024

My plans are to go hiking, camping and going to concerts.

Maureen - June 6, 2024

At this time we are taking one day at a time.

Crystal Abel - June 6, 2024

We plan on going to a lot of festivals and fairs this summer!

Lynn Mullen - June 6, 2024

Lovely stuff – great for a home oasis.

LeAnn - June 6, 2024

I am going to the mountains to cool down!

Kari B - June 6, 2024

I plan on doing some camping this summer

T Erickson - June 6, 2024

We plan on getting some long overdo yard/landscaping work done. We really enjoy summer afternoons outdoors for BBQ’s and get-togethers, so getting the yard looking nice is a top goal! We also hope to take a weekend or two to the beach to simply take some walks on the sand.

Darlene Carbajal - June 6, 2024

Traveling to San Diego!

Ashley S - June 5, 2024

I’ll be celebrating my nieces first birthday this summer. Other than that, no big plans.

Rhonda Miller - June 5, 2024

I’m not much of a summer lover but l do enjoy turning my house into an oasis! Cool sheets and calming colors with lots of comfy places to chill

Donna Barnes - June 5, 2024

Enjoying the great outdoors: bike rides, grilling, sitting on porch, visiting with neighbors.

Catrina Lyttle - June 5, 2024

Enjoying the garden.

Sarah Murphy - June 5, 2024

to go visit my friend up north

Jacqueline Sparks-Davila - June 5, 2024

To relax and go to the beach!

Trinity Rosario - June 5, 2024

Spend some quality time with my husband and do some traveling!

Rikki J. - June 5, 2024

Go to my stepdaughter’s wedding in Chicago and also to the beach.

Melissa Griffin - June 5, 2024

No specific plans as of now.

Traci Scott - June 5, 2024

Spending as much time as possible with my granddaughter, before she goes off to college.

Barb Popescu - June 5, 2024

Just chillin’ with friends

RICHARD SKUSE - June 5, 2024


Liza G - June 5, 2024

Planning to travel as soon as I hear where the free handsome men hang around.

Thomas P - June 5, 2024

Hang out in the yard and the beach (less than a mile away.)

candy - June 5, 2024

all the traveling I can

Catherine L. - June 5, 2024

to travel to another province to visit my twin grandbaby girls for the first time.

Brittany Gilley - June 5, 2024

I’m working extra this summer so that I can go to Spain for the next solar eclipse

sandra burns - June 5, 2024

Nothing husband is really sick.

Theresa C. - June 5, 2024

Sadly, moving – but with the hope of buying new pretty things!

timothy james pressel - June 5, 2024

Soaking up the sun on the beach

Heather Swanson - June 5, 2024

Front porch sitting lots of wildlife to see.

Brenda Williamson - June 5, 2024

I don’t have any set plans this summer. Looking for a new place to live with my kitties.

Deborah Waddell - June 5, 2024

Nothing special – having a staycation. Putts around the garden, catch up on my sewing, relax with a book, do some cross stitch.

Arthur Otsuka - June 5, 2024

Traveling around in California.

Maria Sidiropoulos - June 5, 2024

Spending time in Greece for my brothers weddding

Maria Sidiropoulos - June 5, 2024

Spending time in Greece for my brothers wedding

Kathleen Roffey - June 5, 2024

spending as much time outdoors as possible

ScottyDee - June 5, 2024

Get in the pool as much as possible

Sara Alvaro - June 5, 2024

Savoring summer with my grandchildren.

Sandra Dufoe - June 5, 2024

Going to spend it at home reading and enjoying my family.

Todd Snelgrove - June 5, 2024

This would help make an awesome picnic!

Cynthia C - June 5, 2024

I’ve already had a vacation, now I need to get some outdoor chores done.

Diane Warstler - June 5, 2024

I plan to spend as much time as I can with my five grandchildren.

Lisa Vance - June 4, 2024

Going to spend the summer playing in the pool with out poodle puppy

Julianna L - June 4, 2024

What are your plans this summer? I plan to visit Fort Lauderdale this summer.

Thomas Gibson - June 4, 2024

I plan to visit my aunt in Maine this Summer.

Margaret Smith - June 4, 2024

No special plans as yet. Thanks for this giveaway,.

Ann Fantom - June 4, 2024

Go on a family vacation to the beach

Chad Boyd - June 4, 2024

My plan is to spend as much time at the lake as possible this summer.

Claudia - June 3, 2024

keeping it local with Road tips, Hikes, Lake time ,Festivals .

Deb K - June 3, 2024

Taking a family trip to Milwaukee!

Sandra Jones - June 3, 2024

Hope to spend as much time as I can outside, enjoying my pool, walking and fire pit time! Also plan an upstate NY getaway and a late season trip to Charleston.

Gail Yarbrough - June 3, 2024

My plans for Summer is to get outside and move more. Walking my digs or working in the yard.

Gail Yarbrough - June 3, 2024

My plans for Summer is to get outside and move more. Walking my digs or working in the yard.

Gail Yarbrough - June 3, 2024

My plans for Summer is to get outside and move more. Walking my digs or working in the yard.

Claire - June 3, 2024

Great giveaways with amazing gifts. Thank you for the opportunity and good luck everyone.

Mark Chadwick - June 2, 2024

Hanging with the grandkids and starting a few household projects are on my Summer list this year!!

Amanda Price - June 2, 2024

I plan to go to the beach with my husband next summer. I can’t wait!

Lynn - June 1, 2024

I plan to visit some fun local festivals this summer!

sharon shafran - June 1, 2024

to enjoy our 3 year old great grandson as much as possible

Shannon Peterson - June 1, 2024

Our daughter is eight abundant has always wanted to go to tge Beach so in July we’re finally taking her. I’m so excited

Diane Mungall - June 1, 2024

What a lovely giveaway! I love all the whites! ❤️

A - May 31, 2024

Count me in!

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