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This Is What Summer Actually Used To Look Like

SPF 4 should do it.

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1. When you took a refreshingly light break to quench your thirst.

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Please come back.

2. When the smell of these bad boys filled the air again.

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That smell though.

3. When you took a more action-oriented approach to cooling down.

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Just don't do it in the house!

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4. When you were actually afraid of getting splashed with water.

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5. When you wanted to carry the smell of summer on you all day long.

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6. When you dreamed of the most delicious way to cool down.

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7. When you transformed your backyard into a super fun oasis.

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8. When you wanted to tune the family out on a particularly long vacation.

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9. Or when you needed more entertainment than basic car games.

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No more bruises from slug bug!

10. When this was basically considered sunblock.

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Look, it has ~some~ spf.

11. When you wanted to take cosmetic advantage of all the sun's glorious rays.

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Or try lemon juice.

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12. When you let your imagination run wild at the beach.

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13. When even your favorite fast food joints catered to the time of year.

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14. When you knew one of the best ways to kill time at home was on the driveway.

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Keeping fit was a lot more fun way back when...

15. When you needed to tame those flyaways to achieve the perfect summer look.

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16. When you wanted a practically foolproof way of playing catch.

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Giving those of us with little to no athletic skills a chance.

17. When you opted to spend a little quality time indoors.

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18. When you took your first summer ~road trip~.

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The wind in my hair!

19. When you got a chance to express your creativity out on the stoop.

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20. When you decided to sit back, relax, and take a break from all the fun-in-the-sun.

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21. And when you took a ~selfie~ to remember all the fun you had that summer.

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Way before anyone called it that, too.