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12 Low-Key Ways To Have An Above-Average Weekend

Who says you need to spend big to have an awesome weekend? Keep it simple and keep it real. Brought to you by the Ford Territory MkII.

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1. Wake up early to watch the sun rise.

It's a pretty special way to start the day, and by the time you eat breakfast you'll feel like you've already accomplished so much.
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It's a pretty special way to start the day, and by the time you eat breakfast you'll feel like you've already accomplished so much.

2. Organise an epic picnic with everyone.

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Dressing up is optional, but it will make it more fun.

3. Raid your bathroom for all those beauty products you never use and give yourself a day spa at home.

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Time to finally use all those face mask samples you have stashed in the back of the cabinet.

4. Borrow your friend's dog.

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Just for the weekend! All the fun without too much responsibility.

5. Visit your local botanical garden.

It's a peaceful way to spend the day, and all that greenery will make you feel alive.
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It's a peaceful way to spend the day, and all that greenery will make you feel alive.

6. Chill out in a hammock and listen to podcasts all day.

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Maybe it is time to catch up on that murder mystery podcast everyone always talks about.

7. Find a volleyball net and play a friendly game.

Lots of parks and beaches have nets set up, and if you get there early enough you can snag one.
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Lots of parks and beaches have nets set up, and if you get there early enough you can snag one.

8. Take online tutorials and teach yourself something new.

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You could learn how to speak a new language or how to fix that thing in your house that needs fixing or even how to make an origami dragon because YOLO.

9. Check out the galleries or museums in your area.

There are always exhibitions going on — you just have to look for them.
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There are always exhibitions going on — you just have to look for them.

10. Sign up for a trial of a streaming service and watch TV shows and movies all weekend.

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Next weekend you can sign up for another trial!

11. Go for a bushwalk and explore an area you've never seen before.

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Be safe out there.

12. Bake something weird using only ingredients you already have in the house.

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It could end up being delicious! Otherwise you can feed it to your friend's dog.

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