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Essentials for a Rainy Day In

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When it comes to spring, you never know whether you're going to get a beautiful, sunny day or a gross, rainy day. As much as my boyfriend, Jon, and I would love to take the dogs to the park, spend a day on the lake or enjoy some freshly boiled crawfish on the patio, the weather may have other plans. That's why we like to find other ways to have a fun day indoors. 

It doesn't take much to turn your outdoor plans into something fun to do inside. You really just need four things:



1// BOARD GAMES
Board games are our go-to activity when we're stuck inside. We have an entire closet full of board games, so we never have to worry about getting bored of one. I love to play Scene It, which is why we have about a billion different versions of the game. My favorite right now is the FRIENDS version because Jon and I are making our way through the series on Netflix. We've finally made it to the last season. 



Even if you don't have a ton of board games at your disposal, you can get creative with a simple deck of cards or search the internet for fun games you can play at home. You could even gather some household objects and recreate some Minute to Win It games!

2// REFRESHING BEVERAGES
Of course it's important to quench your thirst while you're getting competitive with all of those games. Coke has always been one of my favorite beverages. Let's just call it old faithful. After visiting the Coca-Cola factory in Georgia and trying out all of the different flavors from around the world, I still can't get enough. 

Jon and I went old school and purchased these glass bottles of Coke from our local Brookshire's. Ever since I traveled to London and saw the "Share a Coke" personalized bottles, I've been so in love with them. I still haven't been able to find my name, but I did bring Jon a bottle with his name on it from London. 

The glass bottles we purchased were celebratory bottles, and it's perfect for this time of year when we're celebrating grads, moms, dads, etc. One of the bottles we bought said "Soulmate" on it, and we couldn't resist cracking that bottle open first. And of course, I had to hone in on my inner superstar to drink from my own bottle.





3// DELICIOUS CUISINE
It wouldn't be a rainy day in without some good grub. Our go-to is pizza and wings. We'll also indulge in some chips and then ice-cream for dessert. 

4// MOVIES
After the competition has dwindled down, you can end the night with a movie or two. Jon and I have completely different tastes in movies. I'm all about the rom coms, and he's a fan of action, but we can meet somewhere in between with movies like August Rush and In Time


There are so many ways for you to turn a rainy day into a fun day when you Share a Coke with the ones that you love. Keep an eye on Brookshire's Facebook page for a chances to win yourpoints, offers, fun and conversation.

What are your favorite rainy day activities? 

Visit your local Brookshire's store and pick up some of your own celebratory Coke to share with the people you love!



34 comments :

  1. Your post is making me hungry! I love a good glass bottle Coke :) I don't usually drink caffeine, but when I went to Mexico, I drank as much Coca Cola Light as possible!


    XX, SS || A Little Seersucker Sass

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  2. Elizabeth HughesMay 25, 2015 at 12:05 PM

    No lie, I can't wait to have a rainy day off work with Husband now to play some games and chill. You're making me jealous!

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  3. Love this! One of the biggest things I miss about living close to y'all is the rainy days. Board games are the best!

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  4. I love rainy days! Bring on a thunderstorm. All I need is a deck of cards, a cup of tea, some fresh baking and a favourite book and I'm happy as a clam. With all of the windows open of course so I can listen to the rain!

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  5. What a perfect list! You and your boyfriend are too cute!
    xoxo

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  6. Love this! You guys are too cute together. Love all of these ideas too :)
    xoxo
    Lauren Ashley
    www.thefashionistasdiary.com

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  7. Macarena FerreiraMay 25, 2015 at 7:34 PM

    You guys are too cute! This looked like a blast. Staying in can be so fun sometimes. xo


    www.thematerialgirl.co

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  8. So fun! This whole week looks like rain where I live so I will probably be doing some of these things! Friends Scene it sounds so fun!!

    Anchors and Pearls

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  9. Texas has been so rainy as of late so I've been keeping myself content with games and lots of Netflix.
    Fun post!


    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

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  10. Y'all are sending all of the bad weather to Louisiana! I know y'all have been getting all sorts of earthquakes and crazy weather. It's so insane.

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  11. It's seriously one of my favorite games! I love watching all of the clips for the "All Play" and "My Play" turns and laughing out loud, because Friends is always funny.

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  12. Movie marathons (thank you, Netflix!) are my favorite thing to do on rainy days! Nothing like good snacks and a good movie (or tv show- again, thank you Netflix for Friends). This whole post looks so adorable and fun, glad you enjoyed your rainy day!

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  13. Thanks so much, Macarena! I really do love a good game night. We love to make the most of the days where we're stuck inside.

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  14. Cleaning?! What?! I probably should do more of that when I'm stuck inside too.

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  15. Video games are fun too! I tend to lean more toward racing games, but we recently got Risk on Xbox 360, so it's a cross between a board game and a video game, and it's so much fun.

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  16. Thanks so much, Lauren! He's definitely a keeper ;)

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  17. Thank you, Ashley! You're so sweet!

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  18. I love thunderstorms too! That sounds like the perfect recipe for an awesome day indoors.

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  19. I agree! I miss all of those game nights.

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  20. I love the glass bottles of Coke because they're so cute! They make me feel so old school.

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  21. Yes! I love Netflix. I don't know what I did before I had it.

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  22. Stop being so freaking cute. I just know we would be real life besties and I would kick your butt at Scene It Friends and that might ruin our friendship, but then we'd be okay because we'd all share a coke. Last week we played a ridiculous amount of board games (okay, only Settlers of Catan) in the evening and I forgot how much fun they are!

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  23. you to are too cute. board games are the prefect rainy day thing to do.

    http://www.amysfashionblog.com/blog-home

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  24. Totally agree that these are the 4 essentials for a rainy day! :) Great post! :)

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  25. You hit it right on the nail! You and Jon are so stinking cute! Love these photos and your lists!
    http://figuringoutmyeverafter.com

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  26. You're so sweet, Ana! Thank you!

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  27. Thanks so much, Amy! I know that we definitely share a love of board games.

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  28. Ohhhhh, it is so on! When we finally meet in person, Friends Scene It tournament is happening! I love board games!

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  29. You two are the cutest!! I love a rainy day in with movies and games, and Coke definitely adds to the awesomeness! #client

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  30. Thanks so much, Sarah! Coke definitely adds a little something to rainy days!

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  31. awww cute post!! We do pretty much the same thing, board games or video games!!

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  32. That sounds like the absolute perfect rainy day! I tend to spend my rainy days blogging or even cleaning (I do my best organizing when I'm suck inside!)

    xoxo, SS



    The
    Southern Stylista

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