What If: You tried a new BBQ recipe to celebrate Summer?
What If: You invited the neighbors over to watch the fireflies?
What If: You decorated those new flip flops you bought with flowers and glitter?
What If: The family dined on the patio by candlelight tonight?
What If: You took a walk this evening and counted the stars?
What If: You had an ice cream social outside on the porch?
What If: This year’s bathing suit was a size smaller than last year?
What If: You learned a new swim stroke this Summer?
What If: The adults camped out in the yard this Summer instead of the kids?
What If: Summer vacation lasted all year long?
What If: You called your Mom, just to say I love you?
What If: You surprised Mom by doing her least favorite chore? Like laundry, or dusting?
What If: You created a montage of family photos and presented it to Mom?
What If: You made Mom a “mixtape” of her favorite songs?
What If: You planted Mom’s favorite flowers in her garden?
What If: You tucked a little note in her lunch, like she used to do when you were a kid?
What If: You made that special recipe for her you keep talking about?
What If: You took Mom on the trip of a lifetime?
What If: You watched the sunset together?
What If: You said “thanks for being my Mom”?
What If: You took an old friend to lunch, just because.
What If: You let the kids jump in the puddles on the way home from school.
What If: Slippers and pyjamas were the outfit of the day.
What If: The collection you’ve been hoarding became center stage decor.
What If: You used Mom’s good china and linens for Sunday Brunch at home.
What If: You photographed only smiles for one day.
What If: Everyone you met today became a friend.
What If: You bought nothing new for a month.
What If: You finished knitting the blanket you started in high school.
What If: You did one thing your mom would be proud of today.
What If: Why not?
What if: You spent your vacation learning a new skill?
What if: You planted an herb garden on your windowsill?
What if: You said yes to everything today?
What if: Dinner tonight was a picnic in the park?
What if: You wrote a letter to a distant loved one, just to let them know you care?
What if: You brought flowers to your neighbor, just because?
What if: You baked a batch of cookies for the local Fire Station/Police Station?
What if: You got to know your local county representative personally?
What if: You donated to your local library?
What if: You unplugged, just for a day?
What If: You spread your favorite quilt out on the lawn, and spent a couple of hours watching the clouds drift by with your kids?
What If: You painted the ceiling with blue sky and clouds?
What If: You spent the day flying a kite in the clouds?
What If: The clouds became characters in a story about love and fantasy and a castle in the sky?
What If: You closed your eyes for just a moment and believed you could float on a cloud?
What If: You spent a warm summer night sleeping under the stars and clouds?
What If: You could harness the rain from the clouds in just the right dose to make your garden bloom all year?
What If: The sky were your playground and you could hop from cloud to cloud and star to star?
What If: You made a cup of tea and just sat watching the night sky and contemplating life?
What If: You could capture the essence of a cloud and keep it in a jar on the windowsill?
What If: Why not?
You created a vase from a vintage watering can.
You took a drive out of town, just to get lost.
You wore your Grandma’s scarf with your new outfit.
You used an old trunk as a coffee table.
You framed that vintage hankie that Aunt Lucy gave you.
You decoupaged a box with vintage magazine pages.
You made a pillow out of antique linens.
You used an old clipboard as a picture frame.
You had a dinner party and only used vintage dishes and serve ware.
You spent one day a month living like it was 1935.
…Better living through vintage