Nestle Family Summer Fun Giveaway!

Can you believe it’s almost halfway through July already?  My family and I have been making the most of our Summer by taking time to just slow down and be together!  A week long trip to Callaway Gardens to connect with each other, ourselves and nature was just what we needed.  Are you having the Best Summer Ever?

Last month, I let you know that six fab bloggers and I came up with some great activities alongside Nestle Family to help you create memorable moments this Summer.  Have you been checking them out?  My challenge for the week:

Water fun is a must during the hot summer months! While not everyone owns a pool, all it takes is a little creativity to cool off in the summer heat. After putting the kids in their bathing suits, connect the garden hose and fill two buckets of water. Add a little soap and some towels and put the kids to work washing the family car! The kids will have a blast playing in the water and Mom gets a clean car to boot?

To accompany the Summer Challenges, Nestle Family is having some fun giveaways including a water slide, swing set, barbeque pit and of course a host of wonderful Nestle products.  And right here on Experimental Mommy,  you can win great prizes, too!


One winner will receive a $25 VISA gift card, ice cream (NESTLÉ DRUMSTICK, EDY’S/DREYER’S) coupons, NESTLÉ Pure Life coupons and summer activities (jump rope, chalk, beach ball, hard and soft flyers, a ball and a Lambada catch ball and mitt set)!

How to Enter:

1. Suggest an activity for families to beat the Summer Heat together!

Additional entries:

1. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog and Nestle Family (10 extra entries).

2. Follow me (@BridgetteLA) on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Limited to 10 a day, please. (You must have over 50 Twitter followers to qualify for unlimited entries!)

3. Subscribe to my blog.

4. Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog and Nestle Family on Facebook.

5. Place my blog button on your sidebar.

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on July 31st.  Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.

I am a Nestle Family Blogger.  While this post has been compensated, all opinions remain 100% mine.


  1. kellie terwin says:

    go swimming!

  2. kellie terwin says:

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  3. Visiting community splash parks is a good way to beat the heat together.

  4. angee yousef says:

    hanging out with my kids 🙂

  5. i like swimming

  6. tanyab79 says:

    waterparks and the beach are great

  7. Rosa Carroll says:

    cool zoo, aquarium or library

  8. I think families need to go swimming to beat the heat. After swimming, it is always nice to sit in the AC with the lights off and watch a video

  9. Rebecca Graham says:

    An afternoon bowling or going to the movies.

  10. Rebecca Graham says:

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  11. Cynthia C says:

    We used to have fun with a sprinkler in the back yard. We’d put on our swimsuits and run through while also shooting off our water guns.

  12. Cynthia C says:

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  14. Lee-Ann Sleegers says:

    We like to go to the splash pad to beat the heat!

  15. We visit the library where there’s air conditioning and free summer programs to beat the heat.

  16. Adrienne Gordon says:

    we go swimming.

  17. Tari L. says:

    Have a back yard water fight using water guns, sponges, water balloons, etc.

  18. A family game of scrabble inside enjoying the A/C would beat the heat!

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  21. We don’t have a pool, but we all like to get into the kiddie pool in the backyard…even the dog!

  22. stay cool with the kids inside your local hands on museum, most communities have there own costing around $5 each and they are filled with creative fun things to learn, getting your hands on them for fun and can take upto 3-4 hours to slowly enjoy. Most will stamp ypur hand if you want to leave and then come back for the day. After that family fun has ended go visit your local ice cream shop and buy everyone some ICE CREAM to cool off too! Great giveaway thanks
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  26. We like to go to the Children’s Museum as some days it is only $3.00 and that is a bargain for all day! As it is educational,cool and fun!


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  31. We like to go to the water park to beat the heat

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  33. To beat the summer heat we put our chairs in the shade and have some freezie pops or ice cream cones. If it is really hot out we come inside to the A/C and play games.

  34. Stephanie says:

    I saw an awesome idea in Family Fun magazine (I think that’s where it was…)…a kid “car wash” made of a frame of PVC pipes with holes drilled in them and wet sponges hanging down from the top. Hook up a hose and you’ve got some wet summer fun!

  35. Stephanie says:

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  36. Tamara B. says:

    Pull out the hose, set up the water sprinkler and have a water balloon fight.

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  39. Kristi C says:

    We fill up buckets of water ballons and have a water ballon war.

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  42. I think going swimming is a great family activity when it is warm outside.

  43. Going to the movie theater always works on a hot day for my clan.

  44. angi white says:

    weeding the garden, picking harvest and cooking

  45. Linda Lansford says:

    activity is to go to the pool

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  47. Linda Lansford says:

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  48. We go swimming. It is so nice and refreshening. Also, love to head up to the mountains where it is a bit cooler.

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  52. Playing in the sprinklers is a fun way to beat the heat together! Then go to a shady spot and eat some fresh watermelon!

  53. I’m a fan of The Not-So Blog and Nestle on Facebook – my FB name is Amanda Moore

  54. Take a long walk along a shady trail.

  55. Heather S says:

    swim in the pool

  56. Mary Ward says:

    We love a rousing game of splatter ball.

  57. we like going to the waterpark

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  61. We go swimming at the beach.

  62. Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    My family loves water-play! If we can’t drive to the ocean or a nearby lake or stream, we can always go in the backyard and play with the hose or water balloons. Thanks for the giveaway.

  63. Erinn S says:

    I have to go with the Old Fashion Sprinkler! Evemn with a pool..if I turn on the sprinkler, before long even older kids are gravitated to it!

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  67. We love the Slip n Slide—or, when all else fails, wet a large piece of plastic down and have fun!

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  71. DEBIJOT says:

    We go swimming.

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  75. we spray the kids with water guns as they go down the slide and then they get to spray us when we go down!

  76. Christina says:

    My kids love playing with water balloons. We also like to go spend the day at the beach, we bring yard/lawn games and cookout and swim of coarse.

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  79. Donna B. says:

    Going to the pool! 🙂

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  82. Jennifer B says:

    go tubing or canoeing!

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  85. Take the family on a cheap summer time fun activity geocaching. I just took the kids last week and for $30 Four of us had a fun filled day. I blogged about it here

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  88. DeeAnn S says:

    We like to go down to the local ice cream joint and have a sundae while sitting by the river under the trees. Thanks.

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    We wait until the sun starts to set, and then we play frisbee. Sometimes we get so engrossed in playing that we forget about dinner!
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  98. Ellie W says:

    We go to the library a lot during the summer. Ours has story time, puppet shows, scavenger hunts etc… for the kids.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
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  104. we go to indoor play areas

  105. We like running through the sprinkles when its hot outside or using a slip and slide

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  110. Kimberly says:

    Nothing beats the local pool on a hot day!
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  113. Anne Loyd says:

    We love to go swimming to beat the heat in the summertime.

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  115. Kimberly says:

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  117. Anne Loyd says:

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  118. DEBIJOT says:
  119. What my family does to stay cool and beat the heat is go swimming, run through the sprinkler, on really hot days stay in the AC and read or watch TV, eat ice cream and popcicles, spray each other with the hose.

  120. Donna L says:

    Go swimming in the pool.

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  128. Jessie C. says:

    WE love swimming during summer, perfect to stay cool and beat the heat.

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  145. meagain2 says:

    my daughter and her friends have enjoyed having water ballon fights

  146. Suzanne K says:

    When it’s super hot where we live, we go up to the local mountains and visit my parents/daughter’s grandparents! Nice change for all (and cooler for us)

  147. Donna B. says:
  148. We like to play on the slip and slide to beat the heat as a family.

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  155. michelle r. says:

    weve been playing with water guns almost every day in the yard, the kids have a lot of fun running around and squirting each other

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  162. Go to a lake if one is nearby. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

  163. I am an email subscriber. Thanks

  164. Gail Cody says:

    My daughter set up a slip & slide for the neighborhood kids.

  165. laura ranck says:

    our yard is VERY shaded so we play outside on the playhouse together and swing for some cool air!!

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  168. We love to go to the park

  169. Susan Ladd says:

    Hope to win 🙂

  170. paige chandler says:

    We like Sunday Family bowling night. Screaming cool air conditioner.

  171. we enjoy bowling when it’s real hot or a waterpark
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  173. Shelley Mitchell says:

    Go to a waterpark together.

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  174. Make ice cream from scratch it is a blast…

  175. DEBIJOT says:
  176. Get a YMCA membership and use their pool on a hot day.

  177. Follow me (@BridgetteLA) on Twitter


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  180. Shannon says:

    How about a hike at a nearby state park? Might not exactly beat the heat, but it will be fun!

  181. Denise B. says:

    Indoor monster mini golf! 🙂

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  184. Swimming!!

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  191. playing in the sprinkler is a fun activity from my childhood!

  192. i subscribe to your emails

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  194. swimming in a local pool is a great way to spend time together and be active outside!

  195. I like your blog and nestle on facebook as A marie hj saver.

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    go swimming

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    We like the local pool!

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  207. Linda Kish says:

    The San Diego Zoo Safari Park at night is great in the summer heat.

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  209. Kathy Rambousek says:

    We love those free, or almost free movies from Regal cinemas ono Tuesday mornings. Nice and cool in the theaters 🙂

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  214. There is only one way to really beat the heat here if you are wanting to be outside, and that is playing in the water. Whether you are swimming or playing in the sprinkler.

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  219. Running through the sprinkler is a great way to cool off together 🙂

  220. Ellie W says:

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  221. Spending the day at the beach is a great way to cool off together!
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  222. I am an email subscriber
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    We had a water balloon fight today 🙂

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  228. Kendra G says:

    playing in the pool!!!! or go wading in a stream

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    Swimming is always cooling

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  266. chelsea says:

    Family activity to beat the heat together: homemade POPSICLES! 🙂

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  269. One of our favorite activities is playing in the stream near our house.

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  274. Swimming is great to beat the heat, even better with an indoor pool.

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  289. Jeff Legg says:

    Well since we don’t have a pool of our own, the wave pool is a great summer event for us! Even my impaired son loves the wave pool!

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  301. take a trip to a local water park!

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  307. We like to play on the slip and slide when it’s hot.
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    we love to go to one of the lakes

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    A day at the movies!! (Air conditioning!!)
    Thanks for the chance.

  322. A family activity to beat the summer heat is to make homemade ice cream.

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    Swimming or playing in the sprinkler are great for beating the heat!
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    Walk in the mountains. Cool breezes and shady trees. Just wear a hat to avoid ticks/bugs eating your head

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  362. Swimming is one of the best.

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  376. We had a water balloon fight and it was a blast!

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    My kids enjoy playing in the sprinkler on hot summer days! Thanks for the chance to win!
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  439. Geoff K says:

    Nothing beats the heat like an all-day movie marathon at the local theater, which has to be the coolest indoor space in the entire city! Of course, a trip to the water park would probably be a great option, too. Thanks!

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  463. Set up a slip n slide in your backyard:)

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  492. Lisa Ruppert says:

    We love to have squirt gun fights at our house to cool off and get exercise too!


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  542. Play water games using balloons, sprinkler, squirt guns, kiddie pool and sponges!

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  546. go to the lake, set up a slip and slide, pull a trampoline up beside a pool and be creative!

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    We like to get the hose and sprinkler out – the kids love it.
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  579. We went on a very shady picnic this weekend. It was a great way to be outside and grill without being unbelievably hot. The kids helped us find the shadiest spot at the park.

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    The sprinkler always works and the library has fun reading programs.

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  616. Brenda Thurman says:

    Have a family ice cream get together, jump into a pool, or stay in and play board games or the Wii, just something that everyone will have to move not just sat. Family get togethers are great, but greater with good cold homemade icecream of all kinds

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    Slip n slide! Or fishing, love those family activities

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    Going swimming or spending a day at the water park is a perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day.


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    lets go hit the beach!

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  677. Gayle C says:

    Tubing on the river or lake is one of the best ways to cool off and have fun in summer!


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    play in the sprinkler- almost free

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  698. A family slip n slide race would be awesome!

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    We like to go to the local beach and splash in the lake

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    Going to the movies is a great way to spend time together.


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  731. Katie Rose says:

    The other day it was SOO hot and our AC died. There was no way I was turning on a stove or standing in front of the grill to make dinner. Instead we had banana splits for dinner. Yeah, you read that right. We used homemade frozen yogurt, fresh strawberries, blueberries and bananas, walnuts, homemade whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and M&Ms. Full of sugar? yeah. Dinner every night? Not on your life. Totally unhealthy? Nah. Will we do it again? You betcha! But only as an occasional treat.

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  736. charline says:

    A game that would be good would be water ballon fights for older kids

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  739. Priscilla Benavides says:

    I think those slip and slide water slides are awesome for families to enjoy together and they are so much fun.

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  749. Debra F says:

    We love to take a road trip to my parents summer cottage at the lake and spend the day swimming, fishing and boating.

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  755. I recommend going on picnics for fun.

  756. barbara wright says:

    Playing tag in the pool is a great family activity. If there are little kids, a parent can carry them. It keeps everybody laughing!

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  762. Fly kites at the beach! You’ll forget about the heat! 🙂

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  780. Diane Baum says:

    WE go to the plantarium together to learn about stars and after that we spend many nights looking at stars as a family.

  781. Going to the children’s museum. They get to interact, run around, and stay cool.

  782. amy deeter says:

    local pool swimming

  783. Cathy W says:
  784. Heather W says:

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  786. kathy pease says:

    a slip and slide is tons of fun even for the grownups

  787. Brenda H says:

    The best way for me and the children to beat the summer heat is to jump in the pool

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  788. I beat the heat- I bought my daughter a sprinkler. It’s kind of a cool one – it’s shaped like a beach ball & water squirts out on all sides.

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    We love playing board games together when it’s super hot outside.

  797. Ed Nemmers says:

    Water Polo!

  798. CherylS22 says:

    I suggest going to the movie theater & enjoying one of the great movies coming out this summer.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Going swimming is great!

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    Bowling is great fun. You can find card all around our area that gets you a free game of bowling. thank you!

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  810. I think spending a day at the lake is a cool idea

  811. Kristie says:

    We love to play in the pool.

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    go to the water park,or get a sprinkler

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  816. water guns and water balloons are fun for the family too

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  818. The obvious activity is swimming.

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    Go to a water park for the day! Thanks!

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    splash in the kiddie pool!! Water gun fights

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  832. elangomatt says:

    My tip for family cool activities are to get a yearly pass to the local waterpark or swimming pool. We actually have a waterpark and a free mini-water park type thing in out town.

  833. elangomatt says:

    I follow you on twitter and tweeted about this giveaway

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  840. Barbara Long says:

    One activity a family can do together to beat the heat is go to the local community pool to cool off.

  841. Shari Klyn says:

    We have had to stay indoors due to the extreme heat. We started a family game night.

  842. Marcy Strahan says:

    Visiting an Museum indoo r in the A/C is a good family activity during the Summer!

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  845. We love to go to Mammoth Cave. The caves are cool inside and are always interesting.

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  847. Swimming is a great choice in the summer. And the rest of the year indoors.
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