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Take a trip down memory lane

Today let’s connect to someone we used to know- ourselves. Think of a fun memory. Recall an episode in your life where you laugh so hard you cried. Or better yet, you made someone ...

 

Head to the Hills

While we may not get much fall color in our corner of the desert, we are only a short way to Cloudcroft or Ruidoso, New Mexico where the Lincoln National Forest awaits you in all o...

 

Walk barefoot on the grass

Cold weather will be here before we know it so today, on Sunday Funday, we encourage you to kick off your shoes and socks and walk in the grass. Aside from bringing back memories, it...

 

Surprise someone with breakfast in bed

Breakfast in bed always seems so glamorous in movies. Usually room service or a maid will deliver a beautifully prepared meal with a silver pot of coffee and crystal glasses of ora...

 

Do one new thing today

There is no denying that social distancing and closures can lead to a pretty boring Sunday. With all of our options limited, we encourage you to do something you have never done be...

 

A sobriquet by any other name...

According to Dictionary.com today’s word of the day is: sobriquet. /ˈsōbrəˌkā,ˈsōbrəˌket/ which means nickname. You job, this Sunday Funday, is to ask your friends and family if they ...

 

Make a connection today

Today is Sunday Funday and we encourage you to reach out to someone with whom you have lost touch. The more lost, the better. Of course, social media like Facebook make it pretty easy. S...

 

Take yourself out to the ball game – at home.

What's summer without at least one baseball outing? You don't have to be a die-hard fan of America's past time to crack open an ice cold one, munch on peanuts and popcorn and just sit ba...

 

Make Sunday a ‘Fun Fact’ Day

Let’s face it, we make fun of people who offer up ‘fun facts’ as part of everyday conversation. Mostly because they are almost never really fun, and their validity is questionable. Your ...

 

Add color to your life

Today is National Coloring Book Day. Coloring books have become incredibly popular over recent years and more popular still over recent months. Coloring helps us relive our childhood, bu...

 

Indulge in a little unnecessary elegance

Most households have a fancy set of tableware that only sees the light of day during special occasions like Thanksgiving or Christmas. Today, just for fun, set the table with your ...

 

Take a ‘happy’ class for free

Take a happiness class: Yes, you can learn happiness — and for free — from Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos. Her wildly popular class is online. Try it: https://www....

 

Say hello to your inner child

If you spend any time at all with small children, you quickly realize that they are focused on a singular goal: having fun. As we grow older, we seem to place fun lower on the priori...

 

Re-read a favorite book

Whether you rush to buy the latest book or haven’t read one in years, picking up a book you have already read can be very enjoyable. Here are a couple of reasons why: They give us comfor...

 

Camp out in the backyard

The nights in El Paso are pleasant; the stars are bright, and the temperature is quite agreeable. It’s a perfect time to pitch a tent, pull out the sleeping bags and rough it – in the lu...

 

Record a reading of a children’s book

Most of us had a favorite book that was read to us when we were children. Whether it was a simple, timeless story like ‘Goldilocks and the three bears,’ or something more adventurous lik...

 

Play the song game

Some of us can remember lazy summer afternoons with not a whole lot going on. Before technology took up almost every minute of dead space, we had to get creative inventing games th...

 

Make a family Documentary

Everyone is a film maker these days. Our phones have given us the freedom to be the reporter of our own life. While many of us are busy performing in our latest TikTok video, we en...

 

Go to a concert in your living room

Since we started social distancing to slow the spread of COVID19, performers are trying to find a way to share their art. Artists such as Pink, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Keith Urban, Deat...

 

Watch the sunset

Have you noticed how many people post pictures of the great El Paso sunsets? Who can blame them – it is a thing of beauty! This Sunday Funday we encourage you to celebrate our suns...

 

Be a model for a day

For some, Sunday Funday meant getting dressed up and heading out into the world; some of us went to church, or a brunch date or a big family activity. It seems that these days our pa...

 

Mother’s Day Martinis

While poking around the internet looking for Mother’s Day inspiration, we came across this: Magnificent Mother's Day Martinis -10 Great Cocktails for Mom: https://www.thespruceeats.co...

 

Make it a Corny Sunday

A good old-fashioned corny joke is often groaned about and always good for an eye roll. But once in a while, they can crack you up and spread like wildfire. Your mission this Sunday Fund...

 

Boredom be gone!

Finding new things to do at home is getting old. If you are looking for a fun way to spend a little time online, check out: https://brightside.me/article/25-unusual-sites-to-help-get-rid...

 

Make today Thanksgiving

Are you tired of binge watching your shows? Maybe the house has been cleaned enough. Maybe you are looking like the ‘before’ in a makeover segment of the Today Show. Forget all that, mak...

 

Share the ‘Classics’ with the younger generations

A recent Facebook challenge asked people to list movies that they can see many times over and still enjoy. You can imagine how the responses varied. Whether it was Casablanca, or Bill an...

 

Host a family reunion – virtually!

If you are worried about family members feeling isolated or if you find that you have some extra time on your hands, why not connect with family members virtually? There are a number of ...

 

Talk to the animals

When was the last time you went on a date to the Zoo? The El Paso Zoo isn’t just for parents with small children, it can be a great afternoon – and a romantic one as well. Imagine you a...

 

Sunday at the Museum

Museum tours are not just for elementary school field trips. In many cities crowds flock to museums as a way to spend a fun Sunday afternoon. El Paso offers many museums that are open on...

 

Everyday routine - with a twist please!

Life can become boring and tedious if we find ourselves doing the same things over and over again. Common activities that we normally find fun and enjoyable can become lackluster if we d...

 

Throw a party for no reason at all

You may have heard the sentiment that the hosts never have fun at their own party. Forget that. Just have an impromptu party celebrating absolutely nothing. Many times, when we plan a pa...

 

Hit the Road Jack!

What? No Football? Most American households will be experiencing a bit of an adjustment now that the Super Bowl is over. It’s called Sunday. You remember Sundays right? While some fa...

 

Rediscover Game Night

A recent New York Times article showed that Americans are rediscovering game night. Whether it is an old board favorite like Monopoly or something more interactive like Charades or T...

 

Sing!

Ask someone in your church choir, at a local band gig or even the dude belting out AC/DC in the car next to you and they will tell you singing is good for you. Many studies done over a n...

 

Take some time off

Just as important as work or family commitments, scheduling time off with your family can do everyone a world of good.(You may even choose to see a different part of the world togeth...

 

Laughter is the best medicine

It’s true: laughter is strong medicine. It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts ...

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