WFMW: Summer Swimming Tip

This tip is brought to you by my smart 10 year old daughter:

When you are getting out of the pool and your swimsuit is really wet and your cold or you need to dry off to go home, wrap your towel tightly around your body-as tight as you can. Hold it closed with your arms and scrunch down all the way to the ground, keeping your arms pressed against your body, while kneeling.

It really does wring out your suit quickly!

I wouldn’t know. I tried it, but fell and couldn’t get up.

But it works for her!

What works for you? View WFMW guidelines here. Don’t forget next week’s (suggested) theme is: “Share your favorite summer recipe(s)!”


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Comments

  1. 5

    says

    my most embarrassing moment involves falling down while doing something like this while i was captain of the high school swim team in front of the whole high school.

  2. 12

    says

    I love that! I’ll get my little girls to try it, but I don’t think I’ll try myself. I’d fall over for sure! Besides, I’ve got one of those little skirts on my bathing suit, and that’s where all the water collects. The rest is usually not too wet…because I usually don’t go in any further. LOL

    Annie Kate

  3. 18

    says

    LOL! That is so clever! And I’d probably fall over too. I’m going to recommend it to my little sister though, she’s on the swim team, and is more limber than I am :)

  4. 25

    says

    How sweet! Does she know she wrote your blog this week? If the weather there is anything like it is here, an hour away, I’m sure yall are spending as much time in the pool as you can. Stay cool! (ha, I feel like I just signed a jr. high year book…)

    Blessings. :)

  5. 26

    says

    I’m laughing at the last part of what you said. While I was reading it I kept imagining myself doing that at the pool…I’m sure I’d fall too!

  6. 28

    says

    I know your daughter is tickled to have her tip featured. Thanks for hosting.

    I would love for you to join in on the fun for all three of my linky parties each week:

    ASK THE YANKEE – MONDAYS
    TIPS & TRICKS TUESDAY
    TIME TRAVEL THURSDAY

    You can get the details here:

    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/2010/06/brambleberry-cottage-linky-party.html

    Each party runs for six days, so come on by!

    Hope to see you there!
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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