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Leap Year 2016: 29 Things To Do On This 'Extra Day'

02/29/2016 01:25 EST | Updated 02/29/2016 01:59 EST

A Leap Day doesn't necessarily mean you get to take a day off, but somehow this feeling of having an "extra day" makes us want to run errands to check off those to-do lists.

Leap year is the reason we have seasons at the same time every year. According to the Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies, the planet usually takes 365.24 days to make a complete circle around the sun, so every four years, the world would be a full day out of sync with the calendar. This is why we have an extra day added to the end of February, the society notes, basically to keep our calendar balanced.

But just because calendars are balanced, it doesn't mean your life is. From getting our finances in order to cleaning out that messy sock drawer to even messaging a friend we've been avoiding for a while, we all wish we had 25 hours in a day to make time for things we really want to do.

In no specific order, here are 29 things most of us would love to do with an extra day.

  • Wash Those Bras
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  • Organize Your Messy Sock Drawer
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  • Deposit Coins That Are Sitting Around
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  • Replace That Moldy Toothbrush Holder
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  • Clean Your Makeup Brushes
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  • Try A New Recipe
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  • Catch Up With An Old Friend
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  • Read A Book
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  • Start A Television Marathon
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  • Transfer All Those Pictures Off Your Phone
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  • Spring Clean Your Closet A Little Early This Year
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  • Get Your Finances In Order
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  • Make Time For Sex
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  • Scrub Your Shower Curtains
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  • Take Some Alone Time
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  • Go To The Doctor/Dentist
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  • Hit The Gym
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  • Get More Snooze Time
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  • Try An At-Home Beauty Mask
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  • Deal With That E-Mail
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  • Watch All Those Oscar-Nominated Movies
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  • Stretch Your Body
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  • Take A Long Bath
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  • Bake Something
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  • Learn A New Skill
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  • Shred Unwanted Files
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  • Print Out Photos You've Wanted To Print For Years
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  • Meal Prep For The Week
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  • Take A Device-Free Day
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