• Bucket Lists

    Spring Bucket List 2017

    photo via You know I love me a good Bucket List and while I’ve always done one for Summer, Spring’s been left out. Since yesterday was the first official day of Spring, here’s some things I hope to do before summertime rolls around.  //Deep clean the entire house// Open up the windows, tidy each and every area, and get rid of everything we don’t need.  //Go on a picnic// A spring must before the temperatures get too hot. //Dye Easter Eggs// After seeing this tutorial using silk ties, I can’t wait try it out. //Get a pedicure// Is it sad I have to schedule this one on a bucket list? My toes are…

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    Christmas Bucket List 2016

    I’m linking up with Annie to share our 2016 Christmas bucket list. Nothing like waiting until there’s only 17 days left to post this, but thank goodness we’ve already been checking some of these things off the list. 1. Decorate the tree and let the kids each pick out an ornament to add to our collection 2. Build gingerbread houses 3. Donate to a family in need 4. Order and mail Christmas Cards 5. Have an indoor snowball fight  6. Drive around and look at Christmas lights 7. Have a hot chocolate bar  8. Order pizza and watch a Christmas movie in our pajamas 9. Bake cookies for Santa 10. Make gingerbread…

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    Fall Bucket List {2016}

    Glorious Fall. As much as I love Summer there’s just something about not having sweat drip down your back that makes getting out and doing things in Fall so much better 🙂 Here’s what we’re planning on doing this season…now if only the temperatures would get with it. 1. Obligatory visit to the pumpkin patch 2. Finally finish re-sanding and painting our deck 3. Go apple picking 4. Make a homemade apple pie-crust and all 5. Take an adult only trip to the winery 6. Make a cheesecake from scratch 6. Decorate for the season 7. Go to the Farm Showcase 8. Visit the Zoo 9. Trick or Treat 10.…

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    Summer Bucket List {Review}

    Now that Summer is officially over it’s time to see how we did with our Summer Bucket List. 1. Watch a movie in the park RAINED OUT. TWICE. 2. Go berry picking DONE You can read about our trip here. Next year I hope we can go earlier in the season before most of the strawberries are already picked. 3. Finish the upper and lower patios Ha! But we did re-do the guest bathroom on the main floor as well as the playroom. This item will be moving to our Fall Bucket list when the temperatures have cooled down. 4. Play in the rain NOPE Not sure why we didn’t get…

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    Summer Bucket List

    With June already flying by, here’s my list of things I’m hoping to do by the time Summer comes to an end. 1. Watch a movie in the park 2. Go berry picking 3. Finish the upper and lower patios 4. Play in the rain 5. Visit a winery 6. Celebrate all those fun “national” days (cheese day, tequila day, etc) 7. BBQ at our neighborhood pool 8. Paint the rest of our house 9. Have a girls night in 10. Host an end of Summer party 11. Find and make the perfect grilled shrimp recipe 12. Go to the State Fair 13. Camp in our living room 14. Eat…