Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bucket List Update

Well, summer is about half over and that means checking out the Summer Bucket List to see what's what... I shared briefly about our bucket list at the start of summer... but that was only a partial list. Here's the whole list... crossing out what we've accomplished so far...
Summer 
Bucket List 2011

  • End of school year camp-out with our homeschool group
  • Learn how to cook something new
  • have a water balloon fight
  • go to a baseball game
  • go geocaching or letter boxing
  • visit a museum or art gallery
  • go bowling
  • summer reading at the library
  • go to the beach
  • have a campout in the Woods
  • make homemade ice cream
  • Family camping trips
  • Parades and fireworks
  • family hikes
  • firefly catching
  • campfire cooking
  • Civil War Reenactments
  • Car show
  • Tractor pull
  • Homemade bubble extravaganza
  • Make friendship bracelets (& share!)
  • Raspberry Picking
  • Blueberry Picking
  • Mud pie making
  • Make freezer jam
  • Fishing
  • Frog Catching
  • Nature Study
  • Draw/write in our nature journals
  • Summer Art Class
  • Plot out and play a monster game of croquet as a family
  • Stargazing
  • Visit Farmers Markets (at least 3 different ones!)
  • Cut some pretty flowers from the side of the road
  • Gardening
  • Bake something for the neighbors
  • Go putt-putt golfing
  • Make Rice Krispies Treats
  • Visit Lake Michigan
  • Go on a picnic
  • Go out for ice cream
  • Visit a bakery
  • Try some goat cheese
  • Make sheet quilts
  • Create glass pebble magnets
  • Make sponge balls
  • Have a water war!
  • Go to an outdoor concert
  • Make our own marshmallows
  • Sew up some summer pillow cases
  • Make our own pudding-sicles
  • Make homemade bubble wands
  • Make a summer reading journal
  • Make homemade lemonade
  • Make root beer
  • Play in the rain
  • Go on a breakfast picnic
  • Visit a state park (or two or three)
  • Buy our own fireworks and have our own show
  • Go on a family bike ride
  • Make moon tea
  • Visit Prairie View Park
  • Sew up a quick picnic blanket from two sheets
  • Kiddos create Fairy & Gnome garden
  • Make Glow Jars (glow in dark paint splattered in glass jars)
  • Make pizza on the grill
  • Stitch of fabric scrap bookmarks
  • Make felt envelopes for birthday girl gift
  • Fill sidewalk in front of house with chalk pictures
  • Finish Nana’s frog books
  • Make an underwater scope (with coffee can)
  • Visit a National Park
  • Make homemade granola
  • Create a new recipe
    So As of today we've knocked 32 items off our list.
    Yes, it is an extensive list and No, I doubt we'll get thru all of them...
    We also continue to add to the list... what we don't get to will go on next year's list, with perhaps a priority star next to it... top of the list...
    Oh this has been so much fun...

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