Tuesday, June 28, 2016

My Summer Bucket List 2016


Summer's a season filled with things to love and hate.  Love... swimming, fresh veggies from the garden or farmer's market, fireworks on the fourth of July, a lazy afternoon with a good book. Hate... heat, bugs, mosquito bites, dewy complexions—ehem.  Still, there's a lot to be said for summertime. Let's carpe diem... seize the day and make the best of this season... and praise God for air conditioning if you have it!

~ Swim in the creek
~ Blow bubbles
~ Eat watermelon
~ Chase fireflies
~ Go to a fireworks stand at night
~ Watch fireworks show at the park
~ Family fireworks
~ Make this salad
~ Ice cream cone run
~ Sonic Happy Hour run for Frozen Lemonade
~ Read a good novel ~ I enjoyed A Beauty Refined.
~ Finish tallying school hours
~ Plan school calendar for fall
~ Declutter books
~ Prepare for a September yard sale
~ Invite friends to enjoy the creek with us
~ Stargazing
~ Drive-in movie
~ 4 H County Fair
~ Get caught up on my reviews
~ Do a Pinterest project with my Amy
~ Make jam
~ Eat from our garden ~ Tomatoes and lettuce so far.
~ Paint something—I'm not sure what yet.
~ Barbecue with friends
~ Sew something
~ Make Kombucha - It's started!
~ Swim in the creek some more!


What are you planning to do this summer?

ஐღLauraღஐ 
...doing what I can with what I've got
where I am on a short shoestring budget!
~~~~~

17 comments:

  1. As little as required (smiling and giggling)--I am not a summer person, Laura...oh, we will do bbq's, make the occasional ice cream run around the corner and so on...with a busy semester going to start in late August, I just want to be a lazy mcdaisy. smiles

    Have a joyful rest of the week, as always, enjoyed your post.

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    1. Lazy McDaisy sounds fabulous to me Linda!

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  2. Working on writing, going to a workshop at Highlights Foundation. ;) Thanks for stopping by the #LMMLinkup.

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  3. We are planning a short trip up north to a place called Mackinac Island...you know I just love this list! September is a great time for a garage sale too-maybe you will get customers who are looking for back to school bargains. Have a wonderful day!

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  4. You need to get on that list! I want some watermelon. Meant to stop and get one today but it was too hot! I'll tomorrow early since i don't work! Enjoy your week.
    BTW can you come by and give me the link for your pantry Salsa. I tried to find it the other day and couldn't.
    Thanks (insert smile)

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  5. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you for commenting on my 4th of July decorations post via google. Blogger or Google or one of them has been messing with my mind. I figured something was up. I have been getting no comments. I have no idea how to change it! It's so frustrating. If you know anything please let me know. You have my email
    Slegan@yahoo.com BTW I did find your salsa recipe I am making it tonight!

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  6. I'm busy as co-chair for my 50th high school reunion - I'm in charge of decorations.

    But, when I was a teacher, I always had a long, fun summer project list.

    Good luck with your list and thanks for sharing with SYC.

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    1. 50th reunion! How cool is that? You've got such lovely decorating skills, I'm sure it will be fabulous!

      Enjoy!

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  7. Reading your list was like taking a trip back in time. such lovely, simple, old-fashioned pleasures you have scheduled.

    I haven't been to a drive-in movie in over 3 decades. I have fond memories of going to them as a kid, but I haven't lived anywhere near a drive-in theater since about 1980.

    Enjoy!

    Love,
    Patti

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    1. I live on Rt 66, and one of the benefits is our movie theater. If you're ever in southwest Missouri....

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  8. Love your list!
    So many of the same things here...
    I might add eat corn on the cob and snuggle on rainy afternoons. : )
    I am also looking forward to first grade homeschool planning!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  9. Much more to love about summer than to hate! :) Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  10. What a super idea - a summer bucket list!

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  11. I've never made summer bucket list. Your list reminds me - I haven't seen any fireflies this summer.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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    1. Blessings to you Nancy. I never seem to be outside at the right time.

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Laura