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My Summer Bucket List

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June 20, 2012

Summer officially starts tonight once the solstice is here {I am a regular weather guru let me tell you}…popping up all over the blogs as of late are summer bucket lists and I thought it would be fun to participate, too! There is just so much going on that you want to make sure you take advantage… here are some of my items to tackle over the next few months!

  • Run a 5K
  • Make fun summer desserts: a cherry pie, lemonade cake, and peach pie bars just to name a few
  • Host a wine night for my girlfriends 
  • Read at least 5 books
  • Visit the Nashville zoo
  • Deep clean, declutter, and organize the house
  • Cook dinner at least 2 nights a week
  • Watch the Summer Olympics
  • Complete at least 3 crafts from Pinterest
  • Spend more time outdoors
  • Master a perfect sangria recipe
  • Finish decorating my office nook
  • Save money
  • Organize all my recipes into my recipe binder and box
  • Take time to relax and enjoy the season
  • Dropoff unused/old items to Goodwill
  • Read tutorials to get better at using my camera
  • Take a few daytrips to take in local sights and such

What all do you hope to accomplish these hot summer months?

  1. Amanda says:

    Such a fun bucket list! And just think, you can do it all with Caroline by your side 🙂

    I posted today my summer bucket list for Charleston! Too much in this city to not take advantage of 🙂

  2. Bri says:

    I'm sure this summer will be perfect with little Caroline by your side 🙂

  3. Definitely a good bucket list! Makes me want to sit down and come up with a summer one too!

  4. OHHH – I am adding Lemonade Cake to my bucket list! Also, I am curious what 5 books you choose to read.

    Happy Summer to you, Jeff and Caroline!

  5. Jenna says:

    Fun, Love your bucket list! A bunch of girlfriends are having a summer bucket list party tomorrow evening! We are checking off numerous things in one night, should be fun! p.s. – I wore one of your dresses and I got from the Blog Sale last Friday evening, I LOVED it! Thanks again 🙂

  6. Love your bucket list!! Lots to keep you busy this summer and look forward to! 🙂

  7. I love your Summer Bucket list! Hmmm, maybe I should do one!!! It would def keep me in check this summer. You've inspired me =)

  8. What great ideas! You've inspired me to do the same!

  9. Linny says:

    LOVE your list! The Nashville Zoo is nice, you can buy a membership that lasts for a year and you can go as many times as you want for free (after the one time fee). They just had a baby Giraffe born too! I would love to do Pinterest crafts too! Have a great day!

  10. Cait says:

    great list girl 🙂

  11. Kimberly says:

    Here is my sangria recipe that I get asked for all the time….shhhh…dont tell how easy it is. Mix Carlo & Rossi sangria from the jug with 1/3 amount of sprite and a splash of OJ. Add cut fruit. Done.

  12. P*P*P says:

    Too funny – I started my bucket list this morning to post for tomorrow! LOVING all of your items – sounds like you're going to have a FABULOUS summer! 🙂

  13. Caroline says:

    So cute! I want to do this!

  14. Mindy says:

    What a fun summer bucket list! Such a great idea, I need to write one out and get started! 🙂

  15. Erin says:

    I am sooo looking forward to watching the summer olympics! I can't wait for them to get underway 🙂

    We want to take a few day trips too; there is so much to explore within just a couple hours that I think it's easy to forget!

  16. What a great list!! I should write a bucket list of Summer goals too. There is so much fun to be had!

    I can't believe Summer is actually here. I'm so excited!

  17. Lauren says:

    This is a great list! I made one awhile ago. After reading yours I think I may have forgotten a few things though! And I want to run a half marathon. I've never run a race before, and think it would be so much fun. I've just recently stated exercising on a somewhat normal basis so that should help (hopefully)!

    http://laurensweetnothings.blogspot.com/

  18. Taylor says:

    Love your list! I'm exactly like you, I have all these great Pinterest crafts that I never get around to! Once you do a few post about it I'd love to see how yours turn out!

  19. These sound great…and so much more realistic than some of the lists I've seen!

  20. That is a GREAT bucketlist!! I have some similar items on my list!! We are organizing/decluttering the house currently.

    I never thought it would be so time consuming but with a mobile baby, it SURE is!! I often think, what did I used to do with my time before Olivia? I can not say I have EVER been bored since her arrival! haha

  21. That is a GREAT bucketlist!! I have some similar items on my list!! We are organizing/decluttering the house currently.

    I never thought it would be so time consuming but with a mobile baby, it SURE is!! I often think, what did I used to do with my time before Olivia? I can not say I have EVER been bored since her arrival! haha

  22. Mrs. W says:

    Great list! Totally borrowing this idea over the weekend to create mine. Enjoy Summer!

  23. luckyannette says:

    Love it! I'm going to have to add "make fun summer desserts" to mine, I can't pass up on a good dessert 🙂

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