19.9.17

Tuesday Talk- Bucket List


Hey everyone. Happy Tuesday. Summer has come to an end and fall is in full swing, even if the calendar doesn't say it yet. The weather also cant make up its mind up here in Ohio and we are having gorgeous 80 degree days then the nights are dropped to the 50's. The end of August was in the low 60's during the day. Mother Nature is a little confused this year. This month for Tuesday Talk I am discuss Bucket Lists. I am linkin up with Ashley and Erika.
This past summer Ella and I sat down and came up with Summer Bucket List. Read all about it HERE It actually worked out great for us to come up with some new ideas of fun things to do, and gave us ideas of things to do when we were "bored". We didn't finish everything on our list but that's ok. I plan on making another one next summer. 


Let's review what we got done:
Beach - Beach at our hotel on vacation in Michigan
Pool - Pool at our hotel in Michigan
Park - went to a few local parks, really liked the one in North Olmsted
Zoo - didn't go to our zoo this summer but went before summer and after summer
New Zoo - checked out the Columbus Zoo and loved it
Picnic - did a picnic lunch at the park
Flower Hunting - Ella picked flowers in our backyard and front yard
Watch Fireworks - 4th of July in Lakewood
Go to Baseball Game - didn't happen
Sleep Outside - to many bugs was not going to happen
Camping - put up the tent I got my birthday in the backyard and slept out there
Plant a Garden - planted fruit and veggies, none of them grew
Paint Rocks - didn't happen
Look for bugs - Ella collected potato bugs and worms
Get a Library Card - Ella and I got library cards and went often to get books
Play date @ the park - had play dates at the house but not at the park
Go on Nature Walk - went to Nature Centers for walks
Paint Birdhouse - instead of paint Ella used markers then it washed away
Make Fairy Garden - opted not to do with Austin being so small would destroy it
African Safari - didn't happen
Make Smores - made a fire in the backyard when we went camping
Go to Drive In - never any good movies for the kids
Food Trucks - didn't happen
Make Cookies - made chocolate chip m&m cookies
Water Balloon Fight - Ella had a water balloon fight her Barbies 
Hike - went for a hike at French Creek Nature Center
Go to Movies - saw a few $1 kid movies with Ella
Children's Museum - realized we don't have one near by
Aquarium - Columbus Zoo Aquarium
Memphis Kiddie Park - didn't happen
Painting Party - didn't happen
Cedar Point - went when niece Mariah was in town
Water Park - at hotel in Michigan
Michigan - went on vacation and visited family
Ride Boat - on the way to Mackinaw Island
Lemonade Stand - didn't happen
Go to Fair - Went to Cuyahoga County Fair
Host a BBQ - had a bbq for Austin's birthday
Watch the Sunrise - every morning on vacation
Watch the Sunset - every night on vacation
Pick Fruit - didn't happen. when planned on it when strawberries were ripe Ella was sick
Family Bike Ride - didn't happe
Train Ride - at the zoo
Sleepover - Ella slept over MeMaw's
Go to Concert - Concert on 4th of July
Fly a Kite - Ella flew a kite at her uncles house for grandpa's birthday
Climb Trees - Ella climbed a tree when we did out hike
Watch Parade - rode in Police car in the 4th of July parade
Science Center - didn't happen 

We had a lots of fun and made great memories with our summer bucket . We decided to do a Fall Bucket List. I made it myself without Ella's help and made it more realistic of what we could get done. I then went over it with her to see if she wanted to add anything else. The Summer Bucket List was all things to do as a family. The Fall Bucket List has some more individual stuff for myself, like bake a pie, but everyone else gets to enjoy eating it. 


Here is our Fall Bucket List:
Pick Pumpkins
Carve Pumpkins
Make Pumpkin Seeds
Enjoy a Pumpkin Latte
Drink Apple Cider
Go on a Hay Ride
Make Smores
Have a Fire
Jump in Leaves
Mae a Scare Crow
Go Trick or Treating
Boo at the Zoo
Go through a Corn Maze
Have a Halloween Movie Night
Watch Hocus Pocus
Try New Pumpkin Recipe
Bake a Pie
Host Game Night
Try a New Soup
Host Friendsgiving
Go for a Hike
Make Leaf Art
Go Apple Picking
Go on Halloween Walk
Make Fall Wreath
Take a Fall Drive
Make Apple Crisp


Do you or your family make a seasonal bucket list of fun things to do? We are also going to do a Christmas Bucket List and a Winter Bucket List. It is a great way to remember activities you want to do and include the kids in on the fun. And who doesn't like crossing something off once it is done. 



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3 comments:

  1. You got almost all of your summer bucket list finished; that's awesome! I love seasonal bucket lists - I need to write my fall one down.

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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  2. I love making bucket lists and seeing what we were able to accomplish. A lot of things from your fall one is on ours too! We can't wait to start crossing some things off! xo, Sierra Beautifully Candid

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  3. It sounds like you accomplished a lot on your list! XOXO Good luck with your fall list!

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