Summer Bucket List

I started writing my summer bucket list in May, after being inspired by Janetha’s summer bucket list.  And now summer is half-way over and I never finished it! So I guess I better put this out there even though it’s not complete. I always have fall bucket lists (best season ever!) but i’m not sure if I’ve ever done a summer one. So, here we go. It’s incomplete but I can just keep adding to it – I’m aiming for 30 activities. And mayyyybe you can leave me some ideas for summer activities in the comment to help me complete the list. Deal? Deal!

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1. Go camping

2. Go to the pool. (check!)

3. Go to the beach. (check!)

4. Finish decorating my guest room. 

5.  Make coconut milk ice cream (copied from Janetha!)

6. Make a silhouette print of Maizey. 

7. Listen to live music outdoors. 

8. Visit a new winery. 

9. Go to a festival. 

10. Have a picnic. 

11. Visit a lake. 

12. Go hiking. 

13. Go fishing. 

14. Play a game, like Catch Phrase or a card game. 

15. Run a race.

16. Teach Maizey a new trick. 

17. Go to a movie at a/perture.

18. Try a new-to-me restaurant.

That’s all I can come up with. Help me with some more ideas, k? Thanks. :)



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  • Gina @ Health, Love, and Chocolate

    I want try stand up paddle boarding this summer! And also make coconut milk ice cream, but that seems to be a universal want. 😉

  • Rebecca P.

    Summer is flying by way to quickly! You have reminded me I need to make a summer bucket list too. I feel like I have wasted most of my summer days and that is not cool :/

  • Sara @ LovingOnTheRun

    I think my goal for this summer is just to enjoy it as much as possible and get outdoors as much as I can! SInce I live in Erie, PA we only get about 3 months of summer and 9 months of winter – so it is important to enjoy every single minute of it!

  • Jill

    Maybe have a picnic? I always want to do that and forget about it.

  • Naomi

    Visit a waterpark or theme park. Go to a museum. Read x number of books. Go to an art painting/wine drinking class.

    • Teri [a foodie stays fit]

      great ideas! i don’t even know of a waterpark near me! there must be one! art painting/wine drinking class sounds awesome – probably the only way I’ll be able to (think i can) paint. 😉

  • Brooke

    Read a book in a hammock.
    Outdoor movie.
    Hike/go for a walk by the moonlight.
    Star gaze.
    Meet a new friend.

  • Melissa C

    I just moved from NY to NC so for me summer has been extended! We usually had about 3 months of warm weather in NY. My summer bucket list includes enjoying a cup of coffee on our balcony, going for a night swim in our pool, meeting a new friend, go for a picnic, run a road race.

    • Teri [a foodie stays fit]

      such great ideas! Thank you!!! I just added a couple of those to my list! 🙂 And welcome to NC!

  • Sall-e

    Nice list…. sounds like it shall be a fun filled summer. I have done a few of those things so far, but summer is just flying by 🙁

  • Renae

    Just out of curiosity, have you heard of Day Zero’s 101 things in 1001 days? It’s a bucket list with a difference! I started my list (you can see it on my blog) a bit over a month ago. Good luck with your summer list!