2013 Summer Bucket List

Wahoo!!! Summer is here! After a grueling 9 months of nursing school, I am officially half way done and SO ready to enjoy my summer! My list this summer isn’t quite as extensive as last summer, but it should still prove to be a great adventure!

Summer 2013 Bucket List

Wedding Plans:

  1. Take engagement photos
  2. Finalize guest list
  3. Send “Save the Dates”
  4. Hire a photographer
  5. Hire a caterer
  6. Figure out wedding cakes
  7. Make sample batch of snack mix
  8. Collect/clean glass jars/bottles
  9. Collect photo booth props
  10. Wedding favors


  1. Try hot yoga
  2. Try aerial yoga
  3. Outdoor yoga
  4. Attend a yoga workshop
  5. Take pictures doing yoga in nature
  6. Work towards lotus pose
  7. Work towards King Dancer pose

Other Fun

  1. Create a summer playlist
  2. Make bottle cap coasters
  3. Use my new ice cream maker
  4. Use my new food dehydrator
  5. Take pictures with an underwater camera
  6. Buy a dress for Hawaii
  7. Get a bikini body (for Hawaii)
  8. Make a pie
  9. Hang a sign over a toilet that says “This Way to The Ministry of Magic”
  10. Homemade popsicles
  11. Hike somewhere new with Alex
  12. Handcuff myself to one of my sisters for 4 hours
  13. Blind makeovers with my sisters
  14. Shop at “The Bins”
  15. Garage sale-ing
  16. Feed ducks/geese
  17. Learn how to do the cup song
  18. Tie dye
  19. Learn how to do a new hairstyle on myself
  20. Do something new with my nails
  21. Donate 20,000 grains of free rice (freerice.com)
  22. Make a “Door of Inspiration”
  23. Homemade microwave popcorn
  24. Watch roller derby
  25. Try applesauce
  26. Try teeth whitening Pinterest idea
  27. $5 bill challenge
  28. Make a “no sew” fleece blanket
  29. Make a shower cleaning wand
  30. Buy “Tanga Trash”
  31. Salt and Straw
  32. Voodoo Donut t-shirt challenge
  33. Learn pain meds for school

Didn’t Get Around To Last Summer

  1. Volunteer
  2. Drive thru backwards
  3. Buy coffee for the next person in line
  4. Chinese fire drill
  5. Sun tattoo (using nail polish this time)
  6. Random chat generator
  7. Wildwood
  8. White water rafting

Encore From Last Summer (Because It Was So Much Fun!)

  1. Pick up beach glass
  2. Float the river
  3. Do a puzzle
  4. Pick blueberries
  5. S’mores

Movies to Watch

  1. Pay It Forward
  2. Sixteen Candles
  3. Beautiful Creatures
  4. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  5. Safe Haven
  6. Magic Mike
  7. West Side Story
  8. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  9. The Neverending Story
  10. Monsters University (in theaters June 21)
  11. Despicable Me 2 (in theaters July 3)
  12. Disney movie marathon

Reading List

  1. I Capture the Castle
  2. Beyonders #3: Chasing the Prophecy
  3. Extras (Uglies #4)
  4. The Great Gatsby
  5. Enders Game
  6. Game of Thrones
  7. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  8. The Sign of the Beaver

Added Later

84.  Watch Pulp Fiction

85.  Wreck This Journal

86.  Buy a window punch/seatbelt cutter

87.  Buy a jack for my car

88.  Grilled Cheese Grill

89.  Buffalo Wild Wings

90.  Watermelon Oreos

91.  Watch Ghostbusters

92.  Saturday market

93.  Paint my windshield wipers

94.  Try the infinity dancers pose with my sister

95.  Red Wagon Creamery

96.  Watch Animal House

97.  Eat Indian food

98.  Watch Bling Ring

99.  Antique store

100. Make photo booth props on a stick

101. Create a photo timeline (for the wedding)

102. Make wedding signs

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