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Thursday, June 11, 2015


I guess "Summer Break" is kind of arbitrary now. We don't have a school year to adhere to right now, but nonetheless, I get excited about summer. I get excited about a change of pace. I get excited about our annual summer bucket list. Here's what's on it this year:

Assemble a Puzzle
Attend Swimming Lessons
Bake Bread
Bake Cookies
Boat at Lake Marcel
Bug for a Day
Camp at the Forest Theater
Catch Bugs
Celebrate Evelyn’s Birthday
Chip Apart A Giant Ice Cube
Climb at Preston Park
Color with Sidewalk Chalk
Create an Obstacle Course
Cushion Surf
Do Dot Art
Draw in Shaving Cream
Dress up
Eat at Chik Fil A
Eat Frozen Yogurt
Eat Homegrown Strawberries
Eat Peas from the Garden
Experience Tinted Vinegar and Soda*
Explode a Water Pinata
Explode Popsicle Stick Bombs
Explore Pike’s Place Market
Explore Volunteer Park
Fill and Toss Water Balloons
Finish the Library Summer Reading Program
Fish with Grandpa A
Get Family Photos
Go Bowling
Go on a Bike Ride
Go on a Hike
Go On A Rainbow Scavenger Hunt
Go to Camp Cov
Go to Fall City Days
Go to Hawk Creek
Go to Remlinger Farm
Go to the Library
Go to the Space Needle
Grow Pumpkins
Have a Backyard Campout
Have a Dance Party
Have a Family Movie Night
Have a Mom and Kids Camping Trip
Have a Park Picnic
Have a Pillow Fight
Have Dinner After Work With Daddy
Jump on the Trampoline
Light Fireworks
Make a Cereal Necklace
Make a Fort
Make Champion Ice Cream
Make Firestarters
Make Footprint Art
Make Fruit Roll Ups
Make Glowstick Lanterns
Make Homemade Ice Cream
Make Jam
Make Paper Airplanes
Make Pizza
Make Popsicles
Make Root Beer Floats
Master somersaults
Meet the Fremont Troll
Paint Egg Carton Caterpillars
Pick Apples
Pick Blueberries
Pick Cherries
Pick Flower for a Bouquet
Pick Peaches
Pick Plums
Pick Raspberries
Pick Strawberries
Play Ames Lake
Play at Crossroads Splash Park
Play at Enatai Beach
Play at the Seattle Center Splash Park
Play Cars Monopoly
Put Pasta in Playdoh
Rest in the Hammock
Ride a Horse
Ride the Monorail
Run Through the Sprinkler
Scatter Anellah’s Ashes
Shop at the Carnation Farmers Market
Shop at the Issaquah Farmers Market
Shop at the North Bend Farmers Market
Slip N Slide
Splash at the River
Splash in Wallingford Wading Pool
Stay in Pajamas All Day
Stick Pipecleaners in a Colander
Take a Ferry
Visit Discovery Park and Lighthouse
Visit Snoqualmie Falls
Visit the “Secret Beach” in W. Seattle
Visit the Gum Wall (in Honor of Anellah)
Visit West Linn, OR
Watch a $1 Movie

Watch a Movie at the North Bend Cinema

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