Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Summer Sand Pail List

In this month's issue of Better Homes & Garden magazine I came across the idea of a Sand Pail List.  This is a list of things one wants to do or accomplish during the summer.  I loved the idea so much that I decided to write my own Sand Pail List.

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So without further ado here is Melissa's Summer Sand Pail List.

1.  Trip to Jefferson to celebrate 10th Wedding Anniversary.  My husband and I will celebrate ten years of wedded bliss this summer and we have planned a little trip to a nearby town which is know for its antiques/flea markets.  We will be staying in a Bed&Breakfast in their Tenneyson Room.  We are both looking forward to our little trip.

2.  Learn to Paint.  I have done a few little projects this year involving paint and they have been so much fun.  I want to do more painting, but I have no knowledge or experience.  I have decided that I can either muse about how much fun painting would be or I can learn to paint!  To this end I have purchase "Acrylic Painting for Dummies," some supplies, and I have even found a mentor.  This is one undertaking that I am super excited about.

3.  Water Gun Fight.  The BH&G magazine mentioned a water gun fight.  It sounded like such fun especially when I include my nieces and nephews and homemade ice cream!

4.  Eat More Homemade Ice Cream!  We bought a homemade ice cream maker a couple of years ago and I don't think we pulled it out once last year.  This year I fully intend to remedy that situation.  I want to use it throughout the summer and eat more homemade ice cream.

5.  Play Outside More.  I don't spend enough time enjoying Mother Nature.  I want to get outside more often.  Perhaps set up the bad minton net or learn to play Bocce.

There you have it folks!  My Sand Pail List as of today.  I thought about adding my Summer Reading List, but I haven't quite got that nailed down yet.  I decided to save that for another post altogether.  I'd love to hear what you have planned for the summer.  What is on your Sand Pail List?

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