Summer Bucket Lists


Star Trek Into Darkness
Iron Man 3
Man of Steel
Monsters University
The Wolverine

Catch up on favorite TV shows:
The Glades
Warehouse 13
Dexter
Nikita
Falling Skies
Psych

New Shows
Luther
Longmire
America's Baking Competition
Hell's Kitchen
Hell on Wheels

Feel sand between my toes.
Create an art journal just for my own practice.
Make 48 botanical sketches for a new album.  
Build a sandcastle.
Take a long walk on the beach (3+ miles).
Start a found feather collection.

Make a meal salad at least once a week for dinner.
Make homemade pretzels.
Taco Tuesdays.
Eat a fish dinner at least once a week.
Try three new foods - dragonfruit, shark, 

Play mini-golf.
Finish second round of Insanity
Send postcards to every family member.
Take yoga photos on the beach of my favorite models.
Sketch on found shell shards.

Be grateful everyday, taking a moment to be thankful for all my blessings.


  • The Avengers - great movie
  • Men In Black 3 
  • Snow White and the Huntsman - good movie
  • Prometheus - terrible
  • Spiderman - interesting
  • The Dark Knight Rises - Batman 3 - long movie, unsettling
  • Total Recall - proof that remakes are a bad idea
  • The Expendables 2 fun
  • Brave -adorable

  • Eat dinner (or lunch or breakfast) outside
  • Do drawings of summer related things - manatees, pelicans, starfish, shells
  • Run, run, run
  • Swim in ocean
  • Walk in sand
  • Climb or hike a mountain
  • Try 10 new recipes - Peach and Blueberry Salad, Peach Salsa, Peach Scones, Cheesy Bread, Crockpot Enchiladas, Seasoned Salt, Vegetable Portobello, Jello Cookies, Polka Dot Cake, Creamy Dip
  • Try 5 new foods - Grouper Cheeks, Mahi, tomatillo, New Zealand Dory, Taro
  • Wear heels!
  • Eat by candlelight
  • Visit an aquarium
  • Read 5 Robert Parker novels -(Sunny Randall series) - Family Honor, Shrink Rap, Blue Screen, Melancholy Baby, Perish Twice
  • Make Sangria with peaches, berries and white wine
  • Drink at least 6 glasses of water a day
  • Brew pitchers of iced green tea daily
  • Plant an herb garden
  • Take photos of my girls (yes, more photos of my girls)
  • Make gelatin prints
  • Send a care package to a friend in the Air Force
  • Sew a faux chenille blanket
  • Sew a new fun bag