End of Summer Bucket List

The long, sunny days of summer are dwindling! Before we know it the sun will be setting on our beach days and boat rides and the cooler temperatures will move in. Before summer ends make sure to take a look at this summer bucket list and check off as many items as you can…

 

1 – Visit a local New England beach

2 – Eat an ice cream from your favorite ice cream stand

3 – Toast marshmallows around a campfire

4 – Ride on a boat

5 – Go on a summery, nature scavenger hunt with your kids

6 – Hike your favorite trail

7 – Float down a river in an inflatable tube

8 – Make homemade popsicles

9 – Flip hamburgers on the grill (eat them with all the best summer fixings)

10 – Go camping under the stars

11 – Watch fireworks

12 – Drink an ice coffee from your favorite local coffee shop

13 – Visit a summer farmer’s market

14 – Water-ski or go tubing in a New England lake

15 – Make a salad with vegetables from your own garden

10 Things To Do Before Summer is Over

If you’ve visited a department store recently you’ve probably noticed that school supplies and backpacks have taken the place of bathing suits and pool toys. July is almost over so now is the time to make sure you’ve crossed a few items off your summer bucket list before it’s too late. If you’re looking for some summer-themed activities to make the most of your last week’s of summer keep reading….

1 – Visit a beach at sunset

2 – Go to a water park or splash pad

3 – Go strawberry and blueberry picking

4 – Host a barbecue

5 – Go to an outdoor concert

6 – Take a boat ride

7 – Make homemade popsicles

8 – Drink lemonade

9 – Sit by an outdoor fire

10 – Dine al fresco at a restaurant

10 Activities To Do With Mom

When it comes to Mother’s Day, flowers and cards tend to be the most common gifts. Instead of wrapping up something this year why not take Mom out for a fun activity to celebrate the day? Here are 10 fun things to do to celebrate the woman you call mom!

 

  1. Invite the whole family to brunch at a local restaurant
  2. Take mom to a paint bar to test her artistic skills
  3. If mom is a little bit competitive, take her and the rest of the family to bowl a few strings
  4. Check the schedule at your local theater and buy tickets for a show or play
  5. Does Mom like wine? Bring her to a local wine making shop to make her own
  6. If the weather is nice, pack a picnic lunch and enjoy your meal outdoors at a local park
  7. If mom likes the outdoors, plan a hike for the two of you
  8. Pamper her by making an appointment for her to have a manicure and pedicure
  9. Want to stay in? Buy all the fixings for her favorite meal and serve her dinner
  10. Everyone loves movies, get tickets for a flick and grab dinner afterwards