The Lifestlye Blog of "HaM"
Happy Labor Day! Labor day means the last vacation day before the kids come back to school! Although I officially already started work a couple weeks ago, the kids are back in the classroom tomorrow, so I definitely feel that it is the end of the summer now.
I made this summer bucket list post about 2 months ago when summer vacation was about to begin and boy, did the summer fly by quickly. my summer was mainly an adjustment period of going from a full time working mom to a full time stay at home mom. It was really difficult to take care of 2 kids and I struggled that first week. Things got better and I began to get the hang of it, but just as I did, I had to go teach summer school for 2 weeks so that definitely interrupted my flow of things. Afterwards, I went right back to staying at home, but summer ended pretty quickly and my summer bucket list was never really in my head. The good thing is that I chose the things I really wanted to do this summer so I actually completed some of the bucket list!
Here is the list from my previous post.
[ X] 1. Finish at least 3 DIY projects – I did 3 and 3/4 so I am happy that I actually did it! I have a couple more projects in mind and of course that all takes time, but I am glad I met this item on my list because that means I was productive!
[X] 2. Learn to play 1 song on the piano –
[ ] 3. At least 2 family hikes
[X] 4. Cook at least 2x a week
[ ] 5. At least 2 museum visits
[X] 6. At least 2 public parks
[ ] 7. Sew one things from scratch
[ ] 8. At least 3 fun home projects/activities with kids
[X] 9. Create a freezer meal arsenal
[X] 10. Play tennis – at least ONCE
Well that was the list of things that I wanted to do. As the summer went on, I ended up doing things that were NOT on the bucket list that I am glad I did. One of those things I did was baking a cake!!! I baked 2 for that matter! I have to make a cake in the next couple weeks for another birthday party so I am glad I got a couple under my belt and am going to continue to get better in making cakes. Another thing I did was make a video compilation for a family trip we took with videos my husband shot on his GoPro. Definitely not something that I thought I would even do this summer but did.
Now that the school year has started, I have lots of goals but I’ll save that for another post. 🙂