Summer Bucket List – June Update

How is everyone enjoying their summer so far?
We hope you’re making the most out of these long, beautiful days and taking some time to make summer 2013 a memorable one!
Here’s a little update on our own attempt to tackle this big ol’ list of activities. We have a ways to go…but we’ve both made a dent. (And it’s not too late to jump in on the fun! Download the FREE printable here)

Visit a Park: Finn & I recently checked out City Garden in downtown St. Louis. Even though it is literally blocks from where we live, we had never actually been there (we’re bad STL residents aren’t we?) We spent some time taking ridiculous pictures (like raising the roof of the arch) and showed onlookers that you’re never too old to play and climb on random sculptures. #kidsatheart

Enjoy a Bike Ride: This summer we’re making a point to bike all around our town! A few weekends ago, we got our bicycles out of storage, pumped up the tires, and had a blast riding around all day. It’s a great way to get some sun, exercise, and explore new areas. On this day we found an awesome outdoor bar (for St. Louis dwellers, it’s called The Shack) and I sucked down delish blueberry mojitos. 

Host a BBQ: Okay, okay.. you caught me. Technically, I didn’t actually host a “BBQ”, but in all fairness, for someone who doesn’t own a grill… this is as close to hosting a BBQ as I’m going to get. I hosted my very own brunch, which is my kind of BBQ anyway! To kick-off some summer fun, I rallied up some of my favorite ladies and we chatted about all things summer over mimosas, fresh fruit, and lots of sweets. It was a huge success and much better than burnt burgers and messy hot dogs!

Buy something at a garage sale: I scored this retro-looking, totally blank address book for a quarter at a local garage sale! Ever since we moved into our new digs, I’ve been searching high and low for a trendy address book and just haven’t been able to find the perfect one… until now of course. Thanks to our technology savvy generation, I feel like “the address book” is on its way to extinction. As much as I love the convenience of technology, I’m still a sucker for a hands-on list or place to keep my addresses.      

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