The 100 Things of Summer!

I love lists more than any sane person probably should.  After reading a To-Do List For Summer 2012 at The Provision Room I was inspired to create my own list of 100 things to accomplish personally, around the house and with the family this summer.  I can’t wait to get started!

  1.  Visit the Plumpton Park Zoo
  2.  Visit the Philadelphia Zoo
  3.  Visit Longwood Gardens
  4.  Visit Hagley Museum
  5.  Visit The Franklin Institute to see “The Dead Sea Scrolls”
  6.  Go ice skating
  7.  Sleep on the back porch
  8.  Make strawberry lemonade from the garden
  9.  Hiking at Lums Pond
  10.  Hiking at Iron Hill Park
  11.  Ghost Tour at Rockwood Mansion
  12.  Delaware Shakespeare Festival
  13.  Wilmington & Western Railroad
  14.  Cecil County Fair
  15.  Have a bonfire with roasted hotdogs and marshmallows
  16.  Make the boy child a root beer float
  17.  TCM Essentials, Jr. Family Movie Nights
  18.  Go-Karting
  19.  Batting cages
  20.  Miniature Golf
  21.  Walk 100 miles
  22.  Get certified as a NWF Wildlife Habitat
  23.  Make ice cream
  24.  Go berry picking
  25.  Watch a meteor shower (in July!)
  26.  Do at least 5 of the 77 Super Fun Date Night Ideas from Stay At Home Susie
  27.  Make Homemade Bodywash courtesy of Proverbs 2 Six
  28.  Brew my own Kombucha thanks to Delicious Obsessions
  29.  Make Homemade Natural Bug Repellant thanks to Frugally Sustainable
  30.  Make Homemade Sunscreen courtesy of Sustainable Life
  31.  Make an Important Documents Binder thanks to Your Own Home Store
  32.  Summer Reading program
  33.  Attend at least one extra activity at the pool this year (ie. Floating Movie Night, Wiggle Worm Night, Family Fun Night etc.)
  34.  Build a Fairy & Gnome House at the park on Sat. July 7
  35.  Pan for Gems at the park on Sat. July 23
  36.  Visit 5 State Parks
  37.  Have a sleepover for the boy child.
  38.  Camp out
  39.  Make sno-cones
  40.  Visit someplace we’ve never been.
  41.  Visit Booth’s Corner with DH
  42.  Make Strawberry Freezer Jam
  43.  Make a succulent terrarium
  44.  Stay in bed one stormy rainy day with the boy child watching movies and reading books
  45.  Picnic at the park
  46.  $1 Regal Movies
  47.  Watch fireworks
  48.  Go to a baseball game (the males)
  49.  Invent a new type of pizza
  50.  Make breakfast pizzas
  51.  Take flowers to mom’s, pop pop’s and Memi’s graves
  52.  Hooked on Fishing – Fair Hill July 11
  53.  Blackberry Festival – Milburn Orchard July 28
  54.  Read aloud 2 books to the boy child (titles to be determined)
  55.  Build a seed packet organizer
  56.  Make flashlight puppets
  57.  Stargazing and dessert at night
  58.  Let the boy child make dinner by himself
  59.  Take an exploratory drive to nowhere
  60.  Build a Mazon Bee House
  61.  Technology Free Day!
  62.  Take a walk in the rain… barefoot
  63.  Go bowling
  64.  Play race cars with the boy child in the driveway
  65.  Have a paper airplane race
  66.  Listen to 10 audiobooks
  67.  Swim… a lot
  68.  Lazer tag
  69.  Freezer cooking day at the beginning of summer
  70.  Make something for someone
  71.  Volunteer
  72.  Take an archery lesson with the boy child
  73.  Go to Washington DC
  74.  Go to Hershey Park
  75.  Start a gardening/herbal medicine binder
  76.  Read the Bible through in 99 days
  77.  Go out to breakfast
  78.  Write to my Compassion child
  79.  Spa day
  80.  Declutter every room in the house
  81.  Summer Home School
  82.  Watch the Olympics
  83.  Visit the museums in Old New Castle
  84.  Celebrate Christmas in July
  85.  Play balloon volleyball
  86.  Make banana bread
  87.  Set up Vermicomposting Bin
  88.  Have a picnic breakfast
  89.   Read 10 books from my shelves
  90.  Install a third rain barrel
  91.  Build and install rooftop garden boxes
  92.  Paint the bistro set and trellis
  93.  Install the bat box
  94.  Remove Weeping Cherry Tree
  95.  Plant Apple Tree
  96.  Have a garage sale
  97.  Finish the turtle pen
  98.  Organize photo albums
  99.  Whittle down the boy child’s clothes
  100. Pare down bookshelves
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    Kristina said,

    Sounds like a lot of FUN! What a great summer list!

  2. 2

    […] a list of local attractions that we would like to visit.  This year we’ve also compiled a “100 Things of Summer” list, which includes some personal goals for each of us, home projects, day trips and fun free […]

  3. 3

    […] a list of local attractions that we would like to visit.  This year we’ve also compiled a “100 Things of Summer” list, which includes some personal goals for each of us, home projects, day trips and fun free […]


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