Christmas is over! Time to jump into the bleak season of winter here in the Midwest. This list was a bit of a struggle to create due to the weather constraints, but I think I’ve come up with some goodies.
That’s it! According to calendar, it is spring. Time to retire this bucket list and begin a new one. I didn’t quite get to as many of these as I had hoped, but whatever. We tried.
Read 45 books ✓
Eat at 5 new-to-me restaurants (3/5) — We ended up trying three new restaurants (two Chinese and one Indiana), but we also went to Le Peep and Wheatfields for brunches. So yummy!
Attend a hockey game
Attend two theater performances (in progress 1/2) - We ended up skipping the current show at the Rose Theater as it’s more suited to an older audience.
Bake some bread ✓
Make winter crafts ✓
Create a table centerpiece ✓
Get our fireplace working
Movie Month January ✓
Weekly Game Day/Night with Arthur ✓
Make Valentine’s ✓
Try 3 new hot chocolate recipes/mixes
Visit two new-to-the-boys museums ✓ - On the way to Indiana, we stopped and played at Legoland Discovery Center in Chicago. I am going to count it.
Have an indoor picnic
Swim at the gym 5 times (in progress 1/5)
Host a tea party!
Make a snow globe
Make a seasonal door hanger/wreath
Complete a jigsaw puzzle ✓
Find a great coffee shop for me!
Spend an afternoon at a local bookstore
Buy some new cozy pajamas
Explore an area of Omaha
Travel to Indiana for Nick and Alex’s 16th Birthday! ✓ — We’re here!
Next up on the TBR pile: