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.
Read 45 books ✓
Eat at 5 new-to-me restaurants (in progress 2/5)
Attend a hockey game
Attend two theater performances (in progress 1/2) - We went to see Thumbelina at the Rose Theater. Very fun little show. I don’t think we’ll get to another performance before the end of this bucket list, but we do have at least three more scheduled for Spring and Summer.
Bake some bread ✓
Make winter crafts ✓
Create a table centerpiece ✓
Get our fireplace working
Movie Month January ✓
Weekly Game Day/Night with Arthur (in progress)
Make Valentine’s ✓
Try 3 new hot chocolate recipes/mixes
Visit two new-to-the-boys museums (in progress 1/2) - Not quite a museum, but we did visit the botanical garden at Lauritzen so I’m counting it!
Have an indoor picnic.
Swim at the gym 5 times (in progress 1/5) - After Q’s stomach bug this January, I didn’t think we would ever get to the pool. We have been 1 time so far. Hoping to squeeze in a few more trips.
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! - Finally scheduled everything! We will be there for their actual birthday!
Next up on the TBR pile: