100 Spontaneous Summer Bucket List Ideas


Parenting

In the past, over scheduling left our family tired. This summer, I hope for balance; a mix of scheduled and spontaneous activities from this bucket list. Are you an over-planner or under-planner? Often, we get stuck in a rut and do nothing. Nothing is great once in a while, but we need to get out […]

June 21, 2018

2015 thisgratefulmama Winter Bucket List


Parenting

Make homemade hot chocolate with peppermint mini marshmallows Get your exercise shoveling snow instead of using the snow blower Attend church every Sunday during Advent Share the true meaning of Christmas with your kids and others Make snow angels any time, any where – the more spontaneous, the better Do your best to put up Christmas […]

December 7, 2015

The thisgratefulmama 2015 FALL Family Bucket-List


Parenting

The 2015 fall bucket list focuses on activities to enjoy with your family during the fall season, with an emphasis on gratitude and service to others. I hope these 100 ideas help you fill fall with joy.  Hello, Fall! Cook Bake a Pumpkin Pie from scratch Succumb to the fall pumpkin fad with a Pumpkin Spiced Latte, or […]

September 4, 2015

The thisgratefulmama 2015 Twin Cities Summer Bucket-List (70+ Toddler & Preschooler-Friendly Places To Visit)


Parenting

  In preparation for summer, I’ve been compiling a summer bucket-list so we’ll be ready with an activity when we are hankering to get out and DO something. The list contains places and activities in and around the Twin Cities (MN), appropriate for families with little ones. I have been pleasantly surprised by the variety of activities we […]

June 2, 2015