Summer To-Do List

I really love summer.
But unfortunately it's not Forever Summer in the State of Utah. There are only about 4 months of really good weather, and maybe not even that.

To ensure we get as much fun packed into these 4 short months as possible we made a Summer to-do list.

Here are our O'10 To-Do's.
(We have already done some of them seeing as how we're already into Summer!)

  1. Go to Classic Skating dressed up as Old People
  2. Eat a Shake from Granny's in Heber.
  3. Go Fishing
  4. Night Games
  5. Lagoon
  6. Strawberry Days Rodeo
  7. PG Carnival aka City of Fun
  8. Noodle Wrestling
  9. Cinco De Mayo Party
  10. Let's Go Fly a Kite
  11. Eat at Chuck-a-Rama 10 times. We May or may not have already reached our half mark:)
  12. Sunday drives in Pinky
  13. Midnight Lemonade Stand
  14. Los G's Album Release Party
  15. Skinny Dipping...this also may or may not have happened already:)
  16. Yard Sale EVERY Saturday (Every Saturday goes without saying. Roman even stopped at one on his way to the temple to be married! So yeah, this one is incredibly rigid.)
  17. Go Camping
  18. Hike the G
  19. Fly a Kite
  20. Have a BBQ
  21. Buy, Light, and enjoy THE BUGZAPPER!!! (Mine, Rox, Lil's favorite firework of all time)
  22. Have a Sister "Beauty Night"
  23. Build a Fort
  24. Go to a Parade
  25. Build a rice crispy treat Castle, ...nay, KINGDOM!!!
  26. Run 10 miles @ once
  27. Llama Fest 2010
  28. Los Reunion
  29. BUG SHOW!!!
  30. Play Tennis
  31. Kick butt on the O'Smart's Softball Team
  32. Learn or at least attempt to Golf
  33. Neon Bowling
  34. Darken my freckles
  35. Which brings us to our next point kids, make friends with someone with a boat.
  36. Play with Rangi and Sara!!
  37. Snow Cone Fest
  38. Climb a Tree
  39. Eat a Tinfoil
  40. Have a sleep out
  41. Listen to one of Ricker's scary stories
  42. Cruise through the canyon
  43. Take Grandma Phyl Phyl out to lunch
  44. Sit on Dixie Rock... or on Danny's shoulder AT the Dixie Rock.
  45. Sleep in the Playhouse
  46. Ride Sundance Lift
  47. Denny's @ 2 am
  48. Go to Parent Tot Swim Class
  49. Have a fish fry
  50. Mountain Biking
  51. Karaoke
  52. PORTUGAL. THE MAN CONCERT!!! This is us last year at their concert. I caught the drummer's stick that he threw into the crowd!
  53. Make 10 homemade dinners for this silly guy:)
  54. Vegas for Rox's 21st Birthday
  55. Float the Provo
  56. Go on a Picnic
  57. FUN BUS
  58. Drive to SLC and take pictures of all the neat old houses in the Avenues
  59. Star Gazing
  60. Have a cousin rendezvous (With more than just the cousins in this pic:)
  61. Watermelon fest O'10!
  62. Play Ninga Tag
  63. Run in a Race
  64. Go to the Rope Swing and have a Bonfire
  65. Squeeze Millie's stomach in her baby swimsuit. AnnaBelle has already one upped me on this.
  66. Become a Zumba Maniac, maybe even get certified?
  67. Host an All-you-can-eat Hot Dog Contest
  68. Ride "Red Hot Red Head" off a sick jump. (That's the name of my dirt bike)
  69. Take "engagement" photos of Ricker and Cher for their wedding anniversary
  70. Go Shopping with Grandma Phyl
  71. Take pictures of each grandkid
  72. Make friends with someone with an accent (Utah doesn't count)
  73. Hike Timp
  74. Go to Bear Lake and finish an "Old Ephraim" Pizza. (Its a giant pizza and if you can finish it you get your picture on the wall:)
  75. Play Volleyball
  76. Jump in a Lake
  77. Tumble on luscious grass
  78. Ride a bus to SLC and back
  79. Maybe make a change to the red fro?
  80. Take pictures of my favorite things in PG
  81. Go to the Park City Outlets
  82. Run through the sprinklers
  83. Pancake Sundays
  84. Watch the Ninja Turtles Trilogy and eat Pizza in their honor.
  85. Buy a jar of Jelly Belly's and eat them at the park
  86. Go to at least 5 different temples and do a session
  87. Make homemade Lemonade
  88. Go to a Drive In
  89. Go to the Beam Museum
  90. Have ALL this fun while still passing my Summer School Classes!


Janeal said…
Okay, this just made me super excited for summer!
P.S. if I remember correctly, Roxanne's birthday is just a few days before mine and I am going to Vegas for it! So I may see you there!
Daniel Elder said…
so oh yeah i am pretty sure i am getting roped into most of these things whether i want to or not. However i think i was the one to make the skinny dipping happen. yep that was me. hahahaha. I love summer.
Mindy said…
You guys are going to be BUSY, but at least it's all fun! Good Luck making it happen.
P.s. I love that picture of Annabelle and Millie.
Alea said…
Noodle wrestling! Ahhh... That's quite the list. We'll need pictures of all these activities for sure. I think I shall write my own now! What fun!
Rocky said…
I started a list of which ones I wanted in on, but then it got to long to put on as a comment. Just count me in for a lot of them. As for #15, that is just gross and I cannot believe you would do such a thing! Love you!
Rangi said…
You are going to have a truly epic summer! Please invite Rig to the TMNT trilogy. I think he is of age.
cheryl said…
As I always say, "Too much fun!" But you forgot the Salt Lake connect pass. That's probably good for 15 or 20 more things to do on your list.
sheila said…
Rachel, you are just the coolest chick ever! (And beautiful too.) You have inspired my summer by posting such a great list. I LOVE the picture of your hands on the Temple door, awesome! Here's to summer!
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