June 14, 2018

Summer Bucket List 2018

Tracy from Shutterbean shares her Summer Bucket List for 2018. You can make yours too!

It’s that time of year! 

First day of SUMMER in the Benjamin household.


Last week over dinner, I pulled up a piece of paper and started jotting down a rough plan of the Summer, with the family’s input of course. I made a list for everyone and made notes of our goals for the Summer.  Family meetings are so important!  I highly recommend doing it before you have a vacation. It’s always a good idea to see where your intentions for a vacation differ from your family’s 😉

This is what I want to do this summer, in addition to projects around the house.

But mostly, after all that has happened this year, I really want to try to

slow down and

soak it all in

because life is SHORT.

My child is 9, not yet double digits, but soon!  This is his only summer as a 9-year-old!  I hope to take him on as many adventures (big and small) (mostly small) this Summer while he still likes to be around me. I dunno, 4th grade feels kinda big for me.

Here are my intentions for this Summer:


  • read a book (one for fun!)
  • lady craft day
  • beach time
  • Russian River adventure
  • library time
  • host a brunch/bbq
  • family hike
  • museum day trip
  • work in garden
  • finish a book for Etsy
  • clean up/alter Cooper’s room (we need to bring new life to it!)
  • Tahoe trip

What’s on your Summer Bucket list?

Leave a comment, or make your own!

Look! here’s a template for you!

Download the pdf and print it out.

Tracy from Shutterbean shares her Summer Bucket List for 2018. You can make yours too!

Fill it out and tag @thehandwritingclub on Instagram so we can see!

If you want more ideas, here are some of my lists from the past:

Summer Bucket List 2017

Summer Bucket List 2016

Summer Bucket List 2015


  • Jane M

    I waited 25 YEARS but FINALLY we RE-landscaped our front! OMG you have no idea HOW HAPPY I AM! AND…we are redoing our driveway – making it bigger and landscaping that side of our house as well. Good things happen for those that wait – it’s all I can say at this point! HAHA! HAPPY ALMOST SUMMER!

  • Juste

    I love how every year you have trip to lake Tahoe with your family. I am trying to create something similar with my in-laws and having a short vacation together. Last year we rented an apartment on the beach and this year we’re flying out to Lisbon. I’ll have a conference for like half of our time there, but I am still very excited for this vacation together!

    • Tracy

      I cherish our time in Tahoe!! I’m so glad we’re continuing to do it as a family, even after my Mom passed. xo

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