Ouiser Seasons.

I've decided to start making Life Lists for seasons.  The big life list is full of big things.  We need lists of small things.  Immediate things.  Things to do as a family...like our Advent-ures...but all the time.  Here's what we're starting with:


  • Take S bowling on a rainy day.
  • Have a Nature Treasure Hunt.
  • Go swimming.
  • Have ice cream for breakfast.
  • Draw with sidewalk chalk.
  • Paint with sidewalk paint.
  • Ride bikes at the park.
  • Get the telescope out and look at the stars together.
  • Play hopscotch.
  • Family game night.
  • Play tennis.
  • Go to the farmers market.
  • Grow tomatoes.
  • Have a living room campout.
  • Play Twister.
  • Family Art Night.
  • Try a new vegetable.
  • Try a new fruit.
  • Take S to play at the green playground.
  • Visit Aunt Carole.
  • Coffee date with M.
  • Movie date with M.
  • Get ready to start kindergarten.
  • US Open!!


  • Picnic.
  • Dye Easter Eggs.
  • Hunt Easter Eggs.
  • Have an awesome First Birthday party for T.
  • Take S to see The Fresh Beat Band in concert.
  • See Mary Poppins with M, Drew, and Kaitlin.
  • A Prairie Home Companion at The Ryman with M.
  • Try a new vegetable.
  • Fill the house with Daffodil bouquets for as long as possible.
  • Take lots of photos of S graduating from preschool.
  • Build a new fairy house with S.
  • Plant some herbs.
  • Plant flowers with S.

FALL 2011