My Summer Goals

For the past few years, I've been setting seasonal goals for myself. Just little things to help me enjoy the season and focus on the now. I don't usually accomplish them all, or even half, but it's fun to try and stretch myself a little. 

Since we're right in the height {or heat, rather} of summer, I figured I'd share. Here's what I'm hoping to accomplish.  

Try 5 Summer Recipes 

       Appetizer: BLT lettuce wraps {with homegrown tomatoes!} 
       Salad: my mom's potato salad 
       Main Dish: homemade Cafe Rio pork and rice 
       Dessert: homemade ice cream {maybe this one? or this?}
       Drink hibiscus mint herbal tea {found here}

Read 5 Books
  1. How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell
  2. Just Kids by Patti Smith
  3. The Handmaid's Tail by Margaret Atwood 
  4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  5. The Opposite of Lonliness by Marina Keegan 
Complete 5 Projects 
  1. Finish up my 50 States Club quilt 
  2. Donate a craft for a local refugee fundraiser 
  3. Fill a photo album with old photos 
  4. Do a fitness challenge
  5. Start on a crazy cross stitch {maybe this one?}
Go on 5 Adventures 
  1. See the solar eclipse 
  2. Go to 3 lakes  {Utah Lake, Bear Lake}
  3. Eat outside 3 times 
  4. See an outdoor movie
  5. Go camping 

Start: June 21                   End: September 4 


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