Spring/Summer To Do List Roundup

It’s probably quite unAustralian for me to say this, but I hate summer. I am not built for the heat, and I really do not enjoy that time of the year AT ALL. In early spring I decided to write up a list of all of the things I wanted to do to really make the most of my summer and to try and enjoy it for once. Here are the things that I wanted to try and do to bring a little bit of happiness to yet another awful summer –

– Buy a BBQ and an outdoor setting for the back yard
– Set up the outdoor area in the back yard
– Go for long drives on warm evenings
– Make iced tea to drink on the weekends
– Create a new cocktail recipe to drink on balmy summer evenings
– Swim as much as possible
– Go for walks along the beach
– Spend a weekend at Rottnest Island
– Go back down south to the family holiday home for a weekend

– Get a professional pedicure
– Perfect 3 new salad recipes
– Re-Read ‘all in the blue unclouded weather’ by Robin Klein
– Go for evening walks before (or after) dinner
– Work on perfecting a heat-free hairstyle for work
– Go to the royal show

As you can see, there were still a lot of items left unchecked off of this list. I managed to get all of the ‘big ticket’ items crossed off, so I’m happy about that at least. I’ll have a lot more free time next summer, as I’m taking 3 months off of work. Hopefully I’ll be able to achieve a bit more next year. Or I could just hide in the house enjoying the air conditioning for three months. I’ll keep you posted.

4 Thoughts on “Spring/Summer To Do List Roundup

  1. I had no idea you hated summer! ME TOO! Me and my sister; we are grateful for the early 20s temperatures, while her husband can work in 30+ and not worry about air con.

    I love that you are so good to goal setting, list making, and ticking things off. I really need to spend some time in setting mini goals, not just to emulate you ( 😛 ) but just to feel as if I’m progressing in home life, you know?

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • Jessica on March 29, 2015 at 10:58 am said:

      I’m surprised about your brother in law, all the men in my family (and Sebastian) are usually 50 degrees hotter than everyone else! lol.

      Set some goals, gal!

  2. I honestly have no heat free hairstyles that work.

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