Monday, December 22, 2014

Fall Bucket List Review 2014

Can you guys believe that it is winter already? I feel like fall flew by!

I am so excited for sparkly snowy days, Christmas (this week!?), cozy nights at home, and cuddles with Duchess and KC!

 Here's a look at how the Fall Bucket List went! :)
Fall Bucket List Review 2014

1) Read 10 Books (1 being the cat environmental enrichment book I bought) -(3 1/2)
2) Try a new board game
3) Watch an Alfred Hitchcock movie
4) DIY Halloween costumes for me and KC
5) Watch Hocus Pocus
6) Enjoy Seattle and Victoria (BC)
7) Have cider (donuts, slushes, .... everything!)
8) Go to the speakeasy
 9) Play with wardrobe and find lots of cozy layered outfits to post about
10) Watch a 'scary' black and white movie
11) Have a Halloween party
12) Plan a future vacation (you know, in advance.. )
13) Get pumpkins & decorate
14) DIY makeover for our bar cart
15) Cuddle :)
16) Eat chili and cornbread
17) Wear boots as much as possible
18) Try a new Thanksgiving recipe
19) OPEN ETSY SHOP! ADD ITEMS! (maybe all caps will get it done this season.)
20) Go for a walk and enjoy the leaves changing
21) Make a pumpkin dessert
22) Roast a chicken
23) Write down family stories
24) Learn more family stories
25) Try a new cocktail recipe (fall themed one?)
26) Make a schedule for upcoming trips! - tentative ;) 
27) Finish making cleaning schedules and begin using them
28) Learn how to use dad's DSLR / start practicing
29) Purchase glasses (or at least choose, the ones I finally chose are no longer available... ) - Readers!
30) See a classic movie at Liberty Hall (or the like)
31) Have a pancake or waffle breakfast (pumpkin waffles ...)
32) Wear hats!
33) Make macarons
34) Add to milk glass collection
35) Attend a fall event or party
36) Take a lot of pictures (especially including KC and myself!)
37) Keep to our budget plan
38) Have a girls night
39) Try a new DIY 
40) Find 10 new outfit combos 
41) Find a few fall couple's traditions
42) Try knitting again!
43) Finish two more pieces that need updated on my blog
44) Finish another piece of our bedroom de-clutter project
45) Hang more things on our walls
46) Work on mug wall display
47) Go to Ikea (eat meatballs)
48) Try a new soup recipe - pioneer woman chili 
49) Try again to find the perfect cozy knit slouchy scarf
50) Figure out how to get my music on my phone... (without losing things from my old computer).
Other accomplishments: 

Got to see friends in town from Boston!
Got to see friends before they move to Chicago!
Finally finished Anne of Green Gables!!
Completed mug wall display!
Hung up vintage state plates in a new wall collage.
Rearranged our apartment - I love it!
Meeting some awesome new bloggers. :) 
Done with our Christmas shopping!
KC completed new scratching posts for Duchess + most of the upgrades to her cat tree.
Baked for FUN & Enjoyed it - boy was I burnt out after 2012!
Got to go to Minneapolis and spend an awesome fall day with Emy & Matthew
Watched several classic / cult classic movies at Liberty Hall.  - A 2014 Goal & A 1,001 in 101 Goal.
Did you guys set fall goals? 

How did you do?

What are you hoping to do this winter? 

I'll have a Winter Bucket List up soon! 




  1. Get it girl! You killed your bucket list! Isn't that Pioneer woman chili AH-mazing!?

  2. It was a long one! Not too bad though! :) It was soooo good! My husband loved it even more than I did. So glad it is super easy too! XO

  3. What a grand idea!! I love it! When I think of bucket list- I think of big, do beifore you die list that totally overwhelm me, this is perfect and so much fun!

  4. Thanks! :) I find that it helps me get out and do more fun seasonal things, and also puts priority on things that I want to try or get done during a given season. I don't even mind that I haven't ever finished one. :) Let me know if you make one someday. :) XO -Alexandra

  5. Love this Alexandra! Congratulations on accomplishing so much! Looks like your Autumn was wonderful! :)

  6. Thank you so much Lauren, it really was a fun season! XO


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