My youngest son and his friends are making Summer Bucket Lists and it's very sweet. I love the happy start of Summer and all it's possibilities just swirling about in my head... Ah, the potential of it! I thought I'd make my own Summer list.. I'd love to hear some of yours as well!
On my list. . .
Getting my toes pretty and wearing my sandals everywhere I can..Don't you love these retro Salt-water sandals? I don't know about you, but growing up in 1970's California this is all we wore. Colors were either red, navy, white or brown. No toe protection for flying feet and yes many a toe were skinned.
Love to look as cute as Garance Dore above photo by her Habitually Chic boyfriend.
At least one road trip is in my future. I make playlists for each of my trips so I can relive my vacation when I hear the songs again! So fun.
Pack up my "dream car" this white Defender and head out.. Yes I suppose a Defender is a thing not a moment, so forget I said that. . .
Hey did I mention I like the ones with the snorkels?
I will consume as much mint, basil, figs and watermelon as humanly possible.
Pup tents under the stars...Or in the garage a few hours later..."Mom, we heard noises."
I hope to get to two of my favorite Northern California spots- Pinecrest Lake and Lake Tahoe. I love being with the mountains, the smell of the pine trees and time with my whole family.
Still looking for my dream hat that covers enough, looks stylish and doesn't look like Darth Vader...(You know what I'm talking about? Some scary sun visors out there!)
Picnics and croquet! Croquet tournaments -even better.
Badminton! Net or not...
Poolside with a hat and book. A little shade would be nice. My husband laughs because my optimal temperature is 79 and I would prefer it to stay that as much as possible. Thank you so much.
A little romance? Just saying..Isn't this the cutest?
At least one boat ride across a lake. . Did I mention I do have a tiny fear of boats?
I think I can do very small lakes however.
I'd love to have a retro pool party!
Let's have guys in white shoes and mint jackets, girls with big hair loud prints...That Tequila song playing in the background. This is so my childhood. Anyone still got a cool swim cap? :D
Okay sorry off track here..,but the umbrellas really were cute weren't they? (Slim Aarons' photos)
I need to watch some of my favorite chick flicks again like, "It's Complicated."
And I'll be thrilled if any of my men here at home will watch the original, "A Room With A View," with me. I am still enchanted by this movie after 25 years with it's fantastic characters, and views of Italy and England. Based on the E.M. Forester novel it's a great Summer read as well.
Best movie kiss ever.
Travels to new places near and far.
Exploring the parks of the world..
or appreciating stuffed Eiffel Towers while wearing chocolate crepes
Trains, planes and automobiles! I love the romance of travel.
Let's do this!
Now tell me all about your Summer bucket lists!
Images northerncal style and from my Pinterest boards Summer and Alfresco.