Summer 2018 Bucketlist

 

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Hey Babes, Summer is officially here! I’m so happy that the season of BBQ’s and beach bonfires is officially here. Every season I make a list of all the things I want to do for that season. I’ve noticed doing all the seasonal things makes me appreciate the seasons more. Feel free to add some of your favorite summer to do’s down in the comments.

 

So Summer 2018, let’s get it starter.

 

  • Go on a Road-Trip
  • Go to the Beach
  • Have a Bonfire
  • Go to a Barbecue
  • Go to a Country Concert
  • Go to the Drive-In Movie
  • Go to another state (haven’t decided which one yet)
  • Start my plant family
  • Go to the Farmers Market
  • Go up to the Lake
  • Give the Balcony a Make Over
  • Watch Fire Works
  • Go to the Wine Walk they have in my town
  • Make S‘mores 
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Go to the State Fair
  • Go Glamping
  • Go to the local pool and have some drinks 
  • Go to Food Truck Friday that town holds
  • Go to the Hot August Nights Events
  • Attend a Comedy Show
  • Go to one of the Pub Crawls 
  • Go to the Water Lantern Festival
  • Take lots of pictures
  • Put more work into my blog
  • Find more things that inspire me
  • Go restaurant patio hopping
  • Morning out door yoga

 

These are the fun things I’m looking forward to for the next two months. What time of things are you babes planning? Comment down below and tell me what types of things your planning on this summer.

Inspirational quotes for the month

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Hello Gorgeous, Happy Friday! I can’t believe we’re half way through March already! This post is coming extremely  late, but I want to make sure I post these every month. Reading inspirational quotes can change your mood or your out look on something, It’s definitely a mood booster and we should read them everyday, and especially if we’re in a negative state of mind.

 

QUOTES:

  • People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
  • Life is like a camera, you focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negative, and if things don’t work out take another shot.
  • Everyday may not be good, but there is something good in everyday.
  • Not till we are lost… do we begin to find ourselves.
  • Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
  • You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you know.
  • Happiness isn’t about getting what you want all the time. It’s about loving what you have and being grateful for it.
  • You are responsible for what you say and what you do. You are not responsible for whether or not people freak out about it.
  • Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.
  • You decide how much words hurt you. Nothing grows until it’s fed.
  • If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan. Never the goal.
  • Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.
  • Be the leading character in your story.
  • Just do your best.
  • Invest in yourself.
  • A bad attitude is like a flat tire, you can’t get very far until you change it
  • What other people think of you has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them.
  • We rise by lifting others.

 

 

 

Spring Bucket List

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Hey Gorgeous, if you haven’t noticed yet I love making lists. I make lists about everything and anything, it helps me stay organized and it also helps me remember things. So I’m sure you can guess what this post will be. It’s my Spring Bucket list! Every season I like having a mini list of the seasonal things I like doing at that time of the season.

 

BUCKET LIST:

  • Redecorate the patio (add plants and string lights, new chairs, etc)
  • Start a mini herb and flower garden
  • watch the sun rise
  • Go on a hike
  • Make some Spring DIY’s
  • Go out to brunch more often
  • Read “Sacred Powers” by Davidji
  • Go to the Farmers Market
  • Do Yoga everyday instead of twice a week
  • Learn how to make vegan baked goods
  • Add more plants to the apartment
  • Spring Clean the apartment
  • Redecorate and Reorganize my office/beauty room
  • Redecorate the master bedroom
  • Post more fashion and DIY’s posts up

Spring Cleaning List

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Hello Gorgeous, Spring is here and the Spring cleaning fever has hit me. It’s time to break out the rags, the cleaning products, and the donation boxes. I’ve created the ultimate Spring Cleaning list to get us started.

 

FRONT DOOR/ENTRY WAY

  • Sweep in front of the door
  • Wipe down or replace the door mat
  • Clean the cob webs outside the front door
  • wipe down the front door
  • Organize shoes and coats

COAT CLOSET

  • Empty everything out
  • Dust/Wipe down the shelves
  • Clean the walls
  • Clean the baseboards and the trim
  • Go through all the things you took out and donate the unused and unwanted items

LIVING ROOM

  • Dust all the electronics
  • Dust the mantel
  • Clean the fire place/chimney
  • Steam clean the sofas and chairs
  • Wash the couch covers (if they are removable or if you have slip covers)
  • Wash the pillow covers
  • Dust the vents, baseboard, and light fixtures
  • Wash the curtains
  • Clean the windows and glass slider
  • Dust the blinds
  • Shake out the area rugs and vacuum them
  • Dust the furniture
  • Wipe down all the décor and wall art
  • Wash all the throws and blankets
  • Wash the pet bed
  • Wipe down the baseboards
  • Vaccum
  • Check the smoke detector
  • mop

DINING ROOM

  • Dust/Wipe down the furniture
  • Polish any silver
  • Clean any crystals
  • Wash the curtains
  • Clean the windows
  • dust the blinds
  • Shake out and vacuum the rugs
  • Wipe down the baseboards
  • Mop

KITCHEN

  • Wash all the dishes
  • Put away all the dishes
  • Organize the cabinets
  • Organize all the drawers
  • Throw away all expired foods (in fridge, freezer, and pantry)
  • Clear out and Clean out the fridge and the freezer
  • Wipe down and disinfect  the interior and exterior of the fridge and freezer
  • Organize the pantry
  • Scrub the inside of the microwave
  • Wipe down the backsplash
  • Wipe down the counter tops
  • clean the stovetop and the oven
  • Empty the trash
  • Wipe down all the appliances
  • Dust the tops of the cabinets
  • Scrub and disinfect the sink
  • Clean the garbage disposal with ice and lemon wedges
  • Wash out the garbage can

BATHROOM

  • Wipe down the counters and the sink
  • Clean the mirrors
  • Clean out the cabinets and drawers
  • Wipe/Clean the faucet
  • Clean the drains
  • Clean and scrub the toilet
  • Scrub the shower/tub
  • Spray mold cleaner on the shower walls
  • Wash the shower curtains and bath mats
  • Take out the trash
  • Wash out the trash can
  • Wipe down the cabinets
  • Wipe a disinfectant cloth on the counter tops and inside the cabinets
  • Sweep
  • Mop
  • Throw out all expired and unwanted toiletries
  • Swap out the tooth brushes

BEDROOMS

  • Dust all the vents
  • Dust the light fixtures and the baseboards
  • Dust the tops of the dressers/ headboards
  • Wash the curtains
  • Dust the blinds
  • Clean the windows
  • Shake out and vacuum the area rugs
  • Dust and wipe down all the knick knacks
  • Wash all the bedding and blankets
  • Wash the pillow covers
  • Flip and rotate the mattress
  • Check the smoke detectors
  • Vacuum
  • Mop

CLOSETS

  • Take everything out of the closets to go through it all
  • Dust all the shelves
  • Organize all the items
  • Vacuum

OFFICE

  • File all important documents
  • Shred any papers your not keeping that has any type of your information on it
  • Backup and/or delete old files in your computer
  • Organize cabinets/drawers
  • Refill office supplies
  • Dust the desk top and the furniture
  • Dust the electronics

LAUNDRY ROOM

  • Run a cleaning cycle on the washer
  • Clean out the dryer vent and duct
  • Wipe down the exterior of the washer and dryer
  • Reorganize/Discard old cleaning supplies

GARAGE

  • Sweep out the floors and clean up any oil spills
  • Clean out the vehicles
  • Put away/Organize tools
  • Organize sporting equipment/toys
  • Organize seasonal décor into bins

EVERYTHING ELSE IN THE HOUSE

  • Change the air filter
  • Change the batteries in the smoke detectors
  • Polish the wood floors
  • Steam clean the carpets
  • Change burned out light bulbs
  • Dust the ceiling fan
  • Dust the corners of the ceiling for dust and cobb webs
  • Dust all picture frames
  • Dust and wipe down all the doors
  • De Clutter all junk drawers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring De-Clutter List

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Hello Gorgeous, today is the first day of spring, which means HELLO SPRING cleaning! Starting today till the last day of spring I’ll be posting spring cleaning, spring DIY’s, spring fashion, and anything to give your life a mini make over. We can transition from our cozy areas we’ve been hibernating for winter into the bright colorful warm spring days together.

So the first step to welcoming spring is to declutter. I’ve made the perfect list to help you declutter and I’ve also come up with questions to ask yourself in case you can’t seem to get rid things you should.

 

Questions to help you declutter:

  1. Is this item something I use regularly?
  2. Is this item something I love?
  3. Am I keeping this item out of obligation or expectation?
  4. Am I holding on to this item because I think I should love it?
  5. Am I saving this item “just in case”?
  6. Am I holding onto a broken item to fix one day?
  7. Is this item worth the time I spend cleaning it and storing it?
  8. Could I use this space for something else?

 

The De-Clutter List:

KITCHEN:

  • Chipped plates/glasses
  • Unused/old cookbooks
  • Broken appliances
  • Expired foods (from fridge and pantry)
  • Plastic ware with no lids
  • Unused/Broken appliances
  • Mismatced Tupperware and lids
  • Old rags
  • Damaged pots and pans
  • Expired spices
  • Unused bottles and sippy cups
  • Unnecessary gadgets
  • Snacks your dog doesn’t eat
  • Matches you never use

BATHROOM

  • Old/Expired make-up
  • Expired sunscreen
  • Expired medicine
  • Old hair ties
  • Old towels and bath mats
  • Dried up nail polish
  • Old toiletries
  • Old toothbrushes
  • Old air fresheners
  • Empty/Low bags left from cotton balls, toilet paper, cotton pads
  • Empty the bathroom bin
  • Broken hair dryer/straightner/curling iron

BEDROOM & CLOSET

  • Unworn clothes
  • Old/Broken jewelry
  • Earring without a match
  • Old shoe boxes
  • Unused purses
  • Worn-out sheets and bedding
  • Old pillows
  • Socks with holes in them
  • Gloves that don’t have a pair
  • Socks that don’t have a pair
  • Old/Unworn T-shirts
  • Shoes you don’t wear
  • Scarves you never wear
  • Promotional/Freebie T-shirts you never wear
  • The dress you bought that you know you’ll never wear again
  • Clothing you think its coming back into fashion
  • Anything you haven’t worn in the past 18 to 24 months
  • Clothes that don’t fit
  • Old broken hangers
  • Extra buttons
  • Stained/Damaged clothing that can’t be cleaned or repaired
  • Unused purses

LIVING ROOM

  • Dried up flowers
  • Unused tea light candles
  • Old/Ruined drink coasters
  • Unused/Chipped vases
  • Furniture manual
  • Unused electronics

BASEMENT & GARAGE

  • Unused decor
  • Old paint
  • Old/Unused sports equipment
  • Broken tools
  • Old outside tools
  • Unused holiday/seasonal items
  • Damaged/Unused rugs
  • Broken Christmas decorations
  • Broken power tools

OFFICE

  • Magazines (SHRED ADDRESS LABEL)
  • Old address labels (SHRED)
  • Books
  • Old receipts (SHRED)
  • Dried up pens and markers
  • Old notebooks
  • Unknown keys
  • Outdated software
  • Old school papers
  • Outdated/Unused/Broken electronics
  • Old warranty manuals
  • Instruction manuals to thing you no longer have

KIDS ROOMS/PLAYROOM

  • Broken/Unused toys
  • Games with lost pieces
  • Dried markers
  • Broken crayons
  • Old coloring books
  • Unwatched dvds
  • Outgrown clothes
  • Unloved stuffed animals

MISC.

  • Old detergents
  • Old batteries
  • Unused craft supplies
  • Old news papers
  • Expired coupons
  • Torn cleaning rags
  • Collectibles
  • Cds
  • Toys you pet doesn’t play with/Distroyed
  • Take out menus you never look at
  • Boxes
  • Extra shoe laces
  • Old cell phones
  • Old/Damaged/Unused cell phone cases
  • Old Emails
  • Old mail (SHRED)
  • Unread books
  • Anything you just don’t like
  • Old computers
  • Anything you have duplicates of
  • Bad/Blurred pictures