A Summer Bucket List
Updated: Aug 13
Byline: This blog is from our very own Emily Osterhaus...Farfield's digital marketing maven.
John Mayer once said, “A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.” I’m not one to argue genius such as that, so I have to agree. Although summer doesn’t hold the same kind of sweetness once you’re out of school, there’s still something special about summer that is undeniable.When I was young, one of my favorite things to do at the beginning of the summer was to create a summer bucket list with my friends, but we’d never finish it by the time that school started. Summer bucket lists when we’re young might include pulling an all nighter, participating in a pie eating contest on 4th of July, or tanning all day at the beach, but you won’t find those on this list of ideas for an adult friendly summer bucket list for the summer of 2021.
Cheer on the USA in the Summer Olympics.
If you’re like me, you’ve been (im)patiently waiting for the Olympics to start. There’s nothing I like more than to pretend that I’m Simone Biles and make up my own routines in my head, so you know I will be going absolutely crazy watching her this July.
Watch a baseball game and cheer on your favorite team
Nothing screams summer more than baseball in my opinion. There’s something about eating a hotdog or sunflower seeds with a beer in the summer heat. Trust me.
Go eat junk food at the state or county fair
Corn dogs, funnel cake, and deep fried oreos are good for the soul, and they’re even better when eaten while walking around the local fairgrounds. Maybe check out some of the animals at the fair too!
Catch a movie at the drive- in movie theater
Kick it old school, sneak in some snacks (or don’t), and enjoy some quality time with a loved one while watching a movie.
Create your own summer cocktail
I’m a sucker for a Moscow Mule, but I’m getting so excited to make my own drinks with some seasonal summer fruits. In case you need some inspiration, raspberries, blackberries, lemons, cherries, and watermelons are in season during the summer time!
Go to a U-Pick farm
Now that you know what’s in season, you might be itching to go pick some of these delicious fruits for yourself! On the other hand, you could plant your own garden too!
Host a barbeque
Brisket and pulled pork or hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, whatever you’re cooking, we’re hoping that we’re on your guest list. What’s summertime without the sweetness of friendship and some good food?
Hike and picnic
Make it into a family affair or your weekly date night with your special someone. This is a great way to have fun and get some exercise in while you do it. We suggest including a watermelon and feta salad with balsamic glaze *chef’s kiss*.