Family Vacation 2008

Monday, September 22, 2008

100 Things to do to Raise Your Spirit

(for under $10)

  1. Paint your toenails.
  2. Wear red shoes
  3. Share a Jamba Juice (with Drewser!)
  4. Bake bread
  5. Try to remember all the words for Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody"
  6. Dance to "Footloose" (everybody cut footloose!)
  7. Watch "Joe Vs. the Volcano"
  8. Buy flowers
  9. Read a romance novel
  10. Watch "What's Up Doc?" (Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal...hilarious)
  11. Take a bubble bath
  12. Have a picnic
  13. Ride a bike
  14. Browse through a used book store
  15. Sing "Scripture Power" with the Primary
  16. Go to the library
  17. Swing on the swings
  18. Go for a walk
  19. Watch a Michael Buble video
  20. Watch your favorite episode of Gilmore Girls (Right a Hit, Be a husband)
  21. Get an ice cream cone
  22. Listen to "Be Our Guest" (No, No! Not the Kickline!)
  23. Hold a happy baby (Sabrina works really well)
  24. Drive in the mountains
  25. Draw on the sidewalk
  26. Play in the rain
  27. Play in the snow
  28. Walk through crunchy fall leaves
  29. Go out to lunch with a girlfriend (cheap or even brown bag!)
  30. Watch silly videos on You Tube (Ow! Charlay!)
  31. Make faces at yourself in the mirror.
  32. Pet a puppy (or Chubs)
  33. Call an old friend (or a new one!)
  34. Look (and laugh) at an old year book
  35. Pick wild flowers
  36. Pop bubble wrap (Because I'm an Adult!)
  37. Sing at the top of your lungs
  38. Have a pillow fight
  39. Send someone a thank you note
  40. Eat M&M's
  41. Do the actions for "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" (Reindeer)
  42. Watch "Singing in the Rain"
  43. Read the last chapter of "Anne of the Island"
  44. Watch "Tommy Boy" and quote all the best lines (fat guy in a little coat)
  45. Eat finger jello
  46. Brush your hair
  47. Sing a perky broadway tune and make up choreography on the spot
  48. Embarrass your children with silliness
  49. play Rock Band (with Esther)
  50. play Wii (with Esther)
  51. Blow bubbles
  52. Play Flying Hamsters
  53. Read a story to a child (like Esther)
  54. Watch "The Princess Bride"
  55. Watch your favorite episode of "Friends" (would you like to put it in the freezer?)
  56. Eat Sconecutter spicy fries
  57. Have a fresh tomato sandwich
  58. Bake cookies (for Esther)
  59. Play Candyland
  60. Knit
  61. Play the piano
  62. Make a collage out of old magazines or pictures
  63. Watch Colin Firth dive into a pond
  64. Hug your children
  65. Color with crayons (the fat ones!)
  66. Listen to the Alvin and the Chipmunks version of "Funky Town" or "Bad Day"
  67. Take a nap
  68. Try on pretty shoes
  69. Have an at home date
  70. Play Boggle
  71. Drink hot chocolate with marshmallows
  72. Watch a thunderstorm
  73. Watch the end of Anne of Avonlea (Jonathon Crombie, Megan Follows)
  74. Watch General Conference
  75. Write in a journal
  76. Listen to Ella Fitzgerald
  77. Watch a Danny Kaye Movie (but not "The Three Pennies", that one is sad)
  78. Compose a song
  79. Take flowers to a friend
  80. Make (and eat) brownies
  81. Tap dance
  82. Wear pretty pajamas (all day if possible)
  83. Work in a garden
  84. Play out the dinner scene from "While You Were Sleeping" (these mashes potatoes are so creamy!)
  85. Browse through a Farmer's Market
  86. Listen to Harry Connick, Jr.
  87. Ignore the laundry for a day
  88. Give flair
  89. Smell lilacs (or roses)
  90. Read poetry
  91. See a show in Taylorsville ($5 is a deal!)
  92. Quilt
  93. Read the scriptures
  94. Pray
  95. Smile at everyone (even people you don't know!)
  96. Have an inside joke (I've got to Pi'ikoi)
  97. Kiss your husband
  98. Laugh out loud (at nothing!)
  99. Count the stars, or your blessings
  100. Have dinner with your family


David said...

"Watch Colin Firth dive into a pond" is #63 and "Kiss your husband" is #97? It would seem I have my work cut out for me.

Candice J said...

That's a wonderful list!! I hope to have all of those checked off.

Miss Megan said...

Mind if I print that list off? Those are all brilliant suggestions!

The Maag Family said...

I love this! Thanks for the uplift!

Mandee Lue said...

Yeah, can I borrow this list?? WOW!! Love it! Thanks, Patti!