Christmas Bucket List 2018

Happy Tuesday Friends! The kids are delayed 2 hours this morning due to the possibility of black ice. So we enjoyed sleeping in a little this morning!!

It's the most wonderful time of the year and I wanted to share our Christmas Bucket List with y'all!




Our Christmas Bucket List is going to be very similar to our Bucket List from last year but I want to be able to remember the memories from the different years. 

We have already started checking items off the list...


O N E: Decorate for Christmas 

I love decorating our house for Christmas and adding new decorations each year is so much fun. 

T W O: Look at Christmas Lights 

My plan last year was to grab Stephanie and Addison and drive around and look at lights. Well, we never got around to it so I hope we can this year. 

T H R E E: Cookies with Santa 

Every year Ella's school host Cookies with Santa and it is so much fun. 

F O U R: Celebrate Ian's 14th Birthday

Can't believe Ian is 14 this year! 

F I V E: Host/Attend FriendsMAS

We started this tradition a few years ago and it is something I look forward to every year. 

S I X: Enjoy a Christmas Cocktail 

Last year, I shared a Cranberry Moscow Mule. I'm excited to try something new this year. 

S E V E N: Send out Christmas Cards 

One of my very FAVORITE traditions. Sending and Receiving Christmas cards. 

E I G H T: Visit Atlanta Botanical Gardens 

We went for the first time last year and we are so excited to go back this year. 

N I N E: Enjoy a GNO out 

I am so ready for a GNO out.

T E N: Bake Cookies 

Is it even Christmas without cookies 😉

E L E V E N: Enjoy all the Peppermint

Give me all the peppermint mochas, creamers, & candy.

T W E L V E: Watch all the Christmas Movies

A few of our FAVORITES are Deck the Hall's, Elf, Christmas with the Kranks, The Santa Claus, Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story, oh gosh so many movies. 

T H I R T E E N: Set up a Hot Cococa 

Ella LOVES hot cocoa when she gets home from school. 

F O U R T E EN: Enjoy a PJ Day

Our first day of Christmas vacation is December 21st and I hope to not get out of my PJ's. 

F I F T E E N: Adopt a child in need

Every year both of the kid's schools have Christmas trees filled with items that children need. We plan to "adopt" a child or 2! 

S I X T E E N: Write letters to Santa 

Well, technical both kids know that Ben is Santa and I'm Mrs. Claus so their letters this year say "Dear Santa and Mrs. Claus" aka Dad and Mom.  

S E V E N T E E N: Attend Christmas Eve service

It's my FAVORITE church service of the whole year. 

E I G H T E E N: Host Christmas dinner 

I can't wait to have some of m FAVORITE people gathered around our table for Christmas dinner. 

N I N E T E E N: New family ornament

You know those stands at the mall that sell ornaments and they write your names on it. We have one from every year since Ben and I have been married. 

T W E N T Y: Date night to Christmas Shop

Ben and I love having a date night to Christmas shop for the kids. 

It's the most wonderful time of the year and I can't wait to make more memories with my FAVORITE people!!