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Mittens, Snowflakes and Cut-Out Cookies: Winter Bucket List 2013.

The days are shorter, the weather is colder and it has even snowed a couple of times. I know it isn’t officially winter; however, I’ve already started listening to Christmas music (I’m really feeling the Christmas spirit this year :) ) so I may as well begin my winter bucket list!

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I am so looking forward to this winter season. Marty and I have another trip planned to New York City at the end of December and my little nephew is due on December 23rd. Big things ahead…

Have you created your winter bucket list?

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25 comments on “Mittens, Snowflakes and Cut-Out Cookies: Winter Bucket List 2013.

  1. quartercenturysouthernliving
    December 2, 2013

    I love this, what a great idea! I might have to borrow it :) My family watches ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ every year. It is one of my favorite Christmas traditions! Happy Holidays!!

    • di @ life of di.
      December 4, 2013

      You definitely should :) ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ isn’t just one of my favorite Christmas movies, it is one of my all-time favorite movies. I absolutely love Jimmy Stewart and his acting just blows me away every time I watch it!

  2. Megan @ Meg Go Run
    December 1, 2013

    I have not created a winter bucket list, but I may steal yours! I want to do all of those things. Oh, but I never saw Elf OR It’s A Wonderful Life.

  3. Life After Swimming
    December 1, 2013

    Ahhh babies are so exciting!!!! :) Love your list!

    • di @ life of di.
      December 1, 2013

      I know! I cannot believe the wee one will be here in a couple of weeks :) YAY!

  4. Sophie Juliette
    November 28, 2013

    I love this! You’ve inspired me and this weekend I am definitely going to create my own Christmas things to do list :) I had my first festive hot drink this week – Costa’s honeycomb hot chocolate, it’s rather sweet but it’s out of this world!

    • di @ life of di.
      December 1, 2013

      Yum! Sounds so delicious :) I have a feeling that a festive drink is in my near future too. Cannot wait to have some hot cocoa!!

  5. Stephanie @ My Freckled Life
    November 26, 2013

    I know I said this on instagram too – but you have the nicest handwriting EVER!

  6. Little Miss Fit
    November 26, 2013

    Ah I love this bucket list! There are SO many things on your list that I want to do, too! :) Makes me excited for winter, even though I hate the cold!

    • di @ life of di.
      November 26, 2013

      The cold is okay but I definitely get sick of it come February! March just seems to drag on but I am going to try to plan fun activities that makes it more enjoyable :)

  7. Madison @ Eating 4 Balance
    November 26, 2013

    We’ve never had a real Christmas tree before, but I really like our big old fake one :D Decorating it with ornaments and lights is kind of a tradition for us.

    What Christmas movie are you thinking of watching in theaters? We always watch some movie on Christmas day (Sherlock Holmes two of the times)… Never too early to start planning! ;)

    Christmas cookies would be on my list too. I should really make one this time. You have such awesome to-do lists!

    • di @ life of di.
      December 4, 2013

      Thank you! :)

      I feel like we are running out of time to go and cut one down. If we don’t get around to it on Sunday afternoon, I think we will just have to stick with our fake one this year! :) There is nothing wrong with it but I just wanted to start a new tradition!! :)

      I’m not sure what Christmas movie we’ll see in theaters. A theater near us plays Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street, Santa Clause, ect throughout the month of December so I’m hoping to get up there before December is over.

  8. Hilary
    November 25, 2013

    Your bucket lists are always so cute! I haven’t made a list yet, but am looking forward to baking Christmas cookies with my mom and sisters, watching favorite Christmas movies, and going to Christmas at the zoo!

    • di @ life of di.
      December 4, 2013

      Thank you Hilary :) I’m baking cookies with my mom and sister this Saturday afternoon! I can’t wait. Now I just need to decide on which kind to make…

  9. Kelli H (Made in Sonoma)
    November 25, 2013

    Everything on your winter list sounds awesome. How fun you’re going to NY!

  10. katyhancock
    November 25, 2013

    Too cute! Have fun crossing off your items! If I weren’t in college and didn’t have exams ending on the 22nd I would make one of my own

    • di @ life of di.
      December 4, 2013

      Oh no! Well, you could always make a late winter bucket list???

  11. kerrycooks
    November 25, 2013

    Loving the new blog look! I don’t have a bucket list but I have downloaded some christmas playlists today and am thinking about what holiday movies to watch!

    • di @ life of di.
      November 25, 2013

      Thanks Kerry :) I need to make a Christmas playlist. I’ve been listening to Pandora mostly but it’d be nice to have a list with all of my favorites!

  12. Alex @ Cookie Dough Katzen
    November 25, 2013

    Cute bucket list! I’ve already started listening to Christmas music too. Never too soon in my book!

    • di @ life of di.
      November 25, 2013

      Thanks Alex :) And, yes, I totally agree. It really puts you in the spirit of Christmas!

  13. Taryn
    November 25, 2013

    I don’t have a bucket list yet, but yours has inspired me.. I’ll be making one soon! And a lot of the items on it will be the same – NYC, Christmas cookies, a snowman!

    • di @ life of di.
      November 25, 2013

      You definitely should! I swear it helps me do more of the things I want to do each season :)

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