Bucket List Update {April 2017}

It’s that time again where I update you on how we’re getting on with our annual bucket list. I actually cannot believe that we are a third of the way through the year already – it feels like it was Christmas yesterday! So here’s is how our 2017 bucket list is looking four months in:

Bucket List Update {April 2017}

Go abroad again – We had no plans to go abroad until the summer but had a last minute exciting email from James Villas and ended up in Mallorca for half of the Easter holidays. It was a lovely surprise and we had such a great week away – we’re now longing for our summer holiday although haven’t booked anything yet.

Bucket List Update {April 2017}

Go to Alton TowersThe children love Alton Towers so when we got Merlin Annual Passes this year we couldn’t wait to go back. We booked three nights in a hotel and had a day at the Alton Towers water park, one at Alton Towers and one at Warwick Castle. It was a lovely weekend.

Bucket List Update {April 2017}

Buy flowers – This sounds like such a simple thing but I just never do it. We never have flowers in the house unless someone else sends them to us and so this month I started buying flowers – just daffodils, £1 a bunch but they really add some colour to the house and make everything so much happier.

Bucket List Update {April 2017}

Visit a new beach – When I put this on the bucket list I thought it would be a UK beach but, no, we ended up visiting quite a few beaches in Mallorca – our favourites being Pollenca and Alcudia. All of the Mallorcan beaches were beautiful to be honest and watching the children build sandcastles and play so happily was a highlight of our holiday.

Bucket List Update {April 2017}

It still looks like we have so much to tick off our list but we have eight more months to go! I wonder what adventures May will bring?



  1. April 30, 2017 / 3:59 pm

    Oh I was thinking your list still looked like it had rather a lot on it too but you’ve done some super exciting things this month. Love the idea of buying flowers, I always like the £1 daffodils too, so cheerful!

  2. April 30, 2017 / 7:00 pm

    My bucket list is to walk unadided, get back to child minding and ride a thoroughbred horse again, properly won’t happen, but as the saying goes where’s there’s life, there’s hope!

  3. May 1, 2017 / 10:26 pm

    I’ve been buying flowers every week for the last few months, something I never used to do. I love how they bring some colour into the house. You’ve had an amazing month and I can’t wait to see you tick some more next month x

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