Rule #1: We do it together. It’s family time.
Rule #2: It’s realistic and feasible.
In no particular order….
Grand Canyon trip: rim-to-rim hike
Birthday party with a “Let’s Get Messy!” theme
Build a huge enormous monstrous elaborate blanket fort √ (will continue to do this one frequently though!)
Family marshmallow fight with DIY mini marshmallow guns
Road trip to Malibu with a stop at the Getty Villa for a picnic
Make a “kid wash” in the backyard… a fun and imaginative take on running through sprinklers!
Trip to Yosemite and hike Half Dome
Participate in the Ride Across California bike ride together
Hike Grouse Grind in Vancouver and revisit where we almost got engaged
Visit one of the more remote sections of the Great Wall of China
Go on a “digging expedition” for a family trip (Wyoming or South Dakota)
Pool noodle balloon fight in the backyard
Make family fingerprint ornaments
Bat flight at Carlsbad Caverns
Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace guided hike)
Make time capsules at specific milestones
Northern California coastal drive
to be continued….