Home for the Holidays Bucket List

There’s no place like home for the holidays! Make it a December to remember by checking a few things off our home for the holidays bucket list! (Bonus: There’s 50 seasonal ideas to choose from!)

How many activities can you check off?

Home for the Holidays Bucket List:

  1. Drive around and find the house with the best Christmas light display
  2. Participate in a cookie exchange party
  3. Organize an area of the house that you’ve put off
  4. Set up a hot chocolate bar with fun toppings
  5. Host a game night with your family
  6. Deliver treats to your neighbor’s doorstep
  7. Go caroling (it’s harder to hear how out of tune your singing really is with a mask on)
  8. Donate a meal to healthcare workers
  9. Try a new recipe or two
  10. Host a Zoom party with your extended family
  11. Watch a Christmas movie marathon
  12. Spend all day in your pajamas
  13. Cook a Christmas brunch
  14. Go through your family photos and frame special memories
  15. Drive through ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo
  16. Update your address book to send holiday cards next year
  17. Read a book (Powell’s is open!)
  18. Order take out from your favorite local restaurant
  19. Buy coffee for the car behind you in the drive-thru
  20. Organize your closet and donate to an organization
  21. Buy a holiday ornament to symbolize this strange year
  22. Write thank you notes
  23. Binge on Dream Home Makeover on Netflix
  24. Drive until you find snow
  25. Create a time capsule
  26. Interview a relative and record their answers
  27. Document your family tree
  28. Have a “no-screen time” day
  29. Donate to a food bank
  30. Plan your next vacation
  31. Get creative – paint, knit, build, etc.
  32. Try a virtual fitness class
  33. Dress up for New Year’s Eve
  34. Create a vision board for 2021
  35. Organize your passwords
  36. Clean your car
  37. Take a day road trip
  38. Go on a winter hike
  39. Sponsor a family for Christmas
  40. Create a new playlist & share it
  41. Start a gratitude journal
  42. Have a family photoshoot
  43. Create a year in review photo book
  44. Build a gingerbread house
  45. Drink a seasonal beverage
  46. Create a home spa
  47. Make dinner together
  48. Complete a puzzle
  49. Light a holiday candle
  50. Tackle a DIY project

What other holiday ideas would you add to the list?