Saturday, January 22, 2011

I wanted to update you all on my progress with 101 in 1001 Days. I have accomplished a few things within the last couple of months, so I thought I would update it while I am thinking about it. My end date is the middle of February of 2013. I can't wait to see how far we have gone in life and how much of these I actually accomplish. This will be an exciting next few years. 

If you want to join in, you can create your list at http://www.dayzeroproject.com. I hope you enjoy my list and get inspired to create your own!

My Project:
1. Go horseback riding.
2. Get a job.
3. Go to a concert.
4. Go camping.
5. Dance in the rain.
6. Visit Egypt.
7. Buy a car.
8. Try 5 new foods.--Main dishes. 
9. Visit Italy. 
      -Rome
      -Florence
      -Siena
      -Pisa
      -Milan
      -Verona
      -Venice
10. Visit Germany.
11. Visit France.
12. Try 5 new vegetables.
         -parsnips
         -leeks
13. Visit an aquarium.
14. Go biking.
15. Use only reusable grocery bags.
         -working on that.
16. Crochet a scarf.
17. Eat at 5 new restaurants. 
        -Gandhi's (Indian Restaurant)
       -Teri-aki's (Sushi Bar)
18. Finish a scrapbook.
19. Buy new couches.
       -Purchased on Monday, June 28, 2010
20. Graduate from college. 
21. Donate to a charity.
        -East Anglia Hospice
22. Learn how to make sushi.
23. Visit 5 castles.
        -Dover
        -Tattershall
        -Oxford
24. Try 10 new wines. 
        -White wine  from Siena.
        -White wine from Siena.
        -White wine from Milan.
        -Red wine from Venice.
25. Visit Ireland.
        -Dublin
26. Paint a painting.
27. Host a BBQ.
28. Stretch everyday for a month.
29. Start a family.
        -EDD- April 5, 2011
30. Learn to Crochet.
31. Redecorate a room.
       -Started on our living room.
       -Started on baby's room.
32. Learn how to eat with chopsticks.
       -Teri-aki's.
33. See a musical in London.
34. Go scuba diving.
35. Swim in a large body of water.
        -Lido, Venice, Italy.
36. Find 100 things that make me happy.
37. Make 5 New Friends.
        -AW
        -SY
        -AF
        -SG
        -SM
38. Clean out my closet and donate the things I don't use.
39. Run a 5K with others.
40. Go to church every Sunday for 3 months straight.
41. Have 2 sets of family photos done within 2 separate years.
42. Go on a last minute mini vacation.
        -Wales.
43. Read 5 books (not including my school books).
        -What to Expect When you are Expecting
        - Week by Week Guide
        -Hypnobirthing
        -Breastfeeding book (forgot the name)
44. Go on a fossil hunt.
45. Attend 10 museums.
       -I can almost guarantee I did this in Italy. I will put them all on here once I gather their names.
46. Pass the teaching certificate test.
47. Climb to the top of something high.
        -I did a lot of this in Italy. I will name the places once I gather their names.
48. Make all A's and B's in school.
        -So far all A's!
49. Build a sand castle with Mr. Man.
50. Visit Snowdonia.
         -October 2010.
51. Print out pictures of vacations and put them in memory books.
52. Touch an animal that I am scared of.
53. Get a second Miniature Schnauzer.
54. Find 50 things that inspire me to be a better person.
        -Obseity
        -Teen Moms
55. Support a cause.
        -We actually support many every year. We do Christmas Operations. I write to military members from other branches that are deployed. Etc.
56. Collect refrigerator magnets or postcards from major places. 
       -Italy-(Siena, Rome,  Pisa)
       -Wales
       -Dublin, Ireland
57. Drink protein shakes regularly for a month.
58. Send care packages to troops from other military services.
59. Write a story about how I see and want my future and open it later in life.
        -Will do this before baby is born.
60. Say No to people who ask me for favors when I am already busy.
        -Now that I am pregnant, I have no choice.
61. Go to the eye doctor every year.
62. Celebrate my birthday in style.
63. Have movie night once every 3 months.
        -Doing this.
64. Get lost somewhere and find my way back.
65. Get fit! (The way I see it.)
66. Sell/Pay off our house.
67. Do not complain for a week.
68. Do not eat ice cream for a full summer.
69. Submit 5 photos to a digital photograph school.
70. Start Master's Program.
71. Renew our wedding vows in a Catholic Church.
72. Open a TSP or IRA.
        -Working on this now.
73. Keep $10,000 in savings.
        -So far, so good.
74. Start a separate savings for our children.
       -Done now that there is a baby on the way!
75. Lay out at night with Mr. Man and look at the stars.
76. Crochet a pair of booties.
77. Attempt to learn how to play a PS3 war game. 
       -Accomplished on  June 9, 2010. I'm HORRIBLE at this.
78. Only buy necessities for a month- 3 times.
79. Stay on Mr. Man's butt to finish school.
80. Take a fitness progression picture every couple of months.
81. Make 5 baby blankets.
82. Attempt to Ski or Snowboard.
83. Go hiking again.
         -Snowdon.
84. Try 3 new fruits.
         -Pomegranate.
         -Mango
85. Learn how to use the weed wacker.
86. Drive somewhere using only a map.
87. Take professional bodybuilding pictures.
88. Give 10% of income to church for 5 months.
89. Recycle a Christmas tree.
90. Go canoeing, kayaking, or paddling.
91. Use no butter for a week.
92. Make homemade cards for an event or holiday.
        -Christmas 2010
        -Announcement/Thank You Cards
93. Cook 26 dishes in a row from A-Z.
94. Do not eat Chinese Food for 6 months straight.
95. Volunteer at a local school or nursery.
96. Commit to a date night every 3 to 5 months.
97. Do morning cardio outside during the summer months.
98. Let 5 people know how much I appreciate them.
99. Go to Disney World, Disney Land, or Euro Disney.
100. Learn a new dancing style.
101. Donate a dollar for every thing on this list that I do not accomplish to any organization of my choice.

I will add links to the different things that I have posted on my blog once I have more time. This was a last minute "Oh, I want to see how much I have accomplished." 

I will be sure to keep you updated as I check things off my list!

3 comments:

  1. your blog is cuttte! glad i stumbled on it! i think youll like my giveaway that goes until tonight! :)

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  2. That's quite the list...and Italy and Ireland are already done!

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  3. This is such a great idea!! Share some photos of your scarf and painting!! Would love to see!!

    xoxo

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