101 in 1001

My friend Dorsa made a 101 list and she had really awesome goals and things she wanted to complete in 1001 days. Basically, you make a list of 101 things that you want to do in 1001 days. So of course I wanted to make a list and see what I could come up with. It took me a few days to make it but here it is! I’m really excited to start my list!

I can mark off my first item, #17 (my favorite number!) by starting my blog!

Volunteer, donate, give back
1. Donate hair to locks of love
2. Make thanksgiving dinner for someone who can’t
3. Be a big buddy at CZC
4. Babysit for friends
5. Do an anonymous favor or pay it forward
6. Throw a birthday party/baby shower, etc… for someone
7. Meet at least 3 neighbors
8. Help Brandon make his 101 list
9. Inspire 5 other people to create 101 lists (other than Brandon)
10. Go to a neighborhood meeting or event
11. Tell at least 5 people about Jesus

Travel, culture, entertainment
12. Visit New England
13. Visit Key West
14. Visit Nashville
15. Go on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas
16. Become a wine connoisseur

Reading, writing, learning
17. Start a blog
18. Read a book every month
19. Learn to play the guitar
20. Learn to play the piano
21. Learn the Gettysburg address
22. Investigate my family tree
23. Go through the entire bible
24. Read proverbs every day for one month
25. Join a book club or start one
26. Learn the phonetic alphabet
27. Read Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (I’ve tried to read this 3x already)
28. Learn to drive manual transmission
29. Learn CPR
30. Learn the books of the Bible
31. Face conflicts rather than running from them, say I’m sorry and be ok with being wrong and admit it

Art and photography
32. Get a photo shoot done of Brandon and I before we have kids
33. Make our travel map
34. Make an art wall
35. Make a book
36. Begin and complete 365 photo project
37. Convert all my moms family videos to DVD

Fun and adventure
38. Do a beer tour
39. Visit Granny’s sisters (Polly and Jean) in south Carolina and pick peaches off their trees
40. Go to a shooting range
41. Stay at a bed and breakfast
42. Go to Busch Gardens
43. Go to a farmers market
44. Do moonlight bike ride
45. Go wine tasting in Napa Valley
46. Go bungee jumping
47. Go to a Tea Party (and not the kind with tea)
48. Eat at 10 restaurants that I haven’t been to before
49. Take a dancing class
50. Go to an apple orchard
51. Enter Toby in river rock dog competition
52. Brew our own beer
53. Have a huge cookout with friends
54. Go on a spontaneous road trip
55. Do g-force carts
56. Go antiquing near Rehoboth beach
57. Host a wine and cheese cocktail party
58. Get up on a surf board
59. Go to a concert, preferably Taylor swift
60. Go to the river in RVA

Suzy homemaker
61. Try a new recipe every week
62. Plant hydrangeas
63. Plant a vegetable garden
64. Finish back yard/ make a patio
65. Clean a room in my house really well once a week
66. Put things away
67. Make chevron drapes for family room, window tx for living, dining and kitchen
68. Reupholster a chair
69. Buy and hang a large mirror in my bedroom
70. Build a wine rack
71. Plant a tree
72. Clean out and organize our attic
73. Get mosquito machine so we can hang out in our back yard
74. Figure out what to do with living room
75. Fold laundry within 30 minutes of it finishing

Big hairy audacious goals
76. Start a family

Simple pleasures
77. Get a massage on the beach
78. Go to a drive in movie
79. Go on a date night every other week
80. Get cowgirl boots
81. Send birthday cards to my friends and family
82. Tell my husband/ family that I love them every day

Discipline in health and finance
83. Work out 3x a week
84. Run a half marathon
85. Lose 15 lbs
86. Do p90x, for real this time
87. Take a yoga class
88. Be able to do 5 complete pull-ups in a row
89. Be able to do 40 non girl pushups in a row
90. Be able to do the plank for 4 minutes straight
91. Get a magic bullet and make protein shakes for breakfast
92. Pack lunch everyday
93. Wake up at 7am every week day and read bible
94. Only eat out once a week
95. Save $10 upon completion of each item to spend at end of 1001
96. Learn to coupon
97. Don’t buy any clothing for 3 months (No one thinks I can do this! I’ll prove you all wrong!)

Embracing randomness
98. Tie a note to a balloon and let it go
99. Write a letter to myself to open in 10 years
100. Make a list of 101 things that make me happy
101. Go to a photobooth and take pictures


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