At some point I created a 30×30 list and shared it on my blog. It had its own page and I managed to accomplish 14 things plus two almost completed items. But I’m turning 30 in October and I don’t see myself checking the remaining items off… so we’re going to start a new list & I’m jumping on the 101 in 1001 wagon- starting August 1st!

Self

1 | Read 101 books.
2 | Re-read HP 4, 5, 6, & 7 illustrated versions; as available.
3 | Find & stick to a Bible study that works for me.
4 | Vote in 2020 election.
5 | Watch a movie that was made the year I was born.
6 | Make a new friend.
7 | Read 3 “classic” books.
8 | Stop biting my nails FOR GOOD.
9 | Potty train M.
10 | Minimalize life.

Health

11 | Take 50 barre and yoga classes.
12 | Complete 30 Days of Yoga.
13 | Stop drinking pop for 3 months.
14 | Get & stay under ideal weight.
15 | No fast food for a month.
16| Replace a bad habit with a good one.
17 | Go to the dentist.
18 | Stop scrolling by 8pm every night.
19 | Ride my bicycle every day for a week.
20 | Walk from my home to the square & back.

Home

21 | Create a home master list.
22 | CCW course with K.
23 | Build out/complete the closet.
24 | Build shade/covering for back deck.
25 | Landscape backyard.
26 | Change out kitchen dishes & glassware.
27 | Hang HP prints in hall.
28 | Get headboard/bedroom furniture figured out.
29 | Plant (& successfully grow) sunflowers in the yard.
30 | Make ice cream with the ice cream maker.

Finances

31 | Pay off all credit card debt.
32 | Make next “fun” purchases.
33 | Pay for someone else’s meal/coffee/etc. once a month.
34 | One month shopping ban.
35 | Open and contribute to Roth IRA.

Skills

36 | Scrapbook Marriage Years (5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
37 | Scrapbook Pregnancy.
38 | Perfect the art of making pies.
39 | Take sign language course.
40 | Complete language courses on Dulingo (or another app… # of courses tbd).

Family

41 | Celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary.
42 | Enroll M in dance classes when old enough.
43 | Enroll M in music classes when old enough.
44 | Take M to story time somewhere.
45 | Very personalized Christmas gifts one year.

Dogs

46 | Complete two levels of training with Bristol.
47 | Take B hiking 10 times.
48 | Gets dogs groomed 4xs a year.
49 | Donate to an animal rescue each month.
50 | Budget back in poop-pick-up service. Ha.

Local

51 | See Trumpet in the Land.
52 | Volunteer regularly.
53 | Find a church home.
54 | Strengthen friendships in Moms Group.
55 | Go to Christmas in the Park.
56 | Visit 10 new restaurant.
57 | Make Christmas cookies for all the neighbors.
58 | Take in three shows at the Performing Arts Center
59 | Go to a race at the local speedway.
60 | Eat at a Diners, Drive Ins, & Dives location.

Travel

61 | Visit Disney World with K & M.
62 | Visit 3 new NASCAR tracks.
63 | See the West Coast.
64 | Go on a cruise or to an all-inclusive resort.
65 | Visit Rock n’ Roll HOF
66 | Take M to Williamsburg.
67 | Take a couples vacation with just K (not a work trip).
68 | Visit a new state.
69 | Go on a girls’ trip.
70 | Go to Nantucket.

Social/Holidays

71 | Continue to host Halloween Parties (x/3).
72 | Host Christmas morning for our families.
73 | Mail cards for every anniversary/birthday/holiday in a year to family & friends.
74 | Adopt a family for Christmas.
75 | Be a maid of honor!

Simplify

76 | Host another garage sale.
77 | Complete another MinsGame Challenge.
78 | Figure out morning routine with M.
79 | Stick to a gratitude journal every day for a month.
80 | Leave 5 inspirational notes for a stranger to find.

Adventure

81 | Go white water rafting.
82 | Go on an RV trip somewhere outdoorsy.
83 | Find 5 new hiking/walking paths.
84 | Visit a National Park.
85 | Go to three concerts.

Work

86 | Revamp blog & images.
87 | Clean out/edit old dated posts on blog.
88 | Hang artwork in my office.
89 | Meet a blog friend in person.
90 | Build bookstagram/travel IG.

Misc.

91 | Leave a 100% tip for good service.
92 | Finish M’s Baby Book.
93 | Finish our wedding album.
94 | Host a game night.
95 | Invite neighbors for dinner.
96 | Plan and host street/block party.
97 | Cook 30 recipes from cookbooks owned (no internet).
98 | Paint a picture.
99 | Take photos of the same location through all 4 seasons.
100 | Spot a shooting star.
101 | Finish all 101 items 😉

If I kick this off in August, I have until April 28, 2023 to finish. (That’s the day after our 10 year anniversary!)

8 thoughts on “Let’s Do This | 101 in 1001

  1. That is a lot of awesome stuff on your list!!! I have a 40×40 on my blog and I dont even think I have 40 things on the list yet. Annnnnd I am getting a lot closer to that number than when I first started the list. Need to update lol. I like how you have different parts of your life sectioned out with goals for each!

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    1. Thank you 🙂 I can’t take much credit- I looked at a lot of other lists for inspiration. Some people have really great ideas! Lots of these things are things I was hoping to accomplish anyway so…. fingers crossed! Haha.

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  2. I love this so much! I really should try and make my own, though figuring out 101 things might be a bit tough for me – just because I’m not married and I don’t have kids, etc. so that limits some of what I COULD put on my list. Best of luck with yours though! I had a 30×30 as well, and I got some crossed off, but most of them I did not and I turned 30 in May, so now I just need to figure out what type of bucket list I want to create and roll over some ideas and add new ones.

    -Lauren
    http://www.shootingstarsmag.net

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    1. It took me a loooong time to make this list! I started it long before M was born and only just finished it this past month! Ha! I definitely rolled a lot of things over from my 30×30 list!

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  3. Oh my gosh, what a great list!! There are so many good, exciting and as very doable things here. I love the way you organized this. You got this!!!
    My 30×30 list was so laughable. It was like things I hope to accomplish before I die, and there was no way I was ever going to do everything by 30!!

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    1. Thank you! I genuinely want to accomplish most of these things so I’m hoping that means I’m successful! 😀 Lol. I did something similar with my 30×30 list. So silly of me!

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  4. This list is SO GOOD! Lots of things I saw and had never thought of as goals and LOVED. I also love the meet a blogger goal. I’ve gotten the chance to meet several and it’s always amazing. You are for sure on my list of bloggers I would love to meet one day! 🙂

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    1. Thank you! I think a lot of them are things I might do anyway (hopefully!). You are for sure on my list, too! And we’re really not that far away! We definitely should meet some time 😀

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