Monday, February 1, 2010

My 101 List

I have officially come up with a list of 101 goals for myself. I have broken them out into categories so they're easier to read and concentrate on.

Legend:
Updated
Ongoing
C
ompleted


February 1, 2010 - October 28, 2012

Arts & Crafts
1. Sew a court gown for the Renaissance Festival
2. Make a quilt (even if it's a small baby quilt)
3. Relearn how to knit and crotchet (0/2)
4. Play my violin at least twice per week for 1 month
5. Hem 5 pairs of pants (0/5)
6. Take a Christmas Photo to add to 2010 Christmas cards. Print copies.

Cultural & Travel
7. See an Opera
8. Go to the Botanical Gardens 10 times (2/10)
9. Attend a symphony
10. Visit 5 local museums/galleries (1/5)
11. Spend a day exploring downtown Charlotte
12. See a performance of Shakespeare
13. Attend a local Festival (Greek Fest, October Fest, etc.)
14. Tour a vineyard
15. Tour the Biltmore Estate
16. Take a trip to the Mountains
17. Get my passport made
18. Go on a Cruise

Financial
19. Pay off 5 Credit Cards (1/5)
20. Put at least $xxx per month into savings (0/33)
21. Get the Emergency Fund up to $xxxxx (number confidential for my peace of mind)
22. Pay for only ONE meal out per week for a month
23. Save up 3 months worth of living expenses (in addition to the E-Fund)
24. Pay off at least 75% of the big Credit Card (0%)

Food & Entertaining
25. Host 10 dinner parties at the house (1/10)
26. Purchase wine glasses
27. Host Game Night at the house 6 times (0/6)
28. Eat at 10 new-to-me restaurants (3/10)
29. Make and blog about 15 new recipes (4/15)
30. Try one new recipe from 10 different cook books (1/10)
31. Test different fondue recipes and select ones for a small party. Host party.
32. Make homemade ice cream
33. Add one recipe card per month to the recipe box (5/33)
34. Make scones

Friends & Family
35. Have sister and BIL over for dinner
36. Call Grammy once a week for a month
37. Mail a post card to 20 friends
38. Help Mom with cleaning and organizing once a month (5/33)
39. Take Knight somewhere (park, play group, etc.) once a month (1/33)
40. Go shopping etc. with MIL once every 3 months (1/11)
41. Have Game Night/Day with Mom & Dad once a month (1/33)
42. Meet Ally & Beans in person (0/2)
43. Have lunch with CW(s) once a week for 6 months (0/26)

Fun Activities
44. Attend a professional sporting event
45. Go to the Zoo
46. Pick apples at an Orchard
47. Attend a non-local Renaissance Festival
48. Play miniature golf
49. Go bowling (not on the Wii)
50. Go with a friend to "Paint your own Pottery"

Health & Fitness
51. Incorporate 5 new healthy recipes into the menu regime (0/5)
52. Don't drink any pop for 2 weeks straight
53. Lose 40 lbs (5/40)
54. Don't eat any desserts for one week
55. Hike a trail at Crowder's Mountain
56. Fit back into my favorite dress
57. Don't skip taking a single pill for one week

Home Improvement
58. Re-upholster dining room chairs
59. Replace the mailbox
60. Paint trim in the bathroom
61. Install an attic in the house
62. Hang artwork in the office and master bedroom (0/2)
63. Buy new pillows for the guest bed
64. Get a new couch and loveseat
65. Plant something in the front flower bed
66. Make or buy a window covering (besides mini blinds) for the office

Marriage
67. Go out on 1 date night per month (1/33)
68. Conceive a baby :)
69. Confidential "pork chop" goal
70. Take Brandon on a picnic
71. Surprise Brandon by doing something super nice once a month (1/33)
72. No TV for 1 night/week for 12 non-consecutive weeks (0/12)
73. Mow the lawn for Brandon

Organization
74. Read "Sink Reflections"
75. Create a spreadsheet for our DVD collection
76. Do 15 minutes/day of cleaning for a week
77. Keep the guest bed "laundry free" for a week
78. Create a designated space for the Coke Caps
79. Declutter hair and makeup products
80. Replace the laundry closet door
81. Organize the laundry closet with shelving
82. Donate all old college textbooks
83. Completely clean out the living room of unwanted stuff
84. Declutter bookshelf in guest room

Personal Growth
85. Participate in a walk for charity
86. Donate at least $125 to Greyhound Lifesavers each year (0/3)
87. Create a 101 in 1001 List - Completed February 1, 2010
88. Make an A or B in 15 classes towards degree (0/15)
89. Read 30 new books (2/30)
90. Renew my library card - Completed February 11, 2010
91. Help Brandon change oil in the Tribute
92. Do not play any computer games for one week
93. Do not take any "Mental Health Days" for 4 consecutive months
94. Go to Church at least once a month for 6 months (0/6)
95. Read 5 nonfiction books (0/5)

Random Goals
96. Create 5 playlists for my iPod (1/5)
97. Teach Knight and Jewel to "bow"
98. Create a new blog
99. Submit photo(s) for Greyhound Calendar
100. Paint Jewel's toenails pink
101. Actually do my hair once a week for a month -on a work day!

1 comment:

  1. How did I not know about your other blog? I think you were hiding it from me ;-). I also didn't know you were doing a 101 in 1001 list either. I have a separate blog for mine. :-) I would love to help you out with 3 and 11 this weekend. :-)I can't wait to see you!

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