Friday, January 30, 2009

101 Things to Do in 1001 Days

I came across this idea from here and would like to partake, since I'm obsessed with lists.

Blue is in progress.
Pink is complete.

Start date is today: January 30, 2009.
End date is October 28, 2011.

House
1. Clean out the basement
2. Clear off all hard drives on computers and donate computers
3. Buy a house
4. Clean and sell my wedding dress
5. Go 90 days straight without buying anything new (not including food and toiletries for hygiene) (last date I bought something new: 1/30/09)
6. Buy a queen size bed
7. Have a garage sale
8. Donate or sell 500 things from the house (52/500)
9. Make doggie biscuits for Steve

Family
1. Visit relatives in New Jersey at least 2 times (0/2)
2. Visit relatives in Chicago
3. Finish wedding album for mom
4. Get pregnant
5. Date night twice a month (3/66)
6. Make dinner with Noah once every two weeks (0/66)
7. Visit my mother once every two months (0/17)
8. Stop taking antibiotics by the end of 1001
9. Get another piercing

Body
1. Go to the dentist once a year (0/3)
2. Weigh 110 pounds (2/10)
3. Donate my hair to Locks of Love
4. Donate blood at least 3 times (0/3)
5. Get another tattoo
6. Got to the gym 3 times a week for 6 months (0/72)
7. Do yoga once a week for 3 months (0/12)
8. Run in a race (maybe the Charlottesville 10-miler)
9. Pamper yourself at least once a month (2/33)
10. Drink nothing but water Monday through Friday for one month (0/30)
11.
Wash my face every night before bed, no matter what
12. Walk Steve 4 times a week every week
13. Get a professional massages once every 6 months (0/5)
14. Get my cholesterol checked
15. Take a vitamin daily
16. Private**

Finances
1. Pay of all three of my credit cards
2. Save $12,500 (minus anything towards a downpayment for a house)
3. Create a monthly budget and expense plan
4. Sign up for life insurance
5. Put $20 in special savings account for each item on this list achieved

Craft
1. Make cards at the letterpress
2. Letterpress a poem of sisters
3. Send in a postsecret postcard
4. Knit a blanket
5. Knit Broad Street Mittens
6. Establish a successful vintage housewares store on Etsy (sell at least 20 items) (0/20)
7. Get a booth at the Charlottesville City Farmer's Market (can join in with friends)
8. Take an art or craft class (at least 2 classes) (0/2)
9. Make a wedding album
10. Knit a sweater
11. Make a pair of socks for Mom
12. Learn 10 origami pieces (0/10)
13. Learn how to crochet
14. Make a book and bind it
15. Give all handmade gifts for at least one Chanukah
16. Make 15 sets of napkins to sell on Etsy or at the Market (0/15)
17. Make an oven mitt for Noah
18. Spend at least 5 hours each week working on art or crafts.
19. Design a logo for Vintage Virginia
20. Design a logo for handmade crafts
21. Learn embroidery
22. Make my own paper for paper crafts
23. Make a new craft for each new baby of a friend (1/2)
24. Finish all knitting projects I have started or unravel them

Travel
1. Go to Israel for at least one month
2. Go on a Kentucky Bourbon tour (and visit Kentucky Lake)
3. Meet Noah's paternal uncle
4. Go camping (at least 3 times) (0/3)
5. Go hiking (at least 6 times) (0/6)
6. Go to 2 different outdoor music festivals (0/2)
7. Go on vacation to the Caribbean
8. Go west of the Mississippi

Misc.
1. Volunteer at a hospital in the baby ward and rock babies
2. Frame diplomas and certificates for office
3. Blog regularly (at least 3 times a week) for 3 months
4. Resize my father's bracelet
5. Give at least 5 "just because" gifts. (0/5)
6. Get ring insured.
7. Finish thank you cards from wedding
8. Write 10 "just because" cards and send to friends. (0/10)
9. Make a concerted effort to learn Spanish.
10. Post 10 books on PaperBackSwap or Bookcrossing (2/10)
11. Do not buy a new book for 12 months (start date 1/30/09)
12. Make a list of 101 things that make me happy.
13. Read 50 books. (1/50)
14. Leave a $20 tip on a meal under $20 2 times (0/2)
15. Sell my car and buy a manual car.
16. Host a clothing swap twice a year (1/6)
17. Watch a black and white movie
18. See four plays (0/4)
19. Have a girls night 10 times (1/10)
20. Donate 1,000,000 grains of rice (2140/1,000,000)
21. Go 1 week without watching any television (0/7)
22. Go to a drive-in movie
23. Go to a Washington Redskins game
24. Go to a Washington Capitals game
25. Monitor and update my list as needed
26. Reread To Kill a Mockingbird
27. Upload my Ipod with music I like
28. Officially change my name
29. Read the Torah
30. See a therapist for 6 months

And of course Write new 101/1001 list

1 comment:

Nerdring said...

I think this is really cool. You are very good list maker!