Thursday, November 11, 2010

101 things in 1001 days.
The New List.
Started: 11/12/2010
Ending: 8/8/2013

DIY Goddess
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. - Frank Capra

  1. Learn how to crochet.
  2. Take at least one picture a day for 6 months, upload to flickr/blog then make a coffee table book using those pictures
  3. Get a sewing machine, complete 5 sewing projects after getting said machine
  4. make a quilt
  5. complete 33 crafty/DIY projects from online
  6. learn to use my candy making kit
  7. give only handmade items as gifts for Christmas.
  8. fill my bookshelves with beautiful thrifted books
  9. learn a new language, enough to be able to converse in that country
  10. go to the ballet
  11. buy an SLR and take classes with it
Be a healthier hippie
Strange is our situation here upon earth. - Albert Einstein

  1. Break habit of hitting the snooze button for hours
  2. Go get an eye exam and renew contact/glasses prescription, a dental check up and a woman doctor visit YEARLY
  3. take a spin class.
  4. Find new ways to reduce regular expenses/bills (i.e. groceries, cable, internet, cell phones, utilities, car insurance, etc.)
  5. develop five habits to make my life more "green". (4/5: eliminate paper towel usage as much as possible, bring mug to work to reuse for water/coffee, buy more organic fruits & veggies, remember to use cotton grocery bags on a regular basis)
  6. workout at least 5 days a week
  7. give blood
  8. save 3 months of expenses.
  9. find a way to dispose of nasty cat litter, eliminating plastic bags
  10. go through the magazines, collect the articles that are worthwhile, and throw the bulk away
  11. be able to do 25pushups in a row
  12. Don’t drink caffeine or carbonated drinks for 21 days.
  13. cook with my own kitchen counter-top herb garden
  14. plant an outdoor patio container garden, wildflowers included!
  15. buy myself flowers five times.
  16. buy 10 handmade things
  17. Host a swap party with friends.

See the sights
“He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb

  1. Go on a cruise.
  2. Attend a music festival.
  3. Stay in a bed & breakfast.
  4. go on a roadtrip through states ive never been to.
  5. Take a weekend trip to a different city.
  6. go to france OR italy OR australia
  7. go back to NYC and DC
  8. travel somewhere by myself, ALL ALONE,
  9. go to vegas
  10. go somewhere special with my mom, for a trip. far away
  11. see a broadway show, on broadway, with decent seats
  12. drive down the NC coast, hitting every lighthouse along the way
  13. go camping outside NC, and hike to a waterfall
  14. visit canada again
  15. go to 5 museums in different cities
  16. go sailing/ boating
  17. go to an amusement park and ride all the coasters

Act like an adult

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.” – Abraham Lincoln

  1. upload and organize the files on my old laptop
  2. buy my own house
  3. set a schedule of when to do things (cleaning and bill paying, etc) and STICK TO IT, for two months
  4. clean and fix my car
  5. pay off my debts
  6. Get a nice flat screen tv.
  7. put my old videos onto DVD's
  8. buy a piggy bank and put at LEAST $2 in change in for every completed task.
  9. clean the boxes of clutter out of my apartment
  10. complete apartment therapy
  11. cook and host thanksgiving at my house, with a sit-down dinner spread
  12. keep track of everyone’s birthdays and send real birthday and christmas cards
  13. get in the habit of taking my own lunch to work at least 3 days a week
  14. go to IKEA and buy way too much.
Play like a little kid
I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had. Margaret Mead

  1. Build a snowman and a sandcastle
  2. Carve a pumpkin
  3. learn to ride a motorcycle, and then buy my own
  4. ride an inner-tube down a river
  5. get a new tattoo
  6. listen to killer queen while drinking Moet Et Chandon
  7. throw a costume party, a big one..
  8. host a yuppy dress up dinner party
  9. have a hammock and drink sweet tea while swinging in the breeze
  10. take ballet dancing classes
  11. reunite with the fourple
  12. go on a real picnic, with picnic basket
  13. purchase five books I remember from my childhood
I am me, just better.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~Judy Garland

  1. Read 30 books (5 of them being classic novels, 5 “Best Sellers” 5 “change the way you thinks/teach you somethings”, 2 biographies.) (1/30, 0/5, 1/5, 0/5, 0/2)
  2. Get a bicycle
  3. learn to love my PS3, or stop using it as a bookend
  4. get a library card, use it.
  5. go an entire week without gossiping and being negative.
  6. do a "whats in my bag" blogpost, bi-monthly, and post an "outfit of the day" photo, once a month
  7. be in a boudoir shoot
  8. find 33 things about myself that I love.
  9. get a tan, a nice tan, not a "im a pale irish girl burn"
  10. get a massage every 6 weeks
  11. get proficient at shooting a 40cal
  12. style my hair and do my makeup every work day for 3 weeks
  13. wear dresses every weekend day all summer long
  14. do the full face/teeth routine everyday for a month
  15. get a new wardrobe, to dress like an adult
  16. go back to grad school
  17. Write down 5 good things a day for a month straight (or longer)
  18. bake at least 1 pie/cupcake/etc each month, from scratch

Comfort Zone, what?!

Life loses its meaning when we get stuck up in comfort zone. M.K. Soni

  1. go bungee jumping
  2. go skydiving
  3. surf.
  4. try three foods I've never had before and have at least 2 bites of each
  5. attend five concerts
  6. try out five local restaurants that I've never been to.
  7. have a wine tasting party
  8. get a dog
  9. go on a ghost hunt
  10. take pole dancing classes
  11. learn to drive a stick shift.

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