101 in 1001

[thst_alert style=”grey”]Last Updated: October 13, 2015[/thst_alert] For more information about 101 in 1001, check out my introduction. Starts: April 15, 2015 Ends: January 10, 2018

Personal [5/25]

  1. Come up with 101 things. [April 2015]
  2. Take a pottery class.
  3. Take a trapeze class.
  4. Take a cooking class.
  5. Learn calligraphy.
  6. Buy some white Converse.
  7. Try five new foods. [1/5: Mashed Cauliflower in April 2015]
  8. Get professional photos taken of me and Sean and decorate our home with photos of us.
  9. Figure out how to have plants in the apartment without the pets eating them. [April 2015]
  10. Complete 10 Pinterest projects – recipes, diy projects, etc. [3/10: DIY Book Safe | DIY Gold Mouse Pad | DIY Gold Staples]
  11. Read the Game of Thrones series. [June 2015]
  12. Figure out how to display the Game of Thrones posters.
  13. Read 30 books. [10/30 – A Feast for Crows by George R R Martin in April 2015, I Don’t Know What You Know Me From by Judy Greer in May 2015, Paper Towns by John Green in May 2015 | A Dance with Dragons by George R R Martin in June 2015 | Room by Emma Donoghue in July 2015 | I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai in July 2015 | Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris in July 2015 | We Bought a Zoo by Benjamin Mee in August 2015 | The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bugakov in September 2015 | The Martian by Andy Weir in September 2015 | The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks in September 2015]
  14. Unplug for 24 hours.
  15. Lob my hair.
  16. Have a conversation in French.
  17. Go to bed at 9:30 every night for two weeks.
  18. Wake up at 5 every morning for two weeks.
  19. Read every night before bed for a month. [June 2015]
  20. Create Instagram albums for every year.
  21. Invest in a good weekend bag.
  22. Hit my savings goals for an emergency fund and pet fund.
  23. Watch 5 television shows from start to finish. [5/5: Daredevil in June 2015 | Sense8 in June 2015 | Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in July 2015 | Game of Thrones in September 2015 | Better Off Ted in October 2015]
  24. Watch 5 documentaries. [3/5: Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief | The Queen of Versailles | Fed Up]
  25. Draw every day for a month.

Health + Fitness [1/16]

  1. Get back to my pre-anxiety-medication weight.
  2. Be able to do the splits in at least one direction.
  3. Don’t eat bread for two weeks.
  4. Go paintballing.
  5. Play in five seasons at GRSSC. [4/5: SkyZone Dodgeball in March – April 2015 | Kickball in May – June 2015 | Kickball in July – August 2015 | Dodgeball in November – December 2015]
  6. Take an introduction to hockey class.
  7. Try luge.
  8. Find out my blood type.
  9. Donate blood.
  10. Start and finish Couch to 5K. [October 2015]
  11. Get my allergies retested.
  12. Don’t eat out for two weeks.
  13. Learn how to snowboard.
  14. Drink eight glasses of water every day for a week.
  15. Don’t eat sugar for a week.
  16. Do yoga every day for a week.

Professional [10/24]

  1. Finish my portfolio website. [April 2015]
  2. Update my blog with new colors. [April 2015]
  3. Write five posts per week for three months. [2/3: September + October 2015]
  4. Share a home tour on the blog.
  5. Have 10 different notepad designs available on Etsy. [3/10: Grocery Lists | To Do Lists | Weekly Blog Planners]
  6. Invest in an external hard drive for my work computer. [December 2015]
  7. Work with a brand on a blog post. [April 2015]
  8. Launch a freelance design business. [July 2015]
  9. Go to a blog conference.
  10. Get professional portraits taken.
  11. Update my About Me page on the blog. [May 2015]
  12. Start a new blog series. [Sunday Scratches – May 2015]
  13. Finish all of my A Beautiful Mess classes. [2/4: Capture Real Life in 52 Weeks in June 2015 | Blog Life in July 2015]
  14. Make And Possibly Dinosaurs an official Michigan business. [June 2015]
  15. Increase my 401K contribution.
  16. Increase my Twitter following to 5,000 followers. [May 2015]
  17. Write a guest post on another blog.
  18. Create a bank of at least 10 posts to fall back on. [2/10]
  19. Get published in a major publication.
  20. Stop chimping.
  21. SEO all of my blog posts and pages. [April 2015]
  22. Have five &19 projects available on Etsy. [1/5: Scarves]
  23. Invest in a telephoto lens.
  24. Reach Inbox Zero every day for at least a week.

Travel [3/15]

  1. Go to a Red Wings away game.
  2. Go to a Griffins away game.
  3. Go on a road trip.
  4. Go on a train trip.
  5. Visit Mackinac Island. [September 2015]
  6. Cross the Mackinac Bridge. [September 2015]
  7. Visit Traverse City in the summer. [August 2015]
  8. Spend a week at the cottage.
  9. Travel internationally.
  10. Visit Dan + Lesley in Charlotte.
  11. Visit Cara in St. Louis.
  12. Go to a Tigers game.
  13. Visit Chicago.
  14. Go to an amusement park.
  15. Go on a winery tour.

Grand Rapids [3/10]

  1. Go on the Heritage Hill Tour. [May 2015]
  2. Try 10 new restaurants in GR. [6/10: Perrin Brewing in April 2015 | Bagger Dave’s in April 2015 | Dave & Buster’s in May 2015 | The Tap in May 2015 | Quinn & Tooties in May 2015 | Flat Lander’s in July 2015]
  3. Drink exclusively at local coffee shops (or home) for a month.
  4. Go to an outdoor concert at Meijer Gardens. [Michael Franti + Spearhead in June 2015]
  5. Spend a winter afternoon at Meijer Gardens.
  6. Go to a drive-in movie at the Getty. [Ant-Man in July 2015]
  7. Go to John Ball Zoo and have a picnic.
  8. Go on five different hikes in the Grand Rapids area. [2/5: Saugatuck Dunes National Park in July 2015 | Seidman Park in August 2015]
  9. Visit any of the farmers markets at least five times. [3/5: Kentwood Farmer’s Market in June 2015 | Fulton Street Farmer’s Market in September 2015 | Downtown Market in December 2015]
  10. Visit 10 Michigan lighthouses.

Friends, Family, + Pets [2/11]

  1. Connect with a blogging friend in real life.
  2. Have my grandma teach me how to sew.
  3. Throw someone a surprise party.
  4. Teach Stanley how to do a barrel roll. [April 2015]
  5. Take Stanley for a walk every day (rain or shine) for a month.
  6. Go on a daddy-daughter date.
  7. Go on a mommy-daughter date.
  8. Send flowers to my mom out of the blue.
  9. Send flowers to Sean’s mom out of the blue.
  10. Send a card once per week for three months. [August 2015]
  11. Host a board game night.

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