101 in 1001

101 in 1001 List #3
(See my Second List here!)

Start: July 1, 2016
End: March 29, 2019
Completed: 30/101

Kind: to myself and others (3/13)

1. send holiday cards every year (1/3)
2. spend a weekend with my grandma (7.31.17-8.2.17)
3. consistently work out at least 2x per week for 12 weeks and... (starting w/o 10/9/17)
4. ...reward myself with a spa treatment
5. try a BollyX class
6. write and mail 30 cards/letters (8/30)
7. buy someone a just because gift
8. leave a 100% tip (12.24.16 Salt House Pub in Dartmouth, NH)
9. buy myself flowers every week for a month
10. donate $20 to three causes (2/3) Planned Parenthood, White Helmets
11. send flowers to my mom and grandma
12. give $5 to charity for each goal not completed
13. attend 3 GPhiB alumni events (/3)

Food, wine and entertaining (3/10)

14. host three dinner parties of 6+ people (/3)
15. bake 5 batches of cookies (4/5)
16. make bread from scratch (we got a bread maker!)
17. make something from my grandma's recipes
18. keep a three week food diary
19. try recasting from French Women Don't Get Fat
20. Try three fancy new restaurants in Boston/Cambridge (3/3) Ostra, Terra, Cragie on Main
21. shop at Haymarket at least 5 times (1/5)
22. read a book about wine
23. re-make 3 of the Plated recipes we like (3/3) Fresh Spaghetti with Heirloom Tomatoes and Burrata, Chicken Shawarma with Tomato, Cucumber, and TahiniGrilled Vegetable Tacos (I added ground turkey, but these were delicious!)

Joyful: fashion and beauty (4/10)

24. splurge on a new handbag
25. get nice sunglasses (11.12.16 Rayban Aviators)
26. whiten teeth
28. alter or give up on Madewell dresses that still have the tags on!
29. replace my black pumps
30. replace my nude pumps
31. update 3 items with my new monogram (2/3) New Lands End Tote, Keychain
32. procure a full set of tools to do manicures at home Dazzle Dry is the BEST!
33. try a spray tan

Joyful: just for fun (3/11)

34. get married {3.19.17}
35. personal 
36. decide what to do with my wedding gown and do it
37. have a picnic
38. see a movie alone
40. have a kick ass 30th birthday party
41. plan a surprise party
42. dress up and give out Halloween candy to trick or treaters {10.31.16}
43. write a new list
44. cook a romantic dinner at home for A

Settled: at home (6/11)

45. have wedding albums printed {thanks to our amazing photographer Sara Bee Photography!}
46. make our annual yearbook each year 2016, 2017, 2018 (1/3)
47. add a plant to our apartment {12.17.16}
48. replace living room pillows
49. fix or replace bedroom dresser
50. register for our wedding
51. buy a grill {gifted by our lovely firends!}
52. collect family photos for photo wall (turned into a wedding photo wall that will evolve with family photos)
53. find an affordable candle that A and I both like to keep in the house {Candlefish! Esp No. 15
54. buy a print or poster from honeymoon and anniversary trip to add to collection (1/2)
55. paint and seal the kitchen cart

Smart (3/17)

57. start visiting the library more often instead of buying books {7.2.16, 8.8.16, 10.13.16}
58. change my name legally
59. visit a financial planner together
60. increase 401(k) contributions 
61. on my 30th birthday, open the letter I wrote on my 25th birthday
62. go a month without buying anything other than food
63. personal 
64. go two weeks without taking a taxi or Uber (other than for work appointments)
65. raise amount I pay toward my student loans every month
66. wake up 30 minutes earlier every day for 5 days
67. go to bed at 10 pm for 5 days
68. bring my lunch to work every day for a month
69. personal 
70. go out and about three times and leave my phone at home (2/3) {1.1.17 (I didn't leave it at home, but it died as soon as I got a couple blocks from home), 3.28.17}
71. go two weeks without TV after work
72. get TSA pre-check/Global Entry already!

New England Adventures (4/12)

73. spend a weekend on the Cape {10.21.16-10.23.16}
74. go to a polo match {8.20.16}
75. learn to ride a bike
76. go apple picking
77. kayak on the Charles River
78. go to a BU hockey game {2.24.17 BU vs Notre Dame}
79. visit the MFA again (take advantage of free days via Bank of America!)
80. go to both rounds of the Beanpot
81. take a hike {Tahquitz Canyon and Joshua Tree on our honeymoon 3.23.17 and 3.25.17}
82. go to team trivia at a pub/bar
83. go on a duck tour
84. go skeet shooting again

Travel (2/7)

85. plan and go on our honeymoon {Palm Springs, CA}
86. plan and go on our anniversary trip
87. visit NYC 3 times
88. plan a girls weekend with Ashley, Leah, and Chrissy
89. visit a new state or province (12.24.16-12.26.16-Montreal, Quebec)
90. visit Nantucket
91. go back to London

Creative/Learning (2/10)

92. go wine tasting
93. take an art class (painting, ceramics, etc)
94. make grandma's cookbook
95. complete a DIY project
96. take a flower class
97. take a calligraphy class
98. take a blog/tech class
99. take a cooking class (12.22.16 Ravioli class at Sur la Table)
100. change social media handles to @elliebdurbin
101. learn Snapchat

Goals I am…
Anticipating will be the hardest: 57
Most nervous about: 33
Unsure if I can achieve: 65, 69
Most excited about: 34!!! (and also 11, 14, 52, 85)

1 comment:

  1. I can help you learn to ride a bike!

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