Tuesday, December 28, 2010

101 in 1001

I've never been very good at setting goals, so this is me turning over a new leaf in a new year!


Objective: Complete 101 goals within 1001 days


Start date: January 1, 2011
End date: September 27, 2013


BOLD means completed
italics means in progress

Food

001. Try 20 new recipes (1/20)
002. Host 1 dinner party
003. Bring dinner to a friend
004. Make Christmas cookies for all my neighbors
005. Cook Sunday breakfast 4 times (0/4)
006. Make dessert for dinner
007. Have a picnic
008. Give a huge tip to a good waiter
009. Try 15 new restaurants (4/15)
010. Make pasta from scratch
011. Decorate a cake
012. Make an entire Thanksgiving or Christmas meal
013. Plant and maintain a garden for 1 summer
014. Eat foreign food at 3 different restaurants
015. Try 5 new recipes for homemade ice cream
016. Keep a food diary for 2 weeks
017. Bake homemade bread
018. Make my own salsa
019. Take a treat to a family 6 times (0/6)
020. Make chocolate pudding from scratch
021. Make Matt’s favorite almond-dipped sandwich cookies
022. Create my own recipe
023. Try a Julia Child recipe

Family

024. Live somewhere new 2/24/11
025. Buy a house 2/24/11
026. Baby #2.
027. Take the 40-day Love Dare
028. Go on 10 dates with Matt
029. Have professional family pictures taken
030. Surprise Matt, big or small, 5 times (0/5)
031. Select someone from an Angel tree each Christmas (0/2)
032. Have FHE at least once a month for a year (0/12)

Mommyhood

033. Write a letter to Colin on his birthday
034. Take Colin to story time at the library
035. Take Colin to the zoo
036. Get Colin completely potty-trained
037. Let Colin pudding paint
038. Make a photo book for each year of Colin’s life
039. Blog about Colin’s progress once a week for a year (0/52)
040. Get a picture of Colin sitting on Santa’s lap every Christmas (0/2)

Physical

041. Run in 3 races (0/3)
042. Work out 4 days a week for 1 month (0/16)
043. Do swimming lessons with Colin
044. Use my jogging stroller to go jogging once a week for 1 month (0/4)
045. Reach my goal weight

Travel

046. Have a girls weekend trip
047. Take a spontaneous weekend trip
048. Attend a temple in a foreign country
049. Go on another cruise
050. Visit Nauvoo
051. Go to Dallas 2/11/11
052. Go to Chicago
053. Go to Disneyland or Disney World
054. Go camping
055. Go to the beach
056. Go to 4 new states
057. Visit Liberal, Kansas
058. Visit Buck and Niki
059. Take a trip to a tourist site in Oklahoma

Crafts

060. Make a Christmas stocking for Colin
061. Try 10 new craft projects (0/10)
062. Sew something from a pattern
063. Make and sell car seat covers
064. Make 2 other crafts to be sold at Western Auto
065. Start and finish a quilt
066. Learn to crochet
067. Make Colin a Halloween costume

Personal

068. Do a DIY
069. Pay for the person behind me in the drive thru. 
070. Collect 5 more Willowtree Angels (0/5)
071. Read 20 books. (2/20)
072. Send 15 pieces of snail mail. (0/15)
073. Send someone a postcard
074. Not make any clothing purchases for 6 weeks
075. Buy and not kill a plant for 1 year (0/12 months)
076. Give blood 10 times (0/10)
077. Rent and watch 2 foreign movies with subtitles. (0/2)
078. Do my hair 7 days in a row (0/7)
079. Have 4 girls night outs (0/4)
080. Play in the rain
081. Not go on Facebook for an entire weekend
082. Go to the range and shoot a gun
083. Have a garage sale
084. See a sports game
085. Plan a surprise party
086. Eat dinner by candlelight
087. Send 5 "happies" (unexpected gifts) (0/5)
088. Watch 26 movies I've never seen starting with each letter of the alphabet
A
Bounty Hunter
C
D
E
F
G
H
Inception
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
089. Send a book I’ve written to a publishing company
090. Get an adventurous haircut 1/11/11
091. Go fruit picking
092. Go on 3 double dates (0/3)
093. Start a business to edit college papers
094. Host a baby or bridal shower
095. Read the Book of Mormon from cover to cover
096. Learn a new song on the piano
097. Buy a set of fine china
098. Have my hair professionally dyed or highlighted
099. Go without TV for 1 week
100. Paint stripes on a wall
101. Inspire someone to start a 101 in 1001 list

3 comments:

Emily N. said...

Nice list, JoBob! And very doable, I think. When I first heard about this 101 goals, I thought it might be way too cumbersome, but you have made me a believer! :)

Megan said...

Umm... I would like to be included in a lot of your travel ones, okay? Okay!

Niki said...

I'm so flattered me made your list!