30 before 30

Instead of doing New Year’s Resolutions this upcoming year, I’ve decided to write a list of 30 things I want to do before I turn 30. The great thing about a list like this is that you feel you have time to accomplish things and don’t feel like a complete failure if you don’t get something done right away.

Initially I was going to do a 101 in 1001 list, but the idea of writing a list of 101 things I want to do in 1001 days seemed way too daunting….so I was happy when I discovered 30 before 30 instead!

1. Go to California again (for at least 2 weeks)

2. Go to Bonnaroo

3. Learn how to cook at least 15 meals without recipes

4. Learn how to bake my mom’s pumpkin bread, banana bread (February 26, 2012) and zucchini bread

5. Make chocomint freeze  using my mom’s recipe Made 10/9 http://worriesandwisdom.com/2012/10/10/the-dessert-of-all-desserts-chocomint-freeze/

6. Buy a house

7. Live in another state (besides Connecticut, Maryland and Virginia)

8. Go to Spain or France or Ireland or Greece (or really one of many countries I’d like to visit)

9. Go to Vegas (hopefully for my 29th birthday)

10. Go to Niagara Falls

11. Blog consistently for a year (3x/week)

12. See a Cirque du Soleil show

13. Run a 5K

14. Read 25 books a year for the next 4 years (starting in 2012)

15. Get professional photos of Noah and I taken for at least one of our anniversaries

16. Have a baby (obviously after some of these things have happened first…)

17. Go to Peru and hike Macchu Picchu

18. Go to New Orleans

19. Buy a DSLR camera and learn how to use it (take a photography class)

20. Hike a good portion of the Appalachian trail

21. Quit facebook for 6 months

22. Get a wedding band to go with my engagement ring

23. Attend yoga classes at a studio (at least 5 classes)

24. Develop a work out routine and stick to it (3x/week)

25. Re-do this blog and continue working on and improving it

26. Go to Colorado (May 18-22, 2012)

27. See Foster the People in concert

28. Get braces again (sorry, Mom!)

29. Send out yearly New Year’s Cards to friends & family

30. Host one big party (either birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc)


9 thoughts on “30 before 30

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  4. I am almost done compiling my 30 before 30, and I thought I was being SO creative by including a Cirque show. Apparently, I’m not the only blogger pining for some crazy acrobatics 🙂

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