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101 in 1001 - 2 Week Check In

Saturday, January 16, 2016


Checking in 



1. Pay off debt.
2. Make a budget and stick to it.
3. Start saving for a house down payment.
4. Establish an emergency savings account.
5. Negotiate a salary increase of at least $10k/year.
6. Merge finances with Trevor.
7. Improve credit score by at least 30 points.
8. Add to 401k and Roth IRA.
9. Pay off wedding & honeymoon.
10. Save $50 for every goal completed. (1/101 - Amount saved: $50)


11. Update resume every six months. 
12. Update professional wardrobe with ten new pieces.
13. Improve Photoshop skills. 
14. Improve Illustrator skills. 
15. Improve web design skills. 
16. Read 5 books on finance & career. 
17. Add at least one new product to Etsy each week. 
18. Establish an Instagram accoutnt for my Etsy business. - Completed! @littleowllittlebear :) 
19. Blog at least twice a week. - (2 weeks/143)
20. Supplement income with Etsy sales. 


21. Go on our honeymoon!
22. Visit a new state. 
23. Visit a new city. 
24. Visit a new country. 
25. Visit a new continent. 
26. Go on a vacation somewhere snowy. 
27. Go on a vacation somewhere tropical. 
28. Go on a vacation somewhere unexpected. 
29. Go hiking. 
30. Make scrapbooks for each vacation. 
31. Drink tequila in Mexico. 
32. Eat street meat in NYC.
34. Eat key lime pie in Key West.
35. Visit friends/family in a  different state. 


36. Run a 5k.
37. Run a 10k. 
38. Achieve goal weight. 
39. Go on a Color Run.
40. Stop biting my nails. 
41. Hold a plank for 3 minutes.
42. Hold a plank for 5 minutes.
43. Eat 3 servings of fruits and veggies a day 
44. Cut back on sweets. 
45. Cut back on coffee. 
46. Walk at least 10,000 steps every day 
47. Try 5 new sports/activities.
48. Do the 21-Day Fix all the way through. 
49. Learn to French braid my own hair.
50. Try 10 new make-up looks. 


51. Read 100 new books. (1/100 - After You)
52. Draw at least once a week. 
53. Paint at least once a week. 
54. Buy a sewing machine & learn how to use it. 
55. Organize craft room. 
56. Finish my Ultimate Wedding Planner printables. 
57. Practice Spanish.
58. Practice French. 
59. Learn a new language. 
60. Volunteer at a community theater. 
61. Watch a show. 
62. Go to a concert. 
63. Practice calligraphy & hand-lettering. 
64. Make and display a piece of art.
65. Write everyday. 
66. Memorize 5 monologues from Shakespeare. 
67. Watch 50 movies I've never seen before. 
68. Learn 10 new recipes.
69. Practice ukulele. 
70. Learn to use my DSLR better. 


71. Get married!
72. Buy a new coffee table.
73. Get a new tattoo.
74. Clean out my closet.
75. Make a new friend.
76. Say "I love you," everyday.
77. Change my last name on all documents.
78. Change my address on all documents.
79. Kiss under mistletoe.
80. Invest in Hunter rain boots.
81. Go on a date night every month. (1/34)
82. Send someone a surprise package.
83. Get a facial every 3 months.
84. Make scrapbook of the wedding.
85. Complete a 1-month No-Spending challenge.
86. Start & finish a book of crosswords.
87. Have my bachelorette party!
88. Sing karaoke (in public).
89. Dance on a bar.
90. Learn to make 10 new cocktails.
91. Kiss Trevor on New Year's Eve in 2016, 2017, and 2018. (1/3)
92. Compliment someone every day
93. Donate blood.
94. Do the #100happydays challenge.
95. Try a juice cleanse.
96. Write my wedding vows.
97. Make a craft or a food for every holiday.
98. Finish all my crafts for the wedding.
99. Make a list of 101 things I have already accomplished.
100. Inspire someone to make their own 101 list.
101. Write a new 101 list.

So far, I'm doing okay. I think I was a little overzealous by choosing so many new things to do every day. Obviously, I say "I love you" every day, so I think I need to change that to a new goal! But as far as eating my fruits and veggies, walking every day, that sort of thing - it's been really hard, especially since I've been sick this entire month so far. Ugh! I did get very artsy this weekend - painting, drawing, and practicing hand lettering! It was so nice. I definitely want to get into the hang of doing it more! I'll check back in soon! 

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