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101 in 1001 - 1 Month Check-In!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016


I can't believe it's already February! January really flew by. I have decided to change some of my goals to be more measurable, but still really encompassing the overall concept I'm going for. 



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. (2/101 - Amount saved: $100)


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. - (I've added 14 new products this month! 4/34)
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. - New goal: Make $250/month on Etsy


21. Go on our honeymoon! - Hotel and tickets booked!
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. - New goal: Eat dessert 3x/week or less
45. Cut back on coffee. - New goal: Visit Starbucks 2x/week or less
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. 

All right, let's not talk about what a mediocre job I've been doing in this category. I've been doing better, but not quite to my goals yet. Progress is progress, I suppose. 


51. Read 100 new books. (2/100 - After You, Not That Kind Of Girl)
52. Draw at least once a week. 
53. Paint at least once a week. (2 weeks/143)
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 at least once a week. (2 weeks/143)
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. (1/50 - The Overnight
68. Learn 10 new recipes.
69. Practice ukulele at least once a week. 
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. - Completed! 
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. (2/34)
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.



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