Friday, August 1, 2014

101 in 1001

I decided to join in and do my own Day Zero Project or 101 in 1001.  You set measurable goals, 101 of them, to be completed in 1001 day (roughly 2.75 years).  

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Start Date:  August 1, 2014
End Date:  April 28, 2017

I have tried to somewhat organize them, but it is what it is.  Tell me what you think in the comments below and if you have a list of your own I'd love to check it out.

In Progress


1.  Have another baby
2.  Have wedding dress make into a Baptismal Gown (if we ever have a daughter. If not get it cleaned and preserved)
3.  Develop three new family traditions (2/3) 
4.  Cut down our own Christmas tree
5.  Move Bear out of his crib
6.  Renew our passports and get Bear one
7.  Get professional family photos taken (even if it's just of the kids)
8.  Go on an actual family vacation (hotel and long drive/flight is needed)
9.  Make a picture book of Bear's first year


10.  Crochet a stuffed animal for the kids
11.  Make a table runner for at least one holiday
12.  Make two handmade things for Bear (decor, toys, bedding) (2/2) 
13.  Learn and use 5 new crocheting stitches (6/5)
14.  Do five craft Pinterest inspired pins (5/5)
15.  Make or purchase a new Christmas ornament for the tree each year (3/3)
16.  Make a felt playhouse "sheet" for Bear's new bed - bought material, but need to change the idea because of the new bed he got.
17.  Grow a herb garden from scratch and keep it alive for one year


18.  Try five new to me ingredients (fruit, vegetable, spice, etc.) (5/5)
19.  Eat twenty Vegetarian meals throughout this project (20/20)
20.  Bake thirty new dishes throughout the course of this project. (Sweet or Savory) (30/30)
21.  Use the fondue pot two times (1/2)
22.  Cook ten dishes spread out between breakfast (3/3), lunch(3/3), and dinner(4/4)
23.  Cook two different types of cupcakes from scratch (2/2)
24.  Do ten food related Pinterest pins (10/10)
25.  Try a new cocktail
26.  Buy a pastry cutter or pasta maker and make homemade ravioli
27.  Try an ethnic food I have not tried before
28.  Find and make a good devil dog knockoff recipe
29.  Eat bacon in something it really doesn't belong in (ie. cookies)
30.  Get an ice cream maker and make 2 different types of ice cream or sherbet (2/2) 
31.  Learn to use one of our kitchen "gadgets" to our fullest extent
32.  Use fine china at least once! (....even if it's just for our anniversary)
33.  Bring or send Christmas cookies to at least three different people (4/3)
34.  Give up sugary desserts for one month (fresh fruit does not count)
35.  No eating out for one month
36.  No eating at the same restaurant twice in one month
37.  Order different things at restaurants we normally frequent 5 different times (5/5)


38.  Document fifty heart rate monitor workouts (50/50)
39.  Run with Bear twice (2/2)
40.  Complete fifty miles in one month (outside or treadmill)
41.  Drop below my pre-pregnancy weight
42.  Take three fitness classes on post or in town (2/3)
43.  Do yoga 40 times in 2 months (42/40)


44.  Have a dinner party
45.  Host a wine and cheese/dessert party
46.  Buy three new board games and actually use them (4/3)
47.  Go on a wine tasting
48.  Attend a food festival
49.  Go to a drive-in movie or movie at a park (if available, if not then an at home alternative)
50.  Have an old fashioned family movie night three times (3/3)
51.  Play mini golf/putt putt twice (2/2)
52.  See a cirque show, Play, or some other theatrical show
53.  Learn to play Mahjong with the set we got as a gift
54.  Go fishing Again
55.  Go camping or backyard camping with Bear
56.  Find and teach a new card game or board game to hubby's family
57.  Watch twenty-five movies that hubby recommends that I have not seen (25/25)


58.  Write ten makeup related posts (10/10)
59.  Participate in ten OOTD (Outfit of The Day) posts (0/10)
60.  Post twenty different food related blog posts (20/20) (Meal Plan Mondays, wordless Wednesday)
61.  Take, upload and post 250 pictures from my DSLR to the blog (250/250)


62.  Pay off 4Runner early
63.  Remain debt free for the course of this project (not to include car/home/student loans)
64.  Start a college fund for kids


65.  Buy fresh flowers twice for myself for no reason (2/2)
66.  Pickup four reusable grocery bags (0/4) and two cold reusable bags(0/2); actually use them
67.  Buy an old map to frame as a picture - I haven't found the right map just yet
68.  Buy or make new pillows for the couches - waiting until after we buy new couches
69.  Get an Alabama and Louisiana state magnets for my father
70.  Buy something designer
71.  Buy a photo converter and transfer all family photos on to digital media or back up all digital photos
72.  Own a coffee table book
73.  Find Christmas Stockings and get names embroidered on them
74.  Surprise hubby with a gift I know he wants but will not get himself


75.  Set aside thirty minutes a day to read for sixty consecutive days (60/60)
76.  Read twenty-five books (fifteen of which must be eBooks) (13/25)
77.  Read all the books on our bookshelf within the next two duty stations (12/ ? )
78.  Get better at cutting men's hair
79.  Learn one hundred signs and be able to use them with Bear and/or Baby Girl (110/100)
80.  Get better at French - not better but not any worse
81.  Teach Bear at least ten words in at least two different languages (English and ASL do not count) (0/10) he has enough trouble with speech so this isn't happening any time soon
82.  Collect five Newbery(5/5) and five Caldecott (5/5) award winning books
83.  Get three children's books in another language for Bear (3/3)


84.  Buy a piece of clothing out of my comfort zone
85.  Buy five new Lush bath bombs to enjoy in a relaxing bath (12/5)
86.  Buy eight classic wardrobe pieces (8/8)
87.  Learn twenty new beauty tricks (hair, makeup, nails, fashion) (20/20)
88.  Share five of the beauty tricks I learned with my friends and/or family (5/5)
89.  Do not purchase any makeup (unless that item is completely used up)
90.  Buy an expensive outfit upon reaching my goal weight
91.  Find a purse I love and use it until it for the duration of this project 
92.  Maintain painted nails/toenails for two consecutive months (8/8 weeks)
93.  Wear my hair down fourteen times within a thirty day period (14/14)
94.  Purchase fifteen pieces of jewelry (costume jewelry counts) (20/15)


95.  Get a stack-able jewelry holder that will fit what I currently have with extra available space or something else comparable 
96.  Properly store all of our Disney movies
97.  Organize my craft closet and sell/donate anything I won't use
98.  Add our favorite recipes to our recipe box
99.  Keep the kitchen/coffee/end tables all clear of clutter for at least one full month - neat but not clear
100.  Donate or sell any unread books near the end of the project
101.  Go through all my clothing, donate any unwanted usable clothing (we do this yearly)


Your thoughts?

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