Thursday, July 25, 2013

2nd 101 in 1001 Days

I almost finished this list so I started a new one!

The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (i.e. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable, or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (i.e. represent some amount of effort on your part).

Start Date: November 14, 2011

End Date: August 10, 2014

Marriage & Family

1. “Date night” with Hubs once a month (33/33)

2. Have a baby

3. Celebrate 2nd Anniversary (Completed July 2012)

4. Talk to home every weekend (114/132)

5. Visit Halifax for my brother's grad (Completed June 2012)

6. Buy a 2nd house (not buying a second home anymore)

7. Get pregnant

8. Celebrate our 1st Christmas in our New House (Completed Dec 25, 2011)

9. Go on a vacation with family (booked)

Mind, Body & Soul

10. Lose 10 lbs (Complete July 2013)

11. Learn to cook a new healthy meal

12. Complete some form of exercise at least 3 times per week (Completed Jan 2012)

13. Read at least one book per month (25/33)

14. Give up soda for a week (Completed May 2012)

15. Learn a new recipe and cook it at least once a month (28/33)

16. Get a hobby (Does going to the gym count??)

17. Have a bubble bath (Completed Dec 21, 2011)

18. Get a library card (Completed July 2012)

19. Spend a day at the ocean   (Completed May 2012)

20. De-clutter (Completed Jan 2012)

21. Go on another trip (Completed May 2012)

22. Do something for myself at least once a month (33/33)

23. No dessert or cookies at work for 2 weeks (Completed March 2013)

24. For one week, go to bed at 9:00 p.m. just to read

25. After baby, get back to pre-pregnancy weight

26. Go for a walk with Hubby every night for a week

27. No eating after 8:00 p.m. for a month

Home Is Where the Heart Is

28. Get spare rooms organized (Completed April 2012)

29. Buy a dresser for spare room

30. Hang wedding pictures  (Completed August  2012)

31. Cook our first turkey (Completed December 24, 2011)

32. Get a new dresser set

33. Reno the main bathroom (Completed March 2012)

34. Empty entire fridge, clean it, then put everything back in (Completed Jan 2012)

35. Reorganize kitchen cabinets (Completed April 2013)

36. Defrost freezer twice a year (5/6)

37. Repaint shed

38. Buy blinds for the house (Completed March 2013)

All Work, No Play

39. Get a new fridge (Completed April 2013)

40. Get a new dishwasher (Completed April 2013)

41. Stay on top of the house cleaning (33/33)

42. Start a wedding planning business

43. Help Hubs achieve his work goals

44. Get a new job, closer to home or clerical (Completed March 1, 2013, even if its only 4 months to start)

45. Take another course at work (Completed August 2012)

46. Learn to speak Spanish

Hit the Open Road

47. Take a spontaneous road trip

48. Travel to Hawaii

49. Visit Newfoundland

50. Visit friends in Winnipeg

51. Go camping at least once each summer (3/3)

52. Have a picnic in the park we got married

53. Visit the Buchart gardens in the winter

54. Visit Hubs friends in Alberta (Visited with Hubs friends in Cuba)

I ♥ Food

55. Update my recipe book with new recipes (At least once a month (30/33)

56. Try a new restaurant (Completed December 19, 2011)

57. Try making a new cultural food (Completed Feb 2012, Made Vietnamese Pho Soup)

58. Don't eat out for an entire month

59. Make homemade pasta (Completed November 10, 2012)

60. Put new recipe's on the blog (3/3)

61. Make tapas

Friends Are Forever

62. Email/text my best friend once a week (70/146)

63. Send Christmas cards each Christmas (3/3)

64. E-mail friends at least once per month (28/33)

65. Catch up with an old friend

66. Have a party or dinner party

67. Send birthday cards to all friends/family in 2012

Pinching Pennies

68. Save for another house

69. Set up retirement savings


70. Make a budget (Completed January 2013)

71. Put more money on the house

72. Put more money on the car payment

73. Save for a rainy day

Pay It Forward

74. Donate to charity

75. Volunteer for a good cause

76. Buy something from a thrift store that supports a charity

77. Donate money to a children's charity (6/6)

Just for Fun

78. Go skiing

79. Go to a hockey game

80. Go to the fall fair (September 2, 2012)

81. Buy a pumpkin from a pumpkin patch and carve it

82. Rent a hotel room for a night to get away (We spent 2 weeks in a hotel so this is counting)

83. Take more pictures

84. Have a Christmas cookie exchange (2/3)

85. Buy a new Christmas tree and decorations

Hobbies & Skills

86. Blog once a week at least (33/33)

87. Learn to cook more things

88. Get some family tradition recipes

89. Make a scrapbook

90. Read a book a month (24/33)

Capture the Memories

91. Get wedding album (Completed May 2, 2011)

92. Print photos of each year's events and put in photo album

93. Get photos printed to hang in home (Completed September  2012)

94. Take more pictures

95. Complete 101 in 1001

96. Send more pictures to family

No More Procrastinating

97. Lose some weight

98. Weed garden (Completed May 2012)

99. Start an exercise routine (Completed Jan 2012 with gym membership)

101 in 1001

100. Start a new 101 Things in 1001 Days list once this one is completed

101. Get friends in on this project

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