101 in 1001

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Start date: August 5, 2010
Completion date: May 2, 2013
The List

1. Watch 5 Best Picture winners I have not seen (0/5)
     ~Casablanca (1943)
     ~The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
     ~West Side Story (1961)
     ~Terms of Endearment (1983)
     ~Dances with Wolves (1990)
2. Go to a book signing
3. Make a pie from scratch
4. Complete a scrapbook
5. Send a handwritten letter (mailed 9-16-10)
6. Host a fancy dress party
7. Attend a rally for a cause I really care about
8. Start a new family tradition
9. Take a cake decorating course
10. See a movie in IMAX
11. Go to a film festival
12. Send a secret to PostSecret
13. Travel to New York City
14. Read 10 non-fiction books (3/10)
        ~The Meaning of Matthew  
        ~Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
        ~Blue Nights
15. Start planning for a family :)
16. Plan and cook a different meal for dinner each day for a week (7/7)
     Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings
     Slow-Cooker BBQ Chicken
     Lemon Pepper Salmon
     Southwest Chili
     Chicken and Gravy over Wild Rice
     Salmon Cakes
      Turkey Loaf  
17. Have a working draft of a book completed
18. Audition for local theater
19. Lose weight
20. Travel outside the United States
21. Write a letter to my husband every month for one year, to be read on our next anniversary
22. Blog at least once per week
23. Start a recipe book
24. Create a photographic journal for one week
25. Write on 20 creative writing prompts.
26. Do a sponsored run / walk for charity
27. Visit Europe
29. Have professional photos taken
30. Take a picture every day for a month (0/30)
31. Do 10 random acts of kindness (6/10)
     ~back to school gifts for colleagues (8/23/10)
     ~bake cookies for Tractor Queen winner (9/16/10)
     ~sponsor Senior Ads (3) (2010, 2011, 2012)
     ~send a student on the DC field trip (11/2/12)
32. Buy a professional camera
34. Drink 32 oz of water each day for one month (0/30)
35. Use the treadmill at work at least twice per week (update: joined a gym!!)
36. Go on a picnic with my husband
37. Move into a larger house
38. Join a book club
39. Learn to use the SLR for yearbook
40. Go on a fancy dinner date with my husband
41. Save money for a Caribbean vacation
42. Go on a cruise with family/friends
43. Try a zumba class
44. Read and review 25 books on my blog
45. Make a cheesecake from scratch
46. Take my mom on an overnight shopping trip
47. Buy a moleskine journal
48. Write regularly in said journal
49. Choose one entry from journal to post on blog each month
50. Give closet an IKEA makeover
51. Finish decorating the guest room: (update: turned guest room into fitness room)
52. Organize the garage
53. Plan 5 surprises for Johnathan (2/5)
     Guy's night out
     Tickets to UNC/NCSU basketball 
54. Complete school admin add-on program
55. Pass principal's exam
56. Ask 10 friends to suggest one book, and read them all (3/10)
     ~The Hunger Games
      ~Life as We Knew It
     ~Anna Dressed in Blood
57. No fast food for one month, use money saved for new house fund
58. Find a church we both like
59. Play free rice everyday for one month
60. Try one new recipe each month for one year (0/12)
61. Organize my classroom library
62. Finish my summer reading list
     ~The  Meaning of Matthew
     ~God's Problem
     ~South of Broad (in progress)
     ~The Water is Wide
     ~Eats, Shoots and Leaves
63. Make a consistent effort to use reusable shopping bags
64. Start an after school book club for students
65. Complete my paperback Harry Potter set (6/7)
66. Mail Christmas cards by December 7
67. Volunteer
68. Do not eat dinner out for one month; put saved money toward new house
69. Use all the groceries in the house before buying anything new
70. Get a couples' massage
71. Spend a day at a spa with my mom
72. Have a yard sale and actually sell things!
73. Make a wish at 11:11 on November 11, 2011.
74. Take pictures in a photo booth
75. Rent a convertible for my husband for a weekend
76. Complete 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind
77. Do a "What's in your bag?" post.
78. Get Kissed in the Rain.
79. See 10 classic movies I've never seen (0/10)
80. Go radio silent (no phone, computer, etc.) for an entire weekend
81. Host scrabble night at our house
82. Play more board games
83. Document each 101 goal with blog post and/or photo
84. Make a list of things I don't like about myself, burn this list
85. Write a list of 101 things I’ve already achieved in this lifetime
86. Stay at a bed & breakfast
87. Participate in operation beautiful
88. Organize itunes into more playlists
89. Leave an inspirational note inside a book for someone to find
90. Watch 26 movies, each starting with a different letter of the alphabet (0/26)
91. Pay for someone else’s food behind me at the drive-thru
92. Travel somewhere by train
93. Finish Super Mario Galaxy on wii
94. Finish lego Harry Potter on wii
95. Host a boy's night for my husband's friends at our house
96. Surprise my husband with a spontaneous trip out of town 
     Gatlinburg, TN Summer 2012
97. Find organic products to replace what we currently use
98. Finally send t-shirts off for our UNC quilt
99. Inspire someone to make a 101/1001 list
100. Bring back quill and scroll journalism honors society
101. Celebrate the end of the 1001 days on May 2, 2013 :D

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