5.24.2011

24 things to do before i turn 24

Some of you may remember the list of 24 Things To Do Before I Turn 24 that I've been working on for the past six months. Well, I turned 24 this past weekend and here's how I stand:

1. Ride in a hot air balloon
2. Increase my Etsy sales by at least one a month 7 sales in 7 months! Yay!
3. Organize all of my closets and boxes of stuff
4. Keep my plant, Vladimir, alive He's looking a little rough, but definitely alive
5. Do a cleanse or detox
6. Lose 5 pounds and keep them off I actually gained 5 pounds. Oops!
7. See every exhibit at the local art gallery
8. Read at least half of the books on this Best 100 Novels list
9. Watch all of the movies on this Best 100 movies list
10. Watch a really good meteor shower in 2010 or 2011 The weather did not cooperate for any of the major showers!
11. Finally find out what my credit score is And it was very good!
12. Add the same amount to my retirement fund as I did last year
13. Go to a winery
14. Finally meet that blog friend in Roanoke Coffee and lots of talking and plans for future meet-ups and picture-taking
15. Visit my twin brother in South Carolina I went for Thanksgiving!
16. Spend Christmas with my boyfriend for the first time We got engaged and he got to stay an extra week longer than planned!
17. Join a yoga class
18. Cook more and organize all of my recipes I organized them all on Pinterest. And I baked a little more, does that count?
19. Donate blood Just like the last time I donated 5 years ago, I almost passed out...
20. Dye my hair red Done! It was temporary though. And it was fun but I missed my natural color.
21. Give back to the community in some way Does giving blood count?
22. Watch at least 6 of the 12 seasons of Law & Order: SVU
23. Get a credit card for the sole purpose of building credit
24. Finally fix that "tiny" long-distance problem between me and my fiancĂ© I still can't officially say, but just know that it's definitely in the works and I'll be sure to share as soon as I can (though some of you already know or can guess)!

3 comments:

Carrie said...

wow holy moly - that is so impressive well done you xx
God I forgot how young you are I feel ancient and I 'only' 31. I think I'll have to think of a challenge list.

Krystal said...

i think you are pretty impressive for getting that much done! i'd make a list but then i'd forget that i had it..haha

Liza said...

That is a good set of goals. You've crossed off so many of them! Be proud. :)