101 Adventures in 1,001 Days

101 in 1001

101 Adventures in 1001 Days

Starts: Friday, November 4th, 2016

Ends: Monday, August 5th, 2019


1. Go as high as you are legally allowed to go in the Empire State Building 🙂

2. Visit the East Coast in the fall

3. Go to Egypt to meet my husband’s family

4. Take my friend Tarryn to Las Vegas (cause she hates Las Vegas even though she’s never been there and I’m determined to show her the light)

5. Visit all 50 states (I’ve been to 18 so far)

6. Go to Hawaii with my husband

7. Go on a cruise with my family and husband

8. Go to Chicago in the winter

9. Visit Denver (02/03/2017)

10. Backpack with my husband (let’s see if he can keep up 😉 )

11. Go to Leavenworth for Oktoberfest


12. Have a baby!

13. Read all of the Jane Austen books

14. Go skydiving with my husband

15. Get a dog!

16. Dress up with a group of friends as Harry Potter characters for Halloween

17. Fry my own fried chicken

18. Learn how to speak a little bit of Arabic

19. Have a couples spa day with my husband

20. Add a lock to the Steel Bridge

21. Rent a beach house with a group of friends

22. Finish the tattoo on my back

23. Attend a cooking class

24. Make sushi

25. Go on a hike with my husband

26. Bake macarons

27. Watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve (on TV or in person)

28. Knit/crochet Christmas gifts for my friends and family

29. Do something as a surprise for my parents

30. Have an all-day movie marathon

31. Buy my husband a surprise gift and actually keep it a surprise


32. Land a collab with a well-known brand

33. Go to Paris Fashion Week

34. Buy a REAL professional camera

35. Take a marketing class

36. Feature another blogger’s post on The B-List

37. Get featured on another blog

38. Be invited to a fashion show

39. Collab with 5 other bloggers

40. Get 1,000 subscribers on YouTube

41. Reach 10K followers on Instagram


42. Run 10 miles (at one time)

43. Do a Barre class

44. Do a cycle class

45. Go to the gym every day for a month

46. Reach my goal weight (140lbs – 10.5lbs to go as of 11/06/2016!)

47. Get a glowing review of my teeth from my dentist (instead of “you need to floss more”)

48. Start a weekly meditation routine and continue for at least 3 months

49. Floss my teeth every day for a month

50. Wear my mouth guard (sexy, I know) every night for a month

51. Take a day off from work (this includes the blog!) and do nothing


52. Buy a house

53. Put $10.00 in a jar every time I complete an item

54. Buy a Coach purse

55. Pay off my student loans

56. Pay off ALL of my credit cards


57. Go through the bins of crap in the guest closet and organize them/throw away old stuff

58. Finish printing out pictures from our wedding year and put them in albums

59. Donate clothes to a women’s shelter

60. Clean out Nora’s litter box every day for a month (ugh, I really don’t want to lol)

61. Make an Inspiration Board for 2017, 2018, and 2019

62. Bake a pie

63. Send flowers to a friend for no reason

64. Spend 1 day without my most used technology (no car, phone, laptop, TV, or microwave)

65. See a movie at the drive-in

66. Have a real Christmas tree

67. Give out 3 coffee gift cards to strangers for no reason

68. Volunteer at a soup kitchen

69. Volunteer to work at one of the local fashion shows

70. Surprise the hubby with a date night at home

71. Watch The Godfather movies

72. Learn my blood type

73. Answer the 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind

74. Write my name in wet cement

75. Write a letter to myself to open when I turn 50

76. Take a Salsa dancing class

77. Don’t hit the snooze button for 2 weeks

78. Go to a lavender farm

79. Go on a picnic in the park

80. Go climbing at a rock gym

81. Beat my fastest high school mile (7:80)

82. Learn how to tie a bowtie

83. Host an Instagram Giveaway (11/04/2016)

84. Go apple picking

85. Cuddle with the hubby every day for at least 10 minutes for an entire month

86. Do the Polar Plunge (eek)

87. Go a month without any fast food (includes drive-through Starbucks, and yes, Taco Bell 🙁 )

88. Refrain from buying any new clothes for myself for 2 months

89. Take my brother out to dinner

90. Mop the hardwood floors every week for a month

91. Go through my dresser and get rid of old shit I’ve been hanging on to out of nostalgia

92. Comment on 50 Instagram photos every day for 1 month

93. Like 100 Instagram photos every day for 1 month

94. Follow 300 new Instagram users every week for 2 months

95. Post a new photo on Nora’s Instagram every week for 3 months (just because, lol)

96. See my husband with short hair (not sure if that will ever happen haha)

97. Take my car in for a wash and vacuum her out and wipe down the inside – then keep her clean for 1 month

98. Buy books 1-4 of the Harry Potter series in hard cover to complete my set

99. Inspire someone to write their own 101 in 1001

100. Tell another person they inspire me and why

101. Tell my my husband a reason why I love him every day for 1 month