Julie 101

Julie 101: Blogging, cooking, servicing, healthifying, growing, financializing, organizing, designing, exploring, primping and playing!

The Master List: 101 in 1001

Blogging

1. Create a blog
2. Write in blog at least once per week for one year (1/52) Failed – $1 to charity
3. Get 10 followers on blog (10/10)
4. Comment on 5 blogs (5/5)

Cooking

5. Can or Pickle some vegetable or fruit
6. Acquire a KitchenAid Stand Mixer
7. Make Creme Brulee
8. Cook 5 types of food I have never made before (5/5) – Lemon bars, granola bars, taco dip, crab cakes, gluten free banana muffins
9. Take a cake decorating class
10. Cook a dinner with BFF Caitlin for our parents each year (0/3) Failed – $1 to charity
11. Compile a list of 25 healthy snacks and try them out (6/25)
12. Take a picture of everything I eat for one week (0/7)

Financializing

13. Save $200 every month (1/36) Failed – $1 to charity
14. Begin an IRA
15. Pay off car loan
16. Don’t eat out for one month (0/30)
17. Update Mint.com account once a day for 3 months (0/3) – Failed – $1 to charity
18. Sell Queen Anne’s Secretary desk

Growing

19. Re-learn French
20. Read all 100 books on the Book List  (28/100)
21. Sew a skirt
22. Try 10 foods I’ve never had before (6/10) (edamame, palm hearts, seaweed, curry, goji berries, beef carpaccio)
23. Read biographies of 5 people I admire (1/5) (Tina Fey)
24. Send one handwritten letter for 6 months (penpal?) (0/6)
25. Take a college night-course
26. Take a figure-drawing class
27. Be a maid-of-honor
28. Grow an herb garden and a vegetable other than upside-down tomatoes
29. See at least one concert per month for a year (0/12) Failed – $1 to charity
30. Go one entire day without complaining, once a month (0/36) Failed – $1 to charity
31. Learn a skill that was useful 100 years ago and is useful today
32. Learn how to play the guitar and memorize 10 songs (0/10) Failed – $1 to charity
33. Move out of my parents’ house
34. Spend one weekend by myself at the beach
35. Visit friends in 5 different cities (4/5 – Karen @ Americorps, Ryan @ Shenandoah, Caitlin/John @ Baltimore, Hannah @ Cresson, Chris @ Dewey)
36. Get a passport

Designing

37. Update web and physical portfolio
38. Create new brand and get business cards printed
39. Update Dad’s Handyman Business website with more imagery and image rotator
40. Take a basic Flash class Failed – $1 to charity
41. Design something that is not for a client

Healthifying

42. Eat as a vegetarian for one week (0/7)
43. Go hiking for at least three hours
44. Lose 15 pounds (0/15)
45. Run 1 mile without walking
46. Run a 5K
47. Take a dance class
48. Take a yoga class
49. Complete the One Hundred Pushups Challenge
50. See doctors annually: Eye doctor, OB/GYN, Dentist, Dermatologist, Family Doctor (0/15) Failed – $1 to charity
51. Complete the 30-Day Shred (0/30)
52. Take a multivitamin every day for a month (0/30)
53. Get a clean bill of health from infection specialist aka no more Lyme’s Disease
54. Go to the gym 3 times a week for 3 months (0/9) – Failed – $1 to charity
55. Update Weight Watchers Plan Manager every day for one month (0/30)
56. Learn how to meditate and do it 5 times
57. Eat 4-5 pieces of fruit every day for one month (0/30)

Hometown Exploring

58. Visit the Philadelphia Magic Gardens
59. Visit the Mutter Museum
60. Visit the Rodin Museum
61. Complete a local geo-cache
62. Find the MacGuffin and attend a Guerilla Drive-In
63. Ride the Strasburg Railroad
64. Pick fruit at a pick-your-own farm and do something with it
65. Visit the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art
66. Visit the Curtis Institute
67. Visit the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
68. Visit the Academy of Natural Sciences
69. Visit the Colonial Theater
70. Visit the Brandywine River Museum
71. Visit Longwood Gardens in the spring – Failed – $1 to charity
72. Eat at 5 Philadelphia-Area restaurants I have never been to (3/5 – Farmicia, Le Castagne, Bridget Foy’s)
73. Bike the Struble Trail
74. Canoe or kayak on Marsh Creek

Playing

75. Attend a ballet performance
76. Have a picnic in the park
77. Watch all three Lord of the Rings movies back to back
78. Go camping at least 3 times per year (1/9 Maine Aug.’11, Maine May ’12, Shenandoah October ’12) Failed – $1 to charity
79. Explore two states I’ve never been to (1/2 – Maine, Virginia)
80. Have at least 4 girls-nights per year (4/12) Failed – $1 to charity
81. Read the entire Wizard Of Oz series
82. Maintain a list of favorite songs/albums throughout each year, and create a top-twelve of the year (3/3)

Primping

83. Whiten teeth
84. Get a facial
85. Get a chemical peel as recommended by dermatologist for acne scars
86. Get 4 pedicures per year (0/12) Failed – $1 to charity
87. Let eyebrows grow in and get them shaped professionally
88. Soak in epsom salt for 30 minutes once a month for one year (0/12) Failed – $1 to charity
89. Wash makeup brushes once per week for 3 months (0/12) – Failed – $1 to charity

Servicing

90. Adopt a pet
91. Volunteer at Rubye’s Kids Holiday Party every year (1/2) Failed – $1 to charity
92. Join a new volunteer organization
93. Donate $50 to a charity
94. Donate $1 to charity for every item on my list not completed (69/101)
95. Donate blood as much as possible for one year (0/6) Failed – $1 to charity
96. Donate platelets at least once
97. Use only reusable bags at the grocery store 10 times
98. Fund a project on Kiva
99. Write three letters complementing excellent service (0/3)
100. Vote for all elections for which I am eligible
101. Donate 25 items of clothing to Goodwill (0/25)

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