101 in 1001

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Starts: January 1, 2015
Ends: September 28, 2017

Personal:
1. Write this list! (surprisingly difficult but it was fun getting inspiration from others’ lists.)
2. Drink 64+ ounces of water a day for a month.
3. Donate hair (maybe for National Donate Your Hair Day!).
4. Donate blood.
5. Go two months without shopping.
6. Go one month without buying/eating fast food (2/22 – 3/22/15).
7. Join a yoga class.
8. Move to New York City.
9. Run a 5k. (9/5/15 @ Rahr Brewery/Fort Worth)
10. Run a 10k.
11. Move to a new city. (7/19/15 Little Rock –> Fort Worth)
12. Try out a spinning class.
13. Save up for a new laptop.
14. Purchase aforementioned laptop.
15. Exercise 2-3 times a week for 3 months.
16. Leave a 100% tip.
17. Pay it forward by paying for someone behind me in line.
18. Subscribe to a new magazine. (Gotta amp up my domestic goddess-ness with BH&G!)
19. Pay off half of all student loans.
20. Decorate/downsize a simplistic apartment.
21. Buy fresh flowers once a month during spring & summer.
22. Save $20 for every item completed on this list.
23. Do the keto/paleo diet successfully for at least 1 month.
24. Invest in a classic designer handbag –> as designer as it gets for me ;)
25. Read the stack of books that has been sitting on the bedside table for 2+ years (5/5) – The Things They Carried, Seven Ages of Paris, Middlesex, Southern Gods, Brave New World.
26. Read 20 new books (12/20) – The Book Thief, Revenge in Prada, Tell the Wolves I’m Home, Lolita, Chanel: A Woman of Her Own, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Not That Kind of Girl, Paper Towns, How to Be Parisian, Life of Pi, Madame Bovary, Water for Elephants.
27. Finish the GIANT to-watch list of movies (a list created during a college film class).
28. Watch my sister receive her college diploma.
29. Invest in a great winter coat (that’s NOT black).
30. Unplug completely for 24 hours (no iPhone, TV, or Internet).
31. Volunteer for a cause I’m passionate about.
32. Donate $100 to a charitable organization.
33. Wake up earlier than 6:30 a.m. every day for a week.

Professional:
34. Secure a job in a new city. (Starting my new job in Fort Worth on 7/20/15!)
35. Secure a job in New York City.
36. Work for a magazine.
37. Work for a major fashion department store or magazine.
38. Put 10% or more of paycheck into savings.
39. Have something published/featured on a style blog or website.
40. Have something published in a magazine.
41. Intern with a fashion blogger, website, or company.

Blogging:
42. Post outfit/style posts 4 times a week for two months.
43. Meet a fellow style blogger.
44. Attend a blogger meet-up.
45. Attend a blogging/style conference.
46. Collaborate on a project with another style blogger.
47. Collaborate with a brand or store I love.
48. Re-design blog.
49. Create a “Blogs I Love” page/sidebar.
50. Attend a city’s Fashion Week.
51. Go to/host a store opening or event.
52. Travel to a fun destination specifically for the blog.
53. Design & buy blog business cards.
54. Collaborate with a photographer for outfit pics.
55. Take outfit pics for a fellow blogger.
56. Maintain all social media channels (Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
57. Take street style photos for a new series.
58. Save up for a new lens for my DSLR.

Travel:
60. Visit New Orleans. (Can’t wait to go BACK!)
61. Go on a Caribbean cruise. (SUCH a lovely, relaxing time. You can read more about it here.)
62. Visit Chicago.
63. Vacation on the East Coast.
64. Visit & eat at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park.
65. Spend a whole day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
66. Visit the Pacific Northwest.
67. Go to the very top of the Statue of Liberty.
68. Travel to a new state that’s across the country (Massachusetts <3).
69. Travel to a new continent.
70. Visit Las Vegas.
71. Visit relatives in Donegal, Ireland.
72. Travel to 10 new US states (4/10) – Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine.
73. Go to Disney World (seriously, never been!).
74. See the Northern Lights.
75. Stay in a hostel. (I highly recommend India House!)

Learning:
76. Take a class at a local art museum & school.
77. Learn some beginner French.
78. Learn more about DSLR photography.
79. Go to a wine or beer tasting.
80. Learn calligraphy.
81. Take a painting with a twist class.

Just for Fun:
82. See a play or musical on Broadway.
83. See an NHL game with Jeff.
84. Try out 5 (new-to-me) brunch spots (1/5) – Mugs Cafe at it again.
85. Try out 10 (new-to-me) coffee shops (4/10) – Mugs Cafe, Onyx Coffee Lab, Hippie’s Brew, Buon Giorno Coffee.
86. Have a picnic in Central Park.
87. Finish the whole Gilmore Girls series. (it literally took me like 5 years.)
88. Attend a huge music festival. (10/9-10/11/15 ACL Fest in Austin, TX)
89. Attend a ballet.
90. Attend an epic & classy New Year’s Eve party.
91. Actually dress up for a Halloween party.
92. Have macaroons from Laduree.
93. Get hair blown out professionally.
94. Ride a giant roller coaster (flips required).
95. Go to a screening of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
96. Go to a screening of Saturday Night Live.
97. Throw a dinner or cocktail party.
98. Get a mani & pedi without feeling guilty about it.
99. Give 5 “just because” gifts (1/5).
100. Complete 5 DIY Pinterest projects.
101. Inspire someone to write their own 101 Things list. (Best of luck with your list, Cassandra!)

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