six month update: 101 in 1001 goals

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Back in March, I started working on my ‘101 in 1001’ list. Since then, a few of the items have changed a little bit, but it’s been really fun working on them! Having this list makes it easier to achieve little goals throughout the months. It serves as a roadmap and definitely prevents boredom. If I ever can’t think of something fun to do, I check the list and try to knock an item off of it. So, it’s been six months since I began the list which means it’s time for a check-in!

So, far I’ve crossed off 35 of the 101 items, which I think is pretty good! That’s a little over a quarter of the way through the list in only six months. Yay!

Start: 10 March 2018 | End: 4 December 2020

Personal Development (7/20)
Vote in the 2020 election
Read 150 books (38/150)
Go to the chiropractor
Join a gym that I love
Take a fun, creative class
Donate to 3 charities (3/3)
Learn and wear an elaborate braided hairstyle
Finish re-reading the Harry Potter series
Treat my mom to a trip or other big gift
Read all of Proust's In Search of Lost Time
Get genetic DNA testing
Go to a protest or political event
Explore the Asian Art wing at the Met
Revisit the American wing at the Met
Get my balayage highlights redone
Volunteer
Get a facial
Get a massage
Take three different fitness classes (1/3)
Fill out the monthly reflection pages in my Passion Planner for a year


Professional (9/15)
Update my resume
Go to a networking event
Buy a DSLR camera
Start a side photography business
Finish writing a novel
Read 3 new professional development books (3/3)
Film a "Travel With Me" vlog
Meet three bloggers I admire (1/3 - Marianna Hewitt)
Go to a launch party
Take a new headshot
Meet my personal income goals
Start investing
Send thank-you notes to people who have helped my career
Mentor someone younger/earlier in their career
Find a mentor


Home (3/10)
Sign a new apartment lease
Move to a neighborhood that I love
Buy groceries at the farmer's market
Update my bedroom at home
Buy a Smeg appliance
Organize digital photo library
Sort through and donate books
Type up all of my journals
Make 3 fun cocktails
Make 5 recipes from Pinterest (5/5)
Baking (4/10)
Bake a very intricate pie
Make gingham sugar cookies
Bake macarons
Take a baking class
Bake a unique bread recipe
Bake homemade Poptarts
Make a perfect souffle
Try 3 baked desserts I haven't tried before (3/3)
Bake blueberry scones
Bake something from KawaiiSweetWorld's channel

Travel (5/20)
Make another trip abroad
Go to Palm Beach
Visit Harry Potter world
Get Global Entry pass
Dine at a Michelin starred restaurant
Take a long weekend trip to Austin, Texas
Visit Japan
Do a fun staycation in Florida
See the James Turrell light exhibit at MoMA PS1
Do the Harry Potter Studio Tour
Drink cider at a biergarten in the fall
Stay at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Stay in a unique Airbnb
Visit Montreal & Quebec City
Go to a beach outside of Florida
Book a trip for my 27th birthday
Visit a castle
Dine at Chiltern Firehouse in London
Eat a unique ice-cream flavor at a cool shop
Have a cupcake from Little Cupcake Bakeshop

Just For Fun (7/26)
Go to a concert
Watch all of the Best Picture nominees in a year
Dress as Lara Croft for Halloween
Celebrate my 26th & 27th birthdays (1/2)
See 3 Broadway or off-Broadway shows (1/3)
Watch a live tennis match
Watch the 2018 World Cup
Sign up for MoviePass
See Taylor Swift in concert
Go to Hillsong
See the Nutcracker
Get my makeup done professionally
Go to a live talk show
Leave a 100% tip
Watch every Audrey Hepburn film
Go to a baseball game
Send photo Christmas cards
Buy an investment handbag
Buy new clear or rose quartz glases
Drink a bottle of Veuve Clicquot
Finally watch "The Wire"
Go to a music festival
Find a new signature perfume
Make a short film
Find + buy something I love at a vintage store
Throw a themed dinner party