101 in 1001

What is 101 in 1001: 101 in 1001 is a list of 101 things I want to accomplish in 1001 days.

Start date: January 7th, 2010
End date: October 4th, 2012

For every task that I finish, I will put $5 into a personal savings account for myself.
For every task I do not finish, I will donate $5 to a charity of my choice.



  1. Send a secret to PostSecret
  2. Get another tattoo (Completed 1/20/12)
  3. Learn to knit or crochet
  4. Go swimming at night (7/15/21)
  5. Find a job (Completed 5/24/10)
  6. Build a fort
  7. Have a tea party
  8. Take more pictures (Completed 11/25/10)
  9. Go bowling
  10. Go to a Saints game
  11. Make new friends (Completed 11/14/10)
  12. Host a murder mystery party
  13. Read a banned book (Completed 5/7/10)
  14. Go to a restaurant by myself
  15. Do something nice for a stranger
  16. Win NaNoWriMo again (Completed 11/22/10)
  17. Pay off credit card debt
  18. Spend a weekend in Chicago
  19. Make a vision board
  20. Organize the DVDs (Completed 3/9/10)
  21. Drink water every day for a month (Completed 2/7/10)
  22. Eat out only 4 times a month for 6 months (Completed 7/1/10)
  23. Do something with the corks I've been saving
  24. Wear more skirts/dresses (Completed 1/3/12)
  25. Write 4 times a week (blog/personal) (Completed 5/4/10)
  26. Leave someone a really big tip
  27. Write letters to 5 people I care about
  28. Try to make things right with someone (Completed 1/18/11)
  29. Eat more fruits/veggies
  30. Write a love letter
  31. Take Monte on more walks (Started 4/2/11)
  32. Make mashed potatoes from scratch (Completed 1/18/10)
  33. Eat at the kitchen table more (Completed 11/25/10)
  34. Stop taking Tylenol PM (Completed 2/4/10)
  35. Reread "We Need To Talk About Kevin" (Completed 1/28/10)
  36. Go to the drive in
  37. Do the 30 Day Shred
  38. Complete the All About Me book for Izzy
  39. Use a whole pad of post-its for Operation Beautiful  (Started 1/4/12)
  40. Cover up the tattoo on my wrist (Completed 1/20/12)
  41. Go to ValleyFair again (Completed 7/10/12)
  42. Go to Ren Fest
  43. Make a "Soundtrack of my Life" for my iPod
  44. Get Monte fixed (1/3/12)
  45. Take 48 pictures in one day - day in the life of me
  46. Do Minnesota AIDS Walk again (Started 3/14/12)
  47. Scan some old pictures from photo albums (Completed 5/4/10)
  48. Get a two shelf bookcase to replace the blue one (Completed 10/15/11)
  49. Put 101 things on this list (Completed 5/9/10)
  50. Be comfortable with my body (Completed 10/16/11)
  51. Write a letter to myself to open when I'm 30 (Completed 2/3/10)
  52. Wear nail polish on my fingers more often (Completed 7/14/12)
  53. Get a headboard (Completed 10/15/11)
  54. Do a blog giveaway (Completed 1/18/09)
  55. Put $1200 into savings (Started 3/14/12)
  56. Go on a picnic
  57. Spend 24 hours without the computer, TV and cellphone
  58. Answer the "50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind" (Completed 3/14/12)
  59. Have a "girls day" with Mom
  60. Have a 2nd blog giveaway (Completed 3/29/10)
  61. Get something to put over the bed (Completed 6/26/12)
  62. Buy (or inherit) a new TV for the living room (Completed 10/15/11)
  63. Go to 6 Flags (Completed 9/10/11)
  64. Get a library card (Completed 2/6/10)
  65. Get rid of my Wells Fargo checking account (Completed 7/3/10)
  66. Go back to school (Completed 4/5/10)
  67. Have a couples weekend
  68. Go on an overnight or weekend by myself
  69. Paint the bedroom
  70. Carve or write my name somewhere permanent
  71. Do a blog get together (Completed 8/22/10)
  72. Write letters to 5 people that "did me wrong" and then burn them
  73. Submit a novel to a publisher
  74. Find a "real" job (Started 3/14/12)
  75. Have a 3rd giveaway (Completed 5/14/10)
  76. Get 5 sponsors for my blog (Completed 4/17/10)
  77. Write the first draft of a novel before NaNoWriMo
  78. Get my own domain name for my blog (Completed 4/17/10)
  79. Do a vlog (Completed 1/10/12)
  80. Volunteer through the first semester of school (Completed 6/24/10)
  81. Take over the bills/budgeting/money (Completed 5/1/10)
  82. Kiss in the rain (Completed 5/19/12)
  83. Make the backyard look nice (Completed 7/15/12)
  84. Go to the zoo (Completely 8/22/10)
  85. Keep a diary of letters to my unborn child
  86. Make the bedroom MINE (Started 6/26/12)
  87. Do a boudoir shoot (Completed 10/16/11)
  88. Get at least a 3.5 in a semester (Completed 6/24/10)
  89. Make or buy a jewelry holder (Completed 1/3/12)
  90. Go skinny dipping (Completed 7/15/12)
  91. Send someone flowers for no reason
  92. Get new glasses
  93. Go to a chiropractor
  94. See a show at the Ordway
  95. Write a letter to an author I love
  96. Rock red lipstick (Completed 11/14/10)
  97. Own a dress from Modcloth, Ruche or Shabby Apple (Completed 3/18/11)
  98. Go to Duluth in the summer
  99. Try 5 new foods (Completed 6/25/12)
  100. Visit a new state
  101. Spend a whole day at a coffee shop