Saturday, January 7, 2012

30 before 30

Here it is...
30 before 30!

Some were adopted from the last list and I have pared it down to only 30 (not 40).

1. Visit all the counties in Washington
2. Learn to speak Spanish better
3. Try paddle boarding at Green Lake
4. Go to Europe
5. Master manual mode
6. Have a baby
7. Take a photo in a European phone booth
8. Go unplugged for a week
9. Take an art or photography class
10. Run a marathon
11. Take photobooth photos with Matt
12. Finish reading the Bible
13. Paint pottery
14. Mini Sprint triathlon
15. Get published in a scrapbook magazine
16. Make a chalkboard
17. Make Paleo cupcakes
18. Go to a tropical place
19. Learn to really swim
20. Find the perfect little black dress
21. Stay on top of health & nutrition
22. Organize my closets
23. Go to New York
24. Ride my bike around Mercer Island
25. Draw more, doodle more, sketch more
26. Put my toe in the Atlantic Ocean
27. Get a sewing machine
28. Perfect my handwriting
29. Paint my kitchen (hopefully)
30. Have a picnic with Matt


  1. 6 - Excited to be an aunt!
    10 - I always wanted to do that!
    11 - If you do, be sure to post it! It'll be cute.
    15 - Tell me if you do! I will totally buy that issue of the magazine and show it off to all my friends.
    16 - I want one too...
    19 - It is totally worth it to learn. Great exercise!
    20 - !!!!
    26 - I wish I could do it with you...
    28 - Your handwriting is already perfect.

    By the way, I am totally stealing this idea and making a 25 before 25 list!

  2. Wow...what should I do before 60! Great list!

  3. Awesome!! Keep us updated on all of your goals!!

  4. Melanie here! I enjoyed this piece, please email me--I have a question about your blog. MelanieLBowen[at]gmail[dot]com