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101 in 1001 November 15, 2008

Start date: 12-1-08

End date: 8-29-2011

1. read over 300 books

2. program thermostat each season

3. clean and organize garage

4. finish Mike’s sports room

5. paint powder room–DONE!  DECEMBER 2009

6. paint upstairs bathroom

7. paint guest bedroom

8. hang benefit quilt

9. pay off credit card

10. organize craft stuff–DONE!

11. plan menus for each week

12. hang pictures in our bedroom–DONE!

13. get pictures of us developed and hung in the house

14. organize photos

15. organize digital photos

16. fill out JOYS info

17. buy no more than 20 new books

18. create better filing system for bills and important documents

19. clean out and organize china cabinet–DONE!

20. organize recipes

21. do all of the book reviews for free books I’ve received

22. photograph and catalog Longaberger baskets

23. clean out and organize basement

24. clean out linen closet–DONE!

25. create and maintain budget

26. create vehicle maintenance records for both cars

27. organize benefit stuff by year

28. find uses for all Longaberger baskets

29. convert all light bulbs over to energy efficient ones

30. buy additional life insurance

31. organize medications and store in one place–DONE!

32. clean out and organize bathroom linen closet–DONE!

33. plant flowers

34. organize poetry I’ve written over the years

35. figure out how to use Nero

36. write restaurant review for Pittsburgh Professional Magazine

37. cancel all magazine subscriptions (other than Pittsburgh Magazine)–DONE!

38. meet at least one blogger in real life

39. clean out Mike’s closets and drawers–DONE!

40. make at least 5 handmade items for Christmas gifts for 2009 and 2010–EPIC FAIL IN 2009 (I’M BLAMING MAGGIE)

41. buy TV stand for living room

42. get a physical

43. make a workout area in the basement

44. make wedding cross-stitch for JLo and ACT

45. go swimming–DONE! (WAS A LIFE-SAVER WHILE WAS PREGNANT)

46. plan JLo’s shower–DONE!

47. plan JLo’s bachelorette party–DONE!

48. organize CDs

49. listen to a different CD each week in the car on the way to/from work for a year–DONE! 

50. use/give away/sell Mom’s photgraphy equipment

51. create better website for benefit–DONE!

52. update create resume

53. clean out bedroom closet–DONE!

54. read 10 classics

55. refinish end tables in guest bedroom

56. design logo for benefit

57. flatten my belly

58. make Christmas cards by hand one year

59. go on a picnic

60. tour a craft brewery

61. load PC Stitch onto laptop

62. create 5 cross-stitch patterns

63. keep my email inbox cleaned out

64. use calorieking.com program to track food and exercise every day for at least 3 months

65. watch at least 2 classic movies

66. scan old pictures

67. go to New York City again

68. spend a weekend with Michele

69. watch every episode of Lost

70. put curtains up in the kitchen

71. go somewhere for our 10th wedding anniversary–DONE!  (ALTHOUGH NOT WHAT I HAD ORIGINALLY IMAGINED)

72. go to Kennywood again

73. have a “game night” with Mike

74. do not buy any more candles

75. make sure Mike gets a physical

76. get fire extinguishers for the house

77. update Microsoft Money at least once a week

78. whiten teeth

79. make a rubbing of Mom’s headstone and frame it

80. switch out interior light fixtures–DONE!

81. steam clean carpets

82. get driveway sealed

83. win another award from the American Cancer Society–DONE!

84. have reunion with grade school friends I recently reconnected with–DONE!

85. spend less than $5500 at the grocery store in 2009

86. limit myself to no more than 5 caffinated beverages per week for 6 months–DONE!

87. buy new dining room furniture

88. buy an area rug for the family room–DONE!

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101. get pregnant–DONE!  (I FELT I WAS BEING SO HOPEFUL PUTTING THIS ONE ON HERE.  LESS THAN 2 WEEKS LATER, WE CONCEIVED OUR BEAUTIFUL BABY GIRL)

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3 Responses to “101 in 1001”

  1. Jamie Says:

    Great list! I am with you on some of those, but I love the “Flatten My Belly” one. When you find a way, please let me know. The tight spandex /lycra garments do not work.


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