Sunday, July 19, 2009

101 in 1001 Days Update

I haven't updated my 101 in 1001 Days list in ages. It was fun to go through the list and see which things I had accomplished without even thinking about them being on the list. Items in blue are in progress.

Baileysgranny’s 101 in 1001 days list


1. Give up sugar for a week

2. Get down to target weight (lost 12 lbs)

3. Maintain target weight

4. Go to Curves three times a week (I will have to revise this since I am no longer a Curves member)

5. Go to the dentist for a check up

6. Look into teeth whitening or laminates

7. Go to the eye doctor for a check up (completed)

8. Get a physical (completed)

9. No soft drinks for a month.

10.Eat RDA fruits and vegetables for a week

11.Have a rest and recharge weekend once every six months (0/6)

12.No fast food for one month (0/30)

13.Take my vitamins every day for a month (completed)

14.Ride my bicycle once a weekend for a month (0/4)

15.Get my hair professionally colored

16.Get a pedicure and a manicure once a month for three months (completed)

17.Make two new friends

18.Have a spa day once every two months


19.Save for and expand patio

20.Get the patio cleaned off and decorated

21.Put up wallpaper border in master bedroom (completed)

22.Paint the guest bathroom


23.Write down one thing I'm thankful for everyday for a month

24.Attend church three Sundays a month for six months (3/18)

25.Join an on-line Bible Study


26.Send holiday cards (not just Christmas cards)

27.Write my grandmother once a month for three months (completed and continuing)

28.Write 101 reason I love Dave

29.Once a month for three months send a card or letter just because (1/3) 8/30/08 sent a card to Ruth & Ira

30.Have a game night with Brent once a month for six months (completed)

31.Spend an afternoon with Brandon once a month for six months (completed)

32.Take the dogs for a walk in the mornings for one month (0/30)

33.Be more romantic at least twice a week for three months (0/36)

34.Important phone call for Brent (no need for this now)


35.Create weekly do lists and complete for six weeks (0/6)

36.Look into and start a modified Fly Lady cleaning regime

37.Work on chores list and household list

38.Implement recycling program (implemented 7/30/08)

39.Clean and organize master bedroom closet

40.Hire a cleaning gal (completed 7/23/08)

41.Get my home completely clean and keep it that way for two months so we can have accept surprise guests

42.Make daily lists for three months to keep my schedule more organized and productive (0/90)

43.Get the storage unit emptied (completed)


44.Put all my recipes on the computer, reprint and laminate

45.Try a new restaurant once a month for six months (completed)

46.Cook 100 new recipes (30/100)

47.Have an extended family dinner once a month


48.Save a $1.00 a day for 1001 days ($100/1001)

49.Take care of stocks

50.Find a way to make money working from home

51.Get a new filing cabinet and use it! (completed)

52.Make and sign a will

53.Keep up with my office hours (15+ hours per week)

54.Set budget for holidays and stick to it

55.No impulse purchases for three months – only buy what’s on the list!

56.Keep groceries at $100 a week for a month (0/4)


57.Read an average of two books a week (listed here

58.Watch at least three movies each week (listed here

59.Read new authors A to Z of Authors (A-Mary Kay Andrews B-Emilie Barnes C-Dixie Cash D-Anita Diamant E-Janet Evanovich F-Joy Fielding G-Lynn Grabhorn H-Chelsea Handler I-Lee Iacocca J-Kate Jacobs K-Sophia Kinsella L-June Lourey M-Stephenie Meyer N-O-P-Jodi Picoult Q-R-Roxanne Robinson S-Rebecca Stott T-U-V-W-Peter Walsh X-Y-William P Young Z-Mary Zelinski)

60.Watch Ugly Betty DVD’s (Season 1 and 2 - completed)

61.Watch Reba DVD’s (Season 1, 2, 3, and 4 - completed)

62.Watch Two and a Half Men DVD’s (Season 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 - completed)

63.Watch Sex and the City DVD’s (Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10)

64.Watch Friends DVD’s (Season 1, 2, 3, and 4 - completed)

65.Watch Weeds (Season 1 and 2)

66.Watch Nip Tuck (Season 1, 2, and 3)

67.Weed out my DVD and VHS collection

68.Transfer VHD to DVD


69.Visit St Augustine

70.Visit the Kennedy Space Center


71.Visit Washington DC

72.Trip to Nashville for Country Music Fun Fest


73.Give blood

74.Put together a hurricane supply kit for the house

75. Put together an emergency kit for the car


76.Complete Techniques 101 class and put in Inspiration File

77.Scrapbook at least once a week for six months (completed)

78.Start a journal and write it in at least once a week

79.Complete 21 Day Challenge with quotes (#79 was revised as I had a duplicate)

80.Finish my grandmother’s quilt

81.Make my country music t-shirts into a quilt

82.Make a recipe book for Nicole

83.Get digital scrapbook layouts printed for albums (completed)

84.Complete one piece of jewelry a week for three months (completed)

85.Get my completed scrapbook pages organized and in albums (Completed)

86.Finish my 2003 scrapbook pages (completed)

87.Collect a complete set of the state quarters and put in album (completed)


88.Complete a Day in the Life photography challenge

89.Complete A-Z photography challenge

90.Use the camera at every opportunity and make the behavior automatic

91.Take 1001 amazing photos

92.Put photos in my empty picture frame collection

93.Create a wall of pictures of family and friends

94.Get CD’s of old pictures from my Dad and organize them (I got them from my Uncle but haven’t organized them yet)

95.Photograph each of my 101 in 1001


96.Take a photography class

97.Learn to work with silver clay

98.Learn Dance Revolution


99. Collect my spare change and cash it in on day 101

100. Write an entry on my blog for each of the tasks completed (9/101)

101. Start a new 101 in 1001 list when this one is over

Items in bold are completed

Items in blue are in progress

Items in italic are revisions


102. Write Dave’s Mom and send pictures once a month for six months. (didn't complete - Dave's Mom passed away in November 2008)

103. Call Valori once a month (this one proved easier than some, I am working for Valori and see her every week and talk to her a couple of times a week! (completed)

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