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Starts January 10, 2016 
Ends October 7, 2018

  1. Go on a road trip with friends (New Hampshire | October 2016)
  2. Save $10,000 
  3. Get a summer job (May 2016 on the Cape) 
  4. Visit colleges in 4 different states (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Colorado 2016)
  5. Figure out what I want to major in
  6. Go to prom (May 2016 & June 2017) 
  7. Get two new stamps in my passport (Montreal & Eleuthera) 
  8. Take a photography class
  9. Redesign the blog
  10. Go to San Francisco
  11. Go night swimming
  12. Sleep at the beach
  13. Learn how to drive our boat
  14. Stay in touch with camp friends
  15. Don’t go to Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks to buy coffee for a month (January 2017)
  16. Host a Christmas party (Cookie Swap | December 2016)
  17. Read 25 books (17/25 Why Not Me by Mindy Kaling, Opening Belle by Maureen Sherry, The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han, The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin, It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han, We'll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han, Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, Talking As Fast As I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and everything in between) by Lauren Graham, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld, Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan, Rules of Civility by Amor Towles, You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero, Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams) 
  18. Go to New York Fashion Week
  19. Send a care package to a friend (Fall 2017)
  20. Write more snail mail
  21. Get into college (Elon University | November 30th, 2016)
  22. Join a sorority
  23. Save 100% of the money I make for 3 months
  24. Make a “big” purchase
  25. Do something spontaneous (In school lip sync | November 2016)
  26. Bake a tiered cake from scratch (April 2016 recipe here
  27. Go to NYC at Christmas time (December 2016) 
  28. Work out every day for a week (October 2016)
  29. See five concerts (Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, the Head and the Heart, Jingle Ball, John Mayer) 
  30. Vote for the first time (April 2017) 
  31. Go shopping in Boston with my mom
  32. Visit the Hamptons (never been)
  33. Go ice skating with friends
  34. Buy real pearl earrings (August 2017) 
  35. Attend a Patriots game
  36. Plan a surprise visit to a friend at college (November 2017 | Notre Dame)
  37. Get a mac book pro (need more storage) (August 2017) 
  38. Go a weekend without checking social media (January 2018) 
  39. Run a 5K under a 7'45" pace (October 2016)
  40. Do a half marathon (Newburyport Half Marathon | May 2017)
  41. Go on a senior trip with friends
  42. Have a picnic (July 2016)
  43. Go to the movies (Mother's Day May 2016) 
  44. Do a fancy Easter Brunch
  45. Play 15 rounds of golf
  46. Go on a trip around New England to see the foliage  (October 2016)
  47. Get my makeup done professionally (May 2016) 
  48. Find five new brunch spots (2/5 5 South Main Cohasset, MA, Hole in One Orleans, MA) 
  49. Ski at least 50 days (2016- 26 days) 
  50. Do something fun for my 18th birthday with friends (November 2016)
  51. Buy all my close friends a present before we go to college (June 2017) 
  52. Get 10,000 followers on Instagram
  53. Buy the perfect graduation dress
  54. Get blog pictures professionally taken
  55. Double the current page views on the blog
  56. Go one month without shopping
  57. Meet another blogger in person (ShannonCaitlinJulia
  58. Get a facial
  59. Go skinny dipping 
  60. Try a new workout class (Hot Yoga | May 2017) 
  61. Go a week without dessert (January 2016)
  62. Do something touristy in Boston
  63. Make dinner for my family (November 2016)
  64. Visit 5 States I've never been to (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana) 
  65. Wear my glasses to school (January 2017)
  66. Do a polar plunge
  67. Go on a ski trip with friends (Vail, February 2016)
  68. Have a New Year’s Eve kiss
  69. Only order water at restaurants for 3 months (Fall 2017)
  70. Learn to drive stick shift
  71. Find a cute & comfortable wedge (Tory Burch Daisy Wedge March 2016)
  72. Buy a lottery ticket
  73. Have a 300 day snapchat streak (April 2016 with Emily)
  74. Buy three clothing items out of my comfort zone (camo leggings, Birkenstockscrop top ) 
  75. Sell/donate clothes I have not worn in a year (Spring 2016)
  76. Get a 100 on a test (English Test | May 2017) 
  77. Have a movie night with friends and watch each person’s favorite movie
  78. Build a snowman
  79. Clean under my bed (Spring 2017)
  80. Get a credit card (August 2017)
  81. Volunteer 50 hours at the food pantry (30 hours completed)
  82. Visit Washington, D.C. again
  83. Play in a varsity golf match (May 2016) 
  84. Watch the Boston Marathon
  85. Go for a bike ride on Cape Cod
  86. Have a bonfire (July 2017) 
  87. Go to a wedding
  88. Split the Emack Attack with cousins again (25 scoops of ice cream)
  89. Go on a hike with my dad
  90. Go to Sconset on a Nantucket trip
  91. Do something nice for my sister
  92. Finish summer assignments in July
  93. Write a blog series 
  94. Have a really strong term and get my GPA up (April, 2017)
  95. Clean up my email & do a lot of unsubscribing (December 2016)
  96. Make a video for the blog
  97. Go camping
  98. Lose power in a blizzard
  99. Visit a museum 
  100. Create a photo wall for my college dorm (August 2017) 
  101. Put $5 in my bank account for each thing I accomplish!
{47 Complete, 54 to go} 

  1. See an NHL game
  2. Go to my 2nd Patriots game ever
  3. Buy a Tom Brady Jersey #patssuperfan
  4. Go to a paint bar
  5. Go to a cooking class
  6. Temporarily become a vegetarian for 4 months
  7. Watch my 5 favorite movies in a single weekend
  8. Spend a day tech-free
  9. Watch Parks and Rec (June, 2016)
  10. Go for a walk in the pouring rain
  11. Read a book in one day
  12. Have my grandmother teach me to make her legendary red sauce
  13. Buy my mom a really nice gift to say "thanks"
  14. Spend a day bonding with my two girl cousins
  15. Bake a treat for my neighbors
  16. Finishing watching Friends and Alias
  17. Treat the kids I've been babysitting for years to a movie
  18. Jump off Jaws Bridge in Martha's Vineyard
  19. Drive stick shift without stalling for an entire car ride
  20. See a beautiful summer sunrise
  21. Go for a midnight swim on Cape Cod
  22. Learn to drive a boat
  23. Go to a Drive-in Movie
  24. Get accepted into college
  25. Drive on the highway alone (February 2016)
  26. Read 30 books for pleasure
  27. Go to bed at 7pm and finally catch up on much needed sleep
  28. Get a facial
  29. Cut my hair my shorter than my comfort zone (shoulder length?)
  30. Work out 25 days in a single month
  31. Upgrade my computer
  32. Sing in a real concert for the first time 5 years (May, 2016)
  33. Run 10 miles
  34. Have a New Years kiss
  35. Go on a mom/daughter trip to Europe
  36. Go on a senior trip with my best friends
  37. Road trip with my friends to visit our other friend in upstate New York
  38. Put my 6+ years of French class to use and speak French in a French speaking country
  39. Visit my family in North Carolina  (April 2016)
  40. Create a photo album from a fantastic trip (St. Thomas, December 2016)
  41. Visit to a state I've never been to (Michigan and Wisconsin, April 2016)
  42. Go on a hike (October 2016)
  43. Visit my childhood friend from Tennessee at her college
  44. Make tiramisu
  45. Get a double ear piercing (March 2016)
  46. Do something super spontaneous (Wake up an randomly drive to NH to tour Dartmouth College with friends, March 2016)
  47. Vote!
  48. Watch the Harry Potter movies so I finally understand the ever present references
  49. Completely purge my closet
  50. Make a snowman without quitting halfway through
  51. Learn a few jazz progressions on the piano
  52. Walk the grounds of a Newport, RI mansion (April 2016)
  53. Write a personal narrative that I’m truly proud of (College Essay, October 2016)
  54. Drive out on North Beach in Chatham, MA
  55. Go fishing
  56. Have a Snapchat streak for 365 days (June, 2016)
  57. Post 30 times on my personal Instagram in a year
  58. Visit 10 colleges (10/10 Northeastern, Dartmouth, Boston College, University of Virginia, Richmond, William & Mary, Wake Forest, University of North Carolina, Elon, Duke)
  59. Have a water balloon fight
  60. Buy a beautiful bouquet of flowers just because
  61. Do karaoke
  62. Take my dog with me everywhere I go for a day
  63. Convince one of my friends to watch Lost
  64. Have a piña colada at a tropical beach location (St. Thomas, 2016)
  65. Watch a series finale of a TV show live (The Good Wife, May 2016)
  66. Submit a question to a newspaper or magazine
  67. Volunteer 30 hours at a single organization (Pan Mass Challenge, June 2016)
  68. Give 10 genuine compliments to people I’m not friends with (2016)
  69. Go sailing
  70. Have “the best day of my life” thus far
  71. Wake up before 6am every day for a week to get a jump start on my day
  72. Learn to fishtail braid successfully (June, 2016)
  73. Ride a rollercoaster
  74. Have breakfast for dinner
  75. Take a fall foliage trip to Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine (October, 2016)
  76. Say goodbye to high school and hello to the next chapter in my life
  77. Find the perfect senior quote (November, 2016)
  78. Decide what career I want to pursue
  79. Learn the rap to “Love the Way You Lie”
  80. Go skinny dipping
  81. Give blood
  82. See Finding Dory in theaters
  83. Organize iPhoto on my computer
  84. Drink 8 bottles of water everyday for a week
  85. Play whiffle ball at the beach
  86. Water ski successfully
  87. Go on a real date
  88. Skip a day of school just because (April 2016)
  89. Leave a 100% tip (January 2016)
  90. Unsubscribe from all promotional emails I don’t want (December, 2016)
  91. Frame 5 of my favorite photos
  92. Take an hour long bubble bath
  93. Go apple picking
  94. Make pasta from scratch
  95. Grow something from seeds
  96. Buy personalized stationary
  97. Wear high heels for a night (Winter Formal, January 2016)
  98. Play 18 holes of golf in under 100 strokes
  99. See Hamilton on Broadway
  100. Buy a pair of moccasins (December, 2016)
  101. Save $10 for every completed task on this list
{24 complete, 77 to go} 

1 comment :

  1. cath visit me in DC again ASAP (even if it's just for the purpose of checking #82 off the list)