101 in 1001

We’re doing 101 things in 1001 days!

Start Date: February 1, 2012

End Date: October 29, 2014

The List

Learn

1. Take Spanish classes

2. Learn to play the guitar

3. Take a gardening class

4. Take a woodshop/carpentry class

5. Learn how to cook pad thai

6. Learn how to play 2 new card games

        1. Nerts

2. 9 Hole

Travel

7. Go to Walt Disney World

8. Hot air balloon festival  (Albuquerque, NM)

9. Visit 3 new theme parks

10. Visit 1 new country – Scotland 

11. Route 66 through 1 state

12. Go to 3 random festivals or events

        1. Hydro Free Fair

For Us

13. Start and Maintain a blog

14. Plan a date day (½ B and ½ C)

15. Unplug for one day a month for 6 months

16. Take a romantic weekend getaway

17. Eat dinner by candlelight

18. Preach a sermon together

19.  Meet with a marriage counselor 2 times a year for 3 years

20. Do a family photo shoot once a year

1. Year 1

2. Year 2

3. Year 3

21. Get wedding pictures printed and framed

For Others

22. Volunteer once a week for 3 straight months

23. Help on a Habitat for Humanity build

24. Serve at a food pantry on every Thanksgiving

25. Serve communion in prison

26. Donate 101 things we no longer need – 6/30/2012

27. Sponsor a child

28. Help pay for a rescue animal’s medical bills

29. Donate $5 for every failed goal to a nonprofit

Get outdoorsy

30. Plant a flower and food garden

31. Go camping

32. Visit 3 state parks

  1. Roman Nose

        2. Red Rock Canyon

33. Go strawberry picking

34. Climb a mountain

35. Swim in the ocean

36. Build a sand castle

37. Spend a day on the lake

38. Eat outside at least once a week for 3 months during the summer

39. Watch the sun rise and set in the same day

Read/Watch

40. Host a Star Wars marathon weekend – 3/30 – 3/31/12

41. Watch 10 classic movies we haven’t seen

        1. Citizen Kane – 2/2/12

        2. All About Eve

42. Read 3 books together

1. “Sabbath in the Suburbs” by MaryAnn McKibben Dana

2. “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien

43. See 3 new plays/musicals

1. Mary Poppins – 3/31/12

44. Subscribe to a newspaper (paper or online)

45. Read and discuss 2 marriage books

        1. “Love to Stay” by Adam Hamilton

46. Watch all the “Planet Earth” DVDs

47. Write a book

Eat, drink, and be merry

48. Go on a picnic

49. Eat only local meat for 1 month

50. Try 20 new recipes

1. Cheesy Zucchini Rice – 7/19/2012

2. Butternut Squash Penne

3. Spicy Pretzels

4. Candied Yams

5. Butterfinger Blondies

6. Pumpkin Pie Granola

7. Spaghetti Squash

8. Mini Corn Dog Muffins

9. Brownie Batter Dip

10. Chicken Alfredo Roll Ups

11. Taco Casserole

12. Cheesy Quinoa Mac & Cheese

13. Fall Vegetable Chili

14. Orzo with Parmesan and Basil

15. Cheesy Enchilada Soup

16. Pumpkin Carmel Spice Cronuts

17. Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

18. “Fried” Honey Bananas

19. Spicy Thai Noodles

51. Make a gingerbread house

52. Buy only local produce for 3 months

53. Cook 5 new soups

1. Taco Soup

2. Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

3. Cheesy Enchilada Soup

54. Do a pantry fast for one month

Growing up

55. Buy a car

56. Get a dog – 7/17/2012

57. Create a budget

58. Get emergency fund up to snuff

59. Complete the Financial Peace University At-Home study

60. Put Christmas lights on our house

61. Organize the kitchen

62. Make the bed every day for 2 weeks

Friends and Family

63. Host a dinner party for every season for one year

64. Hand write 1 letter per week for 3 months

65. Spend a day with each of our grandparents

66. Spend a day with each of our parents and siblings

67. Have people over to our house for dinner once a month for 6 months

68. Go on a double date 4 times in one year

For Fun

69. Buy and paint rocking chairs – 8/25/2012

70. Go to a major league baseball game

71. Go to a drive in movie

72. Paint a canvas

73. Complete 3 puzzles

74. Fly first class

75. Go Christmas caroling

76. Fly a kite

77. Go to the fair

78. Watch a parade

Local Tourist – Nashville

79. See a concert at the Ryman – Mumford and Sons 3/6/2012

80. See a show at the Grand Ole Opry

81. Visit 5 new local restaurants

1. The Local Taco –  4/9/12

82. Listen to local musicians at Bluebird Café

83. See the Nashville Symphony

Local Tourist – Oklahoma

84. Buy some pop at Pops

85. Hike at Beaver’s Bend

86. Visit the OKC Memorial

87. Go to the OKC Zoo

88. Visit the OU National History Museum

For Health

89. Work out for 5 days a week for 4 weeks

90. Run a 5k

91. Run a half marathon

92. Take a dance class

93. Get a massage

94. Go on a walk together at least twice a month for a year

95. Don’t eat out for one month

96. Drink 3 glasses of water a day for 2 weeks

Spiritual

97. Read the whole Bible together

98. Do morning and evening prayer for 30 straight days – 4/8/2012

99. Be in a small group we don’t have to be in for work

100. Worship someplace we don’t work monthly for a year

101. Go on a spiritual retreat (at least 2 days)

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