Hello and welcome to my third list of 101 things I want to accomplish in the next 1001 days! You can check out my first list and my second list here and all posts pertaining to my 101 in 1001 progress right here. And be sure to drop me a line if you decide to write your own list so I can link to yours from this page. Let’s do this thing!

design darling 101 in 1001
Start date:
End date:
51 down,
50 to go

Personal Development

7 / 15

PROFESSIONAL

4 / 9
  • 16.

    Launch my blog redesign (February 2018).

  • 17.

    Design a new about page, 101 in 1001 page, and travel guide (June 2019).

  • 18.

    Conduct a reader survey (February 2018).

  • 19.

    Order new business cards.

  • 20.

    Host an Instagram Q&A (July 2018; saved in my Instagram highlights and now an ongoing blog series).

  • 21.

    Host an Instagram live.

  • 22.

    Organize my Dropbox account.

  • 23.

    Start a new interview series on the blog.

  • 24.

    Start a new organization series on the blog.

MARRIAGE

13 / 18

Baby

2 / 10
  • 43.

    Read five baby books before my due date (5/5 — What No One Tells You by Alexandra Sacks and Catherine Birndorf, Moms on Call by Laura Hunter and Jennifer Walker, Bringing Up Bébé by Pamela Druckerman, The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, Strong as a Mother by Kate Rope in July 2019).

  • 44.

    Buy life insurance.

  • 45.

    Make a will.

  • 46.

    Take a prenatal yoga class (March 2019).

  • 47.

    Share updates on my first, second, and third trimesters (2/3 — first trimester, second trimester).

  • 48.

    Decorate the nursery and share on the blog.

  • 49.

    Needlepoint something for the baby.

  • 50.

    Find a pediatrician we love.

  • 51.

    Send out birth announcements.

  • 52.

    Get into a post-baby workout routine.

FAMILY & FRIENDS

3 / 4
  • 53.

    Mail care packages to each of my siblings.

  • 54.

    Send flowers to my grandmother one day out of the blue (August 2018).

  • 55.

    Have my grandmother teach me how to needlepoint (first project completed in July 2018; post here).

  • 56.

    Have my dad teach me how to dive (August 2018).

HOME

9 / 13
  • 57.

    Frame and hang some of our engagement photos (March 2018; post here).

  • 58.

    Frame and hang some of our wedding photos (March 2018; post here).

  • 59.

    Frame and hang some of our honeymoon photos (March 2018; post here).

  • 60.

    Find a way to display my wedding shoes (January 2019; post here).

  • 61.

    Frame Rory’s needlepoint collar and leash from our wedding.

  • 62.

    Reupholster my hot pink birdcage chair in a different color (October 2018; post here).

  • 63.

    Repaint our lacquered dresser in a different color (October 2018; post here).

  • 64.

    Organize my closet and post on the blog (September 2018; post here).

  • 65.

    Organize my home office and post on the blog (January 2019; post here).

  • 66.

    Organize our bathroom and post on the blog.

  • 67.

    Photograph at least five rooms in our house for the blog (5/5 — foyer in March 2018, living room in May 2018, dining room in November 2018, kitchen in December 2018, guest bedroom in January 2019).

  • 68.

    Participate in another round of the One Room Challenge.

  • 69.

    Host a backyard movie night at our house.

CONNECTICUT

2 / 9
  • 70.

    Go apple picking.

  • 71.

    Visit a pumpkin patch.

  • 72.

    Take a road trip to see the fall foliage.

  • 73.

    Go sledding.

  • 74.

    Visit the farmer’s market.

  • 75.

    Try at least twenty new-to-me restaurants (11/20 — Lugano and The Drawing Room in January 2018, Artisan Southport and The Spread in February 2018, Roost Darien in March 2018, Tavern at Gray Barns in April 2018, Gray Goose Café in January 2019, Scena and Parlor Pizza in February 2019, Uncorked New Canaan in March 2019, Cos Cobber in May 2019).

  • 76.

    Find a doctor, dentist, and dermatologist I like (June 2019).

  • 77.

    Find a hair salon I like (Maison d’Alexandre in January 2018).

  • 78.

    Publish a Fairfield County guide on my blog.

NEW YORK

2 / 4
  • 79.

    Take another trapeze lesson.

  • 80.

    See a new-to-me Broadway play (Hello, Dolly in January 2018).

  • 81.

    Try at least ten new-to-me restaurants (10/10 — Santina in March 2018, Bar Sardine in April 2018, Pilot in June 2018, Via Carota in July 2018, Taqueria in August 2018, Upland in August 2018, Narcissa in October 2018, Empellon and Rosemary’s Pizza in October 2018, The Lost Lady in November 2018).

  • 82.

    Update the New York City guide on my blog.

NANTUCKET

2 / 4
  • 83.

    Visit at least five new-to-me beaches (5/5 — Dionis, Fisherman’s, Madequecham, Miacomet, and Starbuck Road in July 2019).

  • 84.

    Try at least ten new-to-me restaurants (6/10 — Lola 41 in April 2018, Nautilus in June 2018, The Green, Pizzeria Gemelle, Or The Whale in July 2019, Topper’s in August 2019).

  • 85.

    Update the Nantucket travel guide on my blog (June 2018; see it here).

  • 86.

    Redecorate the basement or third floor of my parents’ house.

TRAVEL

3 / 5

JUST FOR FUN

4 / 10
  • 92.

    Leave a 100% tip for great service (February 2018; post here).

  • 93.

    Buy a table of strangers dinner anonymously.

  • 94.

    Take a boxing class.

  • 95.

    Take an aerial yoga class.

  • 96.

    Be able to do all three splits again.

  • 97.

    Take a stand-up paddleboard yoga class (August 2018; post here).

  • 98.

    Dress up for Halloween (Mario Kart in October 2017).

  • 99.

    See a Red Sox game (April 2019).

  • 100.

    See at least five concerts (1/5 — Taylor Swift in July 2018).

  • 101.

    Do another polar bear plunge.

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