Thursday, March 1, 2012

Bucket List

If you're like me you have a million and one things you want to do throughout your lifetime.  I've been wanting to write these down for a while now so I figure today is as good of a time as any.  So here it is - my bucket list (in no particular order).

  1. Swim/dive with dolphins
  2. Buy an old Victorian-style home and renovate it
  3. Design and build our forever home
  4. Watch Abby graduate from high school and college
  5. Watch Abby get married and have a family of her own
  6. Travel to Europe
  7. Live in NYC (even if just for a few months)
  8. Go back to the Caymans
  9. Visit all 50 states (I've been to 19 so far - NC, SC, TN, FL, GA, VA, TX, OR, WA, NV, AK, NY, CA, IL, AL, WV, MN, IN, MD)
  10. Scuba dive in Australia
  11. Hold a Koala cub
  12. Retire
  13. Be a SAHM (at least for a little while)
  14. Stay at an all-inclusive resort
  15. Go to nursing school and change careers
  16. See UT play football in all of the SEC stadiums
  17. Go to a Dave Matthews concert
  18. Go on a girls-only trip
  19. Take Abby to the American Girl store
  20. Go to Ikea
  21. Vacation in Wilmington, NC
  22. Scuba dive at a wreck site
  23. Visit Niagara Falls
  24. Go zip-lining at Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City, NV
  25. Go to Mardi Gras
  26. Go to a spa resort for at least a weekend
  27. Visit the Biltmore House
  28. Go snow-skiing in Colorado
  29. Find a career that I enjoy
  30. Re-read all of the Harry Potter, Twilight, & Hunger Games books
  31. Volunteer at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
  32. Volunteer more period
  33. Find a church that we enjoy
  34. Read the entire Bible
  35. Go camping
  36. Go to the Kentucky Derby
  37. Visit Las Vegas with the husband (we've both been separately, but never together)
  38. Take Abby to Disney World
  39. Go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  40. Have a chef's kitchen
  41. Learn to sew
  42. Master shooting in manual
  43. Complete Abby's college fund
  44. Own a boat
  45. Visit Charleston, SC
So there it is - 45 things I hope to accomplish during my life at this point.  I'm sure this list will evolve and change throughout the years, but it's a good starting point anyway.  What's on your bucket list?

This post written as an entry to the $500 Good Financial Cents giveaway.



elizabeth said...

I say girls trip to Charleston!

Carole said...

Nice blog. This is my travel bucket list.

LG said...

dang girl! that is one heck of a list!!