One month update – 30 by 30

Today I’m one month into my 30 by 30. Doing some simple math makes me think I should get 2-3 things done off the list every month. So lets see how I did.

Well first things first, I finished the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. It was an amazing experience. Be sure to check out my recap here.

I also visited a new city! Technically I went to multiple different cities, but I’m only counting it as one because it only got one new pin on our newlywed map. Yay for San Francisco (hint: I’ll be posting recaps from our trip next week).

I tried a new food too. I was late jumping on this bandwagon, but I finally tried quinoa. It was really tasty and Hubby enjoyed it too.

I also started up a volunteer event. Well actually I just agreed to continue an ongoing event. We moved to a new office location and a guy I know who used to sit over there did can recycling and donated all the proceeds to charity. He asked if I would take over. So I agreed. Yay for helping the community!

So technically I only crossed one thing off my list! Ahh. I need to get going on this thing…

Cooking/Baking:

  • Bagels
  • Marshmallows
  • Molten Lava Cakes
  • Baked Doughnuts
  • Cheesecake
  • Indian Meal (chicken tikka masala and naan)
  • Sushi
  • Continue to bake for a good cause
  • Try three foods I’ve never had (1: quinoa)

Health/Fitness:

Boston/Travel:

  • Visit at least 3 new cities (1: San Francisco)
  • Pack a picnic dinner and see a movie on the Esplanade
  • Go to the beach! (can you believe Hubby and I haven’t had a beach day since we moved to Boston 3 years ago)
  • Go to the Cranberry Festival in October
  • Take a spontanious trip with girlfriends

Relationships:

  • Talk to younger siblings (A and L) on a regular basis
  • Plan/host a girls night (in or out)
  • Go visit my little brother’s college dorm room
  • Meet my friend’s babies in the Midwest
  • Babysit/Spoil my new nephew as much as I can
  • Send birthday cards to my siblings, parents, and nephew
  • Plan a date-day with Hubby

Other:

  • Take a cooking class
  • Read the photography books my dad got me
  • Finish all the nearly-complete kitchen projects
  • Fully de-clutter our place
  • Volunteer for something at least four times (1: volunteered to take care of the ongoing can-recycling project at work)
  • Plan a Boston area food blogger event
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7 Responses to “Five Month Update – 30 by 30”

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    Megan — November 17, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    Shoot! I need to send you that molten lava cake recipe. I’m going to try to remind myself when I get home tonight.

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    Daisy — November 17, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    you’re on a roll! looking forward to see what event you will plan 🙂

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    Michelle — November 17, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    I love these kinda of lists! Makes me want to do one myself. And I think you’re doing a great job… can’t wait to see what your blogger event is!

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    Sharon — November 18, 2010 at 8:40 am

    Hey congratulations on going into the 6th month..And so far I think you have done great…

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    Vickii — November 18, 2010 at 11:20 am

    I haven’t commented yet but I absolutely love your blog! I’ve downloaded about 10 recipes I intend to try! Well done on your 30 by 30! I also have a 101 things to do in 1001 days – my 1001 days is up in January 2011 and I’ve done only about 20 things …. hmm! So you should be proud of how much of your list you’ve done!!

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    Aimee — November 18, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    oh, boy…
    i turned 29 in august and i wish i had thought to do something like this!

    you are doing great so far – i love how across-the-board all of your goals are. good luck with the next 7 months!

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — November 19, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    I am still making my list and only have 12 items…I need to get working on my list for 18 more items to kick it off on my 29th birthday!

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