30-while-30 Four Month Update

Well, as of today, I’m four months into my 30-while-30 list… I still feel like I’ve been slacking, but I’ve just been having too much fun to pay attention to this silly list.

Food / Blogging

  • Chocolate Mosaic Cheesecake
  • Gnocchi
  • Donuts
  • Eggs Benedict
  • Laminated dough (either danishes or croissants)
  • Make bread at least 4 times
  • Bake at least 4 layer cakes – 1: Neapolitan Cheesecake Cake
  • Buy a whole coconut. Open it. Do something (delicious) with it.
  • Make at least one thing from each cookbook I own – any cookbooks that don’t get used in a year, donate or giveaway on here – I started making my list of cookbooks. I plan to post it on here shortly.
  • Cook with 3 new foods – Being part of a CSA this summer has been AMAZING. I’ve definitely already cooked with 3 new foods, including this Summer Shrimp Salad.

Relationships

  • Send birthday cards to my and Hubby’s families (including siblings, parents, nephews, etc)
  • Continue to bake for a good cause – I was able to participate in an online bake sale on The Spiffy Cookie 
  • Go see my sister’s new house – This hasn’t happened yet, but we have made plans to see her house over Thanksgiving when we’re in the Midwest
  • Go on a girls weekend getaway – Done! I spent a weekend in St Louis with my mom and two sisters in July. It was a great time.
  • Volunteer 4 times

Random

  • Get another tattoo 
  • Pay off my car – Done!
  • Decide on a signature / go-to cocktail – I’m working very hard on trying new cocktails to make this decision
  • Watch a sunrise
  • Read 4 books – 1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2. Water for Elephants.

Healthy living

  • Walk another Avon Walk for Breast Cancer – Done! Recap coming soon
  • Continue to work out on a regular basis – I’ve been a working out machine recently. It’s been awesome.
  • Treat myself to 6 massages – three down, 3 to go
  • Get my first facial

Travel and Life in Boston

  • Go to the Head of the Charles
  • Visit the New England Aquarium
  • See the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Go to Top of the Hub for cocktails
  • Visit 3 new cities – 1: St Louis, 2: Niagara Falls

Reader’s Choice

  • Post more how-to tips (including videos) on here (thanks to Mary and Sarah for the suggestion!) – Check out my new How-To tag. I’ve posted a few how-to posts this month already!
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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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