Monday, January 3, 2011

36 in 356: 2011 Edition

Here's what I want to accomplish this year! As a new twist and to help motivate me, I've decided to donate $5 for each of my uncompleted goals at the end of the year. Wish me luck!

36 in 365 Goals (Round 3):

Get Busy:
1. Leave a comment on someone's blog everyday for two months (2/2).
2. Compile and edit all of my Kilimanjaro videos into one.
3. Blog a total of 200 times throughout the year.
4. Make Julia Child's boeuf bourguignon.
5. Go to a couple of concerts (2/2): City and Colour, Coheed and Cambria
8. Bake a rainbow cake.

Get Places:
10. Go to Kingston Mines to listen to a blues band.
11. Bring Bama to the dog park more often (11/20).
12. Try two Man Vs. Food restaurants (2/2): Vortex, Lucky's Sandwich Company
13. Go to an outdoor concert in Millenium Park.
14. Explore two different American states (2/2): Atlanta, GA and Cassopolis, MI
15. Attend Chicago summer festivals (2/2): Sheffield Garden Walk, Jazz Fest
17. Ride the ferris wheel at Navy Pier.
18. Visit the Art Institute of Chicago.

Get Giving:
19. Send a birthday card to each of my siblings and parents (9/9).
20. Volunteer in a soup kitchen once a month (12/12).
21. Leave Operation Beautiful notes (2/10).

Get Crafty:
22. Complete a list of 101 things that make me happy (28/101): #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6,
23. Create a wedding anniversary scrapbook with highlights from each year.
24. Make a piece of artwork using old passport stamps.
25. Create a wedding album for both sets of parents.
26. Buy and decorate a real Christmas tree!
27. Make a special someone a Blurb book.
28. Learn something about photography.

Get Healthy:
30. Floss or use the Oral B cleaner everyday for a month (and try to continue).
31. Skate on the Rideau Canal in February.
32. Complete a 30 day Wii Fit challenge.
33. Take a long bike ride (2/2).
34. Walk to work or anywhere else that's 35-40 minutes each way (10/10).
35. Go rock climbing.
36. Go hiking (2/2): Bloomingdale Trail, Lake Matheson

Did you make any resolutions this year or have any goals you'd like to meet?


  1. Hi!!
    I'm Ashley and the author of the blog A Hasty Life. I just started the well-known challenge 30 for 30. I chose 30 articles of clothing to wear for 30 days. I would love for you to bop on over to my blog and follow me as I attempt this challenge!

    <3 Ashley

  2. I think you will do great!! I can't wait to see all that you accomplish!!

  3. Good for you Jill. You make me want to set goals for myself :)

  4. My first comment....exciting! Let me know if you would like some company at the soup kitchen. I would love to join :)