Thursday, January 3, 2013

yup, i'm wearing an apron

yes folks, that's an apron.  not the most flattering picture, but it gets the job done.  just thought for the start of the new year, i'd give you an update on my 30 before 30 list.  i think i'm doing pretty well (save for the use the crock pot and food processor once a month - this is just not happening).  i've got eight months left.  let's do this.

1. go to a foreign country the i've never been to
2. go on a beach vacation
3. swim in the atlantic and pacific oceans in the same year – completed 8/25/12
4. take AJD to try indian food for the first time (i've had it, he hasn't)
5. go to the boston museum of modern art
6. run in at minimum 3 road races (any length)
7. buy fresh flowers for the apt, the first week of every month – aug, sept, oct (missing), nov, dec
8. cook a turkey dinner with all the fixings
9. go back to chicago with AJD to really explore (i went for work, so it didn't count)
10. make a snow angel (it's been a while)
11. make homemade pie, including crust, from scratch – completed 11/21/12
12. get a facial and start a skin care regime (or at least a moisturizer - i'm old now, it's time)
13. hike a mountain in maine or vermont – completed acadia mtn, me 8/17/12
14. transfer my 401k from my old job to my current job
15. watch casablanca, breakfast at tiffany's, all the godfather movies, and anchorman (anchorman 11/18/12)
16. track the number of miles i run for the year – ongoing via
17. complete a 30 pictures in 30 days challenge
18. fill the digital picture frame with pictures – completed 12/22/12
19. learn how to use the manual setting on my camera
20. get a new cell phone (maybe an iphone) with a colorful case - completed 12/31/12
21. put money into my savings account from every paycheck – ongoing
22. get down to pre-AJD weight (dating packs on the pounds.  i've already started, i've got 7 lbs to go) – completed 11/20/12
23. get an apron and wear while cooking so i stop ruining my clothes – completed 12/25/12
24. use my food processor at least once a month
25. use my crock pot at least once a month
26. visit family in utah
27. reread the great gatsby – completed 11/5/12
28. get off my high blood pressure meds or at least lower the dosage (this may not be possible since it's genetic but i'm going to give it the old college try)
29. get 25 blog followers
30. do a giveaway when i reach 25 followers


  1. Sass for days, kid.

  2. you have to be sassy whilst wearing an apron.