LIFE LIST

So here it is…

 

the LIFE LIST as of today! as of right now.

if you follow the link, you will find the whole list on it’s own designated page that will constantly be edited and updated.

i am leaving this copy below in it’s current state, so I can see how far I have come and in a few years (when it’s hopefully all completed), I can always refer back.

    1. become a morning person
    2. get my temple recommend
    3. explore constellations at an observatory
    4. visit New York City
    5. learn to crochet
    6. teach someone to read
    7. attend the festival of colors
    8. try boba tea (3/6/11 – Provo, UT)
    9. learn to oil paint
    10. run a marathon

 

  1. keep a photographic journal
  2. ride in a hot-air balloon
  3. visit an ancient castle
  4. see the eiffel tower
  5. start an opinion column
  6. go to the texas state fair
  7. paint a mural
  8. eat at a restaurant alone (2/15/14 – Skokie, IL)
  9. fool someone good on april 1st
  10. see the ocean (2/19/11 – Santa Monica, CA)
  11. win entire family at chess
  12. drive down route 66
  13. swim with dolphins
  14. co-pilot a flight
  15. get married in the temple
  16. learn piano
  17. get a pic with the cubbies bear
  18. learn types of flowers
  19. build a legit treehouse
  20. build something that becomes an heirloom
  21. shoot a pistol (7/6/13 – Fruitland, UT)
  22. grow an herb garden
  23. volunteer for habitat for humanity
  24. go to a movie solo (11/25/10 – Gilbert, AZ)
  25. go to an NFL game
  26. learn to speed read
  27. invent a holiday
  28. celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
  29. be able to identify all major constellations
  30. take genealogy back to adam
  31. make homemade mac & cheese (2/20/12 – Orem, UT)
  32. learn aviation alphabet
  33. feel an earthquake
  34. visit las vegas (01/01/14)
  35. go rockclimbing
  36. learn to salsa dance
  37. see the getty center in LA (2/19/11 – Los Angeles, CA)
  38. watch a meteor shower
  39. attend a new years ball
  40. vote in every election i can
  41. attend a poetry reading
  42. visit mount rushmore (Rapid City, SD)
  43. win on wheel of fortune
  44. work in the temple
  45. go zip lining
  46. paint a large canvas
  47. see an indie film locally
  48. make orange chicken (2/18/12 – Fruitland, UT)
  49. own a vintage car
  50. serve a church mission w/ my husband
  51. memorize the living christ
  52. see a planetarium show
  53. blog everyday for a year 
  54. learn to sew
  55. solve the rubiks cube
  56. collect original artwork
  57. donate blood
  58. ride on an elephant
  59. learn spanish
  60. get a pet (6/6/11 – Provo, UT)
  61. take a cake decorating class
  62. be the PTA president
  63. learn to navigate by the stars
  64. learn how to can and preserve food
  65. learn CPR
  66. run a sub for santa program
  67. see a tornado (from a safe distance)
  68. make homemade poptarts (2/13/12 – Orem, UT)
  69. get my instructors license
  70. make an art portfolio
  71. see a volcano erupt
  72. grow a bonsai tree
  73. teach a class in europe
  74. ride in a helicopter
  75. make amazing kabobs (5/13/12 – Williston, ND)
  76. go on the chicago sky deck (07/09/14 – Chicago, IL)
  77. learn to make sticky fingers
  78. adopt a grandparent
  79. get my cosmetology license
  80. take a MAC class
  81. participate in a charity walk
  82. learn origami 
  83. send a message in a bottle
  84. make cheesecake from scratch (11/23/10 – Gilbert, AZ)
  85. adopt a highway
  86. join a choir
  87. make passion tea lemonade (02/13/12 – Orem, UT)
  88. go on a cruise
  89. be leid in hawaii
  90. toss pizza like a pro
  91. make my own perfume
  92. make homemade ravioli
  93. be a centurion
  94. go skiing in colorado
  95. take a hip hop dance class
  96. have a travel nest egg
  97. learn sign language
  98. be a godparent
  99. go scubadiving
  100. learn to play guitar
  101. read the standard works
  102. make a great speech
  103. visit all 50 states (15 down, 35 to go!)
  104. learn how to read music
  105. hear big ben chime
  106. write a novel
  107. take a martial arts class
  108. see third eye blind live (06/26/15 – Chicago, IL)
  109. visit japan
  110. pay a full tithe
  111. help w/ someones conversion (08/24/13 – Williston, ND)
  112. ride in a gondola
  113. see MoMA in NYC
  114. ride on a ferry boat
  115. learn to blow glass
  116. bake a 4-layer cake from scratch (3/3/12 – Fruitland, UT)
  117. give $1000 cash to charity
  118. donate hair to locks of love
  119. own a salt water aquarium
  120. eat belgium chocolate in belgium
  121. successfully knit a scarf
  122. make a time capsule
  123. contribute to a national magazine
  124. make a cookbook
  125. break a guiness world record
  126. go on a volunteer vacay
  127. throw a costume ball
  128. ride the biggest rollercoaster
  129. try poutine in canada
  130. spend an entire day at the library
  131. start a standing ovation
  132. attach a lock to a love bridge
  133. visit africa
  134. see all john wayne films
  135. make homemade egg rolls
  136. attend church overseas
  137. go on a juice fast (7/3/13 – Williston, ND)
  138. grow a fruit tree from seed
  139. ride a vespa in europe
  140. see a broadway show
  141. ride on a train
  142. build a house of cards
  143. get the works at the spa
  144. understand and use essential oils
  145. run a mile in 8 mins
  146. get a penpal
  147. buy a lottery ticket (2/23/11 – Balboa Island, CA)
  148. photograph sunsets for a year
  149. master the art of fasting
  150. pay off a loan in half the time
  151. volunteer at the dunk tank at fair
  152. see the sun rise in kirabati (day starts)
  153. get lasik surgery
  154. learn japanese
  155. take a zumba class
  156. hug a redwood
  157. make homemade paper
  158. see the declaration of independence
  159. answer a suicide hotline – talk them down
  160. write a fan letter
  161. take a culinary class
  162. visit mexico
  163. adopt a foreign baby
  164. learn how to make sushi
  165. teach my baby sign language
  166. make a quilt for humanitarian
  167. bind my own books
  168. have a great spice collection
  169. see the statue of liberty
  170. receive mail from all over the world
  171. visit los angeles – (2/20/11)
  172. be featured in a magazine
  173. make homemade candles
  174. be a foster parent
  175. hold a sugar glider (09/25/13 – Williston, ND)
  176. attend the olympics
  177. visit seattle
  178. try indian food
  179. become a mother – (01/05/17 – Park Ridge, IL)
  180. go on a police ride along
  181. try fried ice cream
  182. know all state nicknames
  183. declare love in full-page news ad
  184. learn graphic design
  185. put mentos in diet coke
  186. renew vows in an amazing place
  187. complete a puzzle in one sitting (Orem, UT)
  188. get my masters degree
  189. appear on TV
  190. fall in love – right time for both of us (Williston, ND)
  191. go to the symphony
  192. see the golden gate bridge
  193. see a cirque de soleil show
  194. make vlogs for my children
  195. stand behind a waterfall
  196. go to an outdoor concert
  197. carve my own chess set
  198. publish an e-book
  199. have fireworks at my wedding
  200. own a telescope
  201. be the ‘cool’ parents
  202. learn pilates
  203. see the cubs win the world series
  204. be an avid recycler
  205. visit india during diwali
  206. have a booth at a craft fair
  207. ride a double-decker bus around london
  208. go to the opera
  209. spend new years in times square
  210. have my chakras read
  211. learn to ballroom dance
  212. have a radio show
  213. start a guerrilla kindness project
  214. drive along the oregon coast
  215. win a cook off
  216. teach english overseas
  217. feng shui my house
  218. make homemade doughnuts
  219. be part of a research study
  220. visit the art institute of chicago (07/04/14 – Chicago, IL)
  221. meet an eskimo
  222. host a foreign exchange student
  223. plant/harvest a garden
  224. make homemade cosmetics
  225. write my autobiography
  226. complete a scrapbook
  227. see the northern lights
  228. have a four day work week (03/08/13 – Williston, ND)
  229. meditate in a zen garden
  230. make homemade ice cream
  231. crochet an afghan
  232. volunteer at a homeless shelter
  233. be in the neighborhood watch
  234. learn to juggle
  235. have a large greenhouse
  236. make german choc cake from scratch (4/22/12 – Fruitland, UT)
  237. visit portland
  238. have a menu item named after me
  239. move out of state for a year (06/06/13 – Williston, ND)
  240. take voice lessons
  241. convince someone to create a lifelist
  242. try real japanese ramen
  243. visit the taj mahal
  244. learn to make popovers (2/20/12 – Orem, UT)
  245. collect sand from all beaches i visit
  246. see my child win a championship
  247. make homemade fried pickles
  248. swim in every ocean
  249. find a relatives grave overseas
  250. learn ‘i love you’ in 10 languages
  251. have a letter to the editor published
  252. order dessert first at a restaurant (3/16/12 – Draper, UT)
  253. bake all dishes in a cookbook
  254. join a book club
  255. study world religions
  256. be a master of thank you notes
  257. experience zero gravity
  258. go to a cubs game in wrigley field (Chicago, IL)
  259. tour a lighthouse
  260. drink from a coconut
  261. grow my own christmas tree
  262. go snorkeling
  263. give a great toast – (08/31/13 – Midway, UT)
  264. try tofu (2/4/12 – Provo, UT)
  265. stay awake for a few days (2/26-2/28/12 – Orem, UT)
  266. throw a 50th anniversary for my parents
  267. change my name
  268. straddle the equator
  269. go on a vacation by myself
  270. buy a homeless person a full meal
  271. help someone to stop smoking
  272. be at a healthy weight
  273. own a collection of perfume
  274. visit the sistene chapel
  275. visit canada
  276. meet some blog friends
  277. teach at a cosmetology school
  278. become a grandmother
  279. go to an airport to take a random flight
  280. build a blanket fort w/ my love
  281. design greeting cards
  282. kiss under mistletoe
  283. finish a game of monopoly (2/19/12 – Orem, UT)
  284. join a bowling league
  285. make homemade meatballs
  286. visit italy
  287. own a macbook – (10/02/12 – Minot, ND) 
  288. see the milky way
  289. witness a miracle
  290. stay at a bed & breakfast – (8/31/13 – Midway, UT)
  291. make a dreamcatcher
  292. be a homeowner
  293. visit san fransisco
  294. walk through central park
  295. make a wish at the trevi fountain in rome
  296. love him until i die
  297. see the empire state building
  298. read ‘Jesus The Christ’
  299. throw someone a surprise party
  300. make my own soap
  301. shop on black friday
  302. complete a journal
  303. fill up a charm bracelet
  304. dance with my dad at my wedding
  305. visit france
  306. see a lantern festival
  307. ride a subway in NYC
  308. read an entire book in one sitting (Fruitland, UT)
  309. have a ‘usual’ somewhere (Williston, ND)
  310. visit the mayan ruins
  311. learn how to ice skate
  312. stand on top of a mountain
  313. create a popular blog
  314. get engaged (10/31/13 – Minot, ND)
  315. make up a recipe
  316. go on a ‘best burger in town’ hunt
  317. see haley’s comet w/ hailey
  318. catch a firefly (7/4/13 – Williston, ND)
  319. make homemade jelly
  320. send my parents on a dream vacay
  321. visit niagra falls
  322. have someone make me breakfast in bed
  323. kiss at the top of a ferris wheel
  324. visit the mall of america
  325. attend general conference
  326. retire in the country
  327. have a night picnic
  328. open my own business
  329. try a crepe (2/21/11 – Santa Monica, CA)
  330. be the maid of honor (08/31/13 – Midway, UT)
  331. try a cronut
  332. spend a night in a tree house

xoxo,
heidi

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