LIFE LIST

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

 

 

xoxo,
heidi

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