35 Before 35

Having a 30 before 30 list was really inspiring and helped me to stay focused with my life goals. I didn’t accomplish all 30 of my goals, but I did a lot to better myself. That’s the true focus of my goal lists; goals that will help me become the best version of myself!


Without further ado, my 35 before 35 list (in no particular order):

  1. Finish Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels of All Time. Currently at 45/100.
  2. Ride in a hot air balloon.
  3. Complete a short story or poem.
  4. Participate in a Color Run.
  5. Make an apron.
  6. Read the entire Holy Bible.
  7. Go kayaking.
  8. Learn to quilt a blanket.
  9. Travel to a foreign country.
  10. Skip-it 100 consecutive times.
  11. Finish my Rainbow Granny Stripe Crochet blanket.
  12. Have my 1st Child.
  13. Make a book purse.
  14. Go on my first cruise.
  15. Learn to cross stitch.
  16. Buy my own house.
  17. Get another tattoo (or two or three!).
  18. Go to another Broadway show.
  19. Dye my hair a cool color!
  20. Get a professional photoshoot.
  21. Visit all 50 states. Have been to 21/50.
  22. Send a message in a bottle.
  23. Go on a spontaneous adventure.
  24. Plant a garden.
  25. Learn to play an acoustic guitar.
  26. Go to a live concert!
  27. Take a trip with my mom.
  28. Learn how to ride a motorcycle.
  29. Go back to school for my Master’s degree.
  30. Pay off my credit cards.
  31. Make my own bath bomb.
  32. Have a star named after me.
  33. Go on a train ride.
  34. Learn how to change the oil in my car.
  35. Volunteer for something I believe in!