Friday, September 4, 2015

49 things to do before I turn the big 5-0




  1. Finish that damn quilt!
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  2. Clean out the basement. (slowly working on that)
  3. Walk 49 miles a month. (thats only a couple of miles a day)
  4. Find my biceps and triceps!
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    When I saw this pic I asked the hubby, why didn’t you tell me my arms were fat!
  5. Run a 5k. ( I really want to run this one at Lambeau Field next July)
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  6. Buy a compost barrel.
  7. Buy some new jeans. ( I think its been over 2 years since I bought any.)
  8. Get fitted for the proper bra!
  9. Oh what the heck buy some new underwear too!
  10. Re-read To Kill a Mockingbird. (I just finished it)
  11. Read Harper Lees newly published novel (on waiting list at library)
  12. Read 1 non-fiction book a month
  13. Buy myself a pretty new teacup
  14. Drink green tea at 3.
  15. Visit the Morton Arboretum
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  16. Refinish the chairs in my basement
  17. Remove all pictures from my old cell phone
  18. Develop all of Gunners picture/put in photo album
  19. Make a prayer box.
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  20. Memorize 49 Bible verses
  21. Donate more to one of my favorite groups.Cup of Cold Water Ministries
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  22. Step out in  my faith/witness to others
  23. Make a souffle’
  24. Make something once a month from my pinterest crafty board.
  25. Buy folders/sort my magazines/create my own pinterest folders
  26. Write down ALL internet passwords/put in safe place. (Remember safe place)
  27. Develop a business plan for a flower farming business 
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    I grow most of these all ready. Why not expand and sell!
  28. Buy a violet for the house. (My grandma had over 50 violets in her home)
  29. Raise and butcher our own meat birds.
  30. Have 3 active bee hives.
  31. Learn to make soap from beeswax.
  32. Take a cheesemaking class.
  33. Have a family portrait with all the kids.
  34. Memorize the words to Zou Bisou
  35. Donate some time to our local nursing home
  36. Get a massage
  37. Go to a concert
  38. Be a bleacher bum.
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  39. Hike the canyon at Starved Rock all 4 seasons.
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  40. Have drinks at the Signature Room, 95th floor of the Hancock Building in Chicago.
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  41. Eat oysters at the Acme Oyster House in New Orleans
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  42. Have lunch with just my mom and I.
  43. Do a cleanse
  44. Visit the dermatologist.
  45. Reconnect with an old high school GF who is turning 50 too!
  46. Sew my own apron
  47. Buy a bike
  48. Ride the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier
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  49. Raise turkeys
This is my list!


5 comments:

  1. Well I will say, BEST OF LUCK!
    The Hancock Building, 95th floor, drinks, make sure it is a no wind day!

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  2. Hope you accomplish all you want! But most of all, I hope you have fun doing it!!

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    1. Thanks! I tried to make it a fun list!

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  3. I am tired because I just finished reading your list. I am over 60 and I haven't done most of those things. Love that you shared your list. I smiled as I read it.
    Happy Belated Birthday!

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    1. Thank you! Not sure how many I will get checked off!

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