Life List (for the next year or so)

There are so many things I say that I want to do and learn.  For some reason, I never get around to accomplishing anything because life gets in the way.  My hope is that by posting my hopes and dreams on my blog, it will keep me accountable to actually doing some of these things.

1.  Train a puppy (coming soon!) & Decide on a name His name is Othello.
2.  Read photography books and really learn how to use my camera...well...
3.  Finish my online classes so I can't officially be done with college  WOOHOO!!!!!!!
4.  Update my resume so I can find a teaching job for Fall of 2012
Resume updated 4/30/12..sadly no English job openings for this fall
5.  Reread all the Harry Potter books
      - Harry Potter and the Socerer's Stone
     - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
     - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 
     - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
     - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 
    - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
6.  Own all of the seasons of Boy Meets World
7.  Go on our honeymoon
Can we go again?  
8.  Go to a Spartan Football game
I attended the best game of the fall 2011 season.  MSU beat Wisconsin in that seconds!
9.  Spend a weekend in Macinak Island (I've never been there)
10.  Get a subscription to the Real Simple magazine
11.  Learn how to sew a dress for myself
12.  Attend a zumba class
I've attended more than I can count
13.  Visit Jamie in Seattle
14.  Substitute teach when we're living in Missouri
I completed the application, received the training, but never actually had a subbing job.  It's ok.  I had tons of fun not working in MO.  I was able to go on adventures with my friends all the time.  
15.  Post on my blog a couple times a week
16.  Sew pillows for my parents' living room
17.  Read the Old Testament 
18.  Go to a concert
19.  Volunteer at SpringHill
20.  Scrapbook our wedding photos
21.  (At some point in my life I would like to....) Work at Starbucks  Been there, done that.  Don't need to work there.  I just need to drink the product. 
22.  Complete the Insanity two month program.  (I've done month one over and over and I've completed parts of month two; I've never actually completed the whole thing) STARTED MONDAY, AUGUST 15
23.  Learn how to make sushi
24.  Go camping with hubs
25.  Go to a Broadway show (in Chicago)
26.  Be a supportive, encouraging, loving wife to hubs.  He deserves the best.  Always striving to do better.  

Things to add:
27.  Paint our new room at our parents' house  (Ok maybe I just put this one on here so I can cross it off) Completed today! August 22
28.  Organize!
29.  Eat more vegetables

Additions 5/4/12
30.  Become a Zumba certified instructor
31.  Become a Mary Kay Red Jacket by September of 2012
32.  Complete the Brazil Butt Lift 1 month program and have a beautifully lift butt for swim suit season
33.  Go to the Wonderful Wizarding World of Harry Potter
34.  Be able to run a 5k


  1. definitely othello. for obvious reasons. love this blog kait!

  2. Hi Kait - if you would like to try a Creative Memories digital scrapbook - they are REALLY nice - I have software I can send you (if PC) or you can order Mac software at www.mycmsite.com/kathleenmoynihan I would love to help you get started on #20.
    And Macinack Island is great! Auntie Kath

  3. #2 is on my list as well.
    #8 Ew.
    #9 I love it there and I told Stacy that that's a place we should go someday.

  4. Kevin! Let's go there together and practice using our cameras lol