My 28th Year & A Birthday Bucket List

Today is my 29th Birthday! Happy Birthday to me!

This time last year, I put together a little list – 28 things in my 28th year  – I must admit that after creating the list, I may or may not have forgotten about it for a bit. Oops. But every now and then, throughout the year I would come back to it, make some notes, write a few things down about what I had done & what was still on my little list. Unfortunately I didn’t 100% knock off everything I wanted to do, but I did so much in the past 12 months & really had an amazing year.

Here is a look back at my little list – what I did, what I didn’t do – I’m thinking of re-working it a bit and making a big bucket list of thing I want to do before the big 3-0!

Happy Birthday

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1- Move to a new Apartment in Center City

Fairmount

2- Experience Paddleboard Yoga

headstand

3- Go to China for a Family Wedding

China

4- Complete a Week Long Juice Fast

Juice Cleanse

5- More Yoga

Yoga

6- Fly high in the Philadelphia Zoo balloon

  • on our to-do list this summer – we have tickets already!

7- Run the Ben Franklin Bridge

  •  still on our list – hopefully I can make this happen in the next few months or so! 

8- Customize & purchase a colorful pair of Nike Free Runs

Colorful Kicks

9- Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

  •  I think I will always need a constant reminder of this

10 – Take Charles back to Jamaica

Atlantis

11- Read the Game of Thrones book series

  • Winter is Coming – been reading these on my kindle at the gym & at the beach

Game of Thrones

12- Complete my wedding gown makeover

  • Done & done – we have special dinner plans in the next few weeks & I plan to wear it and share on the blog! Stay tuned!

13- Invest in a Road Bike

New Bike

14- Save up for a lululemon Specialized helmet

  • Ended up picking out a Bern helmet which has an option to add a visor & ear warmers that snap into the helmet to brave the elements – cool, huh?

15-Worry Less. Laugh More.

  •  duh. 

16- Join a Crossfit Box with Charles

  • Since our move there isn’t a convenient location for this, but we have been going to the gym more together

17- Run a 5K with Charles & Finish the Race Hand in Hand.

  •  We didn’t run any official 5K’s but we have run a lot more together in the past year, which I really love. 

Run More With Hubs

18- Embrace Wheel Pose (it’s my Everest!)

  •  I think this will always be a work in progress for me

19- Weekend Long Girls Trip with my Besties!

  •  Attempting to organize one of these for this summer! With babies & weddings it’s been a little nuts

20- Spend Less. Save More

  • I will always need this reminder in my life 

21- Take Jackson on more Outdoor Adventures

  •  Living so close to Fairmount park, Lemon Hill & Kelly Drive this has been easy to do! 

Jackson outdoors

22- Go Floating down the Brandywine River

  •  Still on our to-do list! 

23- Read the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy

  • Done & done – can’t wait for the movie!

24- Blog More.

  •  I went on a little hiatus last year for a while but since then I have been blogging just about every day. This little blog is something that I love

More Blog

25- Organize Our wedding Album

  • Done & done!

26- Create 5 recipes from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking

27- Make more time for Family & Friends

  •  Love this & I love my friends. 

More Time with Friends

28- Celebrate each moment!

  •  Yes & Yes!

Fairmount Love

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What would be on YOUR birthday bucket list?!

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5 Comments

  • Reply Becca! June 12, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    I LOVE this!! I need to make a list of things I KNOW will make me happy and hold myself accountable for completing it.

  • Reply Kelly June 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Happy birthday! I’d say you got quite a bit completed on the list (and it was quite the list..I must say!)

    My birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks, so I should probably work on my 28 before 28 list, huh? Oops!

  • Reply @700words June 13, 2013 at 6:02 am

    Happy birthday for yesterday. What a lovely positive list, and you’ve achieved so much of it! Congratulations.

  • Reply Patty O June 13, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    You should be proud because you accomplished alot! Congratulations!

  • Reply Tiffany H August 28, 2014 at 9:50 am

    This was a really neat list. My 28th is on the 7th and I think I’m going to make my own list. Thanks for the inspiration!

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