Forty by Forty


I may just be in love with the idea of goal setting… Maybe.

Years ago when my blog was on blogspot, I created a 30 by 30 list of things I wanted to do before I turned 30. In thinking about this list earlier this year, I decided to write a 40 by 40 list. I created this list a bit differently, though. I only put items on my list that I felt I could make happen with my initiative. Below is my list!

  1. Write a gratitude list filled with 100 items
  2. Complete a DIY project for my home
  3. Purchase a home
  4. Cultivate a meaningful blog
  5. Take a photography course
  6. Maintain a consistent and effective skincare routine
  7. Send at least 100 letters in the mail
  8. Ride a bike well
  9. Dine alone at a restaurant
  10. Learn conversational Italian
  11. Go to Italy
  12. Plan and participate in a baby or wedding shower shoot
  13. Have a Spa Day
  14. Learn to sew with a sewing machine
  15. Be a vegetarian for a week
  16. See a sunrise and sunset in the same day
  17. See a movie on my own
  18. Write a book
  19. Host a fancy dinner party
  20. Go to an NFL game
  21. Take a Disney Resort vacation
  22. Teach a workshop
  23. Complete another round of Whole 30 1/2018
  24. Pay for a stranger’s meal
  25. Live intentionally
  26. Learn to speak Spanish fluently
  27. Keep a journal for one year
  28. Go on a vacation with my EDU sisters
  29. Read 200 books
  30. Be featured in a paper publication
  31. Go on a hike
  32. Complete a 5k
  33. Take Ms. Peach Plus Designs full-time with office space
  34. Attend four creative conferences Inspired Retreat (9/17), SCF (4/18)
  35. Become debt free
  36. Reach and stay in Onederland
  37. Spend Christmas in New York
  38. Travel solo to a place I’ve never been  9/10/2017 Smithsville, TN
  39. Be baptized
  40. Go to the West Coast


Having typed that, I feel like now I will be held accountable to achieve my goals! I will be sure to document my success over the years. I have until 2026 to get this accomplished.

What goals have you set for yourself? Share them below!




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