1. Write 1 book/ebook.
2. Visit at least 2 other countries.
3. Give blood at least 3 times.
4. Pay off £4,000 of my student loan.
5. Run 5K, either at an organised event or just pounding the pavement!
6. Go to the theatre 6 times!
The Showstoppers (Dec 16th).
7. Visit 7 different UK cities.
8. Have 8 pyjama days!
Wednesday December 19th, Wednesday December 26th, Friday December 28th, Saturday 29th December, Wednesday 2nd January, Sunday 6th January (6). This one is proving embarassingly easy!
9. Write and photograph at least 9 cookery posts.
Lamb and Lentil Yums.
10. Attract 10 new sponsors for Holiday Hampers, whether big or small.
11. Spend 11 days ‘unplugged’ – no phone, no internet, no TV.
12. Frame 12 of my favourite pictures and mail them to the people involved with a note.
13. Try 13 new recipes.
14. Write 14 poems and post them here on my blog.
15. Give away/donate 15 carrier bags of stuff to the PDSA shop or elsewhere.
16. Workout or walk 16 times a month, all year.
January has started well, I’m 9/16 so far, and the month is under halfway through!
17. Use the library at least 17 times.
18. Visit 18 different London landmarks.
Gordon’s is such an unusual wine bar, I’m totally counting it. I also went to The Barbican, so that’s 2!
19. Go to church at least 19 times.
20. Write to my sponsor child, Wendy 20 times.
21. Take at least 21 walks of more than 5 miles.
22. Spend 22 hours working on another language.
23. Have at least 23 ‘no spend’ days.
Thursday 20th December, Tuesday 25th December, Saturday 29th December, Wednesday 2nd January, Tuesday 8th January (5).
24. Read 24 books.
The House of Silk, Community Wins, I Can Make You Hate, What Women Fear, Redemption, What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, 100 Pound Loser, Memoirs of a Fruitcake, Remember, Wild (10).
25. Have people over for dinner/brunch/lunch 25 times.
I’m going to count our Christmas drinks as the first, then Christmas dinner with Rory and Eileen. James and Laura came over for New Year’s Day Dinner. Hannah joined me for supper and a movie. Naomi was with us for a light supper (haha, chips and dips!). (5)
26. Try at least 26 homemaking/cooking tips from pinterest.
27. Make 27 gifts for people throughout the year.
28. Watch 28 new (to me) movies.
Crazy Stupid Love, What’s Your Number, I Don’t Know How She Does It, Pitch Perfect, The Muppets, Tangled, Les Miserables (7).
29. Find 29 songs I like to sing on karaoke.
O Holy Night, To Make You Feel My Love, What’s Love Got To Do With It, Say A Little Prayer, Son of a Preacher Man, Let’s Get It On. (6)
30. Volunteer for 30 hours.
3 hours at WLAC Christmas Party (Total: 3 hours).
31. Swim 31 times.
32. Lose 32 pounds.
8 pounds lost so far!