25 Before 25
- Learn to bake french macarons.
Learn to make croquettes. Make marinara sauce, from scratchusing fresh tomatoes.
- Read Little Women.
Run at least one half marathon. Run at least one 10k. Meet at least one new blog friend in real life.
- Cook/bake 25 recipes that I've pinned to my Pinterest board. (24 of 25)
- Do one outfit post a month. (2 of 12)
- Buy a new purse.
- Take a writing course.
Spend 24 hours without my iPhone (aka shut off). Go to another Yankees/Red Sox game. Plan a fun activity or date for M and I once a month. (12 of 12) Go on a vacation, even if just for a weekend.
- Sketch in my sketch book every day for a whole month.
Go running, just because. Have a Taco Bell date night with M. Say no to something I don't want to do without feeling guilty. Go to church. Start a tradition with M.
- Submit 5 stories to Chicken Soup. (0 of 5)
- Take a Zumba class.
Fix somethingin the house.
- Teach M something fun.
24 Before 24
Spend an entire day writing Ride a big roller coaster Tell M*** I love him Run a half marathon Run a 10k
- Audition for spinning instruction again
Learn to cook buffalo chicken Make a donation to SADS Foundation Go to a Yankees/Red Sox game Read a book of poetry in Italian Take a Bikram Yoga class Go to shooting range Try tuna fish, fluff, oysters on the half shell Continue to work on my writing Go camping(I'm counting the Maine weekend since I didn't shower.)
- Start blogging again
Pick hyacinths from the garden and bring them to work Send one snail mail per month (Sent 12 of 12)
- Play tennis with M
Watch The Goonies andTop Gun Bring back a souvenir for M from Europe Visit Washington, DC (to see N******)(can't complete because she moved) Submit 3 stories to Chicken Soup (Submitted 3 of 3) Enter a writing contest Make list of 25 before 25
23 Before 23
Work on Remember to Say Thank You Visit the Guggenheim Visit St. Louis (Anne, specifically) Learn to cook Scallops
- Create Amanda’s Sunday Gravy
Become a certified spin instructor Buy my first car!
- Call the S**** family
- Spend an entire day writing
Bring Winston to work Get a *****, (*** * *****) Launch www.amandaromaniello.com (in design to be launched) Try a martini Go to a NY Ranger game (2/27/11) Give up Diet Coke for a month Read The Little Prince Paint my room Redecorate my bedroom
- Ride a big roller coaster
Take a hot yoga class.
- Take Ballet class.
Submit a 3rd story to Chicken Soup. Make list of 24 before 24. Throw a cocktail party for close friends, with favors, to celebrate 23! at home. (4/16/11) Ran first half marathon Got the best boyfriend in the world Got a job Graduated with honors Got published in a second Chicken Soup book (12/29/11) Visited Regis in Philly
Key to the lists -
- If the item is
crossed out, it has been completed!
- You can click on some of the items that I've blogged about.
- I moved some of the incomplete items from my 23 list to my 24 list.
- My birthday is April 8th!