Big Old To-Do List

Things that I really want to do this year, or next year. Sort of a bucket list but not really. Just to get me all motivated and goal-orientated. Introductory post here. Links open in a separate window so you don't have to Ctrl-click.

Tomatoes are a'growing, crocheting is underway, and books are being read!
  1. Find a well paying job over the summer -just call me "two jobs Limpet" (post)
  2. Save all pub tips until the new year
  3. Open a Help-to-Buy ISA with the max deposit -Completed July 2016
  4. Hit £2000 in there (Nov)
  5. Hit £3000 (Mar) -Aww yeah, all the savings!
  6. Put some money into a two year bond and let it multiply -Completed March 2016
  7. Don't buy anything (excluding food/bills) for one month
  8. Buy a new phone -Completed July 2016
  9. Go back to University (and prepare for it!) -October 2016 (post)
  10. Finish dissertation one month before the deadline
  11. Average at least a 2:1 for the year
  12. Take German language courses
  13. Start practicing yoga -August 2016
  14. Do the splits (finally!)
  15. Learn to headstand -I can, but turns out this takes a lot of practice. Still working on it!
  16. Complete a 30 day squat challenge
  17. Eat breakfast every day for one month -Finished September 2016
  18. Eat lunch every day for one month -August 2017 (I'm bad at eating...)
  19. Don't drink tea of coffee for one month
  20. Don't hit snooze for one week straight
  21. Get my kung fu blue sash -December 2016! I am so happy about this! 
  22. Give blood -June 2016 (I'm finally big enough now!)
  23. Finish skull cross stitch -Feb 2017 (post)
  24. Finish wolfy cross stitch
  25. New rude cross stitch
  26. New big project cross stitch (like Alice)
  27. Make three sizes of crochet Cthulhus
  28. Crochet a whole blanket
  29. Embroider a cushion
  30. Make a card for every friend's birthday
  31. Read lots of books -hard to quantify, but I'm keeping track! (post and reading list)
  32. Research all about snakes -Completed May 2016
  33. Get a pet snake -Completed June 2016 (4 snakes- July 2016. Oops!) (postpost, and post)
  34. Breed lil' baby snakes
  35. Make a big resin snake hide
  36. Go fossil hunting -September 2016 (post)
  37. Go swimming in the sea
  38. Go camping
  39. Dye some of my hair -it's been purple, it's been blue, it's been green
  40. Watch a meteor shower -August 2016 (post)
  41. Grow some herbs and keep them alive
  42. Grow something edible that isn't herbs -Tomatoes 2016
  43. Move out with just my boyfriend -July 2017
  44. Learn some origami off by heart
  45. Don't wear makeup for one week
  46. Learn 5 star constellations -The Plough, Ursa Minor, Orion, Cassiopeia, Perseus
  47. Go crabbing
  48. Paint an ornament
  49. Make bath bombs
  50. Play Skyrim to the end
  51. Play Fallout 4 to the end -Ending one Nov 2016
  52. Watch 26 films of the alphabet
  53. Draw 25 things
  54. Watercolour 5 things -September 2017 (post)
  55. Finish a Code-academy course
  56. Put up photos of friends and family
  57. Sell car
  58. Make cereal bars
  59. Go to an airshow
  60. Go to an aquarium -Bournemouth Aquarium, October 2016
  61. Go to a zoo -Marwell Zoo, March 2016
  62. Find a pen friend and write regular letters
  63. Bind a book -September 2016 (post)
  64. Make my own cross stitch pattern -Skull
  65. Play Alien: Isolation to the end (part of my goal to stop being a scaredy cat)
  66. Get my ears pierced -November 2016 (post)
Painting, snaking, and cushioning.


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