30 before 30

I never completed any of my birthday lists before so I gave myself 3 years to complete a list of 30 things. It seems simple enough… Another difference is that we will be doing most (maybe all) of the things as a family.

I have been working on this list for 3 years and I have not gotten very far, but knowing that I have this list and I can plan things make me feel like I am doing something.


Things Completed: 

29) Find a second job to earn more income – Work for myself option. I have started working overtime at the office to earn a little extra, as well as taking on work from other Advocates, also I am planning assistant to Tara from Tara Louw Design when she has events. (Jan 16)

21) Have another baby or at least start planning for another baby I have decide (with my husband) that we are not having another baby. (Dec 15)

11) Take the kids camping We went on a little family vacation in December and it was amazing, we were not technically camping but we stayed in a mobile home and in my mind that is camping (Dec 15)

10) Complete to DIY for my house This is a working progress (which can be viewed here) (Oct 2015)

15) Get pets for my girls Our baby Kayla joined the family and she is so poilt and loved. (April 2015)

13) Be on the PTA at my daughters school I was a convenor in (2014 & 2015)

3) Get married We got married on 27 Dec 2014

16) Grow a successful veggie/flower/herb garden Hannes has the green thumb in our house, my herbs refuse to die and I can use them in cooking (Dec 2014)

17) Get bicycles for the entire family Hannes and Amandalynn got new bicycles, I refuse to get one (November 2014)

22) Be debt free Hannes settled all our debt (July 2014)

12) Find a new job I start my new job on (April 2014.)

Working progress:

1) Climb Table Mountain

4) Do a family road trip

5) Get my License

6) Sort out Life-, Car- and House insurance.

7) Move into a bigger house

8) Study something

9) Have Christmas at my house (when I have the bigger house)

14) Buy a second car or bakkie

18) Do at least one activity of the kids to do list every second month

19) Have a huge 30th birthday party

20) Go on a cruise

23) Take the children to Suncity or that water place in Durban

24) Get a New ID’s and Passports for the entire family

25) Take the children to the KKNK

26) Learn to speak another language

27) Use my new passport either as a family or a honeymoon for me and Hannes

28) Buy property.

30) Go for a Brazilian Blowout

2) Get (o) (o) for my 30th I am not longer doing this so need a new option here. Any ideas?

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Do you make bucket lists? If so how do you get around to doing everything on them with life happening everyday?


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