Turning 25 means a Thirty before 30 list

March 10th, 2015


A little over a month ago I turned 25. Age has always been a big deal to me. Maybe that wouldn’t be the case if I didn’t have the kiddies so young but it is. There are so many things that had I not had kids young, I might have done. Since I did though, I want to make the next five years spectacular. I want to make every minute of my 20’s count in as big of a way as I can make it!

  • Visit London
  • Go to Hawaii
  • See Ireland
  • Visit a Volcano
  • See a real Castle
  • Take a weekend in Chicago
  • Visit Washington DC
  • Take Emmie on a mother-daughter trip
  • Take all the kiddies to Disney World
  • See the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Finish my Associates Degree
  • Start my Bachelors Degree
  • Own our own home
  • Move out of State
  • Feel Comfortable in my own skin
  • Run a marathon
  • Do the Disney Runs
  • Have a honeymoon
  • Finish a DIY project
  • Start and Finish a Project 365
  • Have a spa day just for me.
  • Go Skydiving
  • Climb a rock wall
  • See a Broadway show
  • Find a charity event, participate
  • Finish a tattoo sleeve
  • Go Hiking
  • Learn to play an instrument
  • Run/Walk/Exercise the distance of 200 miles in a month
  • Decorate a Magazine Quality Room

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