Friday, December 2, 2011

30 before 31: a new year's list

I've finally gotten around to making my 30 before 31 list...only 2 months late! I loved having this list this past year.  Of course, I didn't check every single thing off, but it definitely made me be more intentional about things.  It was fun to see just how much I could do.  So, here's this year's list :)
1. read a book a month
2. run a 5k in under 30 minutes
3. sew myself a dress
4. learn to knit
5. move and decorate our new apartment
6. go camping
7. create an inspiring studio space
8. be a better friend
9. finish Anne's quilt
10. bake a three layer cake
11. go sailing
12. take Anne to see the Nutcracker Ballet
13. redesign my blog
14. go on a mission trip
15. throw a party
16. visit the east coast (New England)
17. make a new design for Hello Dearie
18. watch Anne of Green Gables...again!
19. try out for a musical
20. focus on the "important" things...relationship with God, Michael, Anne
21. play the guitar more often
22. take a road trip
23. have a mother/daughter day with my mom
24. discover some new music
25. go to a concert
26. get better at editing pictures in photoshop
27. build something out of wood
28. lose 20 pounds
29. have a spontaneous picnic
30. make birthdays special for my family

Here's to another year of making beautiful memories with my family and friends!
xo, Dawn


  1. this is awesome! i can't wait to see what all you accomplish!

  2. When you move to Laurel, we are going to start working on #2!! We can do this!! This list makes me happy!! Oh and I think you are a lovely friend!! Love you!

  3. I just finished reading Anne of Green Gables! Along with watching the movie, you should make it one of your books to read :) It's soo good! I cant wait to read the other books in the series :) And I too want to see the movies since I never have before