With Style and a Little Grace: 101 in 1001 - 520 DAYS IN

101 in 1001 - 520 DAYS IN


If you don't remember my original post on 101 Things in 1001 Days you can see it here. I was so inspired by Mckenzie Horan's List of Design Darling, I wanted to join in and make a list of my own too. I am currently 520 days in or about a year and half. I wanted to revisit my list, see how I am doing, and give myself a little motivation to get back on my goals. Right now I have ticked 18 items off my list. 


1. Come up with 101 things - May 19, 2016
2. Inspire friends to make a list of their own - June 2016
3. Buy a house - October 2016
4. Pay off all debt
5. Photograph my home and the decorating process for the blog
6. Have my home featured on a blog or online magazine
7. Reach 50-70,000 views on WSLG 
8. Hit 5000 on instagram
9. Invest in calling cards for Henry and I * Preferably before the next wedding we attend
10. Evolve my wardrobe into all classic, southern, timeless style
11. Throw a housewarming party
12. Throw my first dinner party
13. Use my wedding china
14. Work-out 3-4 times a week for at least 3 months straight
15. Take a trip to the mountains with Henry
16. Go to Bald Head Island
17. Beach with my girlfriends two times -1/2 - Memorial Day Weekend May 2016
18. Back-up my computer
19. Organize my computer photos
20. Attend a Blog Conference
21. Make an address book for family and friends - June 2017
22. Make a Christmas card address list
23. Start my Christmas book with cards from every year
24. Take a yoga class
25. Buy and frame a piece of original art
26. Visit my brother and Chelsea in Nashville
27. Find and frame the perfect state map for our travel goals
28. Make 10 recipes off Pinterest
29. Send my mom a gift out of the blue
30. Plant an herb garden 
31. Find the perfect little black dress
32. Get a facial
33. Get a massage
34. Buy a bicycle
35. Read twenty new books - The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews, Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, The Magicians by Lev Grossman, The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young, Anderson Cooper: Dispatches from the Edge, Summer Rental - MK Andrew, The Dry - Jane Harper, Girlboss - Sophia Amorusa, The Woman in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware, The Singles Game - Lauren Weisberger, Truly Madly Guilty - Liane Moriarty, In A Dark Dark Wood - Ruth Ware, The Glittering Court - Richelle Mead, Nantucket Sisters - Nancy Thayer, Heres to Us - Elin Hildebrand, All Is Not Forgotten - Wendy Walker, The Perfume Collector - Kathleen Tessaro, All The Missing Girls - Megan Miranda, Since She Went Away - David Bell, The Girl Before - JP Delaney, The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern, We Were Liars - E. Lockhart  - 22 as of October 20, 2017 
36. Read all Jane Austen
37. Go camping
38. Start buying furniture - November 2016
39. Refinish headboard - November 2016
40. See a double feature
41. Go two months without shopping
42. See a concert
43. Learn how to tie a tie
44. Read for 30 minutes every night for a month - July 2017 
45. Redesign my blog
46. Mail a care package to my sibling
47. Make Henry breakfast in bed
48. Go to Mass every Sunday for three months
49. Visit the Mardi Gras Museum
50. Do a blog guide to Mobile
51. Try 1o new restaurants
52. Visit Mosleys in NYC  - Mosleys came to Mobile October 2017 
53. Play mini golf
54. Go to a baseball game
55. Find the perfect bar cart - August 2017 
56. Read 5 biographies
57. Blog every day for a month 
58. Get a manicure/pedicure
59. Go 1 month without eating out
60. Get back into tennis
61. Be at my ideal weight
62. Have a staycation - The Grand Hotel July 2017 
63. Open a retirement account 401K - July 2017 
64. Buy a fiddleleaf fig tree
65. Leave a 100% tip for great service
66. Get 5 just because gifts
67. Go to Midnight Mass at Christmas
68. Go kayaking with Henry
69. Play 18 holes with Henry
70. Bake a puppy cake for Charlie's 6th Birthday
71. See a movie at The Saenger
72. Stay at a Bed and Breakfast
73. Have a party for Henry's Birthday
74. :) 
75. Grow Instagram to 10,000
76. Visit an aquarium
77. Get up at 6 am for a month
78. Learn how to make the perfect cocktail
79. Make 3 videos  on my YouTube channel
80. Buy a bookshelf - September 2017 
81. Celebrate something special with a nice bottle of champagne
82. One room challenge to complete a room in house and photograph
83. Organize attractive/functional filing cabinet
84. Start a collection  - Ginger Jars September 2017 
85. Research and learn more about the presidential candidates - September 2016 
86. Send my grandmother a letter - My grandmother passed in October 2016 and I so wish I had done this before she did. :(
87. Buy myself peonies
88. Take a great beach family photo
89. Frame that photo
90. Buy new bedding/towels and monogram them - August/September 2017 
91. Plan a family trip with entire family for future - something we have never done before
92. Watch the sun rise
93. Have my makeup professionally done
94. Buy a lemon tree
95. Stock my bar cart - August 2017 
96. Take Charlie to the beach
97. Give Henry an amazing gift
98. Henry get a new truck - May 2017 
99. Outdoor patio area
1000. For every goal accomplished put $10 in savings 
1001. Make a new list for the next 2.75 years



A few items on my list I would like to check off before 2018 include:

Purchase Calling Cards
Use our Wedding China 
Start my Christmas Book with yearly recap and our cards from every year
Get a Facial
2 Jane Austen Novels 
Blog every day for a month - Tentatively blogging in November/December with Gift Guides, Recipes, etc. 
Visit the Mardi Gras Museum 
Midnight Mass at Christmas 
1 Biography - please send me recommendations 

I hope you have a wonderful weekend and let me know if this list inspires you to make your own. Revisiting it has definitely made me want to keep going and it is so much fun to keep up with everything you are doing/accomplishing! 


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