Friday, January 10, 2014

104 in 2014

I have seen this done on a few different blogs and thought it would be fun to try. Each time I accomplish something on my list I will mark it out and try to write a post about it.
  1. Reach 30 followers on my blog.{So please follow me so I can reach my goal!}
  2. Learn how to crochet and/or knit.
  3. Wear more shoes other than flats{e.g. heels, wedges, sandals}
  4. Sew an item of clothing for myself.
  5. Practice more cake decorating.
  6. Do a "how to" post on my blog.
  7. Actually finish reading 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea; I started reading it twice and stopped.
  8. Travel to at least three places I've never been before.
  9. Read the entire Bible.
  10. Watch a movie with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers.{Out of all the old movies I've seen, one with this incredible dance couple, hasn't been one of them!}
  11. Read more Grace Livingston Hill novels.
  12. Create a Facebook page for my blog.
  13. Find more vintage screw back earrings{because I don't have pierced ears.}
  14. Learn a bit of French.
  15. Read Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan and Sandition{so I can say I've read all of Jane Austen's novels.}
  16. Make a hat/bonnet.
  17. Have a Frank Capra movie marathon.
  18. Study more American history and civics{preferably from a Christian view point.}
  19. Learn how to play the piano.
  20. Try new hairstyles I have discovered on Pinterest.
  21. Wear more vintage inspired outfits. 
  22. Print out all the photos on my camera so I can actually enjoy them.
  23. Keep track of all the books I read this year.
  24. Buy my dream pair of leather boots.{A pair that looks good with skirts and is perfect for the snow.}
  25. Memorize more Bible verses.
  26. Wear a hat{preferably vintage.}
  27. Repaint/fix my hope chest{actually it is a hope trunk.}
  28. Get my driver's license; this should be at the top of the list.
  29. Do at least three craft/DIY post on my blog.
  30. Find and buy another Caro-Nan purse to add to the two I already have.{I've heard three or more of an item makes a collection.}
  31. Purchase an entire outfit from Goodwill or another thrift store.{blouse,skirt,shoes,& accessories.}
  32. Do a photo challenge.
  33. Read the entire Anne of Green Gables series.
  34. Learn the different constellations and know were they are located.
  35. Get some new house slippers.
  36. Post the music video I was in while volunteering in Tennessee.
  37. Add some more books to my vintage book collection.
  38. Buy a vintage {working} camera.
  39. Read Pilgrim's Progress.
  40. Make some crafts using yoyos.
  41. Keep track of all my cash purchases.
  42. Enter my photos into our local fair's photo contest.
  43. Sell one of my {handmade} cards.
  44. Go singing in the rain.
  45. Buy a clear bubble umbrella{new or vintage.}
  46. Write a short story.
  47. Read one of Charles Dickens' book{well actually I started Nicholas Nickleby and never finished it.}
  48. Finish Nicholas Nickleby. :)
  49. Participate in a blog "swap". 
  50. Learn how to embroider.
  51. Enter more online giveaways{and hopefully win one.}
  52. Learn how to paint with water colors.
  53. Donate or sell clothes I can't fit into any more.
  54. Do more drawing.
  55. Watch Lark Rise to Candleford{for the first time.}
  56. Do more counted cross stitches.
  57. Sew some aprons: one for cleaning, cooking, and gardening.
  58. Sell my old toys and items I no longer want.
  59. Try at least five crafts I find on Pinterest.
  60. Gather family photos from aunts,uncles,and grandparents to put them on CDs.
  61. Plant flowers in the garden that are all my own.
  62. Buy more kitchen supplies for my hope chest{trunk}.
  63. Post about some of my vintage finds.
  64. Write a post at least once a week.{I would love to do one everyday.}
  65. Improve my cursive handwriting.
  66. Read some good biographies about crusaders for Christ{presidents, first ladies, missionaries, and martyrs; any recommendations?}
  67. Wear a vintage pair of gloves.
  68. Make an eyeglass case out of a{vintage}necktie, featured here.
  69. Use my vintage dinosaur shaped cookie cutters.
  70. Do at least five outfit posts on my blog.
  71. Figure out what is wrong with my camera and fix it{if possible.}
  72. Buy a new camera if my old one can't be fixed.
  73. Skpe with my dear friend Becky who is currently a nanny in London.
  74. Make peanut butter from scratch.
  75. Open an online store.
  76. Write some posts about a few of my collections.
  77. Gather/write stories and memories from my grandparents, great aunts and uncles about their childhoods.
  78. Draw a family tree. {Take a look at this one.}
  79. Learn some sign language.
  80. Sew my dream nightgown{a vintage inspired one of course.}
  81. Buy a new winter coat.
  82. Study{not just read} my Bible more.
  83. Light more scented candles.
  84. Read A Common Life by Jan Karon.
  85. Get back into scrap booking.
  86. Find some good devotionals{What do you like to read?}
  87. Read a novel by George McDonald.
  88. Go on a picnic.
  89. Buy a vintage{or vintage looking}ladies bicycle.
  90. Go to Washington state to visit some friends I made while volunteering at Above Rubies.
  91. Read the Count of Monte Cristo.
  92. Do a giveaway on my blog.
  93. Create buttons for Pinterest and Facebook.
  94. Watch season four of Downton Abbey{for the first time.}
  95. Exercise at least two to three times a week.
  96. Drink more water.
  97. Write at least one letter to all my friends who live in different states.
  98. Do a series on my blog.
  99. Buy/make an infinity scarf{I own quite a few scarfs but would love to have one of these.}
  100. Read Passion and Purity by Elisabeth Elliot.
  101. Buy a new pair of Converse.
  102. Reach 80 followers on Pinterest. You can find me here.
  103. Bake a pie from scratch.
  104. Refashion clothes I don't wear{if possible.}


  1. You wear converse?!? That's awesome, Sarah!
    Those all sound like great goals! :D

    I adore your blog! <3

    1. I sure do! I used to wear them almost everyday; in fact I wore them so much that they have holes all in them! Thank you so much and love your blog too!

  2. Hee hee, from the sound of these goals we have several things in common (mainly reading, vintage fashion, photography and of course, faith). :)
    As far as devotionals go, I would recommend Streams in the Desert for just reading, but not if you like to have a place to write down answers to questions ect.
    Also, the only Dickens I've read is Bleak House, and it's a good one. :)

    1. I know it's such a blessing being able to connect and meet other like minded ladies! My mom actually reads that for her devotional time! I guess I will have to start too because you are the second person to recommend it! I would love to have some that you write in too. Do you have any good recommendations for those kind? I will definitely be sure to check my local library for Bleak House since you liked it. Thanks again for following my blog! In Christ, ~Sarah~

    2. I agree, finding other young ladies with similar hobbies and values via blogging is fun! :)
      So far, I haven't done that kind of devotional journal yet either. The closest thing I've done to that is filling in workbooks that go with videos, such as a femininity study by Leslie Ludy of Setapart Girl.

    3. The femininity study sounds interesting. I've just heard about Leslie Ludy last year...will have to look into it!


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