25 Before 25

I have been really inspired by other blogs I have read to make a list of the things I would like to accomplish before I turn 25 next year. 25 really isn't that big of a deal, so for the most part these things are pretty doable!

  1. Marry Tony in front of all of our friends & family (ok, ok I know this is an easy one, but I had to give myself at least one I know 100% I can finish!)
  2. Travel to a tropical location for our honeymoon
  3. Run a 5K
  4. Begin – and complete – 5 Pinterest projects
    1. Picture frame dry erase board.. post here
  5. Finish our basement
  6. Sing karaoke in front of at least 10 strangers
  7. Visit the National Aquarium
  8. Learn how to successfully make homemade lasagna - sauce and all
  9. Ride in a hot air balloon
  10. Learn – and make – 3 new recipes
    1. Cheesecake with cinnamon sugar topping (5/25/14)
    2. Burrito Bake (8/10/14)
  11. Lose 30 pounds - and keep it off!
  12. Adopt/rescue a puppy
  13. Throw a surprise party for someone
  14. Road trip to Niagara Falls (Completed 9/5-9/8 of 2014)
  15. Have at least $3,500 in my 401K
  16. Read 10 new books
    1. The Woman Who Wasn't There (5/15/14)
  17. Swim with dolphins
  18. See a baseball game in 5 different stadiums
    1. Oriole Park @ Camden Yards (5/24/14) 
    2. Santander Stadium - home of the York Revolution (6/26/14)
  19. Start & finish a wedding scrapbook
  20. Collect a Christmas tree ornament from every place we visit
  21. Go ice skating
  22. Donate blood
  23. Visit Washington, DC, Boston & Philadelphia
  24. Pay for someone else’s groceries
  25. Still be blogging on my 25th birthday