My Bucket List

buck·et list // noun informal
a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.

Here's mine.

{Note: I am always adding to this list. Some that are crossed off have links where I talk about the experience. Heads up: some are linked to a post on my old blog, so don't be alarmed if you get redirected to a different site. It's not spam, I promise.}

1. Travel Europe.
2. Visit every continent except Antarctica.
3. Ride the world's scariest roller coaster.
4. Ride a camel.
5. Drive around with my windows down and the radio turned all the way up on some hardcore rap song, just to see the weird looks I'd get.
6. Go to a Taylor Swift concert.
7. Ride a motorcycle.
8. Call the phone number written on the back of a car for sale and try to sell them their own car.
9. See Les Miserables (the musical, not the movie, and not the student version).

10. Play the role of Eponine in Les Miserables.
11. Become an elementary school teacher.

12. Publish a novel.
13. Swim with dolphins.

14. Own a Golden Retriever named Finnick.
15. Go on Survivor and/or The Amazing Race.
16. Fall in love and get married (coming soon!).
17. Have one of those "most memorable" birthdays.

18. Drive a convertible, preferably a Porsche.
19. Sleep on a water bed.
20. Have kids.
21. Pull a really great prank on someone.
22. Jump off Chimney Rock. The big one.
23. Visit every state.
24. Go scuba diving.
25. Become fluent in German.
26. Stand on the Four Corners Monument (aka be in four places at once).
27. Go skiing.

28. Go water skiing.
29. Wash my hair in the rain.
30. Find a four-leaf clover.
31. Win concert tickets on the radio.
32. Bring home a homeless chihuahua and nickname him Jorge.
33. Visit the current residents of the hospital room I was born in, and tell them the story of my birth.
34. Receive a Hogwarts acceptance letter.

35. Have a mailbox like Carl and Ellie's in UP.

36. Meet Colin O'Donohue. Liam and/or Chris Hemsworth is also acceptable.
37. Go to college. 
38. Learn how to dance.
39. Learn how to juggle.
40. Win a game show.
41. Make homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch.
42. Have a surprise birthday party.
43. Watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
44. Go white water rafting.
45. Pet a squirrel.
46. Become a YouTube sensation.
47. Read all of Jane Austen's novels.
48. Be an extra in a movie.
49. Own an iPhone.
50. Experience an earthquake.
51. Go on a cruise. 

52. See the 7 wonders of the world.
53. Hold a penguin.
54. Go bungee jumping.
55. Go skydiving.
56. Learn how to decorate cakes.

57. Make creme brulee.
58. Make up my own dessert recipe.

59. Eat at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken.
60. Bring someone to Christ.
61. See the Grand Canyon.
62. Ride a donkey down the Grand Canyon.
63. Catch the bouquet at a wedding.
64. Go to the library dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast.
65. Go to New York City.
66. See a Broadway show.


  1. I have a 5-year-old Cinderella you can borrow for #64. She might just think you are the most awesome person ever if you take her along in her dress and crown.

  2. This is a great idea to post in your blog. I love that you're already started crossing some of them off.