Friday, January 10, 2014


since i turn 26 this August, i thought it would be awesome to make a 30 by 30 list! i've been dreaming up this list for the past few weeks & already have some ideas in the works to start some of these this year! i've made a tab at the top of my page with the entire list. when items are completed, i will cross them off & add a link to the blog post about it! this excites me because i am all about lists! :)

o1 // be meaningfully involved in a church start
o2 // go on a mission trip with my husband
o3 // read the entire Bible in a year
o4 // pray for someone intentionally each day for a month

o5 // travel outside of the country together
o6 // photo shoot by a professional
o7 // buy a house together
o8 // start the adoption application process
o9 // celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary

10 // complete whole30 with my husband
11 // bike 10 miles in one day
12 // run a race
13 // grow our own vegetables

14 // pay off my student loans
15 // start a Roth IRA
16 // save $5,000 ($1,000/year)

17 // ride a train
18 // visit 5 new restaurants
19 // tour a vineyard
20 // visit 3 new states

21 // complete my masters degree
22 // have a complete technology free day
23 // make a piece of furniture
24 // make a list of 100 things to be thankful for
25 // pay for someone behind me in line
26 // make all of our Christmas gifts one year
27 // keep a written journal for a year
28 // get a new pet
29 // send more snail mail
30 // do something out of my comfort zone


  1. These are awesome. I love how many are other-centric. It really shows how compassionate you are. Good luck with your list!

  2. thanks, Candace! i figured it would be really cool to document all the things on this list on my blog so i can always go back & look at it! :) thanks so much! i can't wait to get started on these!! :)

  3. thanks, Jenny! it took me a while to compile this list because i wanted to make sure the items were intentional! :) can't wait to get started on these!! :)

  4. yesssssss!!! i LOVE lists like this <3

  5. your 101 in 1001 may have contributed to my inspiration for this! :) i love lists like this too & am so excited to get started on these!

  6. I'll be doing #2 this summer! Jordan and I are going on a missions trip together to Nicaragua! I'm super excited.

  7. that is so awesome & exciting!!! mission trips just have this way of rocking your entire world & how much more special is it to share that experience with your spouse?! have fun!!!

  8. This is a great list, Robyn! I love your idea of doing a blog post after you mark off each one. I can't wait to see you make your way through the list. Good luck!