Originally by Mackenzie Horan at Design Darling, the 101 in 1001 days challenge is a wonderful way to accomplish goals over the course of the next 2.75 years. Check the blog for posts and check back and see my progress!

From December 2014 - August 2017.


  1. Purchase a domain.(December 2014)
  2. Reach 100 Blog followers. (Twitter - 200+ May 2015, Instagram - 700+ May 2015, Facebook - 200+ May 2015, Bloglovin - 100+ May 2015)
  3. Be featured on another blog. (Keri Betters, January 2015)
  4. Host a guest blogger. (Keri Betters, January 2015)
  5. Invest in a lighting kit.
  6. Invest in Photoshop. (January 2015)
  7. AND learn how to use it to it’s full potential.
  8. Make 3 new blogging friends.
  9. Take a new headshot.
  10. Educate myself on Coding in Blogger.
  11. Host a giveaway!
  12. Purchase Stationary.
  13. Create calling cards.
  14. Hit 5,000 views on my blog. (February 2015)
  15. Do OOTD posts every day for a month.
  16. Attend a blogger conference.
  17. Post every day for a month.
  18. Get my first Blog sponsor. (January 2015)
  19. Take a web design class.
  20. Create a resumé. (March 2015)
  21. Update my Linked In profile. (March 2015)
  22. Do a photoshoot for the blog.
  23. Meet and have lunch with another blogger from the DFW area.
  24. Send an email to 4 business women I admire.
  25. Win a blogging award.
  26. “Attend” an online social media/blogging course.


  1. Collect more coffee table books.
  2. Finish decorating my apartment!
  3. Collect prints for a gallery wall.
  4. Make my bed every day for 2 weeks.
  5. Clean out my closet (AND donate my clothes).
  6. Hang shelves in my apartment.
  7. Find a way to organize Queen Bey’s (my kitten) toys better.
  8. Create a daily/weekly/monthly cleaning list.
  9. Actually decorate for Christmas.
  10. Purchase a throw pillow for my Computer Chair.
  11. Reorganize my desk.
  12. Refinish my bookshelf.
  13. Organize the glove compartment in my car.
  14. Have my apartment featured in a publication.
  15. Post my own apartment tour… Once I’ve finished decorating it!


  1. Try 20 new recipes.
  2. Go to bed at 10 p.m. every night for a month.
  3. Wake up at 6:30 a.m. every day for a month.
  4. Drink the daily recommended water intake everyday for a month (1745 ml for me!).
  5. Do yoga everyday for a month.
  6. Go for a run every other day for 3 weeks.
  7. Get a massage.
  8. Cut my hair…. For the first time in FOUR years! (March 2015)
  9. AND donate my hair to Locks of Love.
  10. Buy a Drybar 3 Day Bender Curling iron, and learn how to use it!
  11. Maintain a manicure for 1 month.
  12. Participate in a Color Run.
  13. Get a facial.
  14. Perfect the sock bun.
  15. Invest in a Fitbit.
  16. Purchase a new statement necklace. (May 2015, as a part of my Rocksbox!)
  17. Invest in a pair of classic, neutral pumps.


  1. Upgrade to iPhone 6. (March 2015)
  2. Transition to my own Apple ID.
  3. Read 30 new books.
  4. Read five classics.
  5. Post a review for every book I read.
  6. Join a book club.
  7. Memorize an entire book of the Bible (Galatians, Ephesians or Philippians!).
  8. Get an internship. (Summer 2015)
  9. Graduate with my BSW.
  10. Become a licensed Social Worker.
  11. Go to grad school.
  12. Write a book on something I’m passionate about.
  13. Watch 20 new TED talks. (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, )
  14. Renew my CPR/AED certification.
  15. Create a monthly budget that I keep track of.
  16. Go on a date.
  17. Find a church home.
  18. Try 5 new restaurants/food trucks.
  19. Complete Duolingo in Spanish.

Just for fun

  1. Learn to knit/crochet.
  2. Join a new organization.
  3. Have a picnic.
  4. Take a calligraphy class.
  5. Watch 5 Documentaries.
  6. Watch 5 Audrey Hepburn movies.
  7. Leave a 100% tip.
  8. Go to Harry Potter World (and drink a butterbeer!).
  9. Visit a Drybar and get a blowout.
  10. Bake something for someone’s birthday.
  11. Attend a concert.
  12. Visit a new country.
  13. Return to India.
  14. Visit a new state.
  15. Visit a new city.
  16. Visit Seattle.
  17. Visit NYC.
  18. AND attend New York Fashion Week!
  19. See a Broadway show.
  20. Go to a Fightin’ Texas Aggie Football Game in the new Kyle Field!
  21. Create a signature cocktail.
  22. Attend a wine tasting.
  23. Visit the Bluebell Factory!
  24. Save $10 for every goal achieved.