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  1. Go to the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum in Mansfield, MO.
  2. Tour wineries in Hermann, Missouri.
  3. Tour castles in Europe.
  4. See the Colosseum in Rome
  5. Visit the ruins of Pompeii in Italy
  6. Visit Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish National Historic Site (Canada)
  7. Visit Leaskdale Manse in Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada (home of L. M. Montgomery)
  8. Visit a ghost town.


  1. Read five biographies. (In progress, read 3/5 so far)
  2. Read every book by my favorite author, L. M. Montgomery. (18/20 so far, read more here)


  1. Become financially literate.
  2. Learn how to sew. (in progress)
  3. Stick with the Dave Ramsey budget system for at least a year.
  4. Be completely debt free.


  1. Start an exercise routine and stick with it for at least 90 days.
  2. Complete the Project 333 clothing challenge. (in progress, will be completed June 6)
  3. Have a no spend week.
  4. Go hiking at least 15 times in 1 year. (4/15 so far)
  5. Simplify my life using the Konmari method. (completed February 2017, read more here)
  6. Unplug once a week for 3 months.
  7. Try Meatless Mondays for 3 months.
  8. Do meal prepping for 3 months.


  1. Blog at least once a month for 1 year.
  2. Get paid to write something


  1. Attend a music festival.
  2. Try aerial yoga.
  3. See the Shepherd of the Hills play in Branson, Missouri.


  1. Learn how to make sushi.
  2. Take a pottery class.