Thursday, March 21, 2013

101 in 1001

Here we go with another 101 in 1001 list! Essentially, these are lists of 101 "things to do" to be accomplished in 1001 days. This is my second list, having started my first one on June 23, 2010. That one officially expired yesterday (I completed 48 items, which I thought was pretty good) and I've been working like a busy little bee to craft my new list. I have a ton of things I want to do and, while I don't really have a problem motivating myself to do them, I like making lists, keeping track of things, and checking stuff off. My new journey starts today.

My list contains things that are fun that I can't wait to do mixed with things I'd like to do that I've been putting off for a little while. I've combined my big lofty dreams with some simple everyday events. What I love about 101 in 1001 lists is that you can start at any time and that the list can grow with you. I am open to changing the items on my list as 2.74 years is a long time and, let's face it, I have a slight tendency to change my mind. I will be updating this blog post periodically over the next 1001 days.

Now doesn't this sound like fun? Won't you play along?



Start Date: 21-Mar-2013
End Date: 17-Dec-2015
Last Modified: 17-Dec-2015 ("checked off" items are shown in bold with a date of completion)

Number Completed: 55/101

*Note: crossed out items will be modified or replaced.

1. Pick grapes in France during harvest season // 15-Sep-2013 to 28-Sep-2013 (although the timing of our trip was off so it didn't turn out as expected).
2. Try at least 100 new restaurants. 153/100.
  • New York Subway // 22-Mar-2013 // Ordered: Cauliflower Burrito // Revisit? Yes.
  • Hawker Bar // 23-Mar-2013 // Ordered: Curry Pork Satay, Son In Law Eggs, Chili Salt Tofu, Singapore Noodles // Revisit? Yes.
  • Momofuku // 28-Mar-2013 // Ordered: Pork Buns, Momofuku Ramen, Smoked Chicken Ramen, Roasted Rice Cakes // Revisit? Maybe one more time. 
  • Melt Grilled Cheese // 30-Mar-2013 // Ordered: Classic, Hog Heaven // Revisit? Yes.
  • Gold Diamond Chinese Restaurant // 31-Mar-2013 // Ordered: Siu Mai, BBQ Pork Cheung Fun, Ham Shui Gok, BBQ Pork Buns, Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaf, Pork Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce // Revisit? No.
  • Brioche Dorée // 20-Apr-2013 // Ordered: Parisien Sandwich x 2, Butter Croissant, Pain Au Chocolat, Chausson Aux Pommes, Raisin Roll // Revisit? Yes.
  • Hopgood's Foodliner // 20-Apr-2013 // Ordered: Nouveau Mot (Cocktail), 6 Oysters, Cape Breton Snow Crab, Braised Short Ribs & Fiddleheads // Revisit? Yes.
  • Barchef // 23-Apr-2013 // Ordered: Strawberries and Lavender (strawberry infused gin, strawberry and elderberry bitter, lavender infused orange liqueur, fresh lemon), Alsace (gin, rosemary and lavender bitter, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, chamomile syrup, red grapefruit zest), Lobster Poutine (lobster bisque, gruyere, fresh peas) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Joy Bistro Bar // 27-Apr-2013 // Ordered: Orange Juice, Hogtown (cider braised ham, smoked cheddar and jalapeno biscuit, aged cheddar mornay sauce) // Revisit? No.
  • Pacific Junction Hotel // 03-May-2013 // Ordered: Vietnamese Coffee, Bison Sliders (caramelized onions, sweet and smoky mustard, old cheddar, Monterey Jack, jalapeno relish & avocado) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Etsu // 14-May-2013 // I think we ordered the 9-piece sashimi, beef short ribs, red dragon roll // Revisit? Yes.
  • Edulis // 19-May-2013 // I can't remember the exact names and the menu changes daily but we ordered the asparagus, jumbo prawns, wagyu beef, and lamb saddle // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Absolute Restaurant // 28-May-2013 // PEI Mussels with Marinara-Tomato Sauce, Hand Seared Calamari (spicy piri piri sauce, alsatian potato salad, and extra virgin cold pressed olive oil, Duck Confit (muscovy duck leg, sweet potato mash, and sherry jus), Pecan Tart, Lemon Meringue // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Bloke & 4th // 31-May-2013 // tar tare (yellow fin tuna & wild salmon, chilli, taro root chips, wakame green apple, pineapple, ginger soy), 24 hour braised brisket slider (soft brioche, roasted garlic mayo, beer battered onion rings, pickled cucumber, house ketchup), we also had the slaw and the fish tacos (not on online menu) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Origin Liberty // 05-Jun-2013 // spicy spanish fries (chorizo + manchego), tostada (tomatillo salsa + guajillo cream + pumpkin seed + queso fresco), spicy tuna hand rolls (apple + shiso + miso mayonnaise + amaranth), arctic char (miso potatoes + crispy noodle + scallion) // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • The Works (St. Lawrence Market) // 08-Jun-2013 //  Jay's Ballgame Blowout, Poutine // Revisit? Yes - hubs loves this place!
  • The Burger's Priest (Queen & Spadina) // 14-Jun-2013 // Red Sea, Magnum, Fries, Strawberry Shake // Revisit? Yes. 
  • Banh Mi Boys // 25-Jun-2013 // Grilled Pork Banh Mi, Kimchi Fries // Revisit? Yes.
  • Giordano's (Chicago - Pulaski) // 28-Jun-2013 // Deep Dish Pizza with Cheese & Sausage // Revisit? Yes, if we're in the area again.
  • Shaw's Crab House (Chicago) // 29-Jun-2013 // Oyster Sampler, Salmon Tataki, Cucumber Niji Roll, Lobster Bisque, Steamed Alaskan Red King Crab Legs // Revisit? Yes.
  • Alinea*** (Chicago) // 30-Jun-2013 // Tasting Menu // Revisit? Yes.
  • STOCK // 11-Jul-2013 // Dolce Lucano’s Stracciatella (pingue prosciutto, cantaloupe, crostini), Woolwich Township Short Rib (celeriac purée, cabernet jus), Lemon Meringue Tart (wild blueberry preserve, cassis pearls, honey crème fraîche) // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Bosk // 19-Jul-2013 // Beet Salad (citrus / arugula / ricotta / honey vinaigrette), Pacific Salmon (gold potato / sweet peas / corn / romaine / citrus emulsion), Niagara Peaches (citrus cake / darjeeling cream / bourbon syrup / brown butter crumble) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Beast // 28-Jul-2013 // Bison Scramble (special) // Revisit? Yes, but for the Dough Toronto donuts.
  • Sabai Sabai // 17-Aug-2013 // Fresh Green Papaya Salad, Tom Yum Soup with Shrimp, Khao Soi (egg noodles with coconut curry gravy) with Chicken, Housemade Green Curry with Chicken, Crispy Fish with Housemade Sweet & Tangy Tamarind Reduction, Sticky Rice // Revisit? Yes.
  • Dr. Augusta's Samitorium // 22-Aug-2013 // Cuban sandwich (special), Homemade Ginger Beer Soda // Revisit? Perhaps... the homemade soda was delish!
  • Cibo Wine Bar // 28-Aug-2013 // Arugula (with prosciutto di parma, shaved parmigiano reggiano, red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil), Pappardelle (with slow cooked lamb ragu, pecorino shavings) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Richmond Station // 06-Sep-2013 // Chili & Fennel Sausage Pasta (hand made orecchiette, toscano cheese, fennel, pickled peppers, basil) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Au Petit Comptoir (Reims) // 16-Sep-2013 // Avocado, Skate Wing, Chocolate Lava Cake // Revisit? Yes.
  • Bistrot du Forum (Reims) // 16-Sep-2013 // Steak Tartare // Revisit? No.
  • Cafe du Palais (Reims) // 17-Sep-2013 // Assiette de jambon de Reims, pommes de terre, salade // Revisit? Yes.
  • Le Restaurant de l'Abbaye Hautvillers (Hautvillers) // 18-Sep-2013 // Duck confit with Ratafia sauce// Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Les Boucles de Meuse (Montherme) // 18-Sep-2013 // Tagliatelle Carbonara // Revisit? Yes.
  • Le Bistrot de Lyon (Lyon) // 19-Sep-2013 // Skate Wing // Revisit? Yes.
  • L'Epicerie (Lyon) // 20-Sep-2013 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Mendo (Lyon) // 21-Sep-2013 // Gyoza, Peking Duck Udon // Revisit? I would, but I think it has since closed down! :(
  • La Trattoria de Saint Jean (Lyon) // 22-Sep-2013 // Margarita Pizza // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Les Jardins de L'Auberge (Annecy) // 22-Sep-2013 // I had the special regional menu that featured a lot of cheese! // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • La Table du Plot (Le Puy-en-Velay) // 23-Sep-2013 // Whole trout with lentils du Puy // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Comptoir Thomas (Lyon) // 23-Sep-2013 // «Pluma» de porc ibérique Pata Negra grillé à la plancha, sel de Chypre, Côte de boeuf Wagyu // Revisit? Yes.
  • Brasserie Saint Mart (Montelimar) // 24-Sep-2013 // Seafood pasta // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Cafe Comptoir Abel (Lyon) // 24-Sep-2013 // Salade Lyonnaise (salade verte, croûtons chauds, lardons sautés, œuf chaud), La poule au riz, sauce suprême, Sorbet au marron & chocolat chaud // Revisit? Yes.
  • Paul Bocuse - Auberge du Pont de Collonges*** (Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or) // 25-Sep-2013 // Cassolette of lobster ‘à l’Armoricaine’, Maine lobster salad ‘à la française’, Turbot in Champagne sauce, Beaujolais winemaker’s sherbet, Fricassee of Bresse chicken in cream sauce with morel mushrooms, Pigeon in puff pastry with young cabbage, Selection of fresh and matured cheese from «La Mère Richard», Delicacies & temptations - Fantasies & chocolates // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Le Coq Rico (Paris) // 26-Sep-2013 // Revisit? Yes.
  • La Mascotte (Paris) // 27-Sep-2013 // Escargots, Mushroom Risotto, Another Variety of Risotto, Octopus Parpardelle // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • McKelvie's Restaurant & Grill (Halifax) // 03-Oct-2013 // McKelvie's Original Crab Bisque, The Famous Digby Scallops // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • The Five Fishermen Restaurant & Grill (Halifax) // 05-Oct-2013 // Mussel & Salad Bar, Classic Maritime Style Lobster, Sticky Toffee Pudding // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • The Chase // 11-Oct-2013 // Beef Tartare, Lamb Agnoletti, Lobster Parpardelle // Revisit? Yes.
  • Ramen Raijin // 12-Oct-2013 // Noukou Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen // Revisit? Yes.
  • The Grove // 16-Oct-2013 // (1) Alliums and sunflower in broth, (2) Scallop, concord grape, almond, cauliflower, (3) Duck confit, (4) Peanut, grape, lime, meringue // Revisit? Yes!
  • The Fifth Pub House // 17-Oct-2013 // French Onion Soup, Mini Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese, Mini Truffled Mac & Cheese // Revisit? Yes. 
  • Japango // 08-Nov-2013 // Salmon & Avocado Hand Roll, Vegetable Udon // Revisit? Yes.
  • Bar Isabel // 09-Nov-2013 // Cheese Plate, Salumi Plate, Bread, Chorizo Verde & Octopus Skewers, Fried Chicken with Buttermilk Sauce, Arbol Chili Chickpeas & Snow Pea Leaves // Revisit? Yes.
  • Touhenboku Ramen // 16-Nov-2013 // Karaage, Original Touhenboku Ramen // Revisit? Yes.
  • Grand Electric // 23-Nov-2013 // Chorizo & Queso, Baja Fish, Crispy Cauliflower // Revisit? No.
  • Momofuku Daisho // 26-Nov-2013 // Boar Sausage (apple, pok pok vinegar, lentils), Muscovy Duck (turnip, currants, confit), Charred Cabbage (horse radish, monforte toscano, watercress), Brussels Sprouts (fish sauce, puffed rice, mint) // Revisit? Yes!
  • The Gabardine // 03-Dec-2013 // Deep Fried Beer Cheese Croquettes with Maple Mustard, Daily Risotto (it was leek & something else) // Revisit? Yes. 
  • Triple A Bar // 14-Dec-2013 // Chicken 'n Waffles // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Ursa // 11-Jan-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Horizons // 05-Feb-2014 // Winterlicious // Revisit? Yes.
  • Splendido // 06-Feb-2014 // Winterlicious // Revisit? Yes.
  • Wok of Fame // 08-Feb-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • JaBistro // 09-Feb-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Vibo // 11-Mar-2014 // Pappardelle al Astice (hand-made egg noodles tossed with Nova Scotia lobster and lobster sauce) // Revisit? Yes.
  • La Neuf Cafe // 15-Mar-2014 // Croque Madame // Revisit? Yes.
  • Michael's on Simcoe // 17-Mar-2014 // Dry Aged Beef Carpaccio (lemon truffle dressing, arugula, parmesan), 8 oz Strip Loin, Garlic Mashed Potato Gratin, Fontina Truffle Mac and Cheese // Revisit? Yes.
  • The Carbon Bar // 18-Mar-2014 // TCB Burger (pork cheek, havarti, pickles, mustard, fries) // Revisit? Yes.
  • Trattoria Pallottino (Florence) // 30-Mar-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Zoe (Florence - Aperitivo) // 31-Mar-2014 // Revisit? No.
  • Osteria del Caffe Italiano (Florence) // 01-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Caffe La Terrazza - Rooftop Terrace at La Rinascente (Florence) // 02-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Gusta Pizza (Florence) // 03-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Trattoria del Carmine (Florence) // 03-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Dario DOC (Panzano) // 04-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Panifacio Focacceria (Vernazza) // 05-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • IO Osteria Personale (Florence) // 05-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Pizzeria Fuori Rotta (Venice) // 06-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Alfredo's Fresh Pasta to Go (Venice) // 07-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Antico Forno (Venice) // 07-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Trattoria Al Gatto Nero (Burano) // 08-Apr-2014 // Risotto Burano Style (delicate risotto typical of Burano island, made with Carnaroli or Vialone Nano rice and "ghiozzi" fish - a small long bodied fish with a pleasing taste fished in the lagoon), Fried Filets of John Dory // Revisit? Yes!
  • Pizza Al Volo (Venice) // 08-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Ristorante Life (Rome) // 09-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Pizzeria San Marco (Rome - Via Sardegna location) // 10-Apr-2014 // Revisit? No.
  • Ristorante Moma (Rome) // 10-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Metamorfosi Restaurant* (Rome) // 11-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Bar Buca // 19-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Luckee // 19-Apr-2014 // Revisit? Yes!
  • d|bar // 03-May-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Spinnerstown Hotel (Quakertown) // 12-May-2014 // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Drake 150 // 17-May-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • East Thirty-Six // 24-May-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • The Atlantic // 21-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Harvest Kitchen // 22-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Daniel*** (NYC) // 28-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Yes!
  • Epicerie Boulud (NYC) // 29-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Eleven Madison Park*** (NYC) // 29-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Juliana's (Brooklyn) // 30-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Joe Allen (NYC) // 30-Jun-2014 // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Montecito // 27-Jul-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Isshin Ramen // 14-Aug-2014 // Revisit? Probably not (food was good but it took around an hour to arrive).
  • Bent // 16-Aug-2014 // Revisit? Probably not.
  • Patois // 21-Aug-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Yunaghi // 30-Aug-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • America // 13-Oct-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Rasa // 18-Oct-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Celebrity Hot Pot // 25-Oct-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Taian*** // 15-Nov-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Nakajima* // 20-Nov-2014 // Revisit? Yes!
  • The Queen and Beaver Public House // 29-Nov-2014 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Dragon Legend Buffet // 6-Dec-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Colette Grand Cafe // 13-Dec-2014 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Mama's Fish House (Maui) // 1-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Coconut's Fish Cafe (Maui) // 2-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Koiso Sushi (Maui) // 3-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Star Noodle (Maui) // 5-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Ka'ana Kitchen (Maui) // 6-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Yes!
  • Pai // 9-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Campagnolo // 21-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Byblos // 27-Feb-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Mamakas // 20-Mar-2015 // Revisit? No.
  • Yasu // 3-Apr-2015 // Revisit? Yes!
  • Geraldine // 11-Apr-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Drake Hotel // 25-Apr-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Frank's Kitchen // 3-May-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • R&D // 5-May-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Spoonful // 9-May-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Piper's Pub (Pittsburgh) // 16-May-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Eleven (Pittsburgh) // 17-May-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Legume (Pittsburgh) // 18-May-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Hob Nob (Pittsburgh) // 20-May-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Treadwell (Pittsburgh) // 21-May-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • The Chase Fish & Oyster // 30-May-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Cluny // 6-Jun-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Loaded Pierogi // 9-Jul-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • FLOCK // 12-Jul-2015 // Revisit? Yes!
  • The Shore Club // 22-Jul-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Fox & Fiddle // 3-Aug-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Artful Dodger // 11-Aug-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Little Fin // 19-Aug-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Wilbur // 21-Aug-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • The Tavern by Trevor // 11-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Carl's Junior // 12-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Lamesa Kitchen // 15-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Lee Chen // 23-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Emporio Armani Caffe (Milan) // 27-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Perhaps.
  • Ristorante Piazza Repubblica (Milan) // 27-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Antica Osteria Cavallini (Milan) // 29-Sep-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Pamier Kabob // 4-Oct-2015 // Revisit? Yes!
  • Terroni (Yonge at Price) // 16-Oct-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Nora's Shawarma // 8-Nov-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Buca Yorkville // 9-Nov-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • George // 14-Nov-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • FIGO // 6-Dec-2015 // Revisit? Yes.
  • Chine Hot Pot // 12-Dec-2015 // Revisit? Yes!
3. Celebrate 4th anniversary with a linen or silk gift for hubby // 8-Aug-2013.
4. Celebrate 5th anniversary with a wood gift for hubby // 8-Aug-2014.
5. Celebrate 6th anniversary with an iron gift for hubby // 8-Aug-2015.
6. Visit Italy for Expo Milano 2015 // 26-Sep-2015 to 3-Oct-2015.
7. Read 35 books. 20/35.
8. Paint the kitchen ceiling.
9. Have date night with hubby at least once a month. 25-Apr-2013. 25-May-2013. 11-Jun-2013. 11-Jul-2013. 08-Aug-2013. 02-Sep-2013. 13-Oct-2013. 23-Nov-2013. 31-Dec-2013. 18-Jan-2014. 09-Feb-2014. 17-Mar-2014. 27-Apr-2014. 18-May-2014. 22-Jun-2014. 27-Jul-2014. 9-Aug-2014. 27-Sep-2014. 9-Oct-2014. 15-Nov-2014. 31-Dec-2014. 27-Jan-2015. 6-Feb-2015. 7-Mar-2015. 3-Apr-2015. 17-May-2015. 13-Jun-2015. 22-Jul-2015. 8-Aug-2015. 6-Sep-2015. 12-Oct-2015. 14-Nov-2015. 12-Dec-2015.
10. Watch a drive-in movie.
11. Do a cleanse // 26-Oct-2013 to 08-Nov-2013 (this was a mild 2 week cleanse involving no caffeine, alcohol, or processed food) & 22-Apr-2014 to 24-Apr-2014 (3 day juice cleanse with Greenhouse Juice).
12. Blog every day for one month. Vlogust 2014.
13. Post a vlog once a month. 33/34. March 2013. April 2013. May 2013 - Part 1. May 2013 - Part 2. June 2013. July 2013. August/September 2013. October 2013. November 2013. December 2013. January 2014. February 2014. March 2014. Italy 2014 - Part 1. Italy 2014 - Part 2. Italy 2014 - Part 3. May 2014 - Part 1. May 2014 - Part 2. June 2014 - Part 1. June 2014 - Part 2. NYC 2014 - Part 1. NYC 2014 - Part 2. July 2014. Vlogust 2014. September 2014. October 2014. Japan Vlogs. November 2014. December 2014. January 2015. February 2015. March 2015. April 2015. May 2015. June 2015. July 2015. August 2015. September 2015. October 2015. November 2015. December 2015.
14. Catch up on blogging photos from past trips - i.e., up to Japan 2014.
15. Learn how to use Google+ // I have a PPS profile and I converted to Google+ comments so I think I got the hang of it...
16. Re-organize our built-in wall unit // August 2015.
17. Go cross country skiing.
18. Answer the 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind in 2015 and see if my responses have changed // 2-Nov-2015.
19. Send out Christmas cards // 2015.
20. Get anniversary photos taken of hubby and me.
21. Take a photography road trip for a minimum of 3 days.
22. Find a way to display or store my travel postcards.
23. Put up a mosiac of frames with family photos.
24. Maintain my target weight range.
25. Spend a weekend completely offline // 14-Nov-2015 to 15-Nov-2015.
26. Go bungee jumping or skydiving // We went skydiving on 04-Aug-2013!
27. Shoot a roll of 120 or 220 film.
28. Go snowshoeing.
29. Work at bonding Truffle and Lulu - goal is for Truffle not to growl at Lulu whenever she moves.
30. Send a secret to PostSecret.
31. Take a helicopter ride // 21-May-2015.
32. Participate in Help-Portrait.
33. Participate in another trip with the Habitat for Humanity Global Village program.
34. Re-stock my Etsy shop.
35. Purchase the Mulberry Alexa // 01-May-2013.
36. Ride a hot air balloon.
37. Learn how to whistle - the loud and obnoxious way.
38. Take Lulu camping with us.
39. Buy a new set of pots and pans // 30-Jul-2013.
40. Purchase a good travel carry-on // 07-May-2014.
41. Complete a minimum of 3 photo series.
42. Take a wine class - a self-directed class is also acceptable.
43. Enter a minimum of 3 photo competitions.
44. Clean out and organize my personal e-mail account // June 2014.
45. Do a minimum 10 km hike outside of Ontario - e.g., Grand Canyon, Samaria Gorge, MacLehose trail, etc.
46. Follow through with a secret item, which will be revealed when complete - if you know what this is, please remain silent. :)
47. Buy all fruit and veggies at farmers' markets for an entire month // 13-Jun-2013 - I signed up for a weekly produce delivery service so I am considering this item complete!
48. Visit Kauai, Hawaii // 31-Jan-2015 to 7-Feb-2015 (we went to Maui instead).
49. Visit St. Jacobs, Ontario // 03-Aug-2013.
50. Give at least 5 "just because" gifts to friends and family // completed October 2015.
51. Send out at least 5 "just because" cards or letters to friends and family.
52. Buy a set of coasters // 18-Sep-2013.
53. Bake 3 varieties of scones from scratch.
54. Get draperies for our condo.
55. Make a written inventory of our property.
56. Get our wills drawn up.
57. Eat at 3 Michelin three-star restaurants. 5/3. Alinea // 30-Jun-2013. Paul Bocuse // 25-Sep-2013. Daniel // 28-Jun-2014. Eleven Madison Park // 29-Jun-2014. Taian // 15-Nov-2014. 
58. Make Caesar salad dressing from scratch.
59. Visit Japan or Hong Kong again // 8-Nov-2014 to 22-Nov-2014.
60. Talk to all the vendors at the 2013 Blush Pretty Beauty Board // 05-May-2013.
61. Watch the first season of House of Lies // 02-Nov-2013.
62. Watch Taras Bulba // 06-Apr-2013.
63. Watch all the Oscar Best Picture nominated movies from 2013, 2014, or 2015 // I watched all the 2015 nominees! :)
64. Get my tattoo changed to something I actually like.
65. Eat healthy (no processed food) every day for one month.
66. Go strawberry picking.
67. Wear MAC Rebel to an event // 23-Sep-2013.
68. Fund my investment account to the target threshold // June 2015.
69. Try a côte-rôtie // 24-Sep-2013.
70. Buy something from a yard sale or an antique market // 13-Jun-2015 (my friend and I sold stuff at a yard sale so that was even better).
71. Go to a Toronto FC game // 18-Jun-2013.
72. Have afternoon tea at The Ritz Carlton, Toronto // 22-Jun-2013.
73. Buy fresh flowers for the condo when there is no special occasion // a few times in 2015!
74. Max out my RRSP contribution room // 22-Jan-2014.
75. Give nail art a try - at least 5 different designs. 3/5. Polka Dots. Glitter Gradient. Random Mani. // I've decided nail art isn't for me (I'm terrible at it!).
76. Eat a cronut // 30-Jun-2014.
77. Watch Les Misérables at Princess of Wales Theatre // 21-Nov-2013.
78. Make a snowman at least 4 feet tall.
79. Exchange advent gifts with Hubs. // 13-Dec-2015 to 25-Dec-2015 (my friend and I are doing a truncated advent calendar as our holiday event.)
80. Make spa water // 19-Jun-2013.
81. Make a pitcher of sangria // July 2015 (I have been making a single serve cocktail variation of sangria quite often this summer.)
82. Visit a corn maze.
83. Have a themed movie marathon - minimum 3 movies in one day.
84. Learn a new movie editing software // I'm editing on Final Cut Pro (previously iMovie) as of July 2013.
85. Find a new massage therapist.
86. Bring a healthy lunch to work every day for one month // November 2013.
87. Add the following pieces to my wardrobe:
  • Camel coat // Uniqlo
  • Work appropriate and walk friendly black boots // Stuart Weitzman Reserve Boots
  • Boyfriend jeans // Uniqlo
  • Structured black bag // Givenchy Antigona
  • Oversize black coat // American Apparel
  • Long faux fur coat // Forever 21
88. Do one of the many puzzles I have tucked away in the locker // 14-Jun-2015 to 15-Jun-2015.
89. Capture a photo of Truffle yawning // Hubs got one on 25-Aug-2013!
90. Make a time lapse or stop motion video.
91. Watch 10 movies chosen solely by hubby. 3/10. Olympus Has Fallen // 29-Mar-2013. Man of Steel // 16-Jun-2013. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes // 12-Jul-2014.
92. Buy a new bed.
93. Buy a new couch.
94. Ride a two person bike or one of those car things on Centre Island.
95. Go on 7 photo walks.
96. Write a letter to Santa Claus.
97. Dust off my fondue set and have a night of cheesy goodness.
98. Pickle my own pickles.
99. Swatch my entire collection of nail polish // October 2014.
100. Wear my vintage jumbo XL 3 times. 1/3. 23-Mar-2013. Sold bag in November 2014.
101. Do the 30 day squat challenge // December 2014.

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