Wednesday, August 29, 2012

29 before 29.

As Thursday and another year in my birthday belt notch grows I decided to put something down in writing about what I'd like to accomplish in my 28th year. So, I've compiled a list of the 29 things I'd like to do before I turn 29.

In no particular order....
  1.  Read a minimum of 30 books.
  2.  Spend less, shop my closet more.
  3.  Take more photos.
  4. Dedicate more time and effort to the blog.
  5. Make homemade pasta and sauce.
  6.  Go to a new city where I haven't been before.
  7.  Volunteer for more shifts at the holiday window display for the SF SPCA.
  8. Less time inside, more time outside.
  9. Join a sports team/bowling league/sign up for ice skating lessons.
  10. Bike across the golden gate bridge.
  11. Take a how to make a terraneum class with my mom.
  12. Take a photo every day for 30 straight days.
  13. Go to the symphony with DH.
  14. Learn to fix/sew a button.
  15. Try a new beer once a month.
  16. Go fruit/pumpkin picking.
  17. Hike Angel Island.
  18. Get as close as I can to the city where my grandpa was born in Italy.
  19. Bake at least once a month with the new kitchen aid mixer.
  20. Go gokarting with my family.
  21. Define my style better.
  22. Visit the Italian American museum in the presidio.
  23. Organize and play a bocce ball day.
  24. Be nicer to my cuticles (so I can finally have nice manicures...)
  25. Take a spontaneous drive.
  26. Make a new friend.
  27. Make a stranger's day
  28. Clean and reorganize my wardrobe AND keep it up (for longer than a week).
  29. Exercise more and eat better.
And so this isn't totally boring, my outfit for today. I picked this necklace up on Monday and just adore it.
jeans: banana republic, blouse: jcrew, necklace: h&m, blazer: frenchi
necklace details
Well, that's it for now! On the eve of my 29th I feel... good. :)


  1. i love your list laura!! i especially love one about visiting your grandfather's city of birth that is so sweet! i've been wanting to go karting too!!!

    your red blazer w/ that black statement necklace is so chic!!

  2. Great list! I found that my 20's lasted forever...and now my 30's are flying by! So enjoy doing all you want to do before you hit the big 3-0!

  3. Love your list Laura! I make a list every year of things I want to do too. With work and everything else it is often hard to cross things out on it! I hope you are able to be more successful with yours.

    I love the outfit in this post! The jacket is really cute and I also adore the necklace.

  4. Happy, happy Birthday...Hope it's a great one!

    BTW, love the outfit!

  5. Love the look and Happy Birthday!!!

    Smile On:)...Classy Pam

  6. Amazing post!!!!!


  7. I think its time I make a list. Love the things you have written and the range which they cover. Cheers to aspirations and goals:)

  8. love the bold black necklace and the red...nice!!

    Come and visit me!!!

  9. Cool list-I need to make one! :) Your blog is awesome-just became a member/follower of your blog. I hope you'll follow me back and we can keep in touch. Happy Blogging!!! 

    Elle xoxo 


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