Twenty-Six Things To Do by 26

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Now that I’m officially finished with school forever and am searching for my first real, long-term job, part of me feels like my life is just beginning. I’ve always been quite the dreamer, a little girl with giant goals. As a source of accountability and to help give me that extra push I need to turn these dreams into reality, I decided to create a list of 26 goals and dreams (some big, some small) that I’d like to complete by my 26th birthday. 
I have less than two years to make all these things happen, but what’s life without a little ambition?


1.    Get my first big girl job
2.    Visit a new country
3.    Attend New York Fashion Week
4.    Host a dinner party (or Halloween party, or NYE party)
5.    Buy a luxury bag (top picks: Hermes Evelyne Crossbody, Prada Large Saffiano Top Handle,
         Celine Luggage Tote, or a Chanel Classic Flap Bag)
6.    Kick my soda habit
7.    Meet my weight loss goal (#6 should help!)
8.    Try oysters
9.    Pass the bar exam (Results come out 2 months from today…)
10.  Downsize my wardrobe so that I don’t have to utilize the guest bedroom closet
11.  Learn to golf with my husband
12.  Get a matching furniture set for our bedroom
13.  Go to a baseball game at Yankee Stadium with Cory
14.  Learn how to uncork champagne
15.  Find my perfect red lipstick
16.  Get a pair of Stuart Weitzman’s classic 5050 boots (or a pair of Louboutins!)
17.  Visit the West Side Market
18.  Overcome one of my fears
19.  Find a new way to exercise that’s actually enjoyable (I’d like to try yoga and spinning)
20.  Eat more vegetables
21.  Become real life friends with at least one blogging friend
22.  Successfully make homemade macaroons
23.  Convert my husband into a Mexican food lover like me
24.  Try caviar
25.  Wear heels more often
26.  Do a better job of keeping in touch with friends and family
  • Renae
    August 26, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    I can help you with #17! I go to the Market all the time!

  • Tiffany
    August 26, 2013 at 2:51 am

    Love how they’re fun goals and work goals all mixed in! Can’t wait to hear about it as you cross them off your list!


  • Anonymous
    August 25, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    I am guessing you will be doing number one before 5 or 16, hahaha. Good luck on accomplishing your dreams. And check out the birthday project for a give back way to celebrate your bday once you get there