Day Zero Project

Well, here’s my day zero list.  Some crafty, most not, but thought I should have a place where it should sit and I can share my updates.

1 Write a will
2 Write up my family tree
3 Go a week without buying anything
4 Learn to sew with a sewing machine
5 Make a memory blanket
6 Make a homemade gift for everyone this christmas                     COMPLETE
7 Go to the seaside                            COMPLETE
8 Go camping
9 Create a pin map of everywhere I’ve been in the UK, and everywhere else I want to go COMPLETE
10 Tidy up my recipe pull outs
11 Note in a notebook all the recipes I’ve cooked that we want to eat again
12 Decorate a cake             COMPLETE
13 Learn how to ice cupcakes           COMPLETE
14 Go to the playground with my baby          COMPLETE
15 Go ice skating outside
16 Switch the phone off for a weekend
17 Get back to pre-baby weight          IN PROGRESS
18 Set up my jewellery website      COMPLETE
19 Arrange my son’s christening      COMPLETE
20 Clear out my wardrobe                                 COMPLETE
21 Sort out and get rid of my unwanted DVDs        COMPLETE
22 Revisit the Highway Code each year          IN PROGRESS
23 Get blinds & curtains for the house
24 Move my piano to our house from my mums
25 Scrapbook at least 5 of my favourite photos
26 Print out my photos and put them all in albums COMPLETE
27 See my mum at least once a week for 3 consecutive months         COMPLETE
28 Go for 4 family bike rides
29 Visit Upton House          COMPLETE
30 Go on a family holiday
31 Go to an auction
32 Speak to my best friend at least once a month      IN PROGRESS
33 Try a new craft every month         IN PROGRESS
34 Answer the “50 questions that will free your mind”
35 Go on a road trip               COMPLETE
36 Complete a 365 day photo challenge                              COMPLETE
37 Read 2 books a month                                      IN PROGRESS
38 Influence a person to make a day zero list
39 See a 3D movie       COMPLETE
40 Identify 100 things that make me happy       COMPLETE
41 Get my eyebrows threaded      COMPLETE
42 Go to the Olympics             COMPLETE
43 Photograph a landscape from the same location, capturing all 4 seasons and frame them together  IN              PROGRESS
44 Make a video compilation of my baby’s first year                IN PROGRESS
45 Create a garden from our paddock
46 Take part in secret santa         COMPLETE
47 Arrange an annual family photo
48 Stop biting my nails
49 Don’t swear for a week
50 Complement someone every day for a week
51 Achieve 10000 steps a day for a week COMPLETE
52 Put away £2 for every task completed, to be spent at the end of the 1001 days      IN PROGRESS
53 Wear nothing black for a week          COMPLETE
54 Dye my hair a different colour         COMPLETE
55 Learn a new dance
56 Swim a mile
57 Go roller blading
58 Spend a day people watching
59 Relearn to crotchet    COMPLETE
60 Decorate my child’s bedroom
61 Sleep in a castle
62 Buy a sewing machine and learn how to use it
63 Make all my Christmas cards one year
64 Go on a family picnic
65 Own a pair of diamond earrings          COMPLETE
66 Do an online grocery shop at least once a month
67 Write a letter to myself to be opened once the 1001 days is over   COMPLETE
68 Splash in puddles                                COMPLETE
69 Paint pottery       COMPLETE
70 Make a Christmas decoration every year            COMPLETE FOR 2011
71 Do a charity walk
72 Enter 30 competitions a week                                 IN PROGRESS
73 Go snorkelling
74 Go through a corn maze                   COMPLETE
75 Do the plank for a minute
76 Sell a photo I have taken
77 Keep a ‘firsts’ journal for my son                           COMPLETE
78 Go to a Zumba class                                     COMPLETE
79 Take pictures with an underwater disposable camera
80 Learn to say hello in 15 other languages    COMPLETE
81 Eat a grilled peanut butter & jelly sandwich           COMPLETE
82 Host/go to a murder mystery dinner
83 Go without fast food for a month              COMPLETE
84 Make homemade guacamole
85 Watch 26 movies I’ve never seen starting with each letter of the alphabet    IN PROGRESS
86 Visit my nan once a year                   COMPLETE
87 Complete 7 tasks in a week                COMPLETE
88 Be able to identify 10 constellations COMPLETE
89 Find 101 things to do
90 Get a decent family photo taken (the 3 of us)
91 Bake and decorate cookies       COMPLETE
92 Go to 5 different museums    IN PROGRESS
93 See an exhibition
94 Go to the fair       COMPLETE
95 Write a letter to a magazine    COMPLETE
96 Make a bag
97 Make pastry from scratch      COMPLETE
98 Wear a skirt or dress 4 times a month                      IN PROGRESS
99 Listen to classical music at least once a week     IN PROGRESS
100 Try a new recipe every week                           IN PROGRESS
101 Make bread without the bread machine

14 Comments on Day Zero Project

  1. Colette Burgess
    September 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm (7 months ago)

    What a great idea! You’re doing a good job of working your way through it :) x

    Reply
    • Emma Tustian
      September 16, 2013 at 3:19 pm (7 months ago)

      It seems to have slowed drastically, plus there’s some I need to change, as I’m never going to achieve.

      Reply
  2. Sharon Greenwood
    December 29, 2012 at 8:13 pm (1 year ago)

    15 Go ice skating outside – check out millets farm, they had an outdoor rink before Christmas and may still have it.

    Reply
    • bubbablue
      December 29, 2012 at 8:16 pm (1 year ago)

      Problem is, I’ve always got a toddler with me on my own. Maybe next year he’ll be old enough

      Reply
  3. whyyyjen
    March 26, 2012 at 4:54 am (2 years ago)

    I’m a 101er too! I found cool ideas from your post to add to my list too. Thank you for having such a cool list :)

    Reply
    • bubbablue
      March 26, 2012 at 6:14 pm (2 years ago)

      Always good to find new ideas. I’m still finding ideas now, and that’s a long time since I wrote mine!

      Reply
      • whyyyjen
        March 27, 2012 at 12:25 pm (2 years ago)

        That’s okay! I’m sure you can squeeze in a few challenges every now and then. The point of this is to enjoy it! :)

        Reply
  4. Perfecting Motherhood
    December 31, 2011 at 6:31 am (2 years ago)

    I love your 101 in 1001 list. Congratulations for joining the rest of us. You’re very brave for putting “stop biting my nails” on your list. I so wanted to put it on mine, but I know it won’t happen.

    Reply
  5. Kelly
    December 18, 2011 at 3:10 pm (2 years ago)

    Hello, great list! You seem to be whizzing through it too. I started mine a few weeks ago and I’m really enjoying it. Nice to see other people’s.

    Reply
  6. sarsm
    September 26, 2011 at 9:58 am (3 years ago)

    Hi,
    Thanks for joining our linky!!

    I’m putting you on my 101ers blogroll too. And I’ll include you in my next update.

    I really like your pin map idea. Good luck with your list – it looks like you’re really marching through it!

    Reply

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