Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Talk Tuesday: Where does the time go?

Well you guys, it's here. The last year in my twenties - what?!! I turned 29 two weeks ago, and I can't help but think - where in the world did my twenties go?? Better yet - where does the time go? I know I'm not the only one who wonders this. Year after year, we  celebrate another birthday and ask ourselves this question. Unfortunately, I think it's a question that will never be answered. Time will always keep ticking faster than we want it to (except the microwave timer, waiting 2 minutes for that always seems like eternity).

However, I have decided that I can soak up every minute by taking the time to really do things that I enjoy. I want to be more in the moment and to cherish this last year in my twenties. There are so many things I want to do and accomplish this year - so to kick off year 29, I made a 30 before 30 list. Although it's sad to think about my twenties coming to an end, making this list definitely got me excited about what's to come and where life is headed. I may not know where the time goes, but I do know what I'll be doing to cherish that time. I can already tell that it's going to be a great year - so cheers to year 29!

30 BEFORE 30:

1. Plant a garden
2. Buy an original piece of art 
3. Re-do our kitchen
4. Plant more flowers
5. Complete the KonMari method of tidying up
6. Bake a cake from scratch
7. Host a winter wine tasting party

8. Do a "staycation" in Nashville with Chris
9. Visit the Highlands for our 5th anniversary (booked!)
10. Hike to LeConte Lodge and stay overnight (on the wait list)
11. Take a weekend getaway to Blackberry Farm
12. Visit Chris's family in California
13. Tour my own city

14. Get to my goal weight and stay there
15. Run a 5k
16. Complete the Whole30 program
17. Go gluten free for one month
18. Find a workout class to do once every week

19. Complete my blogging class
20. Take a photography class
21. Attend a blog conference
22. Really Learn Photoshop & Lightroom
23. Launch an ebook

24. Join a church and get involved
25. Join a small group
26. Complete a marriage Bible study with Chris
27. Do more volunteer work in the community
28. Attend an event at the Nashville Symphony
29. Make a photo book of all our vacations
30. Find a fertility clinic we are 100% happy with
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