My Life List

One day I said, why the hell do I not have a life list? My mom is a life coach for goodness sake! So I wrote this post. Then I made this list. Then I crossed off items on the list. Then friends and professional contacts started contacting me, to help me accomplish them. Pretty incredible.

Started in October 2010 – join my journey here*

1. Obtain my Italian dual-citizenship (October 7, 2010)
2. Move back to Italy, work visa via dual-citizenship
3. Wine tasting in Napa or Sonoma (April 2014, Sonoma)
4. Launch a food blog (October 25, 2010)
5. Get invited to a foodie related event via my food blog as “media” or “journalist” (November 6-7, 2010)
6. Travel to New Orleans, watch jazz, delight on beignets (March 2015 and 2016)
7. Learn HTML, CSS (basic)
8. Hold headstand in yoga
9. Hike a 14er in Colorado
10. Travel to every state in the United States (at 31 now)
11. Travel to every continent
12. Host a dinner party where I make every dish (appetizers, entree’s and desserts)
13. Take a wine class
14. Buy my best friends airline tickets for a vacation we take together
15. Invited to speak at conference in front of 200+ people to present (presented in front of 100)
16. Obtain steady, passive income
17. Portland, Oregon
19. Portland, Maine
20. Austin, Texas
21. Madison, Wisconsin
22. Washington DC
23. Charleston, South Caroline
25. Cirque de Soleil in Las Vegas (seen in Denver)
26. Visit and tour every single brewery in Boulder
27. Bake a pie
28. See a Broadway show in New York City
29. Go on yoga retreat (Shoshoni Yoga Retreat 2014 and 2016)
30. Learn more about cheese, take class (November 6th, Colorado Cheese Festival, Mozzarella class)
31. Take a road trip across the United States
32. See a movie at an outdoor movie theater, under the stars
34. Have my own online food cooking show traveling the world, sampling cuisine, vineyards and portraying local spots
35. Grow my own herbs and vegetables – garden (Just planted May 2012)
37. Start horseback riding again
38. Visit Bali
39. Review 50 restaurants on food blog (See here)
42. Visit the Grand Canyon
43. Attend Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
44. Become fluent in Italian
45. Kick it with Oprah
46. Be published in a print magazine (Boulder Food News won for Yellow Scene’s best in the West)
47. Interview my parents and grandparents (questions about life, love, death, memories) then publish into print and share with my family, brother and save.
48. Learn to sail (Did it in St. Lucia with The Man)
49. Travel to Italy with my mom on her annual women’s retreat
50. Can tomatoes, peppers and spaghetti sauce with my Grandparents (they do this every year)
51. Film (video, phone, camera) and then edit to music my friends, parties, events and birthdays over the course of a year, then give away clips as gifts.

*List subject to change, due to transient life of a 20-something sassy lady.

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  • Mindy

    Nice list! I have one that I update every year, crossing off the things I’ve achieved, reevaluating what’s important, etc.

  • Sara

    I love your life list :) I have a Bucket List I plan on trying to complete before I graduate my senior year. Goodluck to you :) It looks like you have a love for Italy, and I’ve been DYING to travel abroad.

  • Amanda

    This is a great list! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  • Curtis

    Sweet list. I would add learn how to play hockey!

  • Russ Cugno

    i can help out with number 3
    i googled ‘my dream girl’ – and you came up (2nd)
    the first was a drawing of some pretty, scary ‘girls’
    i’ve read a lil’ about you
    you seem like a dynamo
    good luck

  • Russ Cugno

    i can help out with number 3
    i googled ‘my dream girl’ – and you came up (2nd)
    the first was a drawing of some pretty, scary ‘girls’
    i’ve read a lil’ about you
    you seem like a dynamo
    good luck

  • Emlingremlin21

    You should start #47 ASAP 

  • Terrim

    Bake the pic, it’s low hanging fruit

  • Terrim

    sorry, pie

  • Jia

    This is a cute list, I like it. Let me tell you that the thing i most love to do is travelling. Its like my passion to explore different places. To get information, to learn about other’s culture, I always believe that we found so much new when we travel to any new place, like at this time i’m going on grand canyon and antelope canyon tour from las vegas, and i’m sure that i’ll learn a lot of new stuff there.