30 Things in my 30’s

30 Things in my 30's | The Open Home

Last week I turned the big 3-0 and to embrace this next decade I decided to make a list of 30 things I would like to do in my 30’s. Some are big life goals, the things I dream about and others are simply fun or grown up things I’ve been meaning to get round to. In no particular order…

  1. Get a good camera and learn how to use it!
  2. Go on a flower arranging course
  3. Learn to embroider
  4. Learn calligraphy
  5. Open an Etsy shop
  6. Start a letter writers group in Guernsey
  7. Make a patchwork quilt for each of my girls
  8. Get a pet (most likely a rabbit)
  9. Go kayaking
  10. Start a veggie patch
  11. Climb a mountain
  12. Make a Will
  13. Become a blood donor
  14. Sign up to be an organ donor
  15. Get fit! (aka. get back to pre-pregnancy weight)
  16. Donate my wedding dress to charity
  17. Walk the entire cliffs of Guernsey (in stages)
  18. Read all of Agatha Christie’s Poirot
  19. Read the complete collection of Winnie the Pooh
  20. Go to 10 new (to me) restaurants on the island
  21. Go to a West End Show in London
  22. Go on a weekend away with a gal pal
  23. Go to the Bristol Balloon Fiesta
  24. Take my girls to the Lake District
  25. Take my girls to the other Channel Islands – Herm, Sark, Alderney, Jersey & Lihou
  26. Visit Keighley in Yorkshire (where my Gran was evacuated to during WW2)
  27. Visit friends in Australia & New Zealand
  28. Visit an Asian country
  29. Grow our family through adoption
  30. Celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary in style!

What goals do you have on your list?

6 thoughts on “30 Things in my 30’s

  1. Cherie February 20, 2017 / 07:20

    Ooh, I love number 26! And the others too 🙂

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    • theopenhome February 20, 2017 / 09:27

      Thought you would, Cherie! Maybe I can shear a Kiwi sheep whilst we’re there and knock number 13 off my list too! 😉

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  2. IdleEmma February 20, 2017 / 12:05

    I think that’s a good list! Always good to have a variety levels of things to aim for – good luck with it! 🙂

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    • theopenhome February 20, 2017 / 12:52

      Thanks Emma, hoping to be able to knock a couple of things off in the next few months. 🙂

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  3. Marilyn March 3, 2017 / 09:41

    I hope you will manage to do them all

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    • theopenhome March 4, 2017 / 11:41

      Me too! My top ones are definitely number 26 and 29. If I get just those two ticked off I’ll be a very happy lady. 🙂

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