40 before 40

I know everyone has their 30 before 30 lists, but I’m going to be realistic. I won’t graduate college until I’m 29 (hopefully that’s the latest) and even though that really bothers me, I’m trying to look on the bright side. I hope my life starts the way I want it at 30.


  • Spend a week in Paris (+ go to Disneyland Paris & see The Emerald City on Storybook Ride)
  • Spend a week in Manhattan/NYC
  • Spend a week in Italy
  • Spend a week in London
  • Spend a week in the Philippines
  • Visit Hawaii
  • Visit Seattle, Washington
  • Visit Alaska
  • Drive through Southern California
  • Take a Disney cruise
  • Attend BEA (Book Expo America)
  • Attend D23
  • Attend a candy expo


  • Learn French
  • Learn Spanish (at some point, this may be helpful)
  • Learn to make WordPress theme’s
  • Learn CSS
  • Really learn Photoshop
  • Learn how to crochet cute plushies
  • Learn how to cook
  • Learn how to swim


  • Make mini witch hats
  • Make mini top hats
  • Make cake pops
  • Create a unique cupcake flavor. That works.


  • Drink more water (this is seriously a struggle for me)
  • Cut down on the soda
  • Figure out what vitamins to take
  • Eat healthy
  • Get an MRI


  • Publish a book
  • Stop hoarding
  • Get through a whole day without worrying about OCD
  • End up on Flickr Explore
  • Own my own cozy home
  • Swim in an infinity pool
  • Throw an adorable themed party
  • Pay off my debt
  • Get a hidden Mickey tattoo