25 Before 25: First 5 Goals

I've been wanting to do this for a while now, but seeing as my 24th birthday is only days away {ok, actually 35 days away, but still...} I think it's time that I start my 25 before 25 list. 

1. My top priority in life right now is to buy a second home. An outlandish dream for a 25 year old? Yes, but that's the way I roll. 

2. Have 6 figures in our savings account. Ridiculous goal for a 25 year old? Yes, but I just really need to fulfill goal #1 and that's the only way I'll be able to. Sonoma County is expensive!!

3. Make at least $500 off of my blog. I started this blog with the intention of documenting my crafts and meeting new people.Then I found out how expensive it was to support this new  hobby of mine! I'm not trying to become the next Tatertots and Jello, but I would like to bring in some extra money to off-set my crafting addiction.

4. Become more domesticated. {i.e. learn how to cook, clean without my husband having to put a list in front of me, do a load of laundry without him asking, etc.} This is probably more of a stretch than #1 and #2 combined, but I think it may be one of the most important! I'm going to make the general assumption that most women are in the opposite boat as me. While I sit and work on crafts, blog, and watch TV with most of my free time, my husband does ALL of the cooking, grocery shopping, laundry and cleaning. Why do I suck so much at being a wife? I blame it on him. He makes it way too easy for me! I think it is time for me to step up though... I know this dream scenario can't live on forever. 

5. Enter into a craft fair. This is a lot harder than it sounds. It requires tons of prep, design, and a ton of work to create enough products in order to fill an entire booth. I think this goal is pretty far out, but I'm putting it on the list anyway because I really want to do it!

That's all I have for now. I'll keep posting my 25 before 25 goals in groups of 5 over the next couple of months!



5 comments:

  1. Great goals Hilary! I have an opportunity to do a craft show coming up this fall.. I'd really like to do it but like you said... It's sooo much work!

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  2. #5 is on my list too! And I too blame my lack of domestication on the husband. We're very lucky women :)

    I nominated you for a blog award :D Go check it out here: http://www.thekojewelry.com/2012/08/weekend-update-blog-award.html

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  3. hilary--your bday is coming up soon!!! sooo exciting! i am pretty sure you'd win something at a craft fair! :) so when is your exact bday? im too tired to count the days lol.

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  4. Happy to be following you back! Those first two sound like lofty goals, but you are AMAZING if they are realistic! And your blog looks awesome either way! :)
    Julie @ The Path to an Organized Tomorrow

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  5. Thanks for following me! Following you back! What a fun blog. I'm totally the measure once, have to cut twice girl too!! :)

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Thank you for stopping by, I love hearing your comments! xo.xo. Hilary