Day Zero 300 day update

101 in 1001 days - 300 day check up


It's now been 9 months since I started my Day Zero Project of picking 101 goals to complete in the next 1001 days we're now on the 300th day! A whole 30% of the way through the time I've allocated on these goals so lets see how they're coming along

I did a 100 day update and a 200 day update if you want to see the difference in my goals

2020 Goals List

Start - 19th March 2019
End - 14th December 2021

  1. Go on a Hot air balloon ride - Still Haven't got round to this and I have zero clues where the voucher is now whoops - hopefully I find this and get it booked in the next 100 days
  2. Go to Disneyland Paris
  3. USA Roadtrip
  4. Complete a reading challenge - I've been completing the Popsugar 2019 reading challenge I only managed to add 1 more book since the last 100 day update so I've made a conscious effort to at least start a new book to get this one moving
  5. Visit all Premiership and EFL Grounds - We had our first away day together at Wolves (Molineux Stadium) and of course we go to SUFC (Bramall Lane) constantly having season tickets 
  6. Midnight movie Premiere 
  7. Go to Cadbury World - We went here in July and I really enjoyed it proper chocoholic
  8. 20k social media followers combined - This has significantly increased again, I'm now edging towards the 14k mark (100 to go)
  9. Attend a blog event
  10. Partner with a local company on my blog - I've partnered with 3 amazing foodie locations local to me Hotel Du Vin YorkTurtlebay and Piccolino . Since The last update I've added The Botanist to this list 
  11. Go on a Cruise
  12. 'Try' Pinterest pins rather than just pinning and leaving - Always doing this and I'm finding the blogging pins really useful 
  13. Have a full day at the cinema - I've got a day scheduled in during January for this one
  14. Swim in an infinity pool - Completed on our Cape Verde holiday
  15. Say Yes for an entire week - I've decided to complete this in January too
  16. Pay off my car finance - Last payment due February 2020! One month to go
  17. Earn enough blog income to cover at least half of the household bills
  18. Reach 25000 sessions on my blog per month
  19. Order from every takeaway that delivers to me on Just Eat - I haven't really picked this one up again since my last   local takeaway reviews post but I'll try
  20. Go dog sledding
  21. Completely clear my old bedroom of stuff, sell what I don't want
  22. Do a food challenge
  23. Be a bridesmaid - In August I was absolutely thrilled to by the Bridesmaid for my mum and dad finally after 20 years together
  24. Get engaged - OMG it actually happened I can't believe it October 20th Connor proposed and I'm the happiest girl alive
  25. Get married - Absolutely in progress for a September 2020 wedding
  26. Have a baby
  27. Spend a night in a tree house
  28. Go to an airport and get the next flight
  29. Harry Potter tour in Edinburgh
  30. Get professional business cards for my blog - I did this! And adore my new business cards
  31. Hold a car boot
  32. Go on the Eurostar
  33. Survive Brexit
  34. Own all the Harry Potter Lego - I got Hagrids Hut for Christmas I can't wait to build it
  35. Win a quarterly award at work - I won a quarterly award, in my 3rd year of being there. I've been working consistently hard and leading the league table in my section for the majority of the year
  36. Get in the car and flip a coin, make an adventure wherever we end up - We did this in Autumn and ended up having a lovely trip to Redmires Resevoir purely through flipping a coin 
  37. Go to the Electric Cinema in London
  38. Watch every Disney movie in order - 300 days and only 2 ticked off whoops! I can definitely do better on this one
  39. Go to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  40. Go to Iceland and visit the Blue Lagoon
  41. See the Northern Lights
  42. Go to Stonehenge
  43. Do a skydive
  44. Do a bungee jump
  45. Decorate the house so not all the walls are magnolia
  46. Go to New Orleans during Mardi Gras
  47. Donate Platelets / Blood on a regular basis
  48. Complete a random act of kindness
  49. Go to Rome
  50. Visit Wales
  51. Visit Ireland
  52. Stand under a waterfall
  53. See 10 shows / concerts - 3/10 American Idiot, Brydon Mack and Mitchell, Dick Whittington Pantomime
  54. Visit Oxford on Alice's Day (July 6th)
  55. Clear out all my clothes so everything fits on one rail
  56. Keep logging our life together in our memory book - Needs a little update but we're always on top of this
  57. Visit New York
  58. Go to Alton Towers at Halloween - So it wasn't Halloween... BUT we did go to Alton Towers so I'm ticking this one off 
  59. Buy a BBQ
  60. Make the garden a nice place - I love our Garden now! We got all the shrubs and weeds removed and replaced it with bark I think next summer a bit more furniture and we'll be out there all the time
  61. Watch LOTR
  62. Lose weight - This is always going to be an ongoing thing 
  63. Explore Sheffield, keep ticking things off Tripadvisor - Another 11 added to the adventures list we're on 151 now 
  64. Create a freebie/something useful for my blog visitors
  65. Put up the pictures that are still in the kitchen in a pile - Success haha! I now have pictures on my magnolia walls
  66. Send 5 just because gifts
  67. Blog twice a week consistently - I'm really seeing a difference from blogging more in terms of traffic etc. so I'm definitely going to keep that up
  68. Organise all of mine and Connors stuff into the house - Long and ongoing process!
  69. Celebrate our 3rd anniversary
  70. Try a new food once a month - I try! But I'm definitely a creature of habit
  71. Try a new restaurant once a month - I'm loving doing this and Sheffield is full of so many wonderful places. I try to remember to do as many reviews as possible in my Eat Sheffield 
  72. Do 50k steps on a weekly basis 
  73. Have £5k saved up in a house fund
  74. Build my blog email list to 500 - I've not made much more progress than the 100 mark from last time, but then I haven't sent an email either whoops!
  75. Organise all photos from the laptop, phone etc. on to an external hard drive - My laptop's on it's last legs so I made sure I did this asap so I don't lose any pictures
  76. Have a blog post go viral
  77. Watch a sunrise
  78. See England win the Euros
  79. Watch SUFC get promoted to the premiership - This was already a green but we're 2 months into the season now and I'm loving it
  80. Remind Connor I love him every day - This will always be ongoing but I'm definitely hitting it and making sure Connor knows how appreciated he is
  81. Turn the spare room into something useful/functional
  82. Go to a festival
  83. Go to Cornwall
  84. Visit the fairy pools in the Isle of Skye 
  85. Cook through a whole cookbook - I've started this! I got a BBQ Cookbook when I celebrated National BBQ week so I've been working through the book 
  86. Celebrate a holiday I normally don't - I don't normally do anything for New Years but we brought in 2020 in Edinburgh and I really enjoyed it
  87. Become a member at the board game cafe and visit often - Haven't been in the last 100 days so this definitely needs to change because we do love it there
  88. Complete 10 jigsaws - 2 complete - Need to get started on our Anniversary one
  89. Donate / Buy items for RSPCA Sheffield - I've been buying items from their amazon wishlist most months
  90. Write a short story
  91. Brew our own beer in the shed 
  92. Do something that scares me once a year (0/3)
  93. Join a book club
  94. Go on our Honeymoon
  95. Attend a Murder Mystery Weekend
  96. Visit a 'Dark Tourist' hotspot 
  97. Go on a Hen Do - I went to Edinburgh for my friend Sarahs and also had a fun night in Sheffield for my Mum's Hen do so double tick here
  98. 101 progress report every 3 months - I'm finding the updates really good to focus me on what to do for the next 100 days
  99. Try all the lush bath bombs they sell - 6 now! I need to remember to track this more
  100. Win a fantasy football league
  101. Start a new 101 list

On the last check I was on 11 completed and 25 part completed and now I am on 15 completed and 28 part completed. I'm happy to see new ones being added to my part completed list too, I only added 4 to my completed list in the last 100 days so I'm going to power on the next 100 days and make sure my monthly goals are geared around this list


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6 comments

  1. You've got some great goals! Thanks for sharing - this challenge is an awesome way to push yourself out of your comfort zone

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    1. Thanks so much, it really helps keep me motivated

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  2. #30 is definitely something i'd like to do but it's a bit daunting at the same time for me. well done, you on all the achievements!! happy 2020.

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    1. You should 100% do it! Get some and keep a hold of them for a while until you're ready to give them out

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  3. This is such a great bucket bucket! I love how it's a good mix of at home (e.g. reading) activites and more adventurous ones (e.g. swim in an infinity pool).
    Kim x chimmyville.co.uk

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    1. Yehh I tried to keep some very achievable so I don't get too disheartened but also some to push me outside of my comfort zone

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