25 for My 25th

1. add more items to my etsy shop

2. go on a horse drawn carriage ride with Ethan

3. finish and send out book #4

4. start and complete at least one needlepoint Christmas stocking

5. road trip to either Homer, AK or Fairbanks, AK for a holiday weekend

6. go to the shooting range with Ethan, whether it is with firearms or bows and arrows

7. experience nightlife in downtown Anchorage at least once

8. outfit our kitchen with more electronic conveniences (like a toaster…or a hand mixer)

9. find my perfect lipstick and wear it

10. pay off our car loan by summer 2014

11. put more effort into hairstyles as my hair grows out

12. see the Northern Lights

13. begin to teach myself the ways of Polish cooking & baking

14. visit the Anchorage Museum

15. increase my crossword puzzle skills

16. plan and successfully execute my sister’s bachelorette party

17. organize/downsize the things we’ve unnecessarily accumulated

18. treat myself to an heirloom-quality signet ring

19. add another piece of artwork to my collection

20. spend less time on Facebook

21. invest in personalized stationery

22. encourage Ethan to join me in the kitchen more often

23. plan and successfully execute my sister’s wedding

24. buy a record player + start my collection of vinyls

25. concentrate more on the things & people I love rather than the negative forces in my life

Happy birthday to me!!!

Hope you all are getting back into the swing of things after all the holiday celebrating…as for me, I am celebrating myself and the milestone 25.  To ring in my best year yet, I created a thoughtful goals list to help make myself more adventurous, outfitting my life with even more memories and some tools to help them along!  As well as some personal checkpoints to keep me on track with my dreams.

Wish me luck!



  1. Mary Ellen · · Reply

    Happy Birthday Dana!!!!!! Love you!!!!!!

    1. Thank you, love you toooo!

  2. loving #24!! you’ve got a great list of goals going here – cheers to your 25th! xo

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