Kris learns how to read music again, thanks to a handy smartphone app.
Month: December 2014
Learn About Nutrition of Foods and Herbal Remedies
Completed: 7. Learn About Nutrition of Foods and Herbal Remedies My intention of this goal is pretty simple: I wanted to better understand the nutritional value of the foods that I eat and I wanted to be able to look into my kitchen cabinet and potentially find a cure for an ailment instead of popping a … Continue reading Learn About Nutrition of Foods and Herbal Remedies
End of Year Update
Join us by our fireplace as we provide an update on the status of our remaining goals. Plus, tequila shots. Our remaining goals: Lyssa: Drive father-in-law’s vintage bug in local Christmas Parade Save a certain amount of money by EOY Be more conscientious when buying stuff. Where is it coming from? Stay local. Use our Nikon camera more … Continue reading End of Year Update
Make a Will
Completed: 16. Make a Will I have property, dogs, and I turned 30 last year, so I figured that I should probably get my shit together and create my first will. If it were left up to Kris, he would stuff me and prop my corpse up on the couch as if I were still living -- another good reason to take care of … Continue reading Make a Will
Make My Own Mixes and Music (Carried Over from 2013)
Completed: 16. Make My Own Mixes and Music (Carried Over from 2013) To quote Eminem in 'Cleaning out My Closet,' "WHERE’S MY SNARE?!?" There’s nothing better than listening to a great mix by an unbelievable DJ. For years, I’ve wanted to learn how to DJ and seamlessly mix tracks. It was on my 2013 bucket list, but I couldn't pull it … Continue reading Make My Own Mixes and Music (Carried Over from 2013)
Take a Craft Class of Lyssa’s Choosing: Learn to Sew
Completed: 2. Take a Craft Class of Lyssa’s Choosing: Learn to Sew When Lyssa told me I had two choices: cake decorating or sewing, I hated life. This was arguably the hardest goal of the year for me. I really hate crafting. The first obstacle was attempting to find a place that would allow me to … Continue reading Take a Craft Class of Lyssa’s Choosing: Learn to Sew
Have a Signature Dish
Completed: 28. Have a Signature Dish I consider myself a pretty good chef. I love to experiment in the kitchen, but unfortunately, I've never really had a “signature” dish. Well, ladies and gents, that time has passed. I now have an easy, yet powerful, side dish that will bring life to any dull meal. May I present my … Continue reading Have a Signature Dish
The 2015 Bucket List… Coming Soon
We're still completing a few remaining 2014 goals, which may or may not carry over to 2015 if we don't complete this year, but stay tuned for our 2015 bucket list. We won't even know each others' goals until 12/31!
Who are these jerks anyway?
Get to know the couple behind the Great Goal Rush.
Completed: 18. Eat Caviar I chose to complete this goal at Mari Vanna, a Russian restaurant in D.C. with caviar (of course) and infused vodkas (bonus). I ordered the Family Sturgeon Black Caviar, which was served with blinis, sour cream, butter, dill, lemon, and green onions. It was $50. I tasted the caviar by itself … Continue reading Eat Caviar