A Bucket List Blog
write your own road map to success
by Amy Riordan ♡ Coeur d'Alene, ID
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my personal & professional roadmap to success


Welcome to my personal bucket list! Created November 7, 2007, this list has seen it all - goals accomplished, removed, revised & fairly consistent new additions. It doesn't have rules or guidelines & is purely based on what makes me happy. Items underlined are linked to a blog post about that accomplishment & items labelled "IP" are in progress.

☐ Adopt A Child
✓ Ask For A Raise
Audition For American Idol
Audition For The Voice
Be A Bridesmaid
✓ Be A Maid Of Honor
☐ Be Able To Do Lotus Pose
✓ Be Able To Touch My Toes
✓ Be Debt Free
☐ Be On The 'Kiss Cam'
✓ Be Truly Surprised
☐ Become A Morning Person
✓ Build An Igloo
☐ Bury A Time Capsule
✓ Buy Lunch For A Stranger
✓ Carve Initials Into A Tree
Celebrate May Day
✓ Climb A Lookout Tower
☐ Climb To The Top Of A Rock Wall
☐ Complete Full SWEAT Program
☐ Create A Capsule Wardrobe
✓ Dance In The Rain
Do A Color Run
✓ Do A Proper Cartwheel
Do The Polar Bear Plunge
☐ Donate $1 Million to Cancer Research
✓ Drink From A Natural Spring
✓ Drink More Water
✓ Drive A Golf Cart
☐ Duet With Kelly Clarkson
✓ Earn My Associates Degree
☐ Enjoy A Beach Bonfire
✓ Experience Front Row At A Concert
✓ Explore Minimalism
✓ Fall In Love
✓ Fall In Love Again
☐ Feel Confident In A Bikini
✓ Float A River
✓ Fly First Class
☐ Fly In A Hot Air Balloon
☐ Fly In A Helicopter
✓ Get A Professional Facial
✓ Get A Professional Massage
✓ Get A Henna Tattoo
☐ Get A Sun Tattoo
✓ Get Engaged
✓ Get Married
✓ Get My Palm Read
☐ Give A Motivational Speech
☐ Give A TED Talk
✓ Go Backpacking
☐ Go Bungee Jumping
✓ Go Camping On A Beach
✓ Go Dancing At A Night Club
✓ Go Glamping
✓ Go Ice Skating
✓ Go On A Road Trip
✓ Go On A Shopping Spree
✓ Go One Year Without Soda
✓ Go Paddle Boarding
☐ Go Paint-Balling
✓ Go Skinny Dipping
☐ Go Sky Diving
✓ Go To A Seahawks Game
✓ Go Whale Watching
✓ Go White Water Rafting
✓ Go Zip Lining
✓ Grant A Make-A-Wish
✓ Have A Baby
✓ Have A Cartoon Logo
☐ Have A Daily Workout Routine
✓ Have A Green Thumb
☐ Have A Single On iTunes
✓ Have A Spa Day With My BFFs
✓ Have My Own Website
✓ Hike To The Top Of A Mountain
✓ Hold A Butterfly
✓ Join A Band
✓ Jump Off The Las Vegas Stratosphere
✓ Kiss Under Mistletoe
☐ Learn A Full Dance Routine
☐ Learn Archery
☐ Leave A Note In A Random Book
✓ Learn To Invest
☐ Learn To Lucid Dream
✓ Learn To Sew
✓ Learn To Ski
✓ Learn To Water Ski
☐ Learn To Whistle
✓ Leave A Great Review
☐ Live To See A Cure For Cancer
☐ Make $1 Million+ Per Year Online
✓ Make A Playlist For Everything
✓ Make An Apple Pie From Scratch

✓ Make Homemade Ice Cream
☐ Make Money Blogging
☐ Make Money On Youtube
✓ Max Out 401K Yearly
✓ Mediate Daily
✓ Meet Kelly Clarkson
✓ Move To Nashville, TN
☐ Own A Downtown Nashville Condo
✓ Own A Home
✓ Own A Pair Of TOMS
☐ Own An Investment Property
✓ Own My Own Business
✓ Pay Off All Student Loans
☐ Perfect Calligraphy
☐ Perfect Hand Lettering
☐ Perfect Cursive
☐ Perfect The 60/20/20 Health Plan
✓ Perfect The No-Bake Cookie
✓ Pin Up A World Map
✓ Photo Bomb Someone
☐ Practice Better Posture
☐ Reach 30K Followers On Instagram
☐ Reach 50K Followers On Pinterest
☐ Reach 100K Followers On YouTube
IP Read All Nicholas Sparks Books
☐ Read All Seth Godin Books
✓ Record A Podcast
☐ Record An Audio Book
✓ Record In Official Recording Studio
✓ RECYCLE Consistently
☐ Ride A Double-Decker Bus In London
☐ Ride A Mechanical Bull
✓ Ride A Motorcycle
☐ Ride An Elephant In Thailand
☐ Ride The Trolly In San Francisco
✓ Roll In An Airplane
✓ Run A Half Marathon
☐ Save Someone's Life
✓ See A Downtown Drag Show
✓ See A Firefly
✓ See A Murder Mystery
☐ See A Psychic
✓ See A Total Lunar Eclipse
☐ See A Total Solar Eclipse
✓ See Seahawks Win The Super Bowl
✓ Send A Message In A Bottle
✓ Send Away A Floating Lantern
✓ Shower Under A Waterfall
✓ Sign An Autograph
✓ Ski A Black Diamond
✓ Ski Sun Valley, Idaho
✓ Sleep In A Lookout Tower
✓ Sneak Into A Movie
✓ Start A Garden
✓ Stay At The Coeur d’Alene Resort
IP Stop Cussing Completely
IP Swim In Every Ocean 2/4
☐ Swim With Dolphins
☐ Take A Cruise
✓ Take An All-Girls Vacation
✓ Take Up Spinning
☐ Take Up Yoga
☐ Take Up Zumba
✓ Taste Gelato
✓ Teach A Class On Goal Setting
✓ Throw A Great Party
☐ Tour A Castle
☐ Tour A Lighthouse
✓ Tour The Grand Ole' Opry
✓ Travel Internationally Alone
✓ Try Chicken & Waffles
✓ Try In-N-Out
✓ Try Roller Derby
✓ Use A Typewriter
☐ Visit A Ghost Town
Visit A Natural Hot Spring
✓ Visit A Wax Museum
IP Visit All 50 States 29/50
☐ Visit An Original Speakeasy
✓ Visit Nashville, TN
✓ Visit One Tree Hill
✓ Volunteer For Make-A-Wish
✓ Watch A Drive-In Movie
✓ Watch All Chris Farley Movies
✓ Watch All Heath Ledger Movies
✓ Watch For Shooting Stars
✓ Water-Walk In A Bubble
☐ Win A Singing Contest
✓ Witness A Marriage Proposal
☐ Witness Aurora Borealis
☐ Wrestle In A Sumo Suit
☐ Write A Children's Book
☐ Write A Memoir
☐ Write A Novel
☐ Write Every Day