my very first hike - Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles

my very first hike – Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles

Inspired by a post from my good friend Jenny Ingram, I have FINALLY started a life “to-do” list. I have been wanting to put these life goals together for a very long time but kept putting it off. And putting it off.

My Life "To-Do" Bucket List

temples in nepal

Truth is, I have experienced so many wonderful things in my adult life that I never thought I would. From creating a business from nothing to seeing the world, my life has been a very, very fortunate one. I do feel, however, that I am not quite done.

My Life "To-Do" Bucket List

the old city of jerusalem, israel

This list is just a start. I know that I will be adding more goals as time goes by, but for now, here are a few experiences I hope to enjoy before I leave this Earth. Some silly, some important, but all awesome. Here we go…

Create Your Own Visited States Map

My Life “To-Do” List

Travel & Adventure

  • visit all US states (25 24 23 22 21 20 16 13 to go!)
  • visit at least 5 European countries (would love to see Italy, England, France, Germany, and Greece) – (3 to go – I have now visited England and Armenia!)
  • visit New Zealand to take the Lord of the Rings tour
  • take an Alaskan cruise
  • see the Northern Lights
  • zip line (I can’t believe I haven’t done this)
  • ride in a hot air balloon (read my post!)
  • see a whale in its natural habitat
  • UPDATE! eat at an In-N-Out Burger (weird, I know, but I need to do it) (see my pic!)



  • help build a home or community center
  • visit and donate services in another countryArmenia!
  • pay off a debt to someone in need



  • become debt-free but the house
  • become debt free INCLUDING the house



  • write a book
  • become a full-time travel blogger (when kids are adults)
  • support women’s rights, self-care, and value by speaking and connecting with them across the country and world (working on this one – see my time in Nepal and India, as well as my blog)


  • learn to speak fluently in Spanish
  • become a life and/or business coach

Do you have a life list? I would love to see yours, so please leave a comment with your link in the comments section of this post!