30 before 30: #25 Did You See That Ludicrous Display Last Night?

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I finally was able to cross something off my 30 for 30 list! #25 Go to an NFL game

I love football! But I don’t have TV so it’s rare I get to watch a game. I can’t keep track of the players anymore and who is who but when I do get to watch, I totally get into it. I’ve always wanted to go to a real NFL game and so I up and bought (the cheapest I could find) tickets. Since they were cheap, they weren’t the best seats ever, but the good thing about sitting high up is you can see the whole field.

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Cardinals V. Jets!

I forced my brother to come along (jk, he loved it!) but I did force him to drive. It was so so so much fun. A real good game– although there was a flag on the play for almost EVERY play. It was getting a little ridiculous. A couple real bad calls 😦 But a couple really fun plays to get to see.

and the CARDINALS WON!

I wanna go to another game already!! 🙂

 

30 for 30: It’s starting already. With weird food!

#22 Try  caviar, truffles, alligator, kangaroo and octopus

My girls and I got together for lunch the other day and I selfishly picked the restaurant! We went to The Angry Crab Shack. It was a bit pricey but it was delicious. And messy!

I ordered a ‘bag’ of king crab legs. The waitress mentioned that they’re spicy factor isn’t kidding around so go milder than you normally would. I am a WUSS so I ordered mild (aka wimpy- as it says on the menu!) and boy oh boy, it was still too much for me. Just a word of warning 🙂

But the real draw of the restaurant, was the gator nuggets!

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Gator on the right. Hush puppies on the right. Fried food everywhere

Gator is weird! They say it tastes like chicken, but like a fishy chicken. And it’s rubbery. I didn’t eat very many nuggets. But I AM glad I tried them. The 3 of us finished off those hush puppies though!

So, I can’t quite cross off #22 but hey I’m 1/5 the way done with 1 of the 30…. do that math?

And next week I get to cross off #1!!!

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30 BEFORE 30

I turn 29 in exactly 1 month.

That means I turn 30 in exactly  1 year and 1 month. 30!! I’m so not ready to turn 30…. but I have a year to GET ready. (Can one get “ready” to turn 30???) I made a list of 30 things I want to accomplish before I turn the big 3-oh. Some big, some small, all doable!

I’ve already been able to accomplish a lot in my life and I’m pretty proud of that. (I ALWAYS lose at that “I have never” game. Always.) I’ve already:

1) lived on my own- no roommates or anything!

2) got my Bachelor’s degree

3) adopted a dog. The love of my life, Copper Mercury

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4) ran a marathon. And half marathon, and 15K, 10K, 5K and Ragnar….

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So here’s what made the list! Wish me luck!

  1. Swim with the sharks (ultimate bucket list item of all time!! I’m already signed up to do this on 7/21!!) 
  2. Take a solo vacation
  3. Write 30 things I’m thankful for
  4. Write my will
  5. Plan my funeral (Morbid? I’m already 1/2 done…) 
  6. Do 30 acts of kindness
  7. Throw out 30 things I don’t use
  8. Weigh in the 130‘s (139 counts!)
  9. Send article into weight loss magazine 
  10. Take a cooking class
  11. Save $3000
  12. Read 30 books
  13. Watch 30 movies (I’m thinking like the classics. I’m terrible at watching movies.) 
  14. Take a spontaneous trip
  15. Reduce CC debt by 30
  16. Go to 5 new temples 
  17. Volunteer 30 hours
  18. Paddleboard
  19. Order room service
  20. Host a dinner party
  21. Take parents out to dinner and pay for them
  22. Try caviar, truffles, alligator, kangaroo and octopus
  23. Read the BOM, Bible, D&C and PGP
  24. Get CPR recert
  25. Go to NFL game (also scheduled! October game Cardinals V NY Jets!) 
  26. Finalize 72 hour preparedness kit
  27. Get sports massage
  28. Run 300 miles
  29. New hobby
  30. Be able to do 30 push ups (in a row, at least in top position)