Southern Belle in Training

Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog || Est. 2012 || Virginia Beach, VA

April 10, 2013

My bucket list.

      As I'm entering that stage in my life where "I'm not a girl... not yet a woman" (Sorry- 2002 Britney Spears reference there. Seriously, I should have been 18 then and not now!) I often find myself reflecting on what I'd like to accomplish in my life, and the cool things that I've already been blessed to do. Since the list keeps growing, what better way to keep track of things then to blog about it? I've decided that sometime soon I'll also be making a page on this blog with a copy of this post, and I'll add to it whenever I realize there's something else that I want to do! Here are 45 things to start with:

Miss ALK's official bucket list:

  1. If this is God's will for me (which I really hope it is, haha), get married to an amazing, Godly, loyal, kindhearted and good lookin' man! Along with this would go the wedding of my dreams.
  2. Get a job at a commerical radio station in a large media market. 
  3. Travel to India, and hopefully get to watch a Bollywood movie a theatre there.
  4. Join a sorority. I've always wanted to be in one.
  5. Finish watching every episode of the TV show 7th Heaven. (Currently in season 8)
  6. Meet at least one cast member from 7th Heaven, preferably Beverley Mitchell!
  7. Travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia. (Not really sure why I want to go here, I've just always wanted to.)
  8. Stand in three or more states at once.
  9. Go on a missions trip.
  10. Meet author Karen Kingsbury (Check!! Happened on November 3rd, 2012 Read about it here!)
  11. Finally be able to truly forgive an ex-best friend that hurt me deeply in my high school years.
  12. Own an SUV and a convertible.
  13. Get a second piercing (Check! I got my belly pierced shortly after my 18th birthday. My second and final piercing. Whoever said it "didn't hurt at all" was lying, haha. So much for me trying to be a little rebellious!)
  14. Travel to Thailand.
  15. Be on TV (Technically this happened- when I was 9 I was filmed for the old PBS kids show Zoom! for their popular "good deeds" segement. For my 9th birthday on my own I decided that I didn't want birthday presents and instead asked my friends to bring donations for our local animal shelter. A couple months later my mom and I submitted what I did to the show and they later sent a crew to film me at the animal shelter! But I'd like to be on a commerical or more popular television program for the bucket list.)
  16. Live to see a much awaited *NSYNC reunion. (This is like my fourth reference to early 2000s pop culture. Can you see that I should have been born a decade before?)
  17. Travel to Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA.
  18. Go to Las Vegas at least once in my life.
  19. Go on a romantic date involving (mild) hiking and a waterfall. 
  20. Shop at a Vera Bradley outlet warehouse sale.
  21. Develop a good understanding of a second language. I don't say "fluent" because that implies perfection.
  22. Have a summer house in Maine.
  23. Get my drivers' license on the first try! (There's a funny story behind this one though, I'll have to save that for a future post!)
  24. Go on a road trip with friends.
  25. Meet 4 of my most favorite bloggers in person- they always encourage me and especially did so during my rough junior year of high school when I first got into blogging! They are Elle, JulianneMckenzie and Emily (who I might get to meet in May 2013!). I would so love to call these ladies "real life friends" as well. 
  26. Meet some of my newer favorite bloggers in person! These include RachelNicoleJamie and as many fellow members of the Southern Blog Society and The Charlotte Social as I can! 
  27. Make a best friend that I met through blogging. Can you tell already that I think blogging friendships are super cool?!
  28. Fly in first class.
  29. Be a maid of honor.
  30. Be a bridesmaid.
  31. Have front row tickets at a concert. (Got to check this off on August 16th, 2011! Due to our awesome seats I actually got to shake Selena Gomez's hand at her show, read about that on my old blog in this post!)
  32. Have meet and greet passes at a concert. 
  33. Own/live in a house with two staircases. (Weird I know- but I've always loved houses that have a front and a back staircase.)
  34. Overcome my allergies to cats.
  35. Own a dog.
  36. Stop nail biting and picking once and for all.
  37. Perfrom a stand-up comedy routine in front of an audience.
  38. Have a boyfriend/fiance/husband buy me some sort of jewelry item from Tiffany and Co. 
  39. Be an active volunteer with a youth group.
  40. Be in the audience of an episode of Dancing With the Stars or The Price is Right or both!
  41. Attend the Grammy's.
  42. Go to the Carolina Cup.
  43. Go to the Kentucky Derby. 
  44. Become a morning person, at least for one small season in my life.
  45. Go to Japan to visit my friend AK. AK and I became good friends my junior year of high school when she was an exchange student from Japan at my high school. The 9 months that she was in the states went by way too quickly!

     What are some things on your bucket list? Do you also want to meet other bloggers in person? :-)

     xoxo Miss ALK


  1. I had no idea there were other people who still loved 7th Heaven like I did!!!!!!!! Totally agree about the whole blogger thing- There's some that I just know I'd be awesome friends with if we lived near each other. SO frustrating.

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    2. You should check out the 7th Heaven Moments twitter feed (@7heavenmoments), I think you'd enjoy it! Let me know if you're ever in the North Carolina or Maine area and I'd love to meet you!

      xoxo Miss ALK

  2. These are all really interesting! You should trade places with me on #18 (I've been to Las Vegas too many times to count, haha). Sorry its been awhile since I've visited your blog.

    1. Thanks again for visiting my blog!!

      xoxo Miss ALK

  3. This is so great! I've been wanting to make a list too.
    I especially like number 25 ;) and 43. Maybe the two could be combined one day! Lol

  4. I've always wanted to do #42 and #43! I think they would be such fun experiences, not to mention great excuses to wear Lilly! Joining a sorority is one of the best decisions I made in university. I hope you go through recruitment and love it as much as I did!



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