40 things to do before i’m 40

So I’ve just turned 30 and written about the things i’ve achieved in that time and while there is so many amazing things on my list there’s also a load of things I haven’t done yet. Here are my 40 things to do before i’m 40;

  • Learn Welsh
  • Learn Turkish
  • Learn and pass my driving test
  • Take the kids to Disney World
  • Lose a healthy amount of weight
  • Buy a house
  • Take a weekend trip away without the kids
  • Climb a mountain
  • Be more minimalist
  • Do a race for charity
  • Go on safari
  • Perfect a dish
  • Have a regular exercise routine
  • Progress my blog enough for it to earn an income
  • Dye my hair blonde
  • Learn how to play the piano
  • Go on a girls trip/ weekend
  • Go skiing again
  • Roadtrip
  • Go on a hike
  • Have a proper water balloon fight
  • Go camping
  • Improve makeup skills
  • Skydive
  • Scuba Dive
  • Meet someone famous
  • Teach myself Photoshop or Gimp
  • Go on a boat trip
  • Spa weekend
  • Give up fizzy drinks
  • Visit Cyprus
  • See Northern Lights
  • Go to a major sports event
  • Join the PTA
  • Do a come dine with me / dinner party with friends
  • Murder mystery
  • See a comedian live
  • Start selling products
  • Get married
  • Have another baby

I’m not sure how long it will take me to achieve each one but i’m looking forward to the next ten and to see what it has in store. I will keep you updated with how it goes!

What is on your list of things you want to do?


Until the next post,
Are and Pops.


  1. Lisa (mummascribbles)
    April 9, 2019 / 10:50 am

    What a great list. I’m 40 in just a few years which is super scary!!

    • Arepopsblog
      April 9, 2019 / 8:25 pm

      I’ve heard 40 is the new 30 😉

  2. April 12, 2019 / 9:22 am

    Great list – although I’m not sure I’d have “have another baby” on my list now! I’m 40 in less than two years! 😱

    • Arepopsblog
      April 13, 2019 / 6:22 pm

      My aunt had her youngest when she was 39 so you never know haha!

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