You forgot "wait for @Flipz to start bees, then totally show him up by powering through the entire tree in like 20 minutes".
...we need to get our server back up.
On topic: This has changed a bit from my ususal, since I'm only now just getting back into 1.6 packs due to technical issues, but:
Magic World 2:
Craft four chests.
Punch grass until Essence Seeds. Get absurd amounts of others along the way. (Use to fill chests)
Find place for hovel of shame.
Farm all the things (except for Essence Seeds, those are too slow).
Make a few bottles, squeeze berries into juice.
Steal all the other books.
Arcane Compendium! (Item frame + Book next to liquid essence)
Make all the info-books.
Make Arcane Scrolls book.
(Also make Thaumometer and scan stuff)
Make Random Things Fertile Soil
Farm Essence Seeds on Fertile Soil.
Farm Black Dye Trees.
Farm White Dye Trees.
Farm Blue Dye Trees.
Get enough experience to reach Level 50.
Arcane Scrolls book-> "Greed" scroll.
Use Magical Crops essence to farm Air Essence, craft into feathers.
Use feathers and paper to make a ton of Greed scrolls.
Greed on all diamond, coal, and Arcane Scrolls ore.
Farm Fire Essence for lava
Lava + Water = Nether portal molding
Build Nether shelter
Greed scrolls on Nether Quartz.
Realize that FM integrates almost ALL of the magic mods with Thaumcraft. Rejoice.
Play with Blood Magic
Die repeatedly due to input lag.
Build mandrake farm around Blood Magic altar.
And that's pretty much where I'm at. I'd have done Ars Magicka sooner, but I want that base to be aboveground and look nice, and the site I've picked out is a bit too far away for me to have easy access (only now that I've made a few linking books and a small transport hub in the Nether is heading out there regularly a viable option).