Wednesday, January 04, 2012


I just trashed about 300 words of this entry. It sounded dumb.

I've talked about New Year's resolutions. I don't like them. They sound temporary.

I am just going to list some changes I want to make....not because it's the new year, but because I am finally fed up with some things. I hope I am able to make them stick.

  • make, AND STICK, to a meal plan
  • cook ahead more meals (or at least prep)
  • coupon.....diligently
  • blog at least once per week
  • grow in the Word
  • keep my kitchen counter free of the forest of paper that springs up......always
You know what? I'm done with this. I have a lot of housekeeping stuff to do. Some of the jobs are major projects. Some are short daily tasks.

I don't want to write out all this stuff.

SO.... I will write out some projects and things I want to accomplish. Nothing like the above, but "honey-do's."

  • take down all of our Christmas stuff. :-) ('s still up.)
  • paint the hallway
  • have our foundation checked
  • garden? maybe
  • read at least 30 books (last year, I barely read anything, the year before.... 56)
  • go through the boys' clothes
  • clear out the little boys' toys
  • shampoo the little boys' bedroom carpet
  • either buy a new dining room table or get a picnic bench (cheaper and easier, I think)
  • get my Master Seal in JBQ
  • scan pictures
  • transfer wedding video to DVD
  • catch up on laundry


OK.... needed the comic relief.... back to it:

  • get new blog design
  • make my Christmas cards
  • work on the Christmas trees that I planned to do this past year
  • work on the cookie decorating
  • start going to bed by 10:30 most nights (as I type this at 11:00 pm)
  • start a book outline
  • organize *scrapbooks* for the boys.....ok..... start (nothing big or fancy, just organized, an such)
  • shadow box for DS #1's JBQ shirt, patches, and medals
  • organize, trash, donate my teaching supplies (most of it will go away)
  • begin hand-writing letters to grandparents
  • family portraits
  • clear out/organize the garage (that alone could take weeks)
  • learn how to clean our guns
  • target practice once every 1-2 months
That's all for now. Buh-bye!


Laurel Santiago said...

It sounds like you have more than enough to keep you busy. :)

Adele said...

I love your blog, and I loved your down-to-earth and honest post - thank you!