Tuesday, January 4, 2011

There was a time not so long ago when the year "2011" would have conjured up very futuristic visions of people dressed in silver jumpsuits and riding around on hover boards,for me.  But 2011 is now present day, and I am determined to make this year the best ever.

List-making is a passion of mine.  I have been making several lists... lists and lists of goals and ideas. Things I hope to accomplish this year, changes to make, things to get done.

{Personal Goals}
  • Start a personal bible study
  • Lose remaining baby weight + a few extra lbs
  • Eat Healthfully. Green smoothies every day!
  • Spend more time getting ready in the morning
  • Do something active every day
  • Convert my make-shift coat rack back into a treadmill
  • Be a better listener to my husband
  • Take a canning class
  • Meal Plan + stock freezer and pantry
  • Mend Clothing/Quit buying cheaply made or too trendy items
  • Sew, Sew, Sew!
  • Be more creative
  • Send letters/care packages to loved ones
  • Delight in the little things
  • Strive for progress not perfection
  • Do more, promise less

{Home Goals}
  • Finish our remodel(!)
  • Reduce clutter/Eliminate anything that isn't loved or useful
  • Organize all spaces
  • Re-decorate rooms that don't fit our style
  • Stop buying/accepting cheapies and freebies that we don't love or treasure
  • Keep my environment clean + fresh
{Marriage Goals/Mama Goals}
  • Be my husband's girlfriend
  • Regular Date nights
  • Discover and pursue a new common interest
  • Find creative ways to communicate more effectively
  • Work together as a team more often
  • Take more pictures of Gagey
  • Start his Baby book
{Word for 2011}

1. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from.

2. To have the use or benefit from

{Color for 2011}

I'm so crushing on green this year.  I want to use it in my home, I want to see it in my garden, and want to wear it in my wardrobe.

{Quotes for 2011}

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault

"There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God,"

Ecclesiastes 2:24 

1 comment:

  1. How did I miss this post? Just saw it tonight! Love your lists...good and wonderful things to aim for! I am a list maker too and am constantly buying little notepads to make my lists on! love you and hope you are having a great week!