I'm not forgetting those yearly goals I set for my self. I think writing them down has helped a great deal with keeping me on track.
My #1 goal is to be the best wife, mother, grandmother, I can but here is where I step outside the box this year (not in any order):
2. Volunteer. I always just give but I would like to do both this year. I want to get out there and help a charity. Not necessarily every week but I would like to volunteer as much as I can.
Jan.- I've started crocheting hats for preemies in the hospital. They are having a Mickey Mouse challenge in my crochet for charity group on Facebook.
I finished the hats, donated them, and now I'm on to cutting out squares for a charity quilt. If you are interested in donating too you can read more about it here (you have till April 15). This is harder than I thought to make a perfect square but I'll will!
3. Get healthier. Eat better, exercise more!
We exercise by walking in the mall with grand baby at least 2 or 3 times a week. I'm still working on the healthy eating part.
We have started walking outside some and on the bad cold days I've found a church that has a free walking track in it. Wonderful. I'm eating healthier and I have also lost 4 pounds! Really though as I'm writing this I could go for a candy bar. Don't worry it helped me just to say that and now I'm over it!
4. Remodel the house a little (bathroom needs wallpaper and our bedroom needs
Jan. -No spend January just got over and we are doing a low spend February. We hope to start remodeling on Easter Break.
March- I have painted the bead board and I'm half way done wallpapering the bathroom -it's been a very slow process. I hope to be done totally by the end of the month. I will never ever talk about a contractor again.
5. Improve this blog -redesign, keep learning, etc. I have some great readers and visitors on this blog and I want to make it a great place to visit. I'm so thankful for each and every one of you!
Jan.- Blogging has been great but it's a learning experience for sure! I'm learning more about twitter (just last week I gained 60 followers), I'm working more on Pinterest, and considering adding a Facebook page. That somehow scares me...I'm not sure why.
March- Gaining followers quickly on twitter and very slowly on Pinterest. I need to work more on updating them more often. Facebook still scares me.
I hope to get back on schedule soon with Counting my blessings on Wednesday. Mind you I still have blessings but life gets in the way of writing sometimes.
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