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2010 Homestead Challenge- this is a challenge that is happening over at I highly suggest this website. It is wonderful! So the point of the challenge is to teach yourself new homestead skills. Someday I really want to be able to live off the land, so participating in this challenge gets me that much closer to that long term goal. Here are the skills I want to learn. I may add to these as the year goes on.

1. How to make butter
2. How to make hard boiled eggs
3. Make homemade tortillas
4. Hm laundry soap
5. Hm pasta
6. Hm taco seasoning
7. Hm ranch dressing
8. Learn how to can
9. Hm sourdough bread
10. Rag rug
11. How to darn socks
12. Fine tune MY recipe binder with all hm yummy goodness

20 Wishes Challenge- another challenge happening over at FV. It is where you post 20 things you'd like to do in 2010 and try to do them. Here is my list.

1. learn how to make quilt blocks
2. make curtains for bedroom
3. get rid of half of clothes
4. keep my house clean
5. get rid of 1000 things in January
6. learn how to knit
7. achieve my financial goals
8. find a meaningful job
9. have a successful monetary blog
10. if I haven’t used stuff in storage by march get rid of it.
11. Take online courses
12. Learn to can
13. Document important recipes from grandma
14. Read 12 books this year
15. Charity work, project snuggles, warming families
16. College
17. Reduce food intake, food waste
18. Keep resolutions and challenges
19. Saved for later
20. Saved for later

2010 Sewing Challenge- Things I plan on making. More will be added to this list as the year goes along.

1. project snuggles
2. rice bag
3. bed organizer
4. quilt

2010 Needle Arts Challenge- Things I plan on making. More will be added to this list as the year goes along.

1. shopping bags made out of plastic bags
2. dish clothes
3. socks
4. hats for Warming Families


  1. I decided to do goals this year instead of resolutions. I guess I figured I would be more likely to do it if it were a goal. I guess we will see. It definitely looks like you will be busy. :)

    How are you? Staying warm over there? Hope you had a nice Christmas.



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