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May round up

Admittedly I just let everything slip when I got my job. I threw myself into my new position, and now I am seriously burned out. I need to get back to what I truely enjoy. Which is where my goals come in. Here is an update. nothing much to update, but I am going to dice things up into smaller chunks to digest.

20 wishes

1. Earn $500/month by December-I did get a job. and am currently working through my personal issues with the position. But should be making over $1000 a month
2. Get financing- I just need to fill out an app for ISU.
3. Start school
4. Sell homemade creations- Still haven't done this.
5. Fix jetta-DONE
6. Sketch out 5 year plan- I am revamping.
7. Read 12 books-total read 9
8. Document important recipes from grandma- made a trip down there last week. got a good amount of them. just need to type them up
9. Learn to can
10. Learn to make quilt blocks
11. Learn to embrace current situation-So much better, and getting better everytime i log into work.
12. Learn more about amigurumi- I found some hidden books at the library wahoo!
13. Get DOL-this won't happen
14. Quit-going well
15. Embroidery grid sampler
16. Embroidery block of the month
17. Scan and organize family photos- all scanned,
18. Retype Hammon history-need to work on this.
19. Recycle- need to get back into recycling.
20. Granny miller challenge

Needleworks- work on cowl 1 day a week
Homesteading- no more eating out.
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How are your resolutions coming along?


  1. Your to do list looks a lot like mine - mine is far too long. I've been using the Teux Deux website a lot to keep up with it, but things roll over to the next day on that when I don't get them done, and that just makes the next day seem incredibly overwhelming. Not enough hours :) I really like your blog, by the way, and I appreciate your mention of my site on Money Saving Mom (I'm Anna from Real Ways to Earn Money Online). I've added myself to your list of Google Followers and look forward to reading more of your posts!


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