Sunday, December 14, 2008

UPDATED: 52 things to accomplish in the next 52 weeks...

I decided to build a list of things I want to do, learn, accomplish in the next 52 weeks. I'm sure I won't be able to build the list all in one day but I hope to have it complete by the New Year and then accomplish it by the end of 2009. We'll see!

Black Text - Not Yet Started
Purple Text - In Progress
Red Text - Complete

~Be Smart:
1. Build a budget and stick to it.
2. Learn Custom White Balance.
3. Create a weekly menu and use it, at least 4 times (0/4)
4. Learn and create a workflow in Photoshop.
5. Try 7 new meals in 7 days (0/7)
6. Learn 1 new recipe every month (3/12)
7. Stay Debt Free.
8. Prepare a Will.
9. Shoot in RAW.
10. Read 1 book every month (3/12)
11. Take on a difficult task at work.
12. Learn to see the light and photograph it.
13. Read a book to my son every day (75/365)

~Be Green:
14. Stop using paper towel.
15. Only use reusable grocery bags.
16. Eat leftovers.
17. Plant a garden and eat what grows.
18. Plant a tree.
19. Go to the Farmers Market and buy something.
20. Recycle

~Be Nice
21. Send someone a card for no reason.
22. Donate unused clothing and home goods each season.
23. Get a list of birthdays and send birthday cards.
24. Send someone flowers for no reason.
25. Make Tony breakfast in bed once a month (2/12).
26. Reconnect with an old friend.

~Be Healthy (body, mind and home):
27. Organize my bathroom.
28. Organize my kitchen.
29. Clean out my closet.
30. Clean out the basement.
31. Stop biting my nails, its a nasty habit.
32. Go down one pant size.
33. Drop X lbs (its a secret!)
34. Pack a Lunch 4 days a week.
35. Go to the Dentist.
36. Buy all new Makeup.
37. Clean and Organize the Laundry Room
38. Paint one room in the house.
39. Give up Pop for 30 days. (0/30)

~Be Happy:
40. Update pictures in our picture frames!
41. Cook and host a holiday meal.
42. Buy something from Etsy.
43. Get a pedicure every month in the summer.
44. Take Caleb to a baseball game at Comerica Park
45. Take a photo of Caleb worthy to be made into a canvas and do it!
46. Take Caleb to the zoo.
47. Have a date night with Tony once a month. (3/12)
48. Finish Caleb's 1st year Scrapbook.
49. Splurge on one great item for me.
50. Have a spa day.
51. Start a Disney World Fund.
52. Keep a blog.

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