Friday, September 5, 2014

65 in 365- Update 3

This idea originally came from the 101 in 1001. Aka 101 things in 1001 days.  I am realizing now that I might have bitten off more than I can chew with 65 things in 365 days… but we shall see! :)


1. Fix Nursery Canvas and Decor

2. Learn to Make Natural Cleaning Supplies- I have done some of this, but since we are in transition it has not happened as well as I have liked.
3. Clean out and organize stockpile 
4. Some how display the places we have lived
5. Some how display the places we have visited
6. Have an organized move this summer (because we will probably move this summer)We have moved AND will move again in the next couple of months!  Do I get to crosse this one off twice?
7. Set up new home- we are pseudo-setup, but since we are in between I do't count this yet… maybe e by Christmas :)


8. Learn how to put hovering pintrest buttons on my pictures
9. Learn how to do my own graphics and design
10. Start Facebook page see Facebook page here
11. Reach 100 followers- 114 through GFC in counting!  My following has also grown a lot on Instagram and Pinterest. If you have not followed me yet… please do so! :)  
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12. Update everything on the blog… about me, pic, etc. (mainly to include BD) probably need to do this again since we have been through so much change… again:)

Business/Money Making

13. Go through all our clothes… sell what we don't use 
14. Have a garage salescheduled for March 8th
15. Go through books and DVDs… sell what we don't use
16. Get my Ebay shop really going
17. Research/Become cloth diaper consultant see my shop here!:)  I am LOVING this friends.  If you have any questions about cloth/natural parenting, I am your girl!

18. Research/Become car seat technician  - researched and went with the cloth diaper consultant… felt like I would enjoy that more… but if you want to learn about how to make sure your child is as safe as possible in the car check out this FB group- Car Seats for the Littles!


19. Read Allegiant- 
20-24. Read 5 other books just for fun
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
*Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
Seven: A Mutany on Excess by Jen Hatmaker
*If I Stay and Where She Went (If I Stay Book 2)
by Gayle Norman
by Marissa Meyer

25. Have silent time… to just be  this is continual… but it is happening most days :)
26. Run 2nd half marathon- beat first time- February 23rd!

27. Memorize at least a verse of scripture a week- This has been a major fail… I honestly have not done it since the beginning of the year.  I am going to do some prep work and really start this soon!
28. Read through the whole Bible- on track for the New Testament and way behind for the Old Testement
29. Read through Acts in depth- This was great!  I feel like I have never really read through all of Acts in Depth before.  I actually went through twice!  Now I am studying Romans in depth!
30. Publish an ebook (probably a lofty goal… but I am going to shoot for the moon!)  Ummm… done some topic brainstorming, but that is it!
31. Learn to bake cakes/cupcakes- Did this for BD's bday!
32. Become a better cook- working on this… kind of anyway :)

33. Organize and back up all pictures except I have to do this continually, so I already have to do it again:(
34-38. Photo album year 1-5 of marriage
39. Work on some family traditions
40. Have a picnic
41. Create online address book
42. Go through Bible for Kids together each night- continual… but it is happening most days :)


43. Make family picture book- Wanted to get this done before BD's birthday! Didn't happen :(
44. Make a map of the missionaries we know/are praying for
45. Plan and put on an awesome 1st birthday for BD- on a budget!-  You can see it here

46. Write weekly in BD prayer journal- I was doing this for a while, but now is packed in a box.  I am praying for her each day though :)  As soon as it gets unpacked I will start on this.
47.  Research "homeschool" toddler activities and plans- Did this some this summer, but have to find the groove with the new school year!
48. Go on at least 1 "real" date a month- continual… but it is happening most months :)
49. Breakfast/Coffee/Cheap/Free Dates 1 time a week- continual… but it is happening most weeks :)
50. Have one getaway weekend Not sure if it counts if we bring BD, but since I am still her food source we will count it…  weekend in Hilton Head… so fun and relaxing

51. Complete Shepherding a Child's Heart -It only took us almost a year
52. Complete Grace Based Parenting- Reading this one right now!
53. Complete Give them Grace- 

Adventures/For Fun

54. Go on a girls trip Need to plan this one
55. Christmas Cookie Party
56. Go to NOLA  so fun… check out our trip here and here
57. Visit Grandparents in Annapolis So much fun!  You can see the pictures here!
58. Visit Grandparents in Florida ( Disney trip while there) You can read about this here
59. Visit PeePaw in Alabama - We had so much fun for his 87th birthday!
60. Go to a UGA game- We need to plan this one!


61. Sponsor a child- We raised $300 from BD's Birthday party… but we still need to actually sponsor a child.  
62. Surprise someone with something wonderful… hmmm I need to ponder this one
63. Donate as much as we spend at Christmas time (or more) to missions
64. Find a way to continually serve our local community- Now that we have moved I have started to look
65. Help fund an adoption- Hate to cross this one off… because we plan to continue to do more!  If you are looking for a place to give The Fridmann Family and Living 1:27 Foster Care Ministry are great options!

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  1. Thanks so much for sharing this list! It really helps me to read through your goals and have a starting point of things I would like to accomplish/be more intentional about. Hopped over from the wiegands. Sarah @ :)

    1. That's why I love to do lists… helps me to be more intentional with our time! Just subscribed to your email list :)

  2. Love your list and this idea is really good too...I may do one for 2015!

    1. Thanks… I like how it is broken into categories… but I may have gone a little long!

  3. This is a great idea! I'm glad you shared your list. It's neat to see what other moms put on their to do list. :) I have GOT to get better at writing down my goals. I'm really good at thinking of things to do, but since I don't write them down I forget about actually doing them. Looks like you're making pretty good progress!

    1. I love looking back to see what we have done this year! :)

  4. This is so neat and inspiring! I may have to start making a list for 2015!

  5. Wow! You've certainly gotten quite a bit done on your list of 65 things! I have a small mid-year bucket list which I'll be revisiting and posting about soon, yet I'm not sure I've completed even half of the items and I only have about 3 months left! :)

    Good for you on making so much progress!

    Stopping over from Capture Your Journey!

  6. Looks like you made yourself a busy bee though I am sure it feels excellent to cross things off your list! Thanks for sharing on the Art of Home-Making Mondays this week :)

  7. It looks like you are making great progress. I always enjoy looking back to see all the things that I did get to mark off.