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Monday, March 10, 2008

Goals Accomplished in February 2008


I am a little late on my goals report for February but better late than never. Sharing this with you makes me accountable. My lists of goals that I want to accomplish this year are on the sidebar. Here is what I have accomplished so far. Lets see how I am doing!

Start everyday with Prayer and HIS Word!
Just like January, I cannot say that I have done this everyday, but I have tried. I need to work harder on this. At night I find myself reading other Christian womens blogs & I am so blessed. Thank you.

Cook new recipes!
I love to cook. This month I had that flu bug so I haven't cooked as much as I normally would, but will do more this month. Check out My Cooking Blog!

Exercise 3 times a week!
I have went to the gym at least 3 times a week except when I was sick.

Sew!
I have been mending a few things and also starting a quilt. I also am working on a quilt that I started a long time ago and never finished. My family thinks it will never be finished so I am determined. My daughter told me the other day, that she feels like she grew up with this quilt! I thought that was so cute!

Craft!
My grandchildren love to do crafts, so we have something going on all the time. I have some fun things in mind for them this summer.

Quilt!
Well, I am proud to say that I have done 4 quilt blocks for the
Quilt-A-Long!

Play!

When you have grandchildren, you WILL play!


Garden!
I purchased tomato & flower seeds & planted them inside to get a head start on my garden. They all seem to be doing good, especially the tomato plants. I will be so excited to plant them in the garden!

Learn to relax!
Believe it or not, I am doing more of this which is very unlike me. Reading Blogs and working on my blog is a very enjoyable relaxing time for me.

Visit More!
I have visited a little this past month. I would have done more visiting, if it wasn't for me getting sick. I will do better this month. I do visit with my mom through instant messenger every night. This is our special time. I just love talking with her. She is my encourager!

To Be More Organized!
I am working on this a little bit at a time. I have been decluttering my home and it feels so good! I love a clean & organized home!

Read More Books!

I am not naturally a reader, but I am reading "At Home in Mitford" by Jan Karon. My mom loves these books so I am sure I will too. I am on page 98 which is very good for me. I am proud of myself.

Teach My Grandchildren!
This is my hearts desire. Their lives are so busy with school & ball and other activities. When they come to my house, they don't want to leave. I am a home person and they know once we get here, this is where we will stay. I believe that is why they love coming to my house so much. I would love to teach them something that they can look back on and remember that their Gran taught them. This past month, both of my granddaughters have done a quilt block. They did so good. I am just a beginner myself, but we had so much fun. They are ready to do another. Little Brother wants to do one too. I can't wait until we do some more.

Learn All I Can!
I try to learn something new every day, even if it is just the definition to a new word.

Watch more movies!
I am not a t.v. watcher, but I do turn it on while I am working on something.

Put a Puzzle together!
I have the puzzle. I just have not started it yet. March is the month that this is going to happen. I better hurry, because this month is passing by quick.

Work Hard!
I can honestly say that I don't have any problem here. I work very hard at everything I do.

Practice My Piano More!
I added this goal this month. My mom basically taught me how to play when I was young but I have not kept up with it like I should. I am so blessed to have the piano that I learned to play on. My mom is a great piano player. When I was young, I hated to practice. Now I love it and want to make more time for it.

February is gone, and March is here! I am so proud of what I have done so far.

8 comments:

Lisa said...

Sounds like you are very goal oriented. I really think that makes up be better people.I need to learn to quilt myself. I enjoyed your Post.
Hugs Lisa

Alice Grace said...

As usual, you make me proud! Knowing you, I know you will reach your goals and much more! You are amazing!
Love,
MOM

Needled Mom said...

Sounds like you are really making good progress with your goals. Way to go!!!

GardenGoose said...

sounds like you got quite alot accomplished..hooray!:0)
thanks for stopping by my blog, I enjoy your visits.
hope you have a great week.

Lucy Lou said...

Your February sounds very impressive! Good work.

country mouse said...

Congratulations on all your accomplishments in February!! I am a goal oriented person too, and truly believe that they help us to strive to be better people. I also wanted to thank you for stopping by and commenting on my blog. Its always nice to meet another blogger. I will defintly be back to visit often :cD

KrisinTN said...

Wow, you achieved a lot during February! As always, you inspire me!

Liberty Star Farm said...

I'd like to see a photo of the quilt you started a long time ago. This weekend I grabbed a quilt that I started 6 years ago and declared that it was "Time" to finish. Now it sits next to me waiting to be bound. Just in time to use as a picnic blanket this spring.

You can finish yours too!