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deezee02 01-01-2013 03:46 PM

January - Come share your goals and progress!
 
This thread will be a place for us to all share our daily to-do lists and goals as well as our monthly hopes and dreams.

Somedays you may feel so ambitious, and will fly through your checklist, while other days it may be a feat to crawl out of bed. This thread is not intended to be used as a comparison measure to see which person accomplishes the most each day, but rather a friendly place to encourage each other, and give one another other the pats on the backs we all so desperately need.

deezee02 01-01-2013 03:54 PM

Since I always seem to add a lot to my list through the month...I am starting out pretty basic. Hopefully (fingers crossed) I will whip through this in the first 2-3 weeks of the month!)

Purge through Christmas decor - done
Wrap Christmas presents (yes, I still have 3 left) - done
Take down Christmas decorations - done
Redo master closet (I should have some $$ for hangers) - almost done, need 2-3 more packs of hangers
Repack storage room (after Christmas) - almost done
Put all misc storage room items in correct bins - done
Sort out craft supplies - almost done
Find bins for craft supplies - done
Build craft shelves in basement
Put craft stuff on shelves
Clean off vanity in basement - almost done
Clean kitchen - done
Find a way to organize loose paperwork like mail and school papers - Just need to get to target for the wall container.
Clean out 1/2 of garage (dh) - started--can we FINALLY finish this one?
Go through upstairs mail bin
File loose paperwork downstairs
Hang pictures -
List 150 items on eBay - 120 done
Set up 3 pick ups for donations -
Organize tax stuff personal
Organize tax stuff business
Drop off dry cleaning (I have forgotten for months now--and never got around to last month!)
Go through coupons
Go through bills
Give both dogs baths (dh)

Dawndelion 01-01-2013 04:56 PM

Re: January - Come share your goals and progress!
 
My major goals for this month are:

*Take down and store Christmas decorations.
*Deal with paperwork in office (toss, shred, burn, minimalize!)
*Sort everyone's clothes (donate, give to friends, consign, or sell everything except what can be worn now, or hand-me-downs that we will actually use!)

Goals for this week:
*Make appointment to get broken rim on van replaced
*Make doctor's appointment for my plantar fascitis
*Set up DS#1's birthday party
*Pick a date for a family party for both DSs
*Research new dishwashers

Goals for tomorrow:
*Make beds
*Clean litter box
*Wash, dry, fold, and put away laundry
*Make dinner
*Clean out fridge
*Prep fruit and veggies for the rest of the week
*Set up coffee for the next morning
*Get a pedicure if I can do it while DD is in school
*Return library books
*Take DD to swimming
*Help with homework
*Clean out random cupboard in dining room that's been bugging me

deezee02 01-01-2013 07:29 PM

We had a relaxing family day today...tomorrow back to the daily grind

This weeks goals

2nd
Strip diapers - done
Make beds - done
Empty dishwasher - done
Load dishwasher - done
Wash reds - done
Fold laundry - done
Laundry away - done
Thrift store - done
Record thrift store finds - done
Wash thrift store stuff - done
Photo thrift store stuff - done
Big lots to find mail holder and 1 large bin.
Organize outside decor in large bin
Switch dresser and shelves
Hang mail holder
List thrift store stuff - done
Ship sold items - done
Christmas stuff away - done
Kids pictures in front of tree - done
Christmas stuff in storage room
Everything else in storage room organized
Craft stuff pulled out of storage room

3rd
Make beds - done
Empty dishwasher - done
Load dishwasher - done
Clean kitchen - done
Organize business tax stuff
Wash towels
Sort laundry - done
Laundry downstairs - done
Put laundry away - done
Organize all personal tax info minus medical expenses

4th
Organize medical tax info
Wash darks - done
Clean bathrooms
Clean windows
Fold laundry and put away
Empty dishwasher - done
Load dishwasher - done
Empty dishwasher
Load dishwasher
Strip ds's bed and remake
Wash bedding
Wash couch covers
Couch covers back on
Stuff downstairs
Vacuum
Mail ebay
Errands
Clean up bedrooms
Finish wrapping presents
Strip diapers

5th
File one box of to file items
Make beds
Empty dishwasher
Load dishwasher
Vacuum
Dust

clothlover8 01-01-2013 08:34 PM

Re: January - Come share your goals and progress!
 
Daily jobs -

Mail in, sorted, filed
Butts changed
everyone dressed
breakfast
meds taken
teeth cleaned
clean kitchen
make beds/strip if needed
load washing on, hung, in, folded, away
tidy living room
dust
tidy toys
declutter
unstack dishwasher
wipe tv screen
shopping
dinner sorted
toilets cleaned
vanities wiped
showers sprayed
vacc floor
mop floor

When school is back -
homework/notes/readers done
schoolbags empty/ lunchbags empty and washed
school clothes out for morning

Over the next 3 weeks til we go away -

buy back to school stuff DONE
kitchen table fixed (dh's job) DONE
declutter more DONE
pay all bills
stock fridge and pantry
stock up on disposables/wipes/cleaning supplies
buy meds and fish oil
all kids hair cuts JUST one to go.
kids nails cut
find new couch
remove old couch
possible new living room flooring? depending on finances
buy new bathtowel for me, rid my old one
wax brows
print blown up pics of kids, frame and hang in hallway
start looking at winter clothes on sale? for me
research new dishwasher basket? Howards storage world?
wash, flea and worm dogs Washed and flead just need to buy wormer
investigate low line bunks for kids? safe/affordable?
pack to go away
start shopping/eating for paleo diet DONE

Clear pantry of all non food items and move food into it, keep it for food only now. DONE

will probably add to this!

usnkbaal 01-02-2013 08:28 AM

Re: January - Come share your goals and progress!
 
Goal for the week
Clean and ORGANIZE kitchen
Sell or donate unwanted kitchen stuff (not just throw in garage)

Month goals
Organize living room
Organize garage
Organize my bedroom/closets/bath room
DONATE 200 things

hbee 01-02-2013 08:56 AM

Re: January - Come share your goals and progress!
 
Here is what I need to do, but I'm not sure it will all get done this month:

Work on the basement

Work on attic eaves
Put safety latch on soap cabinet
Put safety latch on knife drawer (not a super immediate need because she can't reach it yet)
Video game closet
Nursery purge
Sewing desk purge
Clean fridge
Clean freezer
Clear out downstairs deep freeze
Purge trunk
Purge hats

Have DH purge comic books
Hem guest room curtains
Armoire
Clean out DH's car
Clean out my car
Replace kitchen faucet
Towel holder

marliah 01-02-2013 09:42 AM

Re: January - Come share your goals and progress!
 
This weeks goal :

Clean out dressers and closets and donate unneeded items

deezee02 01-02-2013 08:59 PM

Didn't get as much done as I wanted, but it's a start!

Jedimomma 01-02-2013 10:41 PM

This weeks goals:
Clean out/first round of decluttering bedroom and my clothes
-3 dresser tops DONE
-2 night stands - 1 done (dh needs to take care of his)
-under bed DONE
-floor (yes, I have the dreaded "floordrobe" :blush:) DONE
-6 drawers of clothes DONE
-closet DONE
*i am not doing dh's stuff for him... He'll have to deal with it, or deal with me nagging him about it DONE!!! :lostit:

Finished the bedroom 2 days earlier than expected! Moving on to the living room. This is awesome because we'll be back to homeschool Monday, so the more I can get done now, the better.

Plus all the normal junk I have to do :giggle:

Month goals:
First round of de cluttering living room, kitchen, bathroom and kids rooms
Deep cleaning as I de clutter
Plus all the normal junk I have to do :giggle2: (thats homeschooling, taking care of toddler and pre schooler, cooking, regular cleaning, running errands)

Aaaand now I'm exhausted just thinking about it. Haha maybe its easier if I just do it instead of thinking about it...


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