Monday, July 2, 2012

July Goals in Life



-Continue with freezer meals (budget $50/wk with groceries)—I haven’t done any since we moved in the new house. I will come back to this goal closer to the end of the pregnancy because we don’t have a lot of freezer space now.
-Keep Zak involved Signed him up for soccer again. We are taking a break from sports for the summer and working on riding his bike
-Only eat out with giftcards, goal is 2x/mo unless invited—Back to this goal!
-workout 3x/wk once with adam (We are going to do the Iron Man challenge together this month)—Ive done a run or long walk once a week. With work and moving,  I’m going to give myself a 2 days/wk workout goal

- Holiday Camplands twice this summer if we can- We’re going to pick a day this month to go
- Meme's house once a week for dinners--We have to get her over here
- Get together with some people: Frank and Pam, Sarah and Rick, Christie, Amanda, Stacey
---playdates have taken over here.
- read 3 books by next year – My sisters keeper is done. Working on Fifty Shades of Grey and Belly Laughs
- date nights/family nights 1 day a week
- adoption for Zak.---July 3rd.
- church with zak 2x/mo- I’m a terrible christian
- movies to dvd –I have to find our dvds….
- fill frames –I have a few frames to fill in the house

Make Money
- inbox dollars $32.64 with 6 unread –Just did some. Trying to keep up
- expo tv 17739–same, I just did some screeners and would like to get back on this too

- Get rid of Quentin Rd—Thank God!
- Pay off credit card every 2 weeks paydays 7/12 7/26

- Do retaining wall- Big expense here but worth it
- finish getting erosion  stuff up off the grass
- file all the papers I organized
- get jimmys room started and paint for his and zaks and bathrooms
- Get pictures back up in hallway

2012 budget

We are waiting 2 more months and doing a new budget. Now that Quentin is gone, so is a lot of money. So now were going to save our $250/mo each

all year savings
- $400/mo house downpayment
- Zaks $25/mo in savings and budget for camp ($115/week for 10 weeks i believe) (from charles schwab acct)
- House funds and Emergency fund $100 in each/mo (from Charles Schwab acct)
- Roth $216/mo (from Charles Schwab acct)
= $13,692 + $1,150 for camp = $1020/mo then bills. ($756 transferred to Charles Schwab account from PNC acct)

then: $50/wk $200/mo groceries
         $75/mo gas
         $80/mo electric
         $800/mo mortgage
         $350/mo in car gas
         $20/mo life insurance
         $40/mo entertainment (people over, going out etc)
         $30/mo pharmacy 
         $20/mo fast food (including coffee)
         $110/mo gifts
         any auto repairs i'll pull from savings
         $160/mo cell phone
         $89.94 home internet & tv
         $35/mo home security
         $600/6 mo = $100/mo insurance
         $200/mo shopping (including clothing, toys, house stuff)
         $70/mo ymca

=$3399.94 total (includes adams car gas, home security we split, we split gifts, insurance, and phone, he pays me)

- Clinical ladder start 2012
- NCC renewal- not due yet
- NRP renewal-done
- ACLS renewal- done
- BLS renewal- done
- CEUs--try to find some cheap make sure enough for rnc
- Work extra when needed---doing plenty with summer.

Monthly Meals
-Make a calendar of our meals of the month- back to this
- House

Master List of July things to accomplish
    • Pay CC 7/12 transfer $$ (savings $250/MO) then 7/26(savings, bills)
    • Goals for July
      ·      Keep a schedule with meals
      ·      Get Zak to ride his bike and continue with his printouts and library reading
      ·      Only go out to dinner 2x/month with gift cards or with an invite
      ·      Workout 2 days a week

      ·      Pick a day for holiday camplands
      ·      Get Meme over here for dinners
      ·      Playdates with Gracie and Bella
      ·      Finish reading fifty shade of grey and start new book
      ·      Date night and/or family night once a week
      ·      Get zaks adoption done, school, doctor, and camp notified. Order his gift and have his party.
      ·      Find DVDs start catching up recording them so jimmy has room on the camera
      ·      Get pictures for frames
      Money maker
      ·      Get back to inbox dollars and expo tv

      ·      Do retaining wall
      ·      Get erosion stuff off grass
      ·      Get all the papers organized and AT&T bill combined
      ·      Get Jimmy's room started and paint bought for his and zaks and bathrooms
      ·      Get pictures back up in hallway
      ·   Fmla paperwork in OB office

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