Monday, February 4, 2013

February Goals in Life

February Goals In Life

-No more freezer meals (no room in freezer), we're going to keep $50/wk groceries if we can and try a new recipe every week-made a list of weekly meals. Crockpot, Easy, Hard, bake something, and Cheap :)
-Get Zak involved in soccer/baseball and a class at the Y-We're going to start up Soccer in April, just taking a break for now
-Get Jimmy involved in the Y when he is 6 mo also a library storytime- started storytime :) He loves it
-Eat out on a budget too. Not more than 2x/mo unless we're invited-going well here
-Workout 2x/wk instead of 3 I think is more doable for me. Jimmy can go in childwatch at 5mos-I've done once a week. I need time and motivation, lately nethier of them are there..

- Holiday Camplands twice this summer if we can again-July and August?
- Invite a family member over for dinner 1x/week-We had my dad and meme over and Jesse multiple times
- Try to do a date night once a month-haven't had one :(
- read 3 books by next year-Reading Gone Girl now
- church on sundays at least 2x/mo-Working saturday nights still...
- get movies to dvd-by march. I will try to pick up dvds this month
- find Zak and Jimmy the best possible sitter-She starts soon!!
- keep getting Zak to the library-He has one book out now. I won't let him do anymore bc then he loses them

Make Money
- inbox dollars-ongoing goal---very bad this month
- expo tv -ongoing goal---same here
- nursing videos-ongoing goal---he wants a break
- couponing when appropriate-ongoing goal
- speedy rewards-45,062 pts
- swagbucks-3378 pts
- Adams commision-ongoing goal---not as good as we expected :(
- homecare, check in every 3 months (Feb,May,Aug, Nov)  --checked in jan, she said they would contact me

- Get rid of Levin and Home Depot-By April---Levin may get pushed off. Home depot=priority
- Pay off credit card every 2 weeks-ongoing goal
- Pay off Patio-By March- Were at $6,200!

- Do Patio and yard ($12,000 in cash)-ongoing goal
- Save for hot tub-ongoing goal--Next February
- clean up walls from amy's party and get door hung- Done. We have our final Ryan homes walk thru soon
- fill the rest of the photo frames-I have to do this...March goal

2013 budget
I'm just going to update how we did. We are using Dave Ramsey's system and so far without a paycheck in December we're not doing terrible.

- Clinical ladder start 2013s-ongoing goal
- Volunteer for 3 Lake Health events- Heartwalk #1, Landerhaven blood drive #2
- See if there's a research project to help with--This isn't going well...
- Help with Competency Day- Fetal monitoring class
- Teach scrub classes- 2 classes this month :)
- Project for our unit--working no this
- Go to a Maternity Conference-- trying to find some
- NCC renewal 2013-December
- ACLS renewal 1/3--done!!!
- CEUs-- do a bunch for clinical ladder 2013-ongoing goal

Monthly Meals
-Make a weekly menu-ongoing goal
- $11,000 for patio-ongoing goal
- start Jimmy's savings-after baptism
- put $$ towards emergency fund-start after patio

 Bigger projects to tackle once a week
- Organize pantry--done
- Dscale Keurig---done
- Put away James's outgrown clothes
- Go through bin in Garage for Zaks new clothes
- Clean washing machine
- Clean dishwasher
- Return xmas items
- Clean cookie sheets

My weekly routine is (for now):
Mon- laundry boys clothes, cook recipe and bake
Tues- laundry our clothes, cook recipe, workout, invite family for dinner
Wed- Clean kitchen, leftovers, work
Thurs- workout, Easy meal 
Fri- recipe, clean bathrooms, cook recipe
Sat- leftovers
Sun- Grocery Shop
           **storytime mon tues or wed

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