I have never made New Year's Resolutions that I can remember, but I thought, why not make a "to do list" for the year? And why not post it so I am not only held accountable for getting them done, but I can see throughout the year the things I have accomplished.
I am a HUGE list maker. Most people know that about me. On my kitchen countertop sits a notebook that lists all the items I am going to try to get done during my week. I make the list every Sunday evening, along with my grocery list and cross it off and add to it throughout the week.
Lists do two big things for me:
1. Keeps me focused on what is important and what is priority.
I am easily distracted by little things around the house and on my way to simply get a soda from the garage fridge, if Wyatt is napping, I'll get sidetracked and start sweeping out and organizing the garage, head back in the house and completely forget what I even went out there for!
2. Gives me a sense of accomplishment.
There are weeks that I wake up and go "CRUD, It is already Friday!" and I feel like I have gotten nothing done in the past 4 days. But then I look at the list and see that I have gotten things done.
So, to the right you'll see the list. They are in no particular order and some are kind of subjective but I will mark them off when I feel they have been completed. Note, I might add items in the future as well and will be blogging about each one individual as the year goes on.
Wish me luck!