Posts About goals

spring goals

March 24, 2014

This year, with a new baby and a new job, monthly goals are a little much for me. However, there are obviously a lot of changes happening in my life and I’m feeling really motivated. I’m going to try doing seasonal goals and see how I like it! Last week was the first day of spring, and here are the things I want to accomplish in roughly the next three months: >Finish sewing my quilt top. I’ve done 7 out of 14 rows right now, then I need to press and sew them together. >Add 5 new easy weeknight meals to our rotation. Stuff like tacos, spaghetti, or burgers. Can be crockpot as long as it can cook for 8-10…
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cross stitch #4: liam’s birth

March 13, 2014

Here is another cross stitch project completed for my goal. This one only took me about two days to stitch up and finish. I wanted to make Liam one of these to match the one I did for Meredith and hang up in their room. The pattern is from an Etsy shop called Sewingseed and I added the personalization myself. I just hot glued it into the hoop and now it’s hanging on the wall looking cute! Nowadays I’m trying to power through the last few squares on my autumn sampler before I get burned out on it! 0 Like

cross stitch #3 : rosy posy

March 5, 2014

A little over a year ago I set a goal for myself to complete, frame, and blog about ten cross stitch projects. Here I am today finally sharing another one with you, even though it’s only the third one in this challenge. This one is from Cross Stitcher magazine and it was pretty fun. I placed it in a simple wooden frame I found at Goodwill. Eventually I think it might end up on the gallery wall in our bedroom that I’m dreaming up, but for now I have it propped up on our little buffet area. It’s always so satisfying to see a completed project displayed! 0 Like

maternity leave to-do list

January 27, 2014

I love making goals. I’ve done them yearly, monthly, with other time limits (like the 101 in 1001), and with no time limits. All kinds inspire and work for me, but I also know when to cut back because I don’t like setting unrealistic expectations. This year I am considering seasonal goals starting in the spring, but first I have maternity leave! There is a lot of recovering and adjusting going on so far, but I know I won’t be in pain for too much longer and with Meredith going to daycare most days I should have more time than I am used to. Here is what I want to accomplish before heading back to work: The current state of…
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November goals update

December 4, 2013

November goals were hit and miss, but I did make progress! 1. Prep holiday minibook – Well I didn’t end up having to do much prep since I ordered one premade, but it’s ready to go! 2. Photo a day – Totally failed on this one. I don’t think I’m ever going to attempt another photo a day because I haven’t completed one yet. 3. Document a day in the life – I did this on Instagram and will place it as an insert in my Project Life. 4. Address the dresser situation – This goal is more than halfway done! We got a new dresser for our bedroom for free from a friend of my mom’s. It’s the perfect…
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