15 February 2011

In the year eleven...

2 months since my last post? What on earth have I been doing?!



Celebrating

The Christmas holiday, then my husband's birthday (we're the same age for 8 more days!), and Valentine's Day yesterday. My awesome hubby gave me a new laptop for Christmas, a Nook Color for Valentine's Day/birthday, and cooked me rack of lamb last night for dinner. He's the best!


Sewing

Finished several projects for Christmas. My nephew got a baseball themed rollie pollie chair. My niece and sister-in-law received matching mommy/daughter fashion scarves, sort of similar to this. My niece also got a dress-up "cape" so she could be like Fancy Nancy.

And my Dad received a flannel scarf I made for him for the cold winter he's enduring in the Chicago area.

No, I didn't remember to take pictures of any of these. I'm awesome.

Relaxing

This needs no explanation. I have used many of my weekends to relax at home with my husband, especially after the whirlwind of events during the holidays.


Working

I still work so I can make money. If I didn't have to work, I'd like to think that I would bake, craft, and blog way more often than I do now. That could just be wishful thinking though.


Exercising

I have been working out like I was before the wedding last year and really enjoying it. I am trying to keep my body healthier with both exercise and good eating habits. Most of the time, I do pretty well...and sometimes I eat cupcakes.

Hey, when I'm bad, I wanna make sure it's worth it, so the cupcakes are always REALLY good.


Reading

I decided sometime last year that I wanted to start reading books from the Top 100 novels of all time, both the Board's List and the Reader's List. I like to read a couple of them and then take a break with an easier (and often less intense) book.

Re-evaluating

I've been thinking of my goals for the year 2011. Instead of 2011 goals, I've decided to come up with a list of 30 things I want to do at the age of 30. That's right, I'm turning 30 in 8 days.

So instead of getting all depressed about the whole age thing, I am going to turn it around into something fun. I'll have 1 year to accomplish these 30 things. Some will be little, some will be silly, some will be really hard for me to do.

I plan to publish the list by the end of this week, so stay tuned!

Feel free to send any suggestions my way. I'm not guaranteeing that I will use any, but I'd love to see your ideas for me!

8 comments:

  1. I was wondering where you disappeared to! Good luck with your list! Can't wait to see it...

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  2. dang, girl....youve been bizz-ay! was wondering where you've been! :)

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  3. i love the idea of thirty things to do in the year that you are thirty! SO much better than the narrow and confining idea of "resolutions."

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  4. also, i'm glad you're back :)

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  5. You have been very busy!! I should make my husband make a 30 for 30 years list he's been really sad about his upcoming b-day. Can't wait to see the list!!

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  6. Cant wait to see your list. This is going to be your best year ever. Turning 30 was so much fun!
    Ideas...hmmm...sew something for me! Yes, I like that one. haha

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  7. Welcome back! 30 things this year sounds great...can't wait to see what you come up with.

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  8. Ahh 2 months?! I'm glad you're back! :) Do you remember when you were little and ages like 18 sounded ancient? Now, 30 sounds SO young! (I'm 27...close behind you!) Enjoy it! You're young and beautiful!

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