Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Its a N3W Y3AR!

Today marks the fourth day of the new year and I couldn't be more excited about this one.  I am happy and healthy, I have a boyfriend who spoils me and is a wonderful man, I got to spend a week with close friends and family over the holidays, my car is operating as it should, I could go on and on.  I really dislike standard new years resolutions, but I must say since I love goals it is fun to revisit where I was last year and where I want to be going...Lets review this past year's goals....

  • Pay off my car- Still paying it off
  • Work toward my LPC- Still working
  • Buy a Bike
  • Maintain my financial goals
  • Build a larger emergency fund
  • Stock my Etsy store :) Stocked, but need to relist and begin again
  • Read 5 books I have that I have never opened in my library- I think I made it through 2
  • Study at least 6 books of the Bible intently.- Only did about 4 books
  • Get rid of things I do not need
  • Use what I have to make what I need when possible
  • Container Gardens?
  • Do at least 2 things on my “Things to do in Life list” this year  I learned about my car, went boating on Smith Mountain Lake in VA, and did a Beth Moore Bible Study, I even lost 24 pounds, and that wasn't even on my list!
...I didn't do too bad! This definitely gives me encouragement for the coming year and allows me to see God's grace in my life as well.  This year I would like to concentrate on:

  • Payoff my Car- May 2011?
  • Get 50% of the hours/ supervision I need for my LPC
  • Find an apartment in Lexington within my price range
  • Open Etsy Store again
  • Read 2 "Fun books" in my library
  • Continue purging things I do not need or want
  • Maintain my financial goals
  • Do at least 2 more things on my "To Do List for Life" 
  • Go through a Financial Peace University Class with the Boyfriend
  • Make time for a "Date Night" weekly with the Boyfriend
  • Keep track of money saved in 2011 (In 2010 I spent an average of $19 a week on groceries!)
Yep..I think that looks good. :D
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