Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

December Goals

I finished the Bible!  On time.  The entire thing in a year.  First time in 33 years I've done that. 

I didn't read any books this month, but overall I read more than once a month so I am okay with that. 

No paying down debt.  I needed a root canal and our washer died so those things needed to be replaced. 

We had a date at Flo's.  This is one of my favorite places to eat at so it wasn't something new, but it was alright.  I just hope dates next year are more than just going out to eat.  Which is fine, but I think trying different things. 

For Christmas I made several new things.  Some were incredibly simple but they were all different)
  • Cranberry/walnut/feta cheese salad (which would have been good, but I didn't like the salad blend)
  • Ranch bread (french bread with melted butter/mayonnaise/ranch dressing dry mix)
  • Grinch punch (sprite/7 up, pineapple juice, lime sherbert, green Hawaiian punch-not sure the exact flavor) 

November goals

We had a date to a local brewery/restaurant the very last day of month (we had a date here over the summer; I like this place though).  Thanks to my friend for watching the girls.   Service wasn't great today, which was a bummer and Rob bailed on me immediately after we got home to go hang out with his friends but I guess it was still a date.

I made Brussel sprouts for the first time.  I actually just had them in October for the first time at a retreat and they were delicious.  I wound up making them twice this month, once for my family and once for thanksgiving where I got compliments and they were eaten so I will call it a win. 

Bible reading is going along. Same as always.  Some days I'm behind and some ahead, but still on track to finish on time.

No debt paid off, but we did pay off our Disney trip so I guess sort of.

Finished the Harry Potter series this month.  I was a little sad for it to be over.  But now I want to watch all the movies to see how they compare.

Purged some toys to church.

October Goals

 I made taquitios and a Pizza Calzone

Purged another box of stuff

Still wavering between ahead and behind on Bible reading, but still on track to finish on time.

We had one date.  Actually this one was fun.  Rob's work was sponsoring a new exhibit at the museum so we got to go to a preview night.  We could have brought the girls but we didn't  They had food there, and it wasn't a long date, but it was different.

One book this month

September Goals

We went on one date at the end of the month.  We went to a new restaurant and then tried to go to the adjacent wine tasting room.  It was their grand opening and was super busy and unlike any other wine tasting I've been too.  I didn't enjoy it.  Then we ran errands which Rob said wasn't a date.  I told him to make the plans next time. haha

Still behind on the bible reading.  5 days this time.

No debt paid off, although I did make a pretty big Disney trip payment so I guess that could count.

I think one of my goals was to cut back on sugar this year.  I've kind of been bad, but this month I consumed less than normal I think.

I made stuffed peppers this month for my new recipe.  I did it in the crock pot so they were a little mushier than maybe they were supposed to be.  But they were still edible.

I did purge several boxes of stuff.

I read Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire this month.