Friday, February 17, 2012

.New Year, New List. The Bucket.

Remember when I posted this Bucket List in 2011? 
Yeah, I went back and had a little laugh over all the things that I didn't actually accomplish on it.
Sad, I know.
I had grande plans on printing it out and putting my "2011 To-Do's" in a pretty frame, placing it on my desk and watching the inspiration just flow out of me. 
It didn't happen.
I was convinced that I would check everything off the list, and then some.
It didn't happen.
So I'm going to try this again.
And this time, I am putting this little baby out in the open hopefully making myself accountable for 2012. 
Because I expect big things for 2012. BIG. THINGS.
Bucket List of Awesome Things That I'll Actually Accomplish in 2012
*Take a vacation to another country [yes, this will happen....Euro 2012 is booked!]
*Keep practicing that thing called photography. Take some family photos for a few practice rounds.
*Finish a book a month.
*Finish the backyard. Pour the concrete. Finish the gate. 
*Get some Lawn furniture for the backyard.
*Make our bed daily [still struggling with this one]
*Cook 6 meals a week at home. SIX!
*Grow gorgeous herbs that last longer than a month.
*Book a monthly date night with the hubby.
*Keep plugging away at this blog of mine
*Sew something this year.
*Clean out our basement and make it liveable.
*Go to the gym 5 days a week [even if it is just for a walk]
*Make my quota target at work. Knock their socks off!
*Spend more quality time with those that matter.
*Don't sweat the small stuff. Planning ahead will help.
*Finish the new spare room.
*Finish our bedroom.
*Appreciate all the wonderful things, however small, that come to me this year.

How is your Bucket Lists looking this year?

6 comments:

  1. Great list! I think you will be able to accomplish them all! Putting it out on display for you to see {and haunt you!} will help alot I bet.

    I don't do a yearly bucket list, but I have a side list that I add things to all the time. No time limit though! I don't work well under pressure ;)

    Best of luck with your Bucket List!

    xoNS

    www.athoughtinthemindof.blogspot.com

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  2. Great list. It is hard to accomplish it all. I wish you the best.

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  3. What happened to visiting your mom's place in Phoenix?? It was on your last bucket list??? hmmmmm.....

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    1. Oh Mom! I have that on my 35 before 35 list over on the right hand side of the blog. Don't you worry your pretty little head.....we'll make that happen! Can't wait to see the new vacation place!!
      xoE

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    2. Awesome list - I need to do a few of the same (date night, clean basement, and don't sweat the small stuff!).

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  4. Melanie here! I enjoyed this piece, please email me--I have a question about your blog. MelanieLBowen[at]gmail[dot]com

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