Thursday, August 23, 2012

Monthly goal update #3

Pin It    It's hard to believe that there is only one week left until the end of summer! Where did it go?? I still have so much to do in August!! This month has been pretty busy so far and it doesn't look like it's going to slow down any time soon. I finally started getting assignments at my part-time job. I like extra money but it will take some time to adjust my schedule to include more work. I also have been canning again this week :) Peach jam and pickled vegetable mix this time. Oh, and I'm working on the boys' bedroom a lot right now. I really want to finish it before the Kid starts Kindergarten on the 4th of September. I can't wait to share with you what we've done in their room!
   But I still need to finish a few things before I can show it to you :)  So right now I better give you a little update on my monthly goals:

1. Declutter.

   I've done pretty good with de-cluttering this week. I organized boys' clothes and got some ready for the Kid for Kindergarten. I still need to prepare everything for winter and see what we need to buy. I went through our closet too and got a nice bag of clothes ready for a donation. I had a few shirts that I was holding onto when I cleaned all of the closet back in February. But I never put them on this summer so I knew it was time for them to go. Sorry, I forgot to take pictures this time.

2. Lose weight 

   Well, no good news here:( I didn't lose anything. I didn't gain anything either so this at least is somewhat comforting. To be honest, I was surprised with the results. I did exercise a few times and my muscles are nicely sore. But oh well...Hopefully, I'll do better next week...

3. Stay within a budget in all areas.

   Nothing much changed since last week either. We shopped very little in the last few days other than a trip to Home Depot and a Dollar Store for some supplies and a stuff for Kid's Birthday party in the beginning of  September. As far as groceries, we should only need bread next week, so I might just bake it and stay away from the grocery store altogether. I still hope to stay in green overall this month.

   How are you doing this month? Are you ready for fall?

8 comments:

  1. Great week for you! It really is hard to believe that summer is almost gone.

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  2. Love Fall, but then would like to skip right into Spring. The VON SMART exercise classes starting up for me soon, so hopefully I add to that a couple of extra days in the week. You have been very busy !

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    1. No kidding! I'd love to skip winter altogether!! But I guess snow means water in our side of the world...It's awesome that your exercise classes will start soon!

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  3. The end is in sight and it sounds like you're doing well with your August goals. Good luck.

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  4. You are doing well with your August. Even though the month seems to have vanished I doubt you'd want it hanging around longer, right?lol

    I am so ready for August to go....ok, maybe not August but the heat and humidity it brings. I am worthless at getting anything accomplished in Aug. because of it.

    And you have your oldest starting school this Fall? How exciting!....or is that sad for Mommy? 8-)

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    1. No, I don't :) I'm ready for this month to go! And take all the heat with it too. And as for the beginning of the school season- I have mixed feelings. I'm excited for him to move forward, to learn more and build new friendships. But it's such a new venue for all of us. I know very little about American schools. Plus I know I'll miss him when he's in school :( But I'll have more cleaning done, huh?

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