This is what I did in 2011 ……..

This will be the final post from 27 & Counting …. due to circumstances beyond my comprehension with WordPress.com, I have to move to a new location. Please ~ pretty please! ~ subscribe to Three-31. I look forward to sharing more stories from our simple life in the country.

I made a Bucket List at the beginning of 2011 with goals and resolutions, things I’d like to do, things I’d like to own, etc. Here’s a recap of everything I did (and didn’t do) in 2011:

Things accomplished

  • Husband bought me a DSLR camera (Nikon D5000) with two lenses. I went to a photography class and also a Photoshop tutorial session.
  • I learned to use chopsticks ….without the “cheaters”
  • I met a Jan, a blogger and my friend, from The Diamond E, in person (at the Photoshop session!!!)
  • I passed the PPR exam and earned my Texas Educator’s Certificate
  • I went to Port-au-Prince, Haiti for my first international mission trip
  • With the help of a great contractor team, our master bath was completely remodeled
  • We hosted several dinner parties with friends and family
  • I won a giveaway (Babycakes Cupcake Maker) from Love From The Oven
  • I created a book club and we’re still meeting the first Saturday of the month
  • I traveled to Kentucky FOUR times
  • I mailed 65 Christmas cards

 

Things not accomplished

  • I did not make sushi at home
  • I did not open a Roth IRA
  • We did not replace the carpet in the bedrooms or install new kitchen countertops …….. or purchase a new couch

 

What are your goals for 2012?

 

Please visit my new blog, Three 31, to read my bucket list of resolutions for 2012. It will be posted soon.

 

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Comments

  1. Nicole, to assist with your couch purchasing ventures – when you are ready – you MUST check out the Rooms to Go OUTLET. I’ve gotten my last 4 there. Let me know if you don’t know where it is. It’s that kind of deal where you have to have the money when you go (well, they take plastic too, I just don’t do plastic) and you never know if they will have anything – be prepared to go a couple, three times. BUT you might strike gold!

  2. i think i’m all set to follow you on three 31.. let me know if i’m not on the list, lol…

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