Sunday, January 3, 2010

A few more 2009 updates....

To keep in the spirit of 2009 updates, here are the "in progress" items from my list. Some have continued to make progress and some others need to start over. You win some, you lose some!

25. Try 100 new recipes (36/100)
26. Try 30 new slow cooker recipes (13/30)
27. Try 20 new restaurant/bars (15/20)

The above three are definitely still in progress. But quite a bit of progress has been made towards these in 2009. Although I haven’t kept track of the specific recipes/restaurants I think I have updated them with reasonable amounts.

29. Pack lunch for one month (business trips excluded)

This one I need to restart as of 12-28-2009. Hopefully I’ll be able to complete this one in January since it has proven to be quite difficult.

35. Save $500 using coupons ($325/$500)

We have saved quite a bit of money using coupons, especially using We have definitely saved over $50 using these. Also, we used some awesome coupons when we landscaped our backyard and saved over $200!

37. Go to the dentist twice a year (2/6)

We found a dentist that we really love and thankfully he is close to home. So this one should be quite easy to complete.

62. Learn to sew

For Christmas I got a sewing machine. That is step one in my quest to learn to sew.

79. Finish my MBA (8/16 classes)

I have decided to accelerate the second half of my MBA to graduate Dec 2009. This is going to be a major focus of 2009. It is very encouraging to say that I’ll graduate this year! Can’t wait to be done!

87. Volunteer once a month for six months (0/6)

This one needs to be restarted as well. I’ll have to research to find a organization that I’m passionate about.

89. Have Rudy become a certified Therapy Dog

Recently Rudy passed his Canine Good Citizen test. Now he is eligible to enroll in Therapy Dog classes. We are still debating if this is the correct career path for him, so we are giving him some time to mature and hopefully become more Eeyore-like.

94. Have date night once a month for a year (0/12)

I think this is going to be a great one to restart in 2009. I honestly think we have probably had dinner out at least once a month for the past year. But I think it will be fun for both of us to plan date nights each month.

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