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sweetpumkinpye

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And just like that we start another year. A time to reevaluate how we see ourselves, our routines, our goals, plans and hopes. A time to change what is not working and to hang on to what is. I love a fresh slate.
My weekly routine will remain much the same in 2024 because it mostly works for me. Most weeks are exactly the same, no major deviations. I have said before that I am a creature of routine, it makes my life easier for me.

Daily:
Water throughout day.
Clean kitchen and DW on before bed.
Moisturise, brush teeth, lip balm, hand cream
Read and sleep at reasonable time/schedule no tech nights

Weekly/Fortnightly:
*washing /fold washing(X)( )
*vacuum floors ( )
*clean bathrooms (X)(X)
*general tidy up/household maintenance (X)
*clean fridge/freezers ( )
*tidy pantry/stockpile ( )
*meal planning ( )
*shopping list (fortnightly) ( ) grocery shopping (fortnightly) ( )

January goals:
*Target savings in bank ( ) Need to focus on this, there are a lot of expenses at the beginning of the year.
*Choose 10 goals/areas of improvement for 2024 (X)
*Mini room maintenance January Loungeroom ( ), Kitchen ( ), Bedroom ( ) and Bathrooms (X)
*Lunch with friends January 24th ( )Postponed until February
*Australia Day celebrations January 26th ( ) have started planning a bbq at our house
*DD, DSIL and my birthdays are in January. Celebrate ( )

Extras:
Fun/Christmas prep:

*tidy/rearrange gift closet(X)
*update planner (X)
*do something that is just for me ( )
*start/continue/finish one craft project (X)
*continue looking for stocking fillers, gifts and supplies (X)

This week:
*Connect with family via phone, email or text (X) text friend and arrange a lunch (X)
*Set up for NYE (X)
*Dinner with the kids New Years Day, change to Friday (X)
*Back to work Tuesday and Wednesday (X)
*Planning day with Mum Thursday (X)
*Finish to do list Friday (X)
*Day trip to farm Saturday (X)

5 small chores:
*Empty and tidy bathroom cupboards (X)
*Empty and tidy candle cupboard (X)
*Sort and declutter gift tags, bags, bows and paper (X)
*Clean and repack work bag and handbag (X)
*Empty and tidy blanket box (X)

Word of the Year 2024: Value
 
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It has been so long since i've participated in the Weekly Wonders! I am going to mirror my post from yours Katrina. Hope you don't mind. I like your setup this week.

Daily:
Water- Try to at least drink my 30oz tumbler during the week at work
Meds- Take all my meds; sometimes I forget two of my morning pills because I need to take them after I eat and i'm already at school- DONE
Moisturize twice a day- a.m. and p.m.
Foot cream before bed
Face wash a.m. and p.m.

Weekly:
Wash sheets- DONE
Clean bathrooms- DONE
Run coffee pot through dishwasher
Meal planning/grocery shopping- DONE
Vacuum stairs/carpeted floors- DONE

January Dates of Importance:
Whitetail Banquet- January 6th- DONE
Hair appt- January 18th
Work Christmas party- January 19th
Dental cleanings- January 25th
Mom's Birthday- January 31st

January Goals:
Read at least 1 book
Go through my clothing and purge
Go with DD to her Presidential Scholarship luncheon and interview (for support)
Help with the cooking at least 2 times a week- This week- Done
Start and be consistent with Yoga with Adriene challenge- 5 days so far!
Start working on cutting sugar- Trying!

Extras:
Finish book i'm reading (hopefully today before the New Year)
Repaint my nails- do toes too! Did nails, need to do them again.
Bake something
Finalize Word of the Year- DONE

This week:
Get NYE items (if any are left in the store) today- Nothing was left
Lunch with parents at their house NY Day- DONE
Back to work Tuesday- DONE
Take down Christmas
Make ahead breakfast for work: overnight oats, breakfast sandwich
 
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Katrina, Here's to a new year and a new start.
Jess, great to see you here!

I'm back to work this week. I may be a bit over ambitious with this week's to do. It's a start and a time for new adjustments. I'm not sure where I will find the time for some of the changes but I will find it.

Daily:
  • Exercise
  • Prayer
  • Calendar Review of Appointments/Meetings
  • Do 15 minutes of daily research on the father of my 4th great-grandmother followed by 15 minutes of writing up the information.
  • Coffee Prep for the next day
  • Lunch Prep for the next day
  • Breakfast Prep for the next day

Weekly:
  • Outfit Planning for this week
  • Menu Planning for this week
  • Meal Prep for this week
  • Dust/Vacuum/Mop
  • Bills
  • Laundry
  • Groceries
  • Begin 1 book this week [5 weeks to complete]
  • Answer one autobiographical question this week.
  • Identify one incomplete project or one project waiting to be started and estimate time needed to complete.
  • End of Last Week Reflection
Monthly: Kitchen
  • Dust the top of the fan.
  • Clean the oven and microwave.
  • Clean out the refrigerator.
  • Wipe down cabinets and appliances.
  • Wash the floor.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Wipe down the trash can.
  • Wipe down the wall and door jambs.
  • Declutter for 15 minutes.
  • Make a “Spruce Up” list.
 
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sweetpumkinpye

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Jess, lovely to see you back. Wishing you a calm and peaceful 2024
 

sweetpumkinpye

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Katrina, Here's to a new year and a new start.
Mary, I hope that you had a great break and are feeling refreshed. I hope that 2024 is a great year for you and is all you want it to be.
 

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Hi All! Everyone has such an inspiring list! :)

Daily:
Exercise & Water (XXXX)
Bullet Coffee (XXXX)
Watch The Bible Recap on YT; Prayer Journal & Devotional (XXXX)
Calendar Review of Appointments / Email / MHH (XXXX)
Read / Watch News (X)
Dinner Prep (X)
Listen to Audio Book (XXXX)
Review / Edit one Etsy Listing (X)
Crochet for Fun / Ministry ()

Weekly:
Jumpstart Cleaning Plan area ()
Menu Planning ()
Groceries / Meal Prep ()
Clean Bathroom / Dust / Vacuum / Mop / Laundry (XXX)
Bills ()
Online History Class ()
Post FB / IG for Etsy ()
Work on Etsy Crochet Item ()
Water Garden ()
Errands (XXX)

Monthly:
Check Pantry / Freezer / Refrigerator ()
Upcoming Holidays / Birthdays: Need Cards / Gifts (X)
Etsy Shop Sales / Expenses ()
Check Subscriptions Tracker Sheet / Supplements (X)
Weight Check ()
Norwex Rewards Club Monthly Order ()
Work on Christmas 2024 Crochet Gifts ()
19th Celebrate Me Day ()
House To Do List ()

Quarterly/Seasonal Goals:
Clean inside Windows / Sils ()
De-clutter Areas & Donate (X)

DEC JAN FEB - WINTER
Mulch Over the Garden ()
Word of the Year (X)
Meal Plan for Christmas / NYE / Baking (X)
Decorate for Christmas (X)
De-decorate Christmas ()
Start Jumpstart January Cleaning ()

MAR APR MAY - SPRING
Garden Prep for Spring ()
Check Smoke Detector Battery / Test Carbon Monoxide Alarm ()
Meal Plan for Easter ()
Decorate for Spring ()

JUN JUL AUG - SUMMER
MHH Christmas in July ()
Sign Up for Christmas Card Exchange?? ()

SEPT OCT NOV - AUTUMN
Garden Prep for Fall ()
Meal Plan for Thanksgiving / Baking ()
Decorate for Fall ()
Check Points on Apps for Rewards / Gift Cards ()
 
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Welcome all to the first week of the year. I really hope it is a great one.
We are off to a good start