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sweetpumkinpye

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This week finds us mid November and Christmas just weeks away. I have completed the major things on my to do list. Gift shopping is done with the exception of picking up a few last minute items. Gifts are wrapped and stored in the spare room for now. I am glad that I am in a little ahead as I have been asked to work 3 days a week until at least the end of November. The HGP is still on track, 2 rooms to go and fingers crossed that I will completed those rooms well before Christmas week. That's the plan anyway. ;)

Daily:
Water throughout day. Especially important as it heats up. Must also pack water when I go out
Shower/bath at night,
Moisturise, brush teeth, lip balm, hand cream
Clean kitchen and DW on before bed.
Read and sleep at reasonable time

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

Quarterly/Seasonal Goals:
September, October and November.....Spring :)

*Baking days leading up to Christmas....we have several scheduled ( )
*Continue with wrapping party dates (X)
*Christmas prep....focus on this ( )
*Target savings in bank ( ) Save for cruise. Have full payment by December.
*Review word of the year (X)
*Prepare garden( ) papers (X) emergency kits (X) for upcoming fire/storm season
*Start decluttering for move next year ( ) I have a plan for this at least, will ramp up during HGP
*House inspection September (X)
*Mini vacation to coast September (X)
*At least one no spend day/week per month (X)(X)( )
*Annual Bathurst day October (X)
*Day light saving October (X) change smoke detector batteries (X)
*Ballet with DD, DSisL, Mum and I October (X)
*Organise Family get together for November 12th (X)
*Work Christmas picnic November 17th (X)
*LDC Lunch November 24th ( )
*Complete the HGP ( ) This is a must this year.....2 rooms to go, I might just make it!
*Start thinking ahead for Spring/Summer meals ( ) plans ( ) celebrations ( ) goals ( )

Extras:
Fun/Christmas prep:

*tidy gift closet ( )
*update planner (X)
*do something that is just for me ( )
*start/continue/finish one craft project ( )
*start/continue/finish one book/magazine ( ) Goal for the year is to read 10. I have read 13
*continue looking for stocking fillers, gifts and supplies ( ) Have wrapped for now, time to start thinking of ideas for 2024

This week:

*Connect with family via phone, email or text (X)
*Christmas dinner with family Sunday (X)
*Work Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday (X)
*At least one no tech night ( )
*Groceries Thursday (X)
*Doctor's appointment Thursday (X)
*Work Christmas picnic Friday (X)
*Post wrapping party reminder (X)
*Day trip to farm Saturday (X)

5 small chores:
*work on kid's books ( ) Start on DS's

Word of the Year 2023: Progress
 
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You are doing well with the Christmas gifts and wrapping. I have had no energy after work to shop. I am hoping to start with gift buying on Saturday and maybe some wrapping when I get home.

Daily:
  • Exercise
  • Prayer
  • Calendar Review of Appointments/Meetings
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • 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
  • End of Last Week Reflection
  • Set Research/Writing Goals
  • Weed Garden
Monthly: Mudroom & Laundry area
  • Sweep
  • Dust
  • Wipe down the washer and dryer
  • Empty Trash can
HHP: Week 11 list
 
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sweetpumkinpye

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You are doing well with the Christmas gifts and wrapping. I have had no energy after work to shop. I am hoping to start with gift buying on Saturday and maybe some wrapping when I get home.
I am only working 3 days and am exhausted, cannot imaging working fulltime. I can see that online shopping would be such a help in this situation. I am sure that it would make life a little easier.
I hope that you get some rest and that you can start with some shopping this weekend
 
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