Finish Year Update: Mid-May

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:  Reading “Game Plan for Life” and “The Birth of the Republic”…

Lesa: Finished “It Was Kitty’s Idea” by Joseph Brechbill and “Love Does” by Bob Goff…

  • Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 65.7% of our credit card debt!

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

make a list and schedule on calendar as “date nights”

We used a Groupon to the Challenge Family Fun Center in Middletown this past weekend to take some of our MHS boys miniature golfing. It’s a really fun and affordable place!

We have 4 Groupons and 1 gift card left to use (just bought one). Making progress!

We started with 12 Groupons and 4 gift cards.


  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I have lost 8 lbs…still.

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan

  • Send 60 thank you notes this year (average of 5 per month); finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year (none in March, or April yet)…I’m behind! I might have to readjust this goal.

  • Finish purchasing “secret sister” gifts

  • Finish organizing attic and put everything in plastic containers for protection from mice/temperatures

  • Finish protecting important documents by purchasing a “fire safe”
  • Finish funding emergency fund ($1,000)
    Open new savings account specifically for the emergency fund
  • Finish organizing clothes in bedroom (i.e. figure out solution with tiny closet)

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