Tag: Finish Year

Finish Year Update: Mid-September

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:¬†Reading another book about Tim Tebow currently…

Lesa:¬†Finished “To Heaven and Back” and “One Call Away”

  • Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 98% of our credit card debt! We will have it paid off by October! Praise God! We will then start paying off our student loans in a couple of months after taking a short break to build up our savings account and travel fund.

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

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

We have¬†3¬†Groupons¬†left to use. We started with 12 Groupons and 4 gift cards, and we’ve bought some since we started this.

Lesa:

  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I have lost 8 lbs… ūüôā

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan
  • Send 30 thank you notes this year;¬†finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year…that’s it.

  • 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)

Finish Year Update: August

A little behind on this…

July was an incredibly busy month, but we did make some progress!

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:¬†Finished a book about Tim Tebow…

Lesa:¬†Finished “Faith and Other Flat Tires”

  • Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 76% of our credit card debt!

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

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

We have¬†3¬†Groupons¬†left to use. We started with 12 Groupons and 4 gift cards, and we’ve bought some since we started this.

Lesa:

  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I have lost 8 lbs… ūüôā

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan

 

  • Send 30 thank you notes this year;¬†finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year…that’s it.

  • 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)

Finish Year Update: July

July was an incredibly busy month, but we did make some progress!

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:¬†Finished “Wyatt Earp”…

Lesa: I am SO far behind on my reading.

Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 74.49% of our credit card debt and are down to ONE CARD!

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

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

We have 6 Groupons left to use. Making progress!

We started with 12 Groupons and 4 gift cards, and we’ve bought some since we started this.

Lesa:

  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I really need to work on this…we’re going to start going to the gym in the morning soon!

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan

  • Send 30 thank you notes this year;¬†finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year!

  • 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)

Finish Year Update: June

June was an incredibly busy month, and because of that we did not reach some of our goals for the first time. Neither of us finished a book, but given the amount of books that we’ve already read this year, we’re okay with that.¬†

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:¬† Reading “Wyatt Earp” (which is a lot longer than we realized) on the Kindle…

Lesa:¬†Reading a few books at the moment…haven’t finished one yet.

Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 71.82% of our credit card debt! We are going to pay our second-to-last card off in July!

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

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

We have 6 Groupons left to use. Making progress!

We started with 12 Groupons and 4 gift cards, and we’ve bought some since we started this.

Lesa:

  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I really need to work on this…we’re going to start going to the gym in the morning soon!

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan¬†

  • Send 30 thank you notes this year;¬†finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year!

  • 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)

Finish Year Update: Mid-June

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:¬† Reading “Wyatt Earp” (which is a lot longer than we realized) on the Kindle…

Lesa:¬†Reading a few books at the moment…haven’t finished one yet.

Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 70.88% of our credit card debt!

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

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

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.

Lesa:

  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I really need to work on this…

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan¬†

  • Send 30 thank you notes this year;¬†finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year!

  • 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)

Finish Year Update: May

Brennan and Lesa:

  • Finish one book a month (minimum)

Brennan:¬† Finished “Game Plan for Life” and “Date Your Wife“…and is reading “The Fourth Fisherman” currently.

Lesa:¬†Finished¬†“It Was Kitty’s Idea”¬†by Joseph Brechbill,¬†“Love Does”¬†by Bob Goff, “My Big Bottom Blessing” by Teasi Cannon, “The Fourth Fisherman” by Joe Kissack,¬†“By Faith, Not By Sight” by Scott MacIntyre, and “Winning Balance” by Shawn Johnson.

  • Finish paying off credit cards by December 2012

We have paid off 67% of our credit card debt!

  • Finish using all Groupons/gift certificates

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

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.

Lesa:

  • Finish losing 30 pounds and keep it off permanently

I have lost¬†8 lbs…still.

  • Finish YouVersion Bible reading plan

  • Send 30 thank you notes this year;¬†finish sending wedding thank you notes

I have sent 12 thank you notes this year! I decided to adjust the goal down to 30 from 60.

  • 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)

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.

Lesa:

  • 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)