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Monday, January 31, 2011

Ready To Begin Our 28 Day Challenge?

Several weeks ago I was thinking about how as moms we can often get overwhelmed with the long to do list and the many un-done projects in our mom world and I thought what if we as moms supported and challenged each other to accomplish one project each day big or small and together we began seeing our to do lists get checked off each day. So, tomorrow we begin checking off our 28 day project list one day at a time. Will you join us?

I made my list and filled it with projects that I could accomplish in a few minutes and ones that might take me several hours to accomplish, I also had to come up with a weeks worth that I could accomplish while traveling this month. I have listed them below to help inspire you to create your own 28 day project list and join me tomorrow.

Trisha's 28 Day Project list:

Small Projects ( ones that will take me 60 minutes or less)
Pick up pictures from photographer that were taken at the Holiday Cotillion
Pick up Santa pictures from Nordstrom
Order new gate opener for car
Take Nate to library to get his own library card

Fix Caleb’s bicycle wheel

Create Dad's Valentine Gift

Take Wedding ring to have fixed

Call about guitar lesson Nate

Book flights / hotel for March Mission trip


Big Projects ( ones that will take me more then one hour)

Place all badges on Caleb and Nates scout uniforms

Clean out kids lockers ( laundry room)

Clean out kitchen drawers

Clean out kitchen cabinets

File 24/7 MOMS filing into file cabinets

Clean out garage fridge

Move Caleb and Nate into new bedroom

Paint Shelby’s room

Consign boys outgrown clothes

List items on Craig's list and -bay

Sort and organize books

Traveling Projects ( ones I can do while out of town)
Write a letter to our Child that we sponsor with Compassion International
Add phone numbers to cell phone and address book

Search for new dinner recipes to then create a new list of dinners for meal planning

Plan Summer Vacation, camping etc

Clean out 1000 emails

Search online for Bedroom curtains.

Write Thank you cards

Ready to join in the CHALLENGE?

Let's get started? Grab a notebook or sheet of paper and begin writing out 28 projects you would like to complete in February. You can either assign these to particular days in the month or each day choose a project that fits into your day from your list.

My projects will include things such as cleaning out the kitchen drawers, taking a child's bike in for repairs to creating a new list of dinner ideas and even making Dad's Valentine gift this year.

Let's get started making our lists and I'll check back in with you next week as we begin our 28 day project challenge on February 1st.

What will be on your List?

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Blogger Zoey_Mell said...

I'd just like to say I think this is a great idea. I often get overwhelmed when I think about all the things I need to get done. Especially because I am currently 8months pregnant, and on a bit of a time crunch. I'll be making my list to be a part of this 28 day challenge, and I'll thank you for the encouragement of getting my tasks accomplished.

January 31, 2011 at 6:06 PM  

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