Sunday, 14 March 2010

today, I'm another year older

36 isn't scary!


{an exhausted mum thought "I'll take a photo now"}
this year, I'm going to teach myself to edit my photos
this year, I'm going to get my scrap mojo back
this year, I'm going to buy myself a nice pair of winter boots
this year, I'm going to make Steve take more photos of me and the kids
this year, I'm going to read all the books on my book club list
this year, I'm going to remember to send birthday cards
this year, I'm going to get better at menu planning and sticking to it
this year, I'm going to keep up with my project 365
this year, I'm going to finish an online class
this year, I'm going to try to be more organised with household chores
this year, I'm going to take my kids on more adventures
this year, I'm going to watch all the dvds I've bought and never watched
this year, I'm going to paint my toe nails
this year, I'm going to learn about bookbinding
this year, I'm going to try to blog on a more regular basis
this year, I'm going to have devils food birthday cake, baked by someone else
this year, I'm going to read the Saturday newspaper before Tuesday
this year, I'm going to buy a new quilt cover for my bed
this year, I'm going to sew a special blanket for Chloe's birthday
this year, I'm going to learn how to use iTunes
this year, I'm going to cook one recipe from each cookbook I own
this year, I'm going to reconnect with Steve
this year, I'm going to read a book every day to my children
this year, I'm going to walk two laps of our block at least three times each week
this year, I'm going to learn to make picture frames
this year, I'm going to grow my own herbs
this year, I'm going to remind myself how to change an oil filter
this year, I'm going to start listening to music again
this year, I'm going to explore opportunities
this year, I'm going to not feel guilty if I accidentally finish a packet of tim tams by myself
this year, I'm going to sort out my wardrobe
this year, I'm going to empty all the still-packed boxes
this year, I'm going to bbq more
this year, I'm going to play in the rain
this year, I'm going to stop saying "when I've got money..."
this year, I'm going to enjoy life as it happens

    10 comments:

    1. Great list. You should start with the Tim Tam one today. Have a wonderful Birthday with your family. Hand Steve the Camera now and set a limit of at least 10 pics of you today. *hugs*

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    2. Hooray for you, Cate!!! Happy Birthday!!! xoxox

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    3. Happy Birthday Cate! Just realised you;re the same age as me, I'll be 36 in October.
      That's an awesome list, hope you get to accomplish it all!

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    4. So love your "this year" list. Happy birthday to YOU. xx

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    5. Have you been peeking at my 'to do' list?!!! So many of those 'to do' things on yours I can identify with!! Will we succeed?!!!! Thanks for making me smile!!!

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    6. 36 isn't so scary i have been that for 1 mth and 13days it's working out pretty good.

      That list is intense. I am not sure i would get through a 1/3 of that.

      :)

      Happy Birthday for yesterday

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    7. Happy Birthday Cate!
      Hope you had a great day - 36 is nothing to be scared of :-) Love your list!

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    8. 36 isn't scary..I've been 36 for several years now! Seriously, I hope you had a great day and I think your list is a fab one x

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    9. Hope you had a GREAT birthday. I'm turning 33 in a few months, and you have inspired me to make a similar list. Thanks for stopping by my blog as well!!!!!

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    10. Wow that's an awesome list....keep us posted on how you're doing with it all!!!

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