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10 goals for this week

Last week’s goals:

Family/Mothering Goals

1. Finish reading Quest for Truth:Taken aloud to the children. Start reading Spy for the Night Riders.

2. Spend at least 30 minutes everyday doing something fun together as a family.

3. Write a love note to Jesse.

Personal Goals

4. Finish reading Escape from Saddam. Start The Referral Engine.

5. Run at least five times.

6. Listen to 2 hours of The Little Big Things.

7. Write and send two handwritten notes.

8. Sleep for at least 7.5 hours every night.

Home Management

9. Follow my Freezer Cooking plan and blog about it.

Business Goals

10. Get my “to answer” email file all cleaned out.

This week’s goals:

Family/Mothering Goals

1. Finish reading Quest for Truth:Taken and Spy for the Night Riders aloud to the children.

2. Start our summer schedule.

3. Write a love note to Jesse.

Personal Goals

4. Finish reading Escape from Saddam. Start The Referral Engine.

5. Run at least five times.

6. Listen to 2 hours of The Little Big Things.

7. Sleep for at least 7.5 hours every night.

Home Management

8. Follow my Freezer Cooking plan and blog about it.

9. Make Homemade English Muffins.

Business Goals

10. Write one article for another site.

How did you do on last week’s goals? What are your goals for this week? I’d love to have you share your progress on last week’s goals and your goals for this coming week in the comments. Of, if you’ve blogged about it, leave your direct link below. Let’s cheer each other on to live purposeful and productive lives!

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  • I see you got all your runs in this week. Great job! I went out today and ran 8, it was so beautiful here in Indiana. I am thinking I should have put on sunscreen though my shoulders are looking a bit red.

  • Trish says:

    Just in this last week I have been trying to figure out what to do about a summer schedule.

    I am curious what all you moms do about your children being out of school for the summer, especially if you are a blogger! Do you maintain a more relaxed schedule or do you organize some help with the children?

  • Can’t believe I got to cross off all my goals last week. My favorite was stretching out my gas tank over 2 weeks! Even have 1/4 tank left!

  • Kelly says:

    As I was reading through your goals, I noticed that for last week and this week you have “8” listed twice…so last week you did have 10 goals and this week you have 11 🙂

    • Crystal says:

      Maybe I need to start getting nine hour of sleep or something?!?! I looked over the numbers on the list 3 times and didn’t see that mistake. Thanks so much for catching it… now we all know I’m really losing it!!!

  • Jody Susan says:

    I finally got back on the early-to-bed-bandwagon last night, and actually woke up at 4:30 – I made myself stay in bed til’ 5, saying, “Crystal said to get at least 7 hours of sleep.” 🙂

    I went outside to a beautiful morning, and all the neighborhood dogs immediately started barking. I think my neighbors are going to want me to sleep in. 🙂

    I got my eBook formatted, my goal this week is to get it up on ejunkie. This is such a steep learning curve for a non-techno-person – I had no idea of all of the ins and outs!

    Other Goals:
    Try to fix garage door opener
    Try to fix vac
    Start Monthly Cleaning List
    Clear out my inbox
    catch up on sewing/mending

  • Mackenzie says:

    Hi Crystal! Any go-to snacks you can recommend to eat post-workout? I am hitting my exercise goal of working out but I am finding myself famished. Thanks! 🙂

  • Great job! I love the spend 30 minutes doing something fun as a family goal. May have to borrow that one!

    Well, my goals are being all messed up. We just found out we have to move out of our house (we rent it). This is going to totally mess up our financial plan that we were working on.

  • Shelly says:

    I got most of my goals accomplished last week. A few I did not get to but it was a busy week.
    I have a few things I need to do for my husband this week. I need to transplant a few plants into the garden. Our weather went from in the 60’s to almost 90 degrees over the last two days. So I think it is time to get the plants in the garden.
    I need to help my daughter finish her science book this week. I would like to send a few hand written notes this week too.
    I need to get a little more sleep also. Our new dog keeps getting me up way to early.

  • This is the third time since last Wednesday that “The Referral Engine” was either mentioned to me or came across my path. Maybe it’s the Holy Spirit telling me I should read this book! LOL!

    As always, thanks again for sharing your goals each week and hosting the linky.

    God bless.

  • Rachel says:

    After falling off the goal making wagon a couple weeks ago, I am back on. It is definitely challenging having a 6 week old, 2.5 year old and a 5 year old at home and trying to get things in a routine. Hoping that making the goals will give me some direction!

  • Chelsea says:

    Good job getting your email cleaned out. I would love to take a peek at your summer schedule!

  • Great job on completing a lot of your goals. I have to tell you since I started doing the 10 weekly goals it has allowed me to stay on track and not be running all over the place. Thank you

  • I did mine this morning. WOO HOO!

  • I’ve been accomplishing about 2/3 of the goals I’ve set for myself each week for the last several weeks. This leaves me lots to do still! Therefore, this week’s goals will include trying to get done some of what I still haven’t gotten done–plus a few other things.

    Goals for this week:
    Experiment with homemade cracker recipes.
    Take pictures of hot pepper jelly and get the recipe up on the site!
    Finish sewing dress for 5-year-old.
    Make 2 more toddler bibs.
    Pull weeds and bolted plants from the garden.
    Make a peach pie.
    Work on more sewing projects (TBD).
    Mix up several salad dressings to use this week.
    Cut nasturiums and parsley flowers for arrangements in the house.
    Replant zucchini seeds.

  • Gencie says:

    I like how you try to get some handwritten notes done each week – I should do that, as well! I really have been feeling like I need to write a note of encouragement and thanks to my Bible drill instructor from middle school – she really helped instill a love for the Word in me. Seeing your goal every week reminds me that I need to get on that! Thanks! 🙂

  • Julie says:

    I’m very jealous of the 7.5hrs of sleep goal!! With a SN child who needs meds at midnight, & waking up constantly to make sure she’s ok, I’m exhausted. 6 hrs of interrupted sleep will have to be enough in this season of life. Sigh.

  • Beth says:

    Had to scale back on my goals for this week – crazy busy with school and sports! Added my goals to the link up!

  • Well my main goal last week was to spend a lot of time with my dog, and I was able to do that. Thanks to all of you who prayed for us! It means so much to have so much support. Ya’ll are wonderful!

    • Crystal says:

      {Hugs!} I can only imagine how difficult of a week it was for you.

      • Thank you so much! We set her official “sleep date” for the 25, when we can all be there. In a total work of the Lord, we will be blessed with another puppy a few short weeks later (he needed a new home and some friends thought of us – without knowing any of what is going on!). While we are still in the process of grieving Kelsie, we are so excited to get to enjoy new life shortly after!

        • Brooke says:

          New life is a great way to celebrate your dear buddy! Hugs! We just went through the same thing, and its been really nice for the kids to have a new friend!

  • Amanda B says:

    Well, I am back at doing my Goals this week. Congrats on the running goal. I struggle constantly with keeping myself on my excercise plan. I think I might take a picture that I have of “skinny” me and stick it to my mirror. Might help?!?

  • Nicole says:

    Last week I was on vacation, and finished the week off with the wedding of some dear friends, so I didn’t set any goals. Excited to be back on the goal-setting train this week! Good luck to you and your goals!

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