I never completed any of my birthday lists before so I gave myself 3 years to complete a list of 30 things. It seems simple enough… Another difference is that we will be doing most (maybe all) of the things as a family.
I have been working on this list for 3 years and I have not gotten very far, but knowing that I have this list and I can plan things make me feel like I am doing something.
Buy a second car or bakkie – Hannes has (May 2016)
Climb Table Mountain – Trip up the mountain (July 2016)
Move into a bigger house – (June 2016)
Get my License – (May 2016)
Go for a Brazilian Blowout – This happened in March 2016
Study something – Hannes is (Feb 2016)
Get pets for my girls Our baby Kayla joined the family and she is so poilt and loved. (April 2015) mention Xena (Feb 2016)
Find a second job to earn more income – Work for myself option. I have started working overtime at the office to earn a little extra, as well as taking on work from other Advocates, also I am planning assistant to Tara from Tara Louw Design when she has events. (Jan 16)
Have another baby or at least start planning for another baby I have decide (with my husband) that we are not having another baby. (Dec 15)
Take the kids camping We went on a little family vacation in December and it was amazing, we were not technically camping but we stayed in a mobile home and in my mind that is camping (Dec 15)
Complete to DIY for my house This is a working progress (which can be viewed here) (Oct 2015)
Be on the PTA at my daughters school I was a convenor in (2014 & 2015)
Get married We got married on 27 Dec 2014
Grow a successful veggie/flower/herb garden Hannes has the green thumb in our house, my herbs refuse to die and I can use them in cooking (Dec 2014)
Get bicycles for the entire family Hannes and Amandalynn got new bicycles, I refuse to get one (November 2014)
Be debt free Hannes settled all our debt (July 2014)
Find a new job I start my new job on (April 2014.)
18) Sort out Life-, Car- and House insurance. – Hannes and I are currently working on this with a broker.
19) Have a huge 30th birthday party – My party will not longer be huge.. But on 3 December we will be celebrating my my 9th anniversary or my 21st birthday with a braai and loads of good friends.
It took me 3 years and I only completed 17 things on my list and we are still working on 2 of them. I am proud of myself.
Do you make bucket lists? If so how do you get around to doing everything on them with life happening everyday?
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