Monthly Goals Ideas

Huge list of some great ideas to add to your things to do checklist

Monthly Goals Ideas

Everyone should make a list that you should set out to accomplish

List of stuff to do

I love me some list of stuff to do. Life goes so quick but it is still a good idea to put together a list of fun stuff you want to accomplish. Here are some travel items I have now:

  • Get my own domain
  • Complete 50 books from my book list (1/50)
  • Start a container garden
  • Get new windows for the house
  • Send a care package to a soldier
  • Participate in an online book exchange
  • Paint two canvases for the bathroom
  • Moving 5 days a week, running 2 times. The wonderful Spring weather is definitely helping me attain this goal. I love running next to the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.
  • Decluttering. I’ve been focused on small spring cleaning projects more than intentional decluttering
  • Take a rock climbing class
  • Take one bubble bath per month
  • Learn to make 10 new cocktails (1/10)
  • Get a safety deposit box for important documents
  • Run a half marathon
  • Purge old magazines and give away
  • Take each niece on a special afternoon trip 1 on 1
  • Sell/give away any CD’s I no longer enjoy
  • Attend a vegetarian club event
  • Go vegan for 1 month
  • Get an office plant
  • Start an IRA
  • Put 200/month to pay my student loan
  • Personal Development and Work
  • Sleep. I think I’ve been getting at least 6 hours most nights, but I’ve been staying up way too late…hence the above.
  • Volunteer for a committee/group at work
  • Be able to park both cars in the garage&
  • Making our bed daily
  • Make 10 different kinds of homemade ice cream
  • Create a personal website
  • Make a mosaic something
  • Blogging editorial calendar.
  • Make a family recipe cookbook to distribute to family
  • Learn how to make Grandma’s banana cream pie
  • No TV for one week
  • Get my rollerblades fixed or buy new rollerblades
  • Household
  • Write a letter to congress
  • Learn how to pair wine and food
  • Hang up all art/photos in the house
  • Volunteer to baby-sit 3 times for the O’Neil’s so they can go out sans children (1/3)
  • See a show at Radio City Music Hall
  • Get involved with the 2008 campaign
  • Identify 100 things that make me happy
  • Travel
  • Attend a yoga retreat at the Kripalu Center
  • Take a pastry-making class
  • Create a cleaning schedule and follow it for three months
  • Get rid of at least 25 books I no longer read/want
  • No caffeine for 2 weeks
  • Tame the weeds in the backyard
  • Learn photography
  • Me!
  • Make a will
  • Cook one new recipe per week
  • Go to a Steelers game
  • Do 20 minutes of sun salutations before bed every night for 2 weeks
  • Health and Fitness
  • Music
  • 1:1 Dates with my sons and hubby.
  • Activism
  • Gratitude. I usually write my gratitude list in the mornings, reflecting over the day before, but since I haven’t made the time for my morning routine a lot of this month, I haven’t been writing my gratitude lists. I think I’d like to try reflecting at the end of the evening and doing my list at night as I’m winding down in May.
  • Go camping
  • Finish my MBA
  • For one month, go to bed at 9:00 and read books
  • My morning routine. I have been letting myself sleep in in the morning and I haven’t given myself time to follow my morning routine.
  • Organize my CD collection on iTunes
  • Start a small part-time home business
  • Take Molly for a walk every day for a month
  • Take a calligraphy class
  • Budgeting.
  • Get professional photos done of me and Joe
  • Monthly outing with our family
  • Try 10 new restaurants
  • Take an adult swim lesson
  • Throw a holiday party
  • Visit 5 states I have never been to
  • Volunteer at a marathon
  • Get rid of 101 material items (magazines/books/CD’s don’t count)
  • Get a massage
  • Sell something on Etsy
  • Learn how to make wine
  • Start a hobby for Joe and me to do together
  • Bring in surprise breakfast or snacks for the office 10 times
  • Make a quilt
  • Start a new blog for this project
  • Workout around the city
  • Organize my live music collection
  • Volunteer to baby-sit 3 times for the Roman’s so they can go out sans children
  • Art
  • Finances
  • Floss every day for a month
  • Posting on the blog twice a week.
  • Go vegetarian for 1 month
  • Cook at least 20 recipes out of 2 of my cookbooks
  • Things That Didn’t Go as well:
  • Learn how to decorate a cake properly
  • Reconnect with 5 old friends
  • Go parasailing
  • Pay down my student loan by half (down to $7,500)
  • Don’t buy anything from the food court at work for one month
  • Meal planning every week at least 5 out of 7 days, usually all 7
  • Host a summer barbeque party
  • Family and Friends
  • Meditate for 15 minutes per day for one month
  • Learn Photoshop
  • Take Papa on a train ride
  • Get up 1 hour early for 2 weeks to exercise or read
  • Post at least one post for each 101 thing on my list
  • Put 200/month in an IRA
  • No new clothes or shoes for one month
  • Prepare a “thanks for everything” meal for Joe
  • Organize the electronic cords behind the TV and the computer desk
  • Have clothes and breakfast/lunch ready for work the night before for one month
  • Host a dinner party
  • Update Quicken once a week
  • Make a budget
  • Try seitan
  • Start playing piano again – learn the complete Tori Amos book
  • Send Christmas cards out to family and friends
  • Construct a digital photo album of family images
  • Listen to all my CD’s at least once
  • Pray Every Day
  • Visit a country I have never been to before

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