Can you believe the year is half over? It seems like just yesterday I posted my New Years resolution/ To Do list and already I am late for my mid year up date. Time flies, before you know it I’ll be making next years list.
My only real resolution for the year was to eat healthier and
exercise regularly when I posted this I had just returned from eating my way across the U.S. Gulf Coast and had gained a few pounds so it was a must. I have to say I have done a pretty good job on this one. I have added a 5 mile run/walk into my routine at least 5 days a week trying to add little more running each day. I am up to 3 miles of running and 2 miles of walking which I will follow by saying I am not a runner and never have been. I have done better on my eating but to be honest I love food, and since I just returned from another trip home you know I could not resist all my New Orleans favorites. I did keep up exercise routine while traveling so I would not feel too guilty, so I am proud of that.
Okay the rest of the list were things I wanted to accomplish, most of these have to do with the house…
Take down all those Christmas Decorations-√
Fix all blog posts that have photo link errors √ I think I have remedied all of these but every now and then I run across one that is not quite right. If you see any posts with errors feel free to let me know.
Work on the decor in my upstairs hallway√
Create some interest on the stairwell wall√
These two kind of go together you can see the before photo here with the after photos below. I am pleased with the results but the art collection is a work in progress that has lots of room to grow. You can read more about the process HERE and HERE
5. Clean out the garage √ The job is not complete but great progress has been made in the garage. I even started organizing my tools on a peg board, only problem is I really need a large 4×8 sheet like I had in my old shop. Oh well, I will have to make do for now and finish sorting my tools. (and yes that piece of furniture you see there is a new addition to “the list”) 6. Organize sewing room drawers and cabinets Haven’t even started this one and my recent trip to the U.S. means even more supplies to organize.
Finish The Man Cave √ This one had a whole list of sub categories and they are all complete check them out! Reorganize wall lockersHERE
Finish curtains to camouflage wall lockersHERE
Find coffee tableHERE Find a console for a TVHERE
Re-upholster swivel chair for deskHERE
Hang artwork HERE
8. Make slip covers for parson chairs in living room – The chairs I mentioned were the chairs on the left but since this post I purchased two antiques slipper chairs that I want to use in their place. They still need to be either upholstered or slip covered but the good news is I have already found fabric for them. I would say this task will be on the list of complete very soon!
9. Slip cover Sofa- This one is still on the list and since deciding on a fabric for the chairs above I am one step closer to deciding on the fabric for the sofa. I am still loving the sofa below.
Photo via BHG
Of course this list only includes the things I was thinking about as we came into the new year. Now that some of them are complete I have a whole new list running in my head but I will say scratching things off “the list” is one of my absolute favorite things so hopefully posting this little reminder of all the things I wanted to do will put me a little closer to getting them done.
What is on your To Do list?