Saturday, July 5, 2014


Seems it's been over a year, nearly 2 since I posted here.  I'm feeling listy so I'm updating a list from before and hope to post again with another list of to-do's (and dones!) including our newest plans: Chile in 2015!

Life Projects:
* Get Life Insurance for Matt and I
* Start 403b plan and putting $50/paycheck away to start- in progres, next step, roll over pension, submit thingy to HR.  Need to finalize.  
* Get a will in place
* Make a doctor's appointment with new doctor
* Talk to Financial Guy
* Get new insurance to save money-researched-no savings to be found :(
* Send Frye Boots in for stitching
* Get Library Card
* Update DMV with address

* Make Cashi's first year CD/Video montage-Made Book instead
* Scrapbook projects
      * Finish Wedding Scrapbook
      * Finish Family scrapbook
      * Finish College scrapbook
      * Finish 2010 Project Life scrapbook
* Taxes 2010

House Projects:
* Create chalkboard calendar
* Put up chalkboard calendar Deleted as the chalkboard thingy is in progress!
* Order windows 
* Hall Bath Renovation DONE!
      * Many things have been completed but were not on this list, including: select paint, paint walls, cut wainscotting, buy and install light, patch up drywall
      *  Things to add: paint wainscotting, touch up paint, re-grout and seal floor (decided not to), paint trim/piecesinstall fixtures, hang light after paint dries, caulk fixtures in shower, hang shower curtain rod, 
      *  New additions: Hang Medicine cabinetinstall final paint job/touch up on moulding/trim, install hooks
      * Find shelving for Hall Bath
 (none for now)
      * Obtain Mirror for Hall Bath
* Master Bath Renovation DONE, except for sealing grout
      * Paint new sink base for Master Bath Renovation (Sand it)
* Repaint Master Bedroom
* Knock out wall between Kitchen and Living Room... really, did I put this on here.. this is probably 5 years down the road.  Progress!  We met with a designer who gave us some good ideas and an estimate.  Timeline is now probably 3 years down the road.   It's down!  Project started this past week.
     * Purchase new refrigerator
* Paint dining table?- Nope, probably not going to happen.  The color is growing on me, so who knows.
* Paint chairs- got new chairs and recovered the old ones, but still need to paint and now recover again (with easy to clean fabric this time.
* Paint Secretary? Giving it back to Matt's parents.
Paint Chalkboard Menu Thingy- It's cut!  Hang Chalkboard! Hang Chalkboard in Cashi's room!
      * Get shelf/Hang Shelf- Do I want a shelf?
* Figure out if Microwave can be fixed.  Figured out its a separate unit, so it can be replaced! Progress!  Actually it's not!
* Hang House Numbers 
* Rebuild/replace fence!  
* Replace deck
* Build Outdoor shower aka Matt's "Master Bathroom" project