Sunday, January 3, 2021

My Winter Bucket List 2021


It's a new year! I choose to rejoice in living regardless of what is going on around me. Does that mean my life is great? No, not necessarily. I'm recovering from breast surgery again. That's four years in a row. Thanks cancer. BUT GOD! He is faithful, and He has taken me through it all and brought me out happier and stronger. 
Thank you for real Jesus! 

I wrote this list to help me focus on the little things that bring me joy. 
What will you put on your list?

  • X Write my Winter Bucket List. 
  • X Write my Winter Reading List.
  • X Put the Christmas tree away
  • Put away the Christmas decorations
  • X New Year's Eve with friends 
  • X Attend a friend's wedding
  • X Attend a baby shower
  • Attend a book club
  • x Review a book
  • Smile and spread good cheer
  • Curl up with a terrific book
  • X Try a new drink at the coffee shop ~ Charcoal mocha
  • Enjoy candle light
  • X Make chili
  • Double feature movie night 
  • Join an online sewing challenge
  • Try a new tea
  • Try a new soup
  • Lunch out with a friend 
  • Gaze into the fire in our backyard fire pit.
  • Knit a bit while enjoying an old movie  
  • Sew some little zipper bags
  • Train my little dog to window shop 
  • Help Emily and Amy practice hospitality 
  • Worship Jesus under the winter stars
  • Get dog's nails clipped... I put it on here 'cause it's needed to be done. I tried, she was too scared. 
  • Celebrate my son's 30th birthday
  • Knit a ear warmer headband for Emily. I am harvestlanelaura on 
  • x Knit a couple hats to donate to the children's center and pray for the children 
  • Spend an afternoon with a book and a candle
  • Invite friends for dinner
  • Use my teapot—white sprinkled with cherries 
  • x Try a new low carb recipe
  • Read an evening away with a good book 
  • Finish my daughter's quilt  
  • Pedicure  
  • Manicure
  • Complete my winter reading list!

...doing what I can with what I've got where I am 
on a short shoestring budget!

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  1. Your list sounds quite nice 😊. If you need a chili recipe, holler.

    1. Thank you but my family would rebel if I changed the way I make it. Wink!

  2. Bless you Laura, I hope you have a wonderful New Year. Seems to be a lot of reading on your list ;)

    1. Hi Annie, Best wishes for a very happy year to you. You know, many times, happiness is a choice.I know, because sometimes I've made the wrong choice! Be blessed, Laura


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