October 28, 2009

happy birthday to me. this year brings about much newness for me. a new, stay at home mama status. a move to a new home + neighborhood. i am indeed blessed and grateful.

35 things i want to do during my 35th year ::

1 learn how to knit + knit all my boys beanies
2 find a gluten free daily bread recipe that i like just as much as my former daily bread recipe
3 vacation in maui
4 take a cooking class
5 learn a french song and sing it frequently to my children
6 visit the central coast
7 plant a vegetable garden
8 rekindle my passion for the written letter + write letters to friends & family
9 run wildly with my boys
10 visit the library regularly
11 play chess with the mr.
12 read, read, read
13 keep a nature journal
14 draw, paint, write
15 learn more about photography
16 smile more
17 pray more
18 praise the mr. more
19 fit into my armani dress
20 shop the farmer's market regularly
21 organize, organize, organize
22 picnic frequently
23 go camping
24 meet the new neighborhood, get involved
25 meet the new church, get involved
26 get a family portrait done
27 practice random acts of kindness
28 focus on the fruits of the spirit- love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness + self control
29 surprise family + friends with thoughtfulness
30 master several soup recipes
31 memorize scripture with isaak
32 play with the boys... really play
33 take time to listen... really listen
34 kiss the mr. more
35 make a list for year 36

what do you want to do this year?


Johnna said...

What a great list Jennifer! Happy Birthday:)

... said...

what a great list...I want to do most of those things too;)

elizabeth said...

Happy Birthday, Jennifer!

I hope your day is lovely, and that your year is filled with all the goodness on your birthday list!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Dear Jennifer! We love you and miss you! We should swap soup recipes...this is one of my newest passions, too!


Naomi said...

Happy Belated Birthday!! Wonderful list!! Here's one we use that may help you with number 31: http://simplycharlottemason.com/timesavers/memorysys/