Resolved

I am a huge fan of New Year's Resolutions. I love making lists and setting goals. This year I decided to break my list into four categories. Physical, Personal, Spiritual, and Family. Here is a snippet from each category.




::Physical::

* Run a 10K with Ryan

* Climb this mountain at least 2X a month


::Personal::

* Take a cake decorating class

* Host a dinner party

* Learn how to take great pictures with my new camera


::Spiritual::

* Do this

* And this

* And this


::Family::

* Take a really great vacation together

* Plant a garden



I love the idea of posting these because I feel it makes me more accountable.
I'll keep you posted on my progress...

12 comments:

  1. ohhhhhh! what a pretty little shiny camera that is.
    j-e-a-l-o-u-s!
    i was thinking of taking a photog class this year. maybe even a photoshop one, too. i bet with a camera like that the classes aren't necessary. just push the button and !!flash!! great etsy shots. =) happy resolutions. love, lindsay

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  2. Great resolutions. I love hearing what other people's are. I hear ya on the feeling more accountable because it's out there now where everyone has seen it....I'm feeling the pressure now with my declaration.

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  3. Those are great resolutions. Thanks for the reminder--I'll have to sit down and make some of my own. How does that camera compare with the Canon Rebel? Matt's been wanting one of those for a long time.

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  4. I think we have the same camera, I totally need to learn how to use it better and get some new picture editing software. I've never climbed Badger Mountain, I'll have to try that out if I can. Good luck on your goals for this year!

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  5. Great list Danyelle. I think these are all attainable goals, so I'm excited for you to pass each one off of your list! You can do it!

    We are going to plant a garden this year too. I can't wait until we can pick some of that lucious food from our very own cozy garden!

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  6. Great goals! Don't you just love new cameras? Shayla is looking into a digital camera class that she, me, and Michelle B. may all take together. You should join us!

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  8. Emily,
    I have to admit that I don't know a lot about the Powershot yet. This is what I do know: the Rebel is an SLR{Single Lens Reflex} meaning you change lenses to get a specific result. The Rebel also has a great reputation. I decided on the Powershot because of ease of use and budget. The Powershot has an amazing built in Macro lens that allows for great close up's {I need this feature for ETSY} and runs about $200 less than the Rebel. The Rebel only comes with one lens {unless you buy it in a package deal} and most lenses start at $150 and go up. I have a lot to learn about photography, and I felt like I should learn to work a camera in "Manual" mode before I go and make a huge investment. Someday I hope to get a really great digital SLR with some awesome lenses, but for now, the Powershot is perfect!

    Kim, just tell me the time and place and I am there! I am super interested in taking a class and I know some other people that are too. Let me kow what you find out...

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  9. Great list. Can I just copy and paste it over to my blog so I don't have to do all the thinking about it?

    You'll do great. I'm excited to see you accomplish each goal.

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  10. I loved reading your resolutions. New Years is such a great time to re-evaluate what you want in life. And you're right, it's good to let people know what your doing because there is SO much pressure to actually accomplish your goal.

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  11. It's late, I know. I might not sleep tonight. Projects!

    Great resolutions, you'll master them all, I am sure.of.it! That's the Danyelle way :)

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  12. Oooo...purty camera. I am camera-less at the moment and feeling envious. Wonderful goals! I haven't done resolutions for a couple of years now. I think it's time to bring it back.

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