Bean planning


Today it was warm but it also rained a little in the morning, we had our first harvest (see above!), and I drank champagne at lunch with my parents… Big-P made pizza for dinner and I had a moment to quietly sit and read a book in the afternoon while Lily played happily on the rug and Amelia spent some quality time with ABC Kids online. It was a very nice first day of the year.

As I mentioned the other day I have lots of resolutions and lots of plans for 2007. Writing them here is an excellent way of committing to them, so here they are (the ones I can think of right now, anyway):

– Write and illustrate that children’s book
– Finish Lily’s cot quilt
– Drink more water, exercise more, eat better, cook more (take-away less), live greener
– Finally put together Christina’s website
– Garden more
– More dates with Big-P
– More laughs with my girls
– Clean up the house, especially the studio so that it’s a pleasure to work in

And some other things:

– Make marshmallows
– Paint the kitchen wall
– Stitch more, worry less
– Update Loobylu more
– Cut my hair short short short
– Find more reasons to drink champagne
– Let go more

hmmmm… that’s it for now, but I am sure there will be more.

Here are some great New Year’s resolutions websites:

The Happiness Project
The Worsted Witch
52 Projects
Fly Lady
Life Hacker
Tree Hugger

11 Responses to “Bean planning”

  1. ginacarey@comcast.net

    It’s an admirable list, best of luck. Might I recommend making marshmallows? I’m in year 2 of gifting marshmellows to friends and family and it’s so much fun to do (quite magical for kids to see I imagine!). Email me if you want my tweaked Martha recipe. I’ve never found her recipes to work exactly as written… It would be a nice payback since I’ve made your dahl recipe a staple meal. Happy New Year!

  2. leac54@hotmail.com

    For the past few years I have made sure that there is always a chilled bottle of bubbles in my fridge. I have been amazed at how many things in life are worth celebrating! Cheers for 2007

  3. lnr_99@yahoo.com

    I hadn’t thought much about my own resolutions yet, but I am feeling inspired by yours. Thanks also for the interesting links!

  4. robbylyn_so@hotmail.com

    Happy New Year! Your website is so cool. It’s inspiring, and I always go to it when I’m feeling a bit down. Your drawings, dolls and paintings never fail to pick me up!

  5. sam@dwelldeep.com

    great resolutions claire! i had my hair super short last year and i LOVED it! super easy to fix on a daily basis… it just had to be trimmed more often. 🙂

  6. craftydabbler@yahoo.com

    Thank you for the links. I really like The Worsted Witch. Short hair is fun. You can change it every time and you can dye and change colors often because it will grow out so fast!

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