Goal Update Week 4

1. Walk 500 miles this year


I walked 8 miles this week. So my total mileage for this year: 32 miles down and 468 miles to go.

2. Eat less than 30 net carbs a day

I did this 6 out of 7 days this week.

3. Add twelve new products to my Teachers pay Teachers store this year

I added one new product this week about famous composers and actually sold a product as well:)

4. Have two date night a month Accomplished

We went out for sushi and watched The Accountant at home (we really liked it, but we enjoy action movies)

5. Have two family game nights a month Accomplished

6. Read at least 2 non-fiction books each month Accomplished

Books I have read this month:  Living Your Strengths by Don Clifton, 7 by Jen Hatmaker (a must read), The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas by Linda Dobson, The Everything Guide to Homeschooling Book by Sherri Linsenbach

7. Have one no spend week a month Accomplished

8. Buy nothing new


These were not the actual Duplos we bought, but are one of Ben’s many creations


So far so good!

This week at the thrift store, we bought a set of Duplo blocks for $3 and a beautiful twin size quilt for $3.

9. Five dollar weekly challenge


$20 bought all of these items to donate this month!


My mom had lots of coupons for toothbrushes and toothpastes, so we used those at Kroger and got a nice variety of items for just $.38 each.  I also added some pantry items that we had gotten for free/cheap over the past few months that we will not use to donate to my church’s food pantry.  Overall, I have been amazed at how much $5 a week can buy for charity, especially if you have coupons and find great sales.




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