refresh 2012

In this new year, it’s time again to look back 2012, and refresh the memories of joy, and appreciate the accomplishments.

Family : Attended 2 marriage: Binni & Sunny in Feb 2012. Sannu visited Bangalore in Nov.

Home : Looks good with new sofa, Dining Table, New Curtains, and Sofa Cover. :).Will put up the pics

Work : So far so good. Worked from Singapore for 4.5 months.

Travel : Singapore, Hyderabad and Coorg.

Finances : Have made a financial plan, made a budget, and tracking it everyday πŸ™‚

Eating out- Started eating out more. Atleast once a month to Biriyani zone, Dominos Pizza, Mc D & BBQ Nation. Have to cut short.

Pari : Pari went to school in Singapore, and her greatest achievement- eating apple, watermelon & papaya.. – πŸ™‚
Not much craft activities with the kiddo – 😦
In Bangalore, enjoying her school.

Hobbies : Completed the aarti plate, kalash. Pics to be shared soon πŸ™‚
Had painted a vase, but got broke 😦

Health : My Health has been ok this year. Met doctor for my full checkup. Little thyroid- 😦 -be careful- eat salt, avoid soya, cauliflower, cabbage, and broccoli

Books : Did almost no reading this whole year
Hopefully more will be read in the coming new year. – Hope

Mood : The mood throughout this year has been very high and full of excitement.. As I managed to put my hands on almost entire thing.. & thanks to internet.. I have been able to understand lots of other things.. Love to explore.

Overall : A great. year …..looking forward to the new year ..

Now, here is the report card for 2012. ( Goal Vs Achievements)

PARI
Get her to eat Fruits, Vegetables & Curd- She is eating Fruits & vegetables. But no curd.
Increase her social circle so that by Next B’day in Feb 2013, she has atleast 5 friends-still only 1 friend 😦
Increase Dancing sessions 3 sessions per week- 😦 (Not yet started)
Get the library membership ..-Done – Tailor Bird.
Swimming.- 😦
Getting her to explore these places in Bangalore
Metro ride in Namma Bengaluru- Done
Cubbon Park- Aquarium- 😦
Lalbagh – Just crayons and coloring pages – 😦
Monkey maze, Sakes and Ladders- Done
Sutradhar – 😦
Wonderla – during Summer – 😦
Mysore Zoo – Giraffe – visited Singapore Zoo, Bird Park- Amazing visit.
The Orange Bicycle- To be removed from the list
Gerry Martin Farm- Done

A dance party to be organized every 2 months for her friends. Starting from April’ 2012.- 😦 Will do it from next year Apr’ 2013)

Personal Health & Beauty

Look Good to Feel Good- Done πŸ™‚ . Feeling good all the time.
Whenever leaving home, apply kajal & a lip gloss, perfume spray- Done πŸ™‚
Walk a lot … Doing it .
Do one thing at a time, and keep kitchen clean while working- On the right track πŸ™‚
Get up early. I have alarm at 7:00 am. Try to get up at 6:45 am- hmm 😦
Make more friends and nurture the ones I have – Still to improve
Drink at least 8 glasses of water – 😦
Work on the Professional Goals- 😦
Stay Mindful-everyday – yes-yes offcourse. I have so many things
Be more money/Investment Savvy- MF, Life Insurance, Financial Planning, Budget Savvy- All Done.

Home Improvement

Grill at the balcony.- Not yet. Postponed for next year 2013
A new curtain for the Hall- Done . Check out this post.
A masterpiece … Pari’s photo on canvas or my Madhubani painting..ha ha – Not yet
I need Aloe Vera plant and coriander plant.- Done
Angry Birds Clock.- To be removed.

Hobby

In the below long list, only 1 done, rest all – not done 😦 . Need to review this for next year’s plan

Flower Vase- clay pot with ceramic work.
Madhubani painting
Warli Painting
CD Coaster.
Paint the achamani & 3 more pooja thali.- Almost completing. Pics soon
Cooking Skills-Salads- Caesar, Waldorf, Thousand Island, Coleslaw
Hands on Baking.
Read one fiction book & one professional book.

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