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April Monthly Goals

Happy April, everyone! If you've been following along, you know I didn't complete many projects in March thanks to my awful night shift schedule. I'm excited to say that I work night shift this week and then I work day shift until mid-May! WOOHOO!!!!! So hopefully I will be very productive!!!
I'm not going to rehash my March goals for you because there is not much checked off the list at all! So if I didn't complete my to-do list, what on earth did I get done? Well...
I guess I don't look like that much of a slacker when you put it into a list like that ;)

So what am I going to accomplish in April? I don't want to get too specific for April because Pete and I want to focus on getting some outdoor stuff done and I really have no idea how long those projects will take! We also both have multiple bachelor/bachelorette parties this month and back to back weddings in the beginning of May. So I know we are going to be crazy busy! But here are some general things...

  • I have several blog things to figure out and take care of (for instance, paragraph spacing issues in Blogger... so frustrating to go back and correct spacing in posts over and over again!)
  • Post a few things from our DIY wedding.
  • I would LOVE to actually get the stairwell and hall painted this month. Again, we need to find someone to help us buy an extendable ladder because we don't have a truck. 
  • Finish the dining room artwork I started last month.
  • Work on the yard!
We have TONS to do outside! 
  • Set up the pond we've been planning for months.
  • Remove bushes in front of the house and replace with flower garden.
  • Install new mail box.
  • Cut down giant holly tree in the middle of the backyard.
  • Buy patio furniture.
  • Figure out how to remove ivy ground cover for good and remove it from backyard.
  • Transplant azalea bushes (we'll probably wait until fall, but it's on our to do list!).
  • Mulch all of the gardens.
  • Plant the tree we used for our wedding "tree cermony" :)
There are plenty more items on our outdoor to-do list, but those are the things we want to get done this year! Yikes! We better get started!!!
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  1. Holy smokes Nicole! Sounds like a CRAZY busy month for you! Looking forward to seeing what you do with your yard ... hubby and I have been spending a lot of quality time on Houzz these days dreaming about what we may do someday with our blank slate of a yard ;)

    1. I love Houzz! So much inspiration! I probably have too much yard inspiration!!! :)