Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Spring to-do List, Part 1

  • cull old shoes that don't even fit any kids here from overflowing entry closet
  • nature walk with kids
  • knit something
  • remove turtlenecks and various warm long sleeve shirts from too-small closets of often overheating children who will not need such clothing for at least 3 or 4 months
  • set up pool for kids
  • knit something
  • remove too-small clothes from speed-growing teenage son's overstuffed dresser drawers so he can actually put away the clothes that do fit this week
  • take kids hiking
  • knit something
  • clear years' worth of collected junk/stuff from junk/stuff room downstairs, throw most of it away, store leftovers in attic to be thrown away 10 years from now- that room is needed for children to make way for a new addition this fall...
  • explore a new park with kids
  • knit something else
  • plan garden, buy seeds, locate tools like rakes and hoes
  • drawing/sketching outside with kids

  • knit something
  • dream about getting chickens
  • read a classic book out on a blanket in the sun with kids
  • knit something more
  • go through pantry, eat or throw food nearing or past expiration date, restock pantry
  • bird watching with kids
  • knit something
  • clean some windows
  • try a new cookie recipe
  • knit something new

  • plan summer field trips
  • have fun with kids
  • knit some more...

If you notice a week pass with no blog activity, assume that I'm working on my list!

Happy knitting-



Blogger Deb said...

. Put big piece of paper under the darling girl's hands so she can fingerpaint with whaterver she got into and display for all of us to see!

4/23/2008 11:50 AM  
Blogger Timiae said...

I got my package today... thanks for the gorgeous yarn and goodies!

4/23/2008 12:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That sounds like a perfectly lovely list. Great pictures too, although.... the finger painting one scares me just a little bit...

4/23/2008 12:14 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

great photos...I'd say you want to get some knitting done! Have a great time - this list looks like fun!!!

4/23/2008 1:18 PM  
Blogger Alison said...

Well, it is still a knitting blog... :-)

4/23/2008 1:20 PM  
Blogger km said...

That could be my list. My oldest only has 2 pair of shorts that fit...all the rest need to be boxed up for the younger brother. Just keeping the right size clothes in the drawers could be a full time job here with their growing. =0)

And I'd like to get some knitting done.

4/23/2008 3:58 PM  
Blogger Traci said...

oh we just survived doing that with Love's clothes...barely. just keep telling yourself it's worth it, and call me if you need a hand!

great list, very similar to mine. hopefully if gas prices don't do us in we'll do some of those list ideas together. here's hoping!

4/23/2008 6:56 PM  
Blogger The A.D.D. Knitter said...

Oh I love family bird watching, too!!

4/23/2008 7:07 PM  
Blogger Knit-Wit said...

Looks like a great list. I love all the references to knit something - a list after my own heart. :)

4/24/2008 11:20 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

Hmmm the list seems so familiar. Have a great time outside now that Mother Nature has finally decided that we can have spring.

4/24/2008 12:19 PM  
Blogger raining sheep said...

tee-hee :) There is going to be a lot of knitting going on.

4/25/2008 7:21 PM  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

oh, i love your list, ali!
and the photos are just too cute.
good luck conquering some of those things!!! :)

4/26/2008 5:53 AM  

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