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  • weenancyinAmerica
    weenancyinAmerica Posts: 1,223 Forumite
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    Final list - not accomplished everything yet - but making some progress. Harder than it looks.
    24 in 2024
    January
    1.       Bake at least once a week (Sheet 2)
    2.       Declutter house 24 minutes a day 14 in Jan
    3.       24 donations to charity or neighbors 10 in Jan
    4.       Declutter 24 items a day 18 in Jan 
    5.       Pay $24 extra a month on credit cards $20
    6.       24 items out of garage a month
    7.       Work at library at least 24 times on book sale preparation 7 in Jan
    8.       Work in garden 24 minutes a week 3 in Jan
    9.       24 Activities by myself (Sheet 3)
    10.     24 days at the Euclid Library working on book
    11.      Listen to 24 musical numbers and download from YouTube (Sheet 4)
    12.      24 minutes cleaning a day 30 of 31
    13.      Do 24 items on frog list (Sheet 5) 3 of 26
    14.      Visit 24 libraries online (Sheet 6)
    15.      Go walking 24 minutes a week
    16.      Lose 24 pounds
    17.      Read 24 books in hallway and give away 8 of 31
    18.      Sell 24 things on eBay or in consignment shop (Sheet 15)
    19.      24 most needed clothing items purchased
    20.      24 items to Library Book Sale besides books: CDs, records, puzzles, DVDs
    21.      $24 into savings a month (hide until have $300 to open account)
    23.      Spend 24 minutes a week organizing pictures on Word
    24.      24 minutes writing daily at home 4 of 31
    25.      Visit thrift shops 24 times with list
    26.      24 glasses of water a week ok
    27.      24 minutes a week working on food storage and pantry 2 of 52
    28.      24 me-to me presents (Sheet 7)
  • Happy_Kitties
    Happy_Kitties Posts: 1,614 Forumite
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    edited 2 March at 8:18PM
    I did this a couple of years ago and really enjoyed doing it. I’ve pinched a few ideas from other posts as I’ve found it difficult to make up 24 but here goes

    1) 24 donations to local animal sanctuary. 3/24

    2) lose 24lbs in weight (def need to do this after finding out my weight yesterday)

    3) 24 jobs in the garden. Really want to attack the garden this year and do some work on it…..plus free exercise

    4) 24 ‘me time’ activities. As bestie pointed out recently I never put myself first 

    5) read 24 books

    6) save £2400

    7) save £240 on supermarket card for Christmas

    8) declutter 24 items from the house each month 11/Jan. 9/Feb 3/March

    9) sell 24 items

    10) 24 activities with family/friends 3/24

    11) 240 minutes of volunteering each week 5/52

    12) At least 24 mins of housework a day  Jan

    13) At least 240 minutes of exercise a week 2/52

    14) At least 240 items to favourite charities for fundraising x 2.  110+20=130+28=158+ 20=178+9=187

    15) Use up 24 candles

    16) 240 minutes spent on course each week. 4/52

    17) 24 letters to family and friends 1/24

    18) Watch 24 films

    19) 24 jobs in the house

    Decluttering challenge 2023🏅⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 
    Decluttering challenge 2024 🏅⭐️
  • I've been feeling a bit meh! this week and haven't really don't anything I had planned - still a little progress has been made. I'm still not feeling enthusiastic about much so we'll see what the next week has in store. 

    8. Walk 2024km - Walked 38.35km
    12. Buy 24 £20 gift cards to spend next Christmas - M&S 
    16. Go for a walk 24 places I've never been - Cambusnethan Priory / Blantyre Anti-Aircraft Battery 
    18. Run for 24 minutes - Joined the gym and discovered I can run for one whole minute! 
    20. Post 2024 photos on Instagram - Posted 34 photos
  • DundeeDoll
    DundeeDoll Posts: 4,894 Forumite
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    I am using a spreadsheet for mine. Very much enjoying so far. Rather than 24*24 I've decided to go for 20 * 24 to reflect it being 2024. The ones with decimals are where I'm doing a programme, hence the spreadsheet. Update to 4th Feb
    1) 2.85 Workout programmes
    2) 3 Fiction books (Crow Road, Niccolo rising, the last devil to die)
    3) 2 Non-fiction books (Unruly, Brief history of time)
    4) 4 green places
    5) 0 buses (1 - 24 in order so need to start with 1)
    6) 1 recipes
    7) 1 plays / concerts (Dear England, live from NT)
    8) 7 films (had a couple of long flights so 5 were on those)
    9) 0 Donation to CS
    10) 1 jobs off master list
    11) 1 ballets (Bourne's Nutcracker on tv)
    12) 0 litter picks
    13) 0 town trails
    14) 3 churches
    15) 12 types of fruit
    16) 3 museums
    17) 2 bridges (I love bridges!)
    18) 4 Academic submissions (felt 1 challenge should be work-related)
    19) 2.5 Lectures (me attending, makes a nice change)
    20) 1.4 Documentaries
    Total = 50.75
    MrsSD declutter medals 🏅🏅🏅⭐⭐
  • tinkerbelluk
    tinkerbelluk Posts: 841 Forumite
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    Oh my gosh, everyone's done so well 🥳

    @suzeesu2000 - WOW 12lbs off that's amazing

    @thechubbyunicorn - I can't believe you've not tried Stroopwafles they are amazing

    As for me, not a bad start! Here's my Jan update:
    • Answer 24 journal prompts of self-discovery and awareness - 0/24
    • Build 24 Lego sets - 0.5/24 - Made a start on this, but it's a 3000+ piece set so I need to crack on
    • Complete 24 hobbies - 0/24
    • Complete 24 things off master to do list - 0/24
    • Deep Clean / Declutter 24 areas around the house - 0/24
    • Do 24 things with family and friends - 3/24
    • 24 Donations to charity - 1/24
    • Enter 24 competitions on average per day - Done so 1/12, had some fab wins as well this month including a portable blender, a voucher and some very expensive face cream! 🥳
    • Get rid of 24 items from loft / Garage - 0/24
    • Go for 24 walks or bike rides over 30 mins - 0/24 
    • Have 24 fun family adventures - 1/24
    • Have 24 no tech evenings - 0/24
    • Learn or do 24 new things - 2/24 - I did a crochet beginners session with my daughter that was fab, but I've booked to do another one as I didn't really get it! Also did a Tai Chi class as part of my physio, which I really enjoyed so looking to see if I can book this in regularly 
    • Learn and use 24 new words - 0/24 - Really struggling with this one, I can learn the words, it's just using them I'm struggling with 🤔
    • Lose 24lbs - 0/24lb
    • Play 24 board games - 0/24
    • Practice 24 mins of mindfulness each week - Done so 5/52
    • Read 24 Books - 6/24
    • Save £2024 over the year - £473.88/£2024 
    • Sell 24 things on ebay / booty sites - 0/24 - I've got some things listed on Marketplace but they don't seem to be selling, so I may try vinted or ebay?
    • Spend 24 mins each week organising photos - Done so 5/52 - I did none last year and must admit, I'm really enjoying this having finally found some decent free software
    • Treat / do something for myself 24 times - 1/24 - Well this was an interesting one as I got a new car (new to me, not new, new) so I think the others will be very little for the rest of the year 🚗
    • Try 24 new recipes - 2/24 - Again, struggled with this last year so I'm getting the family involved with this where they get to pick a random recipe so that already seems to be helping for Feb
    • Watch 24 new to me films / documentaries / TV shows - 1/24

    Need to focus on a couple of these this month, especially the weight one, so wish me luck!
    You laugh because I'm different - I laugh because you're all the same
  • A bit late but here’s my January update

    1.     Read 24 books - 5/24

    2.     24 days in a month of sticking to a meal plan - January 

    3.     Meet extended family at least 24 times for meals or days out in 2024 - 0

    4.     Earn £2,024 from a side hustle this year - £126.77/£2,024

    5.     List 24 items a month on eBay or Vinted or Facebook marketplace or Shpock - January (12/24)

    6.     Volunteer for 24 days - 2

    7.     Enter 24 competitions a month -January 

    8.     Have 24 family days out - 1

    9.     Have 2 screen free evenings as a family every month - January (0/2)

    10.  Walk 2 miles twice a month - January (0/2)

    11.  Have 2 admin days a month - January (0/2)

    12.  Save £24 a month in premium bonds - January (0/£24)

    13.  Make 24 extra payments to debt - 0/24

    14.  Save 24 of each coin denomination and £5 notes - 0/1p, 0/2p, 0/5p, 0/20p, 0/50p, 0/£1, 0/£2, 0/£5

    15.  Go on 24 family walks - 0/24

    16.  Write 24 cards a month (birthday, thank you, Christmas etc.) - January 2/24

    17.  Eat 24 pieces of fruit a week - January 8/24

    18.  Drink 24 litres of water a week - January 

    19.  Learn 24 new words a month - January 3/24

    20.  Complete 24 things on my to do list every month - 5/24

    21.  Read with my children 24 times a month - 12/24

    22.  Reduce my text message/whatsapp backlog by 24 messages a week - January 12/24

    23.  Have 24 national trust days out (to justify having annual membership) - 0/24

    24.  Have 24 date nights - 0/24

    2024 Decluttering Campaign 🏅 10/52
    #25 Make £2,024 in 2024 £126.77/£2,024
    2024 Grocery Challenge £545.84/£7,200

    2023 Decluttering Campaign 53.5/52 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 2022 Decluttering Campaign 84/52(72) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    2021 Mission Declutter and Clean 56.5/52(85) ⭐️ 2020 Banish the clutter 45/52
    #? Make £2023 in 2023 - £331.75/£2,023 #31 Make £2022 in 2022 - £489/£2022 #96 Make £2020 in 2020 - £1,307.72/£2020
  • I was sure I posted an update last week but I can't see it so I must not have pressed update. So here is week 6...

    3. Eat at 24 restaurants / cafes I've never been to - Don Michele (Dundee) 
    5. Watch 24 movies I've never seen before - The Last Bus 
    8. Walk 2024km - 25.73km (I didn't wear my watch one day so that's annoying!)
    10. Save 24 of each coin / note denomination - 1x1p, 2x2p, 1x5p, 1x50p, 5x£1, 2x£10 
    20. Post 2024 photos on Instagram - 12 photos 
  • Week 7 update...

    A good week in the land of 24 for 2024 as I did something to work towards 12 of my goals! Most proud of ticking 2 things off my bucket list! My bucket list is rather simple but I always seem to talk myself out of doing things so I'm really pleased I got myself out there this week. Number 2 could also go towards number 13 but I've decided just to have each thing fit into one category.  

    1. 24 solo days out - Edinburgh 
    2. Tick 24 things off my bucket list - Go to the Museum of Childhood / Eat Cullen Skink 
    3. Try 24 restaurants / cafes I've never been to - George IV Bar (Edinburgh) 
    5. Watch 24 movies I've never seen before - Ordinary Love 
    8. Walk 2024km - 40.54km 
    10. Save 24 of each coin / note denomination - 3x1p, 1x2p, 3x10p, 2x50p, 2x£5, 3x£20
    12. Buy 24 gift cards to spend next Christmas - Boots 
    13. Try 24 foods I've never tried - Kebab pie 
    15. Eat 24 different cakes / puddings - Fudge doughnut 
    16. Go for a walk 24 places I've never been - Tentsmuir Beach 
    19. Try 24 new recipes - Marry me chicken 
    20. Post 2024 photos on Instagram - 52
  • IrishRose12
    IrishRose12 Posts: 1,732 Forumite
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    Another update from me,  Have been on holiday this past week s managed to tick off a few of my targets

    1.     24 tech free evenings within 3 months/ per quarter - 6/24
    2.     Read 24 books - 5/24
    3.     Declutter 24 Christmas items not used anymore - COMPLETED 24/24 
    4.     Spend 24mins per day deleting photos, emails etc - This is taking me less than 24mins a day thankfully lol.
    5.     24mins per week decluttering in attic - Not much left in the attic to go so might change this to various areas of the house instead
    6.     Limit to 24 cans of coke per month - I seem to have went off Coke so this challenge has worled great lol!
    7.     Sell 24 items - 9/24
    8.     Save 24 of each coin and note - have to double check what I've done on this one.
    9.     Declutter 24 bin bags/boxes from the house. - 6/24.
    10.  Declutter 24 old cosmetics/toiletries not used or expired - 10/24
    11.  Loose 24lb in weight - Have lost 3lb this week alone whilst on holiday! 3/24
    12.  Make 24 visits to my local church - 1/24
    13.  Complete 24 jigsaw puzzles/ Lego sets  - 0/24
    14.  24 minutes of gardening per week - 1/24 
    15.  Treat / do something for myself 24 times - 4/24
    16.  Watch 24 films - 2/24
    17.  Make the 24th of each month a "Me" day - 1/24
    18.  24 outings with family this year - 3/24
    19.  Make or bake 24 things - 1/24
    20.  Learn 24 “old school” ways of doing everyday things - need to focus more on this one.
    21.  Burn 24 candles/wax melts this year - 2/24
    22.  Complete 24 puzzle/colouring books - 1/24.
    23.  24mins doing my weighted hula hoop 3x per week - Still not started this.  Have changed to 3x a week to start off.
    24.  Do 24 jobs around the house that keep get putting off - 2/24

    My holiday away seems to have given me a new focus and wake up again that this house is too cluttered, we have way too much stuff and we have become lazy at home.  So, once the washing is done and cases are put away again, I'll be focusing and be more determined to get rid of more items, and most importantly, spend less time on our phones/tablets and being more productive and active. 
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2024 £537/£3,500£1 a day challenge 2024 - £91/£730 Declutter a bag a week in 2024 6/52Lose 24lb - 3/24lbs Read 1 book per week - 5/52Pay off credit card debt 7/100%
  • suzeesu2000
    suzeesu2000 Posts: 854 Forumite
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    Update. 24 FOR 2024
    1. 24lbs weight loss 14/24
    2. 24 items removed from loft 0
    3. 24 new recipes in year 5/24
    4. 24 books read 2/24
    5. 24 items sold on selling sites 4/24
    6. 24 items decluttered per month Jan👍
    7. 24 food plants grown 8/24 pepper on sitting room windowsill
    8. 24 different outfits worn (been living in jeans) 4/24
    9. 24 tech free evenings 3/24
    10. 24 sessions of clearing old emails/folders/ sorting laptop 3/24
    11. 24th each month “me” day
    12. £2024 earned from selling something or side hustle £43/£2024
    13. 24 non-food items decluttered from kitchen besides other decluttering 7/24
    14. 24 household “care” jobs done ie taking new curtains up 3/24
    15. 24 gardening jobs 4/24
    16. 24 donations across charities and food banks 1/24
    17. 24 sessions of armchair yoga, at least 1/24
    18. 24 pieces of unworn clothing removed from home 1/24
    19. 24 sessions improving my computer skills 1/24
    20. 24 home-made items (blankets/bedding/clothing/gifts) 3/24
    21. 24 sessions of gardening (sessions over hours as most will happen during spring/summer)
    22. 24 sessions of food preservation 2/24
    23. 24 sessions working on family tree 5/24
    24. 24 feet of clear floor space in my home - means reorganising and decluttering but the space will be awesome 2/24 (upstairs landing)
    Not being brilliant, shall kick myself to get a wiggle on! Hope everyone’s had a good weekend x
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