Baby + working full time = nothing gets done
There's so much that I want to do, I just don't have time. It's gotten a little easier as Ethan's gotten older (I can sit him on a blanket outside and do 30 minutes of yard work), but if I can't do it in 30 minute increments, it ain't happening. Like the floor sanding. We were going to do it a month ago. You can see how well that worked out... I'm going to be taking some time off at the end of the month. Floor sanding will happen then. I hope.
One thing we did accomplish is paying off our car! Yay! Having Ethan means that we're not following the Dave Ramsey plan to the letter; I'm not comfortable only having $1000 in the bank, just in case something happens with the baby and I can't work for a while. So even though we had enough to pay off the car before our tax refund came in, I just wasn't able to take the money out. But once we had our tax money, the car got paid off! Now I just have one student loan left. And again, we have enough money in the bank to pay it off, but I just can't seem to write the check. But that's okay. Within 6 months it'll be gone, and we'll be debt-free except for the house. [Picture me doing a happy dance here]
The other progress has been the chickens. I've wanted chickens for a few years, so just getting the chicks was a huge step. Even better is that Shayne has really warmed up to the idea. That's why I got chicks instead of adult hens. With cute little babies in the dining room, he's been picking each of them up at least once every day. I figured he couldn't resist their cute fluffiness, and I was right. I'm such an evil, scheming wife... :)