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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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Katherine Hopkins

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette

"To always be moving forward and improving "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 525 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    8.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    660
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    450
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • up to
    2.0
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    105
    minutes
    spent outdoors

Katherine's Actions

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Cook New Recipes

I will cook a new recipe every day that features organic and/or local ingredients.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Eat Meatless Meals

I will enjoy 1 meatless meal(s) per day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Do Nature Activities

I will engage in nature-based activities alone, or with my family, for 15 minute(s) each day. (This can be anything from going on a walk or hike, to noticing the leaves changing color, to reading a book with nature themes.)

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% more energy.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Visit a Local Farm

I will visit a nearby farm to pick my own fruits and veggies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Volunteer in my Community

I will volunteer 2 hour(s) in my community.

Completed
One-Time Action

Community

Involving My Children

I will involve my children in completing the actions I have selected during the challenge.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about food with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Less Screen Time

I will replace 60 minute(s) of screen time per day with other activities.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

I will commit to getting 45 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed


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    Katherine Hopkins 10/25/2017 1:08 PM
    Went to a local pumpkin patch in our area and picked up additional items from their market.  The weather was so nice we also had time to check out the trail in Happy Valley other parents had posted about!

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/24/2017 9:02 AM
    I feel lie this challenge has helped get my family in a better routine.  Less TV more one on one time plus thinking more about our health 

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/23/2017 11:47 AM
    Been really enjoying focusing time off the TV and into more one on one activities with my son

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/20/2017 6:02 PM
    Been loving the motivation  to play games instead of watching movies 

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/18/2017 12:26 PM
    My son and I took the opportunity to play outside while it wasn't raining then played a game and read books!

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/17/2017 10:11 AM
    Went to bed earlier and played games and read books instead of watching TV with my kiddo

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/16/2017 9:54 AM

    My son helped me bake bread and went to bed earlier with me

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/16/2017 9:53 AM
    Another successful night of getting to bed earlier!

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/16/2017 9:53 AM
    Baked bread instead of watching a movie. 

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    Katherine Hopkins 10/16/2017 9:52 AM
    Changed my work and home devices to reduce energy wastes with screen savers