Monthly Goals, July 2017

Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Work ahead as much as I can.
* Utilize IG stories more.
* Create a summer bucket list.
* Go swimming together.
* Go for a bike ride together.
* Do something spontaneous.
* Start 15K training.
* Continue planking.
* Serve VBS.
* Enjoy our summer off.
* Work on reading.
* Close on the sale of our home.
* Accomplish something on the new build (septic, electric, gravel, anything).
* Celebrate Marissa’s 9th birthday!
* Average 4 workouts a week or 16 for the month.
* Work on a Bible study I printed out.

And what I didn’t …

* Attend small group and church on the weeks small group doesn’t meet.
* Take the girls for milk shakes.

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Monthly Goals, June 2017


Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Share a few more house related posts: construction, home tour, cleaning schedule.
* Plan out blogging for the rest of summer, scaling posts back to 3 days a week on most weeks.
* Do a fashion post.
*Average 4 workouts a week or 16 for the month.
*Choose a long-term goal.
*Start planking again. I used to be able to hold one for over 3 minutes.
* Balance attending church where we currently attend & a new small group.
* Finish our year out by May 4th.
* Complete lesson plans for the 2017-2018 school year.
* Plan out summer learning activities.
* Try 1 new recipe.
* Promote the sale of our home several times weekly.
* Get our pool pass purchased.
* Call Stephanie just because. She is always saying she calls me, not this time

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Monthly Goals, April 2017

 

Let’s take a look at what I completed…

*Celebrate my 3rd ‘blogiversary’ (March 5th)
*Host a box swap.
* Have 1 family game night.
* Average 4 workouts a week or 18 for the month
* Go on one “adventure” together.
* Start training Marissa for her 2nd 5K (April 1st)
* Stay on top of our schoolwork.
* Have Emily read more.
* Have Marissa work on multiplication facts more.
* Get bids on having part of our land cleared.
* Purge more items and participate in consignment sale.
* Buy something floral to wear.
* Care less about stupid things that have no eternal value. 

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Monthly Goals, February 2017

Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Get back to regularly scheduled programming after the holidays.
* Find a few new bloggers to read and engage with in 2017.
* Work on planning out the next couple months and find some new linkups to join. 
* Have 2 family game nights.
* Create a winter bucket list to keep us busy until spring.
* Have 1 family movie night. 
* Find some new workout routines.
* Get out the door on gym days by 5:00 a.m.
* Open my Bible more. 

* Resume classes with a smile on January 3rd… today. (Just think of me, smiling through the pain, right now.)
* Decide if we want to participate in our co-op project fair. Pick projects if we do. 
* Celebrate Russ #37!
* Plan ways to log our year better. 
* Start planning Valentines festivities.

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My Plans for 2017!

Here we are nearly two weeks into 2017 and I have yet to document anything that I want to accomplish in the new year!

Honestly this isn’t completely abnormal. Anyone that knows me well, knows that I really don’t care for New Years resolutions. In my opinion they just seem like a way to set yourself up for failure. If you want to do something, just do it! But on the other hand I do LOVE goals and January is a great time to figure out where you would like to set your focus for the next 12 months.

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Monthly Goals, January 2017

My monthly goals January 2017

Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Hit 1K Facebook followers
* Think about long-term goals for 2017
* Work on our Christmas Bucket list
* Enjoy the little things this holiday season
* Run 3.3 miles on my birthday (3.3 for 33!)
* Celebrate Advent as a family
* Keep Christ the focus of Christmas
* Stay on track until Christmas Break
* Evaluate lesson plans for the rest of the year
* Date Night
* Finish shopping by December 10th
* Do something fun for my birthday

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