My Monthly Goals, November 2017

Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Successfully complete my mini fall photo challenge.
* Share 3 or 4 fall recipes on the blog.
Continue to show myself grace when it comes to blogging. Really embrace that for me less is more & bigger isn’t always better. 
* Work on our fall fun list together. See my list update here!
* Take some fall family photos.
* Weekly long runs starting with 12 mile runs and building off of that. 
* Work out at least 14 times.
* Take care of my body to hopefully stay injury free during the craziness of marathon training. More water, stretching & a good post run recovery routine.
* Start using the First 5 app. 
* Plan a girls night with the ladies from church.
* Get out of the house with our school work 5 times.
* Continue working on brush piles mountains out at the land.
* Finalize costume plans by the middle of the month!
* Be more diligent and organized about working on our budget multiple times a week.
* Send some fall snail mail.

And what I didn’t …

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My Monthly Goals, October 2017

 

Let’s take a look at what I completed…


* Join Stephanie for Dresstember and photograph 10 dresses.
* Plan and announce a mini fall photo challenge.
* Participate in a mug swap & giveaway.
* Create a fall fun list and start working on it together.
*Have a movie or a game night, twice.
* Workout 14 times.
* Complete weekly long runs. (This months long runs will all be 9+ miles!)
* Complete ‘The Big Red Shoe 15K’.
* Begin official marathon training. 
* Start attending Rooted Church on their first Sunday, September 10th.
* Work on making some connections in the new church.
* Finalize lessons before my co-op class starts.
* Get out of the house with our work 4 times.
* Be patient while waiting on the build to FINALLY get started 😉 . 
* Take stock of the girls closets, what they have and they need.
* Buy all of the pumpkin things. #butreally #reallifegoals
* Read 1 book.
* Participate in the fall consignment sale.

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My Monthly Goals, September 2017

 
Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Figure out a new blog routine by the end of the month.
* Plan out posts through September.
* Participate in a giveaway.
* Wrap up working on our summer bucket list.
* Average 4 workouts a week or 16 for the month.
* Complete weekly long runs. (This months long runs will all be 6+ miles!)
* Find a healthy breakfast routine for weekdays.
* Get everything ready for school.
* Start back with half days on August 7th.
* Start full days on August 14th.
* Show extra grace to everyone, including myself, while finding a new routine. 
* Get our building permits and the electric lines scheduled.
* Celebrate ‘Back To School Eve’!
* Celebrate 10 Years of marriage!
* Read 2 books.
* Start sorting items for consignment sale.

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Monthly Goals, August 2017

Let’s take a look at what I completed…

* Complete the 14 Days of Summer photo challenge.
* Organize a blog hop for August.
* Consider ways to scale back in August.
* Post a shouse update.
* Work on our summer bucket list.
* Average 4 workouts a week or 16 for the month.
* Complete weekly long runs (2, 5 mile & 2, 6 mile runs).
* Snack on fruit more often.
* Continue working on my Bible study. 
* Enjoy our summer off.
* Work on reading.
* Accomplish something else on the new build (septic, electric, gravel, anything).
* Take the girls for milk shakes.
* Buy Russ’ anniversary present.
* Read 4 books.
* Work more on our house floor plans.

 

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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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