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2019 Monthly Goals: May

We are counting down the last days of our school year and I am so ready. Bring on summer break! I had a fairly productive April and I’m hoping to continue that into May! Let’s see how I did.

1. Personal Goals- I tried, y’all. It’s been a stressful month. 

  • Catch up on my favorite shows on the DVR- IN PROGRESS
  • Concentrate on my new dietary plan- DONE
  • Cut my alcohol consumption in half- NOPE

2. Book Goals- 2 done and one in progress!

  • Read 5 Kindle Unlimited books- DONE
  • Re-evaluate my unread shelf TBR- IN PROGRESS
  • Don’t purchase any book I can borrow from library- DONE

3. Family Goals- 1 out of 3…sad.

  • Begin planning Tyler’s graduation party- NOPE
  • Make decisions about summer activities- NOPE
  • Try 5 new recipes- DONE

4. House Goals- Halfway there.

  • Do Sunday prep every week- DONE
  • Try a new laundry schedule- DONE
  • Clean out garage- NOPE
  • Clean out kids’ closets- NOPE

5. Blog Goals- 50/50 on this one. 

  • Blog more consistently- NOPE
  • Get 10 reviews written in advance- DONE

I’m going to be very realistic as this is the second busiest month of the year for us. 

1. Personal Goals

  • Concentrate on eating healthy
  • Continue CBD oil and find my doseage
  • Watch less TV

2. Book Goals

  • Read 5 books off my unread shelf
  • Organize my TBR list

3. Family Goals

  • Do a monthly menu plan for summer
  • Try at least 3 new recipes
  • Do at least 1 family movie night

4. House Goals

  • Clean out garage
  • Clean out kids closets
  • Pull out outgrown uniforms and sort

5. Blog Goals

  • Schedule out review posts a month in advance


2019 Monthly Goals: April

I can’t believe March is over. How? We had a super busy month and it just seemed to fly by at the speed of light! I’m so looking forward to April because after April comes May and then summer break. Ha! Let’s see how I did on my goals for March. 

1. Personal Goals- 2 out of 3 isn’t bad!

  • Finish all the inventory for our school used uniform committee- DONE
  • Be in bed by 11:00 on school nights- NOPE
  • Delete shows off the DVR that I don’t care about- DONE

2. Book Goals- Eh, I tried.

  • Read at least 5 books from Kindle Unlimited- DONE
  • Re-evaluate my unread shelf- NOPE
  • Read at least 3 books from my unread shelf- NOPE (only read 2)

3. Family Goals- I met all these goals!

  • Try at least 3 new recipes for dinner- DONE
  • Plan Spring break activities- DONE
  • Have at least 1 family movie night- DONE

4. House Goals- I slacked on these a lot!

  • Clean out and organize laundry room- NOPE
  • Clean out and organize kids closets- NOPE
  • List all outgrown uniforms for sale- HALFWAY DONE

5. Blog Goals- Work in progress!

  • Finish updating pages- NOPE
  • Finish sorting posts- ALMOST DONE
  • Update sidebars and links- NOPE
  • Schedule out book reviews- DONE

I’m trying to be realistic about my goals for April because it’s another busy month!

1. Personal Goals

  • Catch up on my favorite shows on the DVR 
  • Concentrate on my new dietary plan
  • Cut my alcohol consumption in half

2. Book Goals

  • Read 5 Kindle Unlimited books
  • Re-evaluate my unread shelf TBR
  • Don’t purchase any book I can borrow from library

3. Family Goals

  • Begin planning Tyler’s graduation party
  • Make decisions about summer activities
  • Try 5 new recipes

4. House Goals

  • Do Sunday prep every week
  • Try a new laundry schedule
  • Clean out garage
  • Clean out kids’ closets

5. Blog Goals

  • Blog more consistently 
  • Get 10 reviews written in advance


Five Things Friday {3.15.19}

{ONE}

New to my Queue

                                    

                 

{TWO}

Favorite Book of the Week

{THREE}

What I’m Reading Now

{FOUR}

New Books I Borrowed

                              

{FIVE}

What I’m Reading Next



Five Things Friday {3.8.19}

{ONE}

New to my Queue

                                   

{TWO}

Favorite Book of the Week

{THREE}

What I’m Reading Now

{FOUR}

New Books I Borrowed

                                  

                                                    

{FIVE}

What I’m Reading Next



2019 Monthly Goals: March

For a short month, February sure seemed to creep by pretty slowly! We had a lot going on last month and the cold, rainy weather really wore on my mood. I’m looking forward to Spring! Let’s see how I did on my goals for February.

1. Personal Goals- I completed all of these goals!

  • Have a no spend February for anything other than necessities (excluding my book budget)- DONE
  • Work on our family budget- DONE
  • Cut the grocery budget by at least $100 a month- DONE

2. Book Goals- Nope!

  • Read 5 Kindle Unlimited books- NOPE 
  • Organize my Kindle collections- NOPE
  • Read 5 books from my unread shelf project- NOPE

3. Family Goals- I completed all of these goals!

  • Host the Superbowl party- DONE
  • Have at least one family movie night- DONE
  • Start planning our 2019 vacations- DONE

4. House Goals- I completed one and am working on the other 2!

  • Clean out the kids’ closets- IN PROCESS
  • List all outgrown school uniforms for sale- IN PROCESS
  • Organize pantry- DONE

5. Blog Goals- All of these are still in process!

  • Finish updating pages and categories- IN PROCESS
  • Finish sorting posts- IN PROCESS
  • Schedule out reviews for all books I’ve read- IN PROCESS

I’ve been contemplating what I’d like to achieve in March and I have some specific goals in mind. 

1. Personal Goals

  • Finish all the inventory for our school used uniform committee
  • Be in bed by 11:00 on school nights
  • Delete shows off the DVR that I don’t care about

2. Book Goals

  • Read at least 5 books from Kindle Unlimited
  • Re-evaluate my unread shelf
  • Read at least 3 books from my unread shelf

3. Family Goals

  • Try at least 3 new recipes for dinner
  • Plan Spring break activities
  • Have at least 1 family movie night

4. House Goals

  • Clean out and organize laundry room
  • Clean out and organize kids closets
  • List all outgrown uniforms for sale

5. Blog Goals

  • Finish updating pages
  • Finish sorting posts
  • Update sidebars and links
  • Schedule out book reviews