Setting Goals For November

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Wow! Here comes November with a bang! Actually it has technically been November for a few days now, but I feel like the back half of October and November has been crazy and I am only just now getting a chance to sit down and actually think about planning November! I have already got my Christmas planner all set up and ready to go, but I am just about to sit down and get my main planners set up as well. I already know that things are going to get pretty busy. This month I feel like my main focus is going to be on setting the house up for Christmas and working on Scarlet Moon Crafts. So, without further a do, here is my goals for the month of November.

Goals For November 2016

  1. Clean and Declutter the Kitchen
    My kitchen is seriously about to get out of control. The thing is, we have barely any surfaces, but tons of cabinets and honestly things just get piled up everywhere. I am pretty sure we have stuff in the back of cupboards that should not be there or that we do not need, but for whatever reason it is jammed in there and it drives me insane! In short, my kitchen is not working for me. This month I want to do a complete deep clean of the whole place. I mean pulling out all of the appliances and emptying every single cupboard! I am determined to streamline it and get it better organized!
  2. Destash My Craft & Planner Supplies
    I have been meaning to do this for at least 6 or 8 weeks now! My stash has now overtaken not only the craft cupboard, but also my desk area, my workstation and a good chunk of my bedroom. It cannot go on! I am going to destash it all and sell what I can then donate the rest!
  3. Build The Scarlet Moon Website
    I am slacking off on the Scarlet Moon sie of my business and I really need to focus on that. I want it to become a decent part time income so I am going to have to start investing time and effort in it. That starts with the website!
  4. Catch Up On Pen Pal Letters
    Since the Summer I have been a horrible pen pal and it is time for me to really get that back on track. I have partially finished letters sitting for at least 3 or 4 people so this month those are going to get done and sent out!
  5. Set Up SPG Binder
    I picked up a gorgeous blue planner/binder from Tiger and I am intending to set it up as a Notebook for the SPG group to track all of my important information and things I have to start doing!
  6. Pre-Film November PWM Videos
    I know that things are about to get really busy, so I want to sit down this weekend or next and pre-film several Plan With Me Videos for November so that I am a little bit ahead of the game!
  7. Clear Out Bedroom Wardrobes
    These guys are becoming a dumping ground. There are things in there that we do not ever pull out of there so it feels like it is time to do something about it!
  8. Make Christmas Cards
    The last 2 years I ended up not sending out cards because I ran out of time to make them! This year I am planning ahead! I have about 20 cards to make – so aiming for 5 a week!
  9. Pack & Send Scarlet Moon Advent Calendars
    These are due to go out on November 7th, so I am just waiting on a couple of last minute bits and pieces to go in them so that I can pack them up!
  10. Make Christmas Stock For Scarlet Moon
    I totally missed out on doing anything for Halloween in the shop, so I will be getting my head down and making some Christmas clips, bands and charms for the shop!

Setting Goals For October

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It’s October! My All time favourite month of the year! Not just because it is Halloween, bur because it really starts to feel like Autumn! I have so much happening this month! Lot’s of family birthdays, lots of events. Chris and I have tickets to go and see Bear Grylls Live and then we have out Trip to Harry Potter as well! #SoExcite! Since I am going to be so busy I feel like I may not have much time to really get into heavy goals, so I am focusing on some small stuff!

  1. Complete a No Spend Month
    I have tried 3 times now and failed, I told myself it wasn’t important, but the truth is that I have to admit that I have a problem. I am using online shopping to soothe my feelings instead of actually addressing my depression and it stops now! I have enough planner supplies to see me until the end of the year! I have more craft supplies than I will ever need. I’ll probably do a separate post on my no spend but the basic rules are no Planner or Craft Supplies. Only one take out and no random shopping! I will have a set budget for spending when on holiday and that is it!
  2. Get More Sleep
    I have struggled with insomnia for so long. Probably since I was about 12 and I know it won’t happen overnight, but I am at a point where I have constant headaches from a lack of sleep so I am determined to get to bed earlier. Someone mentioned to me doing a sort of weaning program. Starting by aiming to sleep for 2.30am then the following week 2am and so on. I am going to attempt to get at least 6 hours a night if possible.
  3. Work to Live – Don’t Live to Work
    I have been trying since January and failing so it is time to take a new approach. I am creating a new work timetable and I will stick to it regardless of whether I am done or not. If I stop spending recklessly, I would not need to work so much! 7pm is my limit for the month.
  4. De-Stash My Craft Closet
    I need to make some extra cash and declutter, so I will be destashing my craft supplies!
  5. Walk 15km in October
    I want to start getting a little bit more active, so I am setting a goal of walking at least 15km in October!
  6. Lose 7lbs in October
    It is time to really get this weigh thing back on track! 7lbs seems doable this month I think!
  7. Take a Picture at Platform 9 and 3/4
    I missed out the last twice so I am detemrined that this time, when I go to London I will be getting a picture at Platform 9 and 3/4.
  8. Save £50 For Christmas
    I am trying to limit my spending so I hope to put aside £50 for Christmas time this month.
  9. Work On The 6 Months to Change My Life Challenge
    Is it cheating to add this one in here? I have mentioned most of my goals for the challenge already! I am doing a 6 months to change my life challenge from October 3rd 2016 until May 2nd 2017 and the areas I am working on will be Weight, Sleep, Declutter, Life Work Balance and Finances. I intend to do a monthly or weekly progress report!
  10. Complete Vlogoween
    I decided to try and do Vlogoween this year. Although not all vlogs. I will also be doing some tutorials and other videos.

 


September Round-Up

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Wow! Here comes October, I can smell Halloween from here! September has been a month of ups and downs. Basketball season got underway and we won the first game of the season #GoColliers

 

  1. Complete 30 Days of Harry Potter Challenge – Success! I am taking this one as a win. I did fall behind last week, but I did a catch up post, so all of the prompts were answered albeit it in 24 posts rather than 30! It’s be a lot of fun and I am so amped up for hitting Harry Potter Studios next month!
  2. Put up at least 2 new videos every week. – Success? I put up 8 videos in September and there were 4 and a bit weeks in the month so that is pretty much 2 per week averaged out!
  3. Get back on track with Freaky Fridays – This was somewhat of a fail, but in reality I made the conscious decision not to get back into it in September. With all the Harry Potter posts I felt like I was overloading on content, so I decided October would be a better option for this particular goal!
  4. Keep on top of the housework. – Partial Credit! It’s not by any means perfect, but it is tidy enough!
  5. Walk 30km during September. – FAIL! I did not do any designated walking at all! I was too sick all month!
  6. Complete a ‘No Spend’ Month (8thSept-6thOct) – FAIL! To be honest, I really did not even try! However, I will be doing it from October 1-31.
  7. Visit My Best Friend – FAIL! I didn’t make it due to time, health and money constraints.
  8. Finish Work by 7pm at least 3 nights per week.- FAIL! It is really starting to get me down now so I HAVE to do something about this!
  9. Make it to both of my Spiritual Classes – This was a bit of a semi-fail. I didn’t make it to Tarot, although it was actually cancelled. I probably wasn’t going to go anyway as I have not been feeling very good at all.
  10. Set up my Etsy Planner. – FAIL. I am still not 100% sure what I want to do with it. I have the planner, but I need to decide what I am needing!

Setting Goals For September

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I cannot believe that it is already September! How has this year managed to pass me buy so quickly? Everything seems to be happening in the blink of an eye. Chris has already been a senior for about a month now and he is thriving. It used to be that I could look at him and see glimpses of the man he was going to become. Now I just see the man that he most definitely is. He has made me so proud of him recently with all that he has managed to achieve. He has honestly achieved so much more in his 16 years than I have as an adult. I can see big things happening for that boy I truly can. His exam results threw a bit of a spanner in the works with an unexpected D in maths which is usually his best subject! However, he managed to achieve A’s in Chemistry and Physical Education, B’s in Design & Manufacture and Physics and C’s in French and English. This year he is sitting 4 Highers (PE, English, Physics and Chemistry) and resitting his Nat5 in Maths. Basketball season is about to start again so that means more running around all over the country, although he is now playing only one level and only locally so that will be better for me at least! He has also been working a little bot with one of my clients to earn some money and I am so proud of how he is managing that. He always has been good with cash – this boy was playing monopoly properly from around age 4!

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Anyway, that is probably enough of the soppy mama bear stuff, that’s not what this post is about! It’s all about setting goals for September. I haven’t been great about completing (or even setting) my goals lately. Life seems to have been on a bit of a merry go round for me. However, as Autumn rolls in I find myself feeling more like I can cope with everything. I have started to get into a routine with work and have been scheduling some time for crafting and non-work related activities. I think this has a lot to do with the fact that Halloween is right around the corner! Anyway, let’s get into those goals shall we?

  1. Complete 30 Days of Harry Potter Challenge – I have set up my 30 Days of Harry Potter Challenge, so I want to make sure that I stick with it all the way through!
  2. Put up at least 2 new videos every week. – I’ve fallen behind on You Tube due to sickness and various things so I need to get back on track!
  3. Get back on track with Freaky Fridays – Likewise my Freaky Friday posts – I have so many stories left to tell!
  4. Keep on top of the housework. – Things have been sliding of late, so it is time to really start getting into a routine properly.
  5. Walk 30km during September. – I really want to up my Fitness, so I am trying to walk a total of 30km in September!
  6. Complete a ‘No Spend’ Month (8thSept-6thOct) – We are getting a new car and I have Christmas and cacation coming up so I have to curb the spending on stationery!!
  7. Visit My Best Friend – I have plans to visit with my bestie during the Holiday weekend since we really do not see each other enough!
  8. Finish Work by 7pm at least 3 nights per week.- I feel like a broken record here! I really do need to address this work life balance! So I have a new schedule and I want to try and finish work no later than 7pm at least 3 times a week for a start!
  9. Make it to both of my Spiritual Classes – It has been 3 months since i made it to both of my spiritual classes, some months I didn’t make it to either of them.
  10. Set up my Etsy Planner. – I did initially set up an Etsy Planner for my new shop, but It is not working for me so I want to move into an A5!

So, those are my goals, and of course I will be using my planner to help me to achieve them. I still need to add a monthly spend tracker, but here is my Monthly layout so far! I went with a Ghosts theme since Halloween is so close that I can ALMOST smell it. The kit is from Ugly Bug Does on Etsy and you can use my discount code ALYSOND10 to get 10% off of your purchase!

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What are your goals for September?

Goodbye June : Monthly Round Up

hello-julyWow! I cannot believe that June is over already! It is already the first week of the Summer holidays! School is out and we are now counting down with anticipation until the exam results come out! Yikes!

Now, if you remember my June goals post, you will know that this month I was trying to focus on resetting some areas of my life after some major changes happened. Let’s take a look at how I got on with those goals for the month of June!

  1. Set Up My Etsy Shop
    This is one goal that I can certainly say was achieved! I have set up my Etsy shop and stocked it with a few products. You can find me at ‘Scarlet Moon Crafts’ and any of my blog readers who want to make a purchase can use the discount code BlogFanJuly16 for 20% off until July 31st.  I sell stationery, paper craft and planer supplies.
  2. Create a Home Budget
    This is another goal that I actually achieved very early on in the month. In fact, I had come up with my budget before my goals blog even got published! Instead of making the budget per calendar month, I decided to make it fit with Robert’s pay cycle at work since his is our main income. That meant that we only started following it on June 16th,
  3. Deep Clean Kitchen & Bedroom
  4. Lose 7lbs
  5. Complete My Accounts For 2015-2016
    Thank goodness I managed to get this one done and out of the way! The deadlline wasn’t until December, but I was feeling very overwhelmed for most of the past year and I kept putting off updating my records to the point where I had no records of my income and expenses completed for the last year. Bad! Very Bad! I mean, everything was available online via Paypal, my Bank account and my Freelancing profiles, but I had to sit and go through all of my transactions – never again! I submitted my tax return on June 12th! I even managed to update the first 2 months of the current tax year! Go me!
  6. Seek Out 2 New Clients

 

Setting Goals For June 2016

june_034I’m a little bit late with actively setting my goals for June, but they have been rattling around inside my head – it’s just that I haven’t managed to actually get around to writing them down just yet!  Things have changed a great deal in my life in recent months and I am having to make some big changes to accommodate them. I spoke previously about how our financial situation was set to change once Chris turned 16 and that has now happened. However, I also lost one of my main clients at work which has changed our finances even more dramatically! It came as something of a shock and it definitely came with its fair share of panic on my end. However, it also feels like something of a blessing in disguise! I did not particularly enjoy the work and it was the source of a great deal of stress. It sucked a huge amount of my time, but because they paid far more than most of my other clients I was loathed to turn down the work! I toyed with the idea for a long time, but I was in a catch 22 situation where I needed the money, but I didn’t have time to seek out new clients to replace the income I would lose because I was tied up with that job. Now they have taken the decision out of my hands! I’ve taken 2 weeks off work and used it to put in motion a dream that I have had for some time now to open a craft and stationery based business. I’ll start small and maybe one day I can leave my other job completely! So, with all of the things that have been going on – this month my word of the month is ‘Reset’ – Inspired by one of my heroes – Cori Spieker aka The Reset Girl. All of my goals both personal and professional revolve around resetting my life completely!

Goals For June 2016

  1. Set Up My Etsy Shop – I am aiming to have my Etsy business launch on June 20 to coincide with the full moon! There is a reason behind that, but I’m not ready to share just yet! I have lists of stock that I want to get in the future, but for now I am going to have to get a little creative by ‘shopping my stash’. The first goal is to sell enough to cover the cost of a machine that I need to advance the business, but we will start with just getting enough stock ready and in the store to launch it!
  2. Create a Home Budget – One of the biggest issues for Robbie and I is that we are both really bad with money! However, with all of the financial upheaval right now we need to get things under control. We have been taking measures to reduce our expenditure in the past few months and now we need to really streamline our budget. I have a home planner already set up and ready to go.
  3. Deep Clean Kitchen & Bedroom – While I have some time off I want to go around the entire house and deep clean every single room. When I say deep clean I don’t just mean tidying and cleaning. I want to reduce the amount of clutter in our home and really get rid of all of those things that we do not need. I think it is a little unrealistic to do all 5 rooms before the end of June so I am going to set myself the task of doing the Kitchen and our Master Bedroom. One major area that I am going to downsize in is our clothing. I wear the same clothes all of the time and it seems pointless to have so many clothes crammed into our storage space. I have decided that I am not keeping those clothes that ‘might fit when I lose 40lbs’, because when I do lose 40lbs I will deserve new clothes!
  4. Lose 7lbs – I have gotten way off track with my eating plan and I have actually ended up gaining back a great deal of what I lost last year. However, I do want to try and get back into doing this properly. So I am setting myself the challenge of losing 7lbs by the end of the month. If I was able to do that every month, I could maybe talk to my consultant about surgery by the start of next year. I’ve actually cancelled my weight loss blog in order to save money, because I just was not keeping up with it, so I will stick to my planner and maybe put some updates here from time to time.
  5. Complete My Accounts For 2015-2016 – I was awful last year and I keep almost no records for 2015-2016 for my business. I kept saying ‘I’ll do it this week’ but I never did! I aim to submit my accounts by the end of June!
  6. Seek Out 2 New Clients – Once I return to work next week I want to seek out 2 new clients to replace the work that I have lost. However, I will be setting myself strict time goals to try and achieve a better work/life balance!

So, those are my goals for June and hopefully they will help me to reset just in time for Summer! What are your goals for June?

The Tuesday Ten : Goals For April

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I haven’t been taking part in the Tuesday 10 for a while but I have been wanting to get back into it, so I figured that since this week is a goal setting week it would be as good a time as any to do that and I can also knock out my goal post for the month as well.

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Now, as it is spring time and a time for rebirth and refreshing things most of my goals for April are going to revolve around organisation! So, without further ado, here are my April goals…

1. Set Up My Blog Planner & Editorial Calendar

I am in the process of putting together a planner specifically for my blogs. I will be using my Websters Pages Colour Crush in sky. I want to start planning out my posts and my social media along with tracking my stats and content ideas. So far all I have in my planner is some monthly pages and some dividers. I need to look for or design some nice inserts that will do what I need. My aim is to set that up before the first of April. I will also develop editorial calendars for my blogs.

2. Set Up A YouTube Channel

I have been saying it for a while now but I really do want to set up a YouTube channel. I have already filmed my first video and I just need to edit it and upload it.

3. Clean and Reorganise Kitchen

I have been getting my house sorted out slowly but surely. This month I got most of the bedroom sorted out. This month I am tackling the kitchen. I Want to do a deep clean and total reorganisation of the cupboards and in behind the appliances and so on.

4. Clean and Reorganise Bedroom Cupboards

I say most of the bedroom has been done because I still need to take care of my closets. They are full of so much junk it is unreal! I want to try and get that organizers this month.

5. Create a Monthly Budget

In around 2 months time my financial circumstances are set to change. We need to work out a budget and stick to it!

6. Create a Monthly Cleaning Schedule

Once all the organizing is done, the easiest way to keep on top of it is to have a monthly cleaning schedule so I want to create one to fit into my happy planner.

7. Cancel Cable Subscription & Phone

One of the areas we are looking to save money from is our cable services. We honestly only ever watch Netflix, WWE Network and YouTube now and we have access to my mother-in-law Sky Go account if we wanted to watch something else. It seems silly to pay for cable on top of that. We also get free calls on our mobile phones so the phone is going too.

8. Tidy Desk

The way that I have my desk set up at the moment is not working for me now. I want to clear it off and start over!

9. Paint Bedroom

I still haven’t gotten around to painting my bedroom yet. So now is the time!

10. Set Up Spiritual Journal

I have another planner / journal that I want to set up for all of my spiritual and paranormal stuff. It is a white WP colour crush.

January Goal Setting

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Wow! It’s been months since I have managed to update my blog and it is hard to believe that it is already 2016! Again, Wow! The last quarter of 2015 seemed to implode for me. Everything became overwhelming for a range of reasons both good and bad. I struggled to achieve much of anything apart from work and I have decided that enough is enough. I don’t believe in making new year’s resolutions because they are easily broken. However, I do believe in setting goals. So I am pledging to set myself some long term goals for the year, in fact – I will be participating in The Reset Girl’s Goal Getter’s Club. I will probably write a separate post about that, but for now I am going to try to keep up with setting monthly goals, and then following up with an accountability post at the end of each month! I’ll be posting my fitness and weight loss goals on my other blog – A Little Less of Tyger – and keeping my goals over here to business, home and personal. So without further a do, here are my goals for January 2016.

  1. Refocus My Blog
    Like I said, it has been a while since I actually managed to update my blog. It just kept slipping down my priority list. I think part of the reason for that is that for a while now I have wanted to shift the focus of my blog. Originally, I started this blog to sort of be a portfolio of my writing that I could use when pitching clients. I intended to post both creative writing and opinion pieces. However, I started to just want it to be a personal blog about the things that I love and about my life! That made me not want to post here. So, I have decided to go ahead and refocus the blog. The name still fits because it will be predominantly about one of my loves – stationery, paper and snail mail! I am  going to reinstate Mail Call Monday and I am going to be writing the odd tutorial post or haul as well. There are likely to be planner posts too. I will no doubt also include lifestyle blogging. I am not going to be to rigid, but when it comes down to it, this is going to be all about my life – lived in words!
  2. Catch up of my Freaky Friday Posts
    The other regular series that I want to get back up and up to date is Freaky Fridays. Ghost hunting is still a big part of my life and I have about 18 months worth of experiences still to blog, so that will come back next Friday! I am going to start with my most recent investigations at Wanlockhead Mine and The Maritime Museum, then it will be time to blog about my two upcoming investigations at 30 East Drive & a Secret Location! After that I have a good few months worth of older investigations and articles on various techniques and equipment.
  3. Create a House Cleaning Schedule
    I am willing to bet that if I went back over some of my previous goal setting posts, I probably said this and, well to put it bluntly, it never actually happened. I will hold my hands up and say that a domestic goddess I am not, but when the house is messy it really gets me down so I am finally going to get the house clean and get a cleaning schedule in place.
  4. Stay Up To Date on My Snail Mail
    In the past 3 months I have been a horrible penpal! I am therefore setting myself a goal to respond to letters within one week of receiving them! If any of my snail mail buddies are reading then I hope you all hold me accountable to this one! I have a box with all my pretty writing papers and envelopes on my desk which should make it easier.
  5. Complete a Smash Book of My Trip to London
    I have printed all my photos and gathered up a bunch of supplies so now it is time to smash our epic London trip. For those of you who do not know, my husband won an all expenses trip to Comic Con London in October which included 5-star accommodation, flights, a chauffeur, Comic Con VIP Access and also a debit card loaded with spending money!

  6. Start Daily Guided Meditations
    I have been dabbling in spiritual development for a while now and I keep on meaning to start with daily guided meditations. Well, now it is the time to get started with those.
  7. Set Aside Time For Planning Each Week
    I have beautiful planners and some weeks I miss chunks in them because I do not set aside any time to plan in them! So I will allocate myself 2 hours each Sunday night to plan my week!
  8. Create a Savings Goal & Tracker
    This coming May, our financial situation is going to change drastically and we need to make some changes. I want to start by having some additional savings to our name. I think I am going to go for #1000 in a year.
  9. Start a Skin Care Regimen
    My skin has been breaking out lately, probably because my eating habits are not very good, but I want to start addressing that by implementing a skin care regimen.
  10. Clear Out & Sort All of My Clothing
    I have too many clothes. As most people know, especially if you follow my other blog. I am actually on a weight loss journey. That means i have a bunch of clothes that do not fit which i am saving for when i lose weight. However, I recently read someone talking about that and I realised that what they said is true – if I lose the 100lbs I want to lose, I will deserve new clothes, not out of fashion clothes from 5 years ago! I also have clothes I never wear so I am going to empty out my drawers and wardrobe and do the 3 bucket method of donate, trash and keep.

So, those are my January goals. I always like to start with 10 even if that seems ambitious, I think that it is a good number. I also like to think that most of these goals are a case of just doing the task so it will be okay. What are your goals for January?

February Goals : Love My Life

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It’s hard to believe that it is already February! January seems to have flown by and I am disappointed in myself for not achieving more! In hindsight, I think that I just was a little over ambitious with my goals! This month, since Valentine’s is just around the corner I have decided that my February goals are going to be themed around Love. I am going to have 3 different categories :

  • Love Myself
  • Love My Family
  • Love My Home

I also found a couple of great groups of bloggers who link up their monthly goals, so I am going to link up with them also on their monthly goals. You can join in too over at Mama Smiles or Creative Kids.

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Love Myself Goals

  • Now that I have kick started my weight loss, I want to start working on my Fitness. I have an ultimate goal where I do 5 fitness sessions each week, but for now I want to make sure that I walk everyday and do 2 or 3  longer fitness sessions each week.
  • If there is one thing that I am terrible about it is my skin care. For February, one of my goals is to love my skin more! I need to get into a daily skin care routine and at the very least, make sure that I take off my make-up.
  • In January I failed to get my work schedule nailed down. I really need to do that this month. I can’t keep working until 10pm at night. I need to start managing my time better and sticking to it!
  • I need to work more on my sleep patterns. I have been tracking my patterns using Sleep Bot and it is awful! I have to go to bed and get to sleep instead of reading for hours! If I want to read I got to go to bed earlier!

Love My Family Goals

  • I need to make an effort to call my Mum more often. At least twice a week. I often go over a week without talking to her and it is not right. I can make time to talk to her – I’m not THAT busy!
  • I want to get all of my Valentine’s cards and gifts made in plenty of time. I’m setting my goal as February 10th! I have some ideas already in mind.
  • I need to plan at least one trip with the family this month. We don’t spend a huge amount of time together. Now that Chris is a teenager he isn’t really into hanging with us. I would like to plan a day out we can all enjoy.
  • I also want to have a family game night this month. We used to do this often, but with Chris’s Basketball schedule it has gotten more difficult, but we can fit that in!

Love My Home Goals

  • Paint the house! We have had the paint for ages, but never got around to it. We live in a two bed flat – there are only 6 rooms including the bathroom and hall so it isn’t a massive job!
  • Clean the kitchen before bed every night. Waking up to a clean kitchen makes life so much easier! We used to have a rota so it wasn’t always one person so i am going to implement that again.
  • Finish cleaning out my bedroom closets. I got a huge amount done before Christmas so let’s finish that job and get the door fixed too!
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January Goals Accountability

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Back on the 6th, I set up my list of January goals as part of my Tuesday 10 feature. Like I did in December, I thought it would be a good idea to look back at those goals and see how much I was actually able to achieve in January.

  1. Get a Viable Work Routine Put Into Action
  2. Paint My Bedroom
  3. Keep On Top of My Blog Calendar
  4. Use My Planner
  5. Secure Some New Clients
  6. Create My Fairly Light Jars
  7. Sort Out My Digital Scrap Store
  8. Create 2 New Products For My Store
  9. Follow My Menu Plan
  10. Rejoin Slimming World

I certainly didn’t do all that well this month! I am still working completely erratic hours, I didn’t paint or create my light jars (partly because I can’t find the lights I want), HAven’t even looked at scrap store or products! Maybe I was being a little ambitious for January, it’s always a crappy month isn’t it! However, I did mostly stick to my blog calendar, do (and follow) menu plans and rejoined slimming world. I’ve been using my planner – maybe not religiously, but often! I also rejoined slimming world and lost a total of 10.5 lbs in January!

Overall Result? Must Try Harder!