A fresh year and a fresh batch of a dozen monthly goal posts is in front of me. It a good place to be. I've been collecting quotes for a while and thought that I'd pick one each month to accompany my goals. Just a little bit of inspiration for us all.
The last days of 2017 are clipping by and while I haven't been a prolific blogger this year I've kept a streak of sharing goals and my spending habits every month. And although the posts are coming late this month (and the October spending is coming really late) I can't let a perfect record slip
I can't believe I just wrote "November" in the title of this post. November!
Hello, October! My September was packed with good stuff and busy life stuff - a trip to California, a surprise birthday weekend for Chris in Tucson, lots of solo daycare drop offs/pick ups and some evenings too. Plus I've been busy with Girl Next Door Podcast stuff. This year Chris took on a leadership position within his school which he has been loving. But it's definitely made our lives feel busier. Chris used to be able to work from home one or two days each week. While he was home, he would always get a chore done around the house,...
As I flip to a new month in my Get To Work Book there is a page for reflection and goal setting. It includes categories like, "Last Month's Wins" and "To Let Go Of." Seeing it will prompt me to jot down what I got done last month, what I'm still working on, and what I want to do with the next month. I feel so organized and centered when I finish.
The light shifts ever so slightly after the summer solstice and I find myself welcoming the darkness inching into our evenings; slowly, slowly. Last weekend we went to Canyon Lake with friends (our first time there) and it felt a bit like a summer send off. We've gone swimming so much this summer!
I had this post nearly ready to go when we left for Austin but never made time to post it. I'm taking that as a sign of a great and full trip. Friends! Despite temperatures near or above ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY degrees I have not melted! Surely if I have not packed my family and moved by this point I have made significant progress on embracing summers in the desert and finding the hygge in summer. July is the halfway point through the year which brings to mind my 2017 intention of choose. I said I wanted to choose...