Happy New(ish) Year! It’s still January, so it counts. I am just coming off a terrible bout of bronchitis, which seems to be my MO every year at this time. Since I’ve spent days holed up binge-watching Handmaids Tale & eating soup for every meal, I am fully ready to get back to business. And thus, I give you my much-delayed post about all of the things I am planning and hopeful for this coming year. Read on for my 2018 vision board and bucket list!
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18 Things on my Bucket List for 2018
I’m keeping it to 18, because it sounds good and because it’s a little more than one thing a month, which seems doable. I don’t love making a few resolutions all at once only to abandon them in two weeks time. Making a larger list for the year (I love lists!) helps me view my goals and dreams as possible, probable, and fun instead of stressful and overwhelming. In no particular order:
- Complete the DC Rock ‘n’ Roll Half.
- Have a baby/start researching adoption.
- Reach my goal weight.
- Hone my personal style.
- Travel to 5 new places.
- Take more photos.
- Purchase my first DSLR.
- Make part-time wages from blogging.
- Pay off my student loan debt.
- Update our kitchen.
- Finish decor in bedrooms & bathroom.
- Blog at least once a week.
- Write 2 new songs & record old music.
- Find an organization to volunteer my time and money to on a regular basis.
- Go on a date night with Steve once a week.
- Deepen my prayer life through a particular devotion.
- Read 20 new books.
- Learn one new skill.
I wrote all of these goals in the stripe notebook pictured, and then I wrote spaces to record when I achieve any of the goals above. Example: The 20 books I read this year are: (and then I numbered a list to 20), I completed my half-marathon on ______ (and left a space to record the date.)
I plan to carry the other black mini-notebook with me for whenever blog or instagram inspiration strikes.
Pinterest Vision Board:
And guess what? It’s a group board, so you can contribute, too! If you’d like to be invited to contribute just drop me a comment here on the blog or on my instagram post and I can add you via your Pinterest username. Use it to pin inspiration for your year ahead, promote your inspirational blog posts & photos of your content, or just follow along for fun!
I hope your new year is off to a fun & productive start!
Hey Katie turns one on Saturday and I can’t even believe I’ve been at this for a whole year! Thanks for showing up to read over and over again. It means the world to me! If there are specific types of posts you’d like to see more, be sure to leave me a comment here or on instagram! If you’re brand new here, be sure to subscribe so you can be the first to read all of the new things I have in store for this year!
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