B+ Goals for July

Hi everyone! I thought I would do things a little differently for this Friday post. I read these B+ July Goals posts on Sarah and Elizabeth's blogs and I LOVE the idea that getting things done is better than perfect goals, especially during the summer time. These are all works-in-progress. This month is going to be super busy so maybe if I write it all down it will help me get it done lol. Let's go!

Organize/ Pack.

Ugh, who likes packing?? It's awful. You spend all of this time organizing your things into labeled boxes only for them to be moved somewhere, unpacked, and attempt to re-organize them. Nothing is ever where you think it will be and it takes way longer to unpack. Wow, I'm sounding like a whiny child lol. We are the midst of packing up our apartment to move next week. Who knew you could shove so much stuff into such a small place??? I've been going through things in our house for the last few weeks and I'm hoping that helps with the packing craziness. We have about ten boxes packed right now... only 100+ more to go :(

Blog more.

It's summer time so you'd think I'd have SO much free time but I've actually been quite busy. From being out of town, to having visitors it's been busy busy busy. I have trying to post at least 3x a week but I think I'm in quite the blogging slump. I feel like I have nothing to say. Well let's face it, I always have something to say, but not always things that I think people want to read lol. I'm really going to make an effort to produce better content but it might be on hold until after our move. Some content is better than no content right??


Sometimes I find that I am not very good at relaxing. I give myself tasks and to-do's to accomplish every day. I actually have to remind myself that this is summer and it's okay to kick back and read a book. So I'm going to use my breaks from packing and organizing to read. I'm only 20 books into my 50 book quest for 2016. I need to get moving!

Be present.

This correlates with the goal above. I want to enjoy summer and not just blink and it's over. I'm trying to soak up beach days, spend more time outside, read read read, and do things in SD that I've never done before. The weather has been amazing this year and I really just want to enjoy where we are in our lives. I tend to make lists and spend my day checking off all the things I need to do. I want to focus on being more present and less focused on tasks. We will see how that goes :)

Cook healthier.

I go through phases where I cook super clean and healthy and then I go back to only wanting to use my Pioneer Woman cookbooks. Don't get me wrong, I love Ree and her amazing recipes but I'll be a blimp if I eat like that everyday lol. I need to focus on lighter healthier meals.

Drink more water.

I am SO much better at drinking water when I am at school. It's counter-intuitive because when I'm at home I can use the restroom whenever so I should be drinking water like it's going out of style. When I'm at school I have to limit water intake to the times when I can take a break and use the restroom. I think I honestly just forget to drink water when I'm home. This needs to get better!

Have a great weekend everyone!


  1. I really like the idea of setting out goals for yourself and writing them down! It gives more motivation! I think I should try this idea! hope you've had a lovely weekend! x

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