New Schedule for blogging, reading and real life ~ Task It Tuesday!

Posted January 24, 2017 by Michelle in Uncategorized / 5 Comments

Welcome to Task It Tuesday! created by the Awesome The Geeky Blogger

Hosted by Michelle at Because Reading is better than real life!

What is Task It Tuesday? It is where every week I list a task or tasks that I would like to accomplish on my blog or in Real Life before next Tuesday. It can be big or small but the goal is to get something done that will make my blog/reading life/challenges run smoother, faster, or more efficient and/or get those simple or complex tasks done in my real life. I will also be sharing organizing tips and linking with posts from bloggers that have some great tips and tricks for keeping you and your blog/real life organized.


I have come up with a new schedule for how I do blog posts, I once again have been spending way to much time on the computer and not enough with my house and family. My new schedule will be all blogging on Thur – Sun and Mon – Wed will be cleaning, family fun and other stuff. I even would like to read at some point. So this week is light because I want to try out my plan and hope that this will be a better schedule for me and the blog in the coming months. Also taking a break helps me come up with ideas and I love when I get ideas. 🙂

A lot of the list is very vague because I wasn’t sure exactly how this week will go but I just want to finish of Jan and start posts for Feb.

BELOW: Don’t forget to check out the upcoming events and upcoming read-a-thons, challenges and memes. Also be sure to check out some helpful blog posts to help make you more productive. 

Goals this week:

Tasks will be moved around and some I might not get to, this is an outline of what I hope my week will look like, and what I will be able to accomplish.

  • Monday
    • Start Menu Planning for Two Weeks
  • Tuesday
    • Vacuum
    • Finish Menu Planning for Two Weeks
  • Wednesday
    • Order Groceries
  • Thursday
    • Dust and Vacuum
    • Write and Finish CC Post
    • Write TBR List Review Post
    • Set Up/Write Discussion Posts
  • Friday
    • Organize Media with New Plug-In
    • Set Up/Write New Posts Ideas or Finish Outstanding Posts
    • Set Up the Sunday Post
  • Saturday
    • Finish Outstanding Posts
    • Finish Sunday Post
  • Sunday
    • Menu Planning for Two Weeks
    • Set Up Planner
    • Finish Outstanding Posts

Last weeks Goals:

  • Monday
    • Start Menu Planning for Two Weeks
  • Tuesday
    • Vacuum
    • Write Two Reviews
    • Set Up Review post for My TBR Book
    • Finish Menu Planning for Two Weeks
  • Wednesday
    • Order Groceries
  • Thursday
    • Dust and Vacuum
    • Write and Finish CC Post
    • Set Up/Write Discussion Posts
  • Friday
    • Clean Kitchen
    • Organize Media with New Plug-In
    • Set Up/Write New Posts Ideas or Finish Outstanding Posts
    • Set Up the Sunday Post
  • Saturday
    • Participate in 24in48
    • Finish Outstanding Posts
    • Finish Sunday Post
  • Sunday
    • Menu Planning for Two Weeks
    • Set Up Planner
    • Finish Outstanding Posts

Upcoming Organizng Events :

  • Bloggiesta ~ March
    • Info Soon
  • Write On Review-a-thon hosted by Book Bumblings this is a monthly event
    • (taken from website)
      How’s your TBR list? No, not that one. I’m talking about “to be reviewed.”
      And your NetGalley ratio? How close are you to the coveted 80%?
      Or do you have a busy week and need to get ahead on your editorial calendar?
      If you answered “blergh,” “gah,” or anything with a curse to one of the above scenarios, the Write On Review-a-Thon is for you.

Read-a-thons/Challenges/Memes

  • COYER~ hosted by Berls, Stormi and I
    • Challenge ends March 4th
  • 24 in 48 Read-a-thon
    • New Sign Up coming soon
  • 24 Hour Dewey Read-a-thon
    • Next one is April 29th
  • Bookish Resolutions Sign Up 
    • Great challenge for all your bookish, blogging and writing goals. Great way to stay organized and get into a better blogging/writing place. Highly recommend signing up if you are looking to get more focused, plus I co-host so of course I highly recommend! 😉
  • 2017 Reading Assignment Challenge 
    • Great for your reading goals and tasks. This challenge is year long and will help you get to those books that you have always wanted to read but next had time to.
  • My TBR List – Monthly Meme
    • I host this one ~ Each month you will make a post with three books from your TBR List (these books can be already on your kindle or shelf or books you might want to purchase) and add your link on the linky that will be provided on Because Reading is Better than real life blog. Your followers and the people on the linky will help you choose which book you will read next. The following Saturday you will announce the book that won, then read the book, and on the last Saturday of the month post a review. For more details click on link above.

Blog Posts to check out:

  • Anna over at Herding Cats and Burning Soup posts on how she blogs. I thought it was fantastic and gave me some ideas how I can organize my time better. Wanted to share with you. You can find her post HERE.
  • Need help getting those ARC’s in order? Check out Book Bumblings Book Blog ARC Tracker
  • Running a Giveaway? This is Lola’s Advice for Authors but I thought it would work pretty good for bloggers too. How to Run a Giveaway

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Are you ready to get organized?

Have a great day!

About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, two pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!

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5 responses to “New Schedule for blogging, reading and real life ~ Task It Tuesday!

  1. You put me to so much shame. I’m drowning at work, at home, on the blog. I actually put in a request for Friday off and the reason I selected from the drop down was illness. Yep, I already know I’ll be sick on Friday. It’s called Emotional Illness. I can’t take anymore or I’ll explode !
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  2. I don’t know, you look pretty organized to me. 🙂 I don’t know that far ahead what the heck I’m doing! But yeah flexibility and being willing to switch things up I think helps with slumps and stuff. Happy Tuesday!
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