Almost finished for the year ~ Task It Tuesday!

Posted December 13, 2016 by Michelle in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Task it TuesdayWelcome 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.

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Still working on finishing out the year. I did a lot last week and I am super excited about it. If I can get it all done this week I will be set for the rest of the year and can work on posts for next year and read some great books! Fingers crossed! 🙂

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
    • Write Christmas Cards
  • Tuesday
    • Write Out/In Post (9 Posts)
    • Write 2 Holiday Fun Posts
  • Wednesday
    • Finished Write Out/In Post
  • Thursday
    • Finished Write Out/In Post
    • Start Monthly Rewind, Bookish Res End Post, End of Year Challenge Wrap Up Post.
  • Friday
    • Wrapping Presents
    • Shopping for stocking stuffers. (if I have time)
    • Finish outstanding posts
  • Saturday
    • Shopping for stocking stuffers.
    • Organize Posts for New Years (SO MANY IDEAS)
    • Write the Sunday Post
    • Continue with Monthly Rewind, Bookish Res End Post, End of Year Challenge Wrap Up Post.
    • Finish outstanding posts
  • Sunday
    • Organize Planner
    • Finish outstanding posts
    • Menu Plan (on hold until last week of Dec)

Last weeks Goals:

  • Monday
    • Schedule Reviews written
    • Write 3 Holiday Fun Posts
  • Tuesday
    • Finish 3 Holiday Fun Posts 2 left
  • Wednesday
    • Write Out/In Post (12 Posts) – Finished 3 and Schedules
  • Thursday
    • My TBR list Winner Post
    • Write Out/In Post(12 Posts)
  • Friday
    • Finish outstanding posts
    • Shopping for stocking stuffers
    • Baking Cookies with my mom
  • Saturday
    • Organize Posts for New Years (SO MANY IDEAS)
    • Write the Sunday Post
    • Finish outstanding posts
    • Seeing the Christmas Lights at the Zoo – Didn’t go it was FREEZING!
  • Sunday
    • Organize Planner
    • Finish outstanding posts
    • Menu Plan – Working on in a couple weeks for Jan

Upcoming Events/Read-a-thons/Challenges/Memes :

  • COYER~ hosted by Berls, Stormi and I
    • Sign Up starts November 17th, you can find the post at COYERchallenge.com
      • THE SIGN UP IS LIVE! Stop by COYER Website to check it out.
  • 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.
  • 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, three 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, Author Luv, Bloggiesta 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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