#Bookishresolutions Update ~ Totally failing but I hope you are not!

Posted September 29, 2017 by Michelle in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

2017 Bookish Resolutions Progress Report lets you check in every month to tell us know how you are doing with your Bookish Resolutions and keeps you moving closer to your goal. We look forward to cheering you on to success!

So how is it going?

So I haven’t been keeping up like I should be. Laura and I both agree that this year is sort of a bust for us. We plan to go back to basics next year and make it super simple with reading/blogging goals and doing however many or as few as you want. Sadly, I have not a lot of updates and only a few. I am hoping to figure it all out more next update at the beginning of November.

We started a FB Group to keep us all connected and share our goals. Plus it’s a great place to help people accomplish some goals and cheer each other on. So make sure to head on over to FB and join the group.

My Progress Report:

All new stuff is in RED

Reading Goals ~ 

  • Read 25 Books I already own prior to 2017
    • Jan & Feb ~ 8 books so far…Not bad 🙂
    • March & April – Still at 8, it’s been slow reading so far this year
    • May & June ~ Go me I am at 11 🙂
    • July, Aug & Sept ~ I am not sure.  
  • Read 15 books off my book shelf
    • Nothing yet, once COYER is over, I will be grabbing from my shelf
    • I have read 2 so far
    • I have read 6 shelf books so far 🙂
    • I have read 11 shelf books so far!
  • Start 1 New Series with more than 4 books, finish all books published by end of year.
    • I am working on what series to pick, I think I found one but I already read book 1 if I cant find another I will go with that and let you know which book on the next update.
    • I am planning to do this in the summer! Still trying to figure out what series I want to do .
    • I actually want to start the Goddess Girls series I am not sure I’ll finish them all but I am going to try
    • I am not doing this, however I plan to do it next year as a goal.
  • Read at least 5 Next book in series
    • I have read 1 so far.
    • I have read 3 so far.
    • Still at 3, want to make sure they are series I started before this year
    • Still at 3

Blog Goals

  • BLOG AHEAD! – Make blog at least 2 weeks ahead at all times
    • I am working on the two weeks but so far I have been one week ahead.
    • I am a solid one week ahead, busy life has prevented it from becoming two weeks but I am trying 🙂 
    • Still one week ahead and at the moment I am ok with that but I am still working for a solid 2 weeks
  • Respond to ALL Comments & Comment back.
    • I am really working on this, I have been good so far but will start fresh March 1st.
    • Not so good 🙁 Life this last 2 months has me so crazy. Lets hope the next few months are better
    • I am trying, comments I am getting good at the reply back is hard but I am really trying. 
  • Visit at least 5 new blogs a week (ex. from the Sunday Post)
    • I haven’t done this sadly, I am having a hard enough time keeping up with visiting friends blogs, I am working on a schedule on how to visit (I might change this one in June to read just blogs and not new)
    • Not 100% but this last Sunday I actually visited a few new people and it was fun, I want to try again next Sunday (not today just got off the 24 hour readathon)
    • I am doing ok with this, I have been visiting new to me people, maybe not 5 a week but its a good number a month

Personal Goals

  • Menu Plan ~ Plan menu 2 weeks ahead for dinner and grocery shopping (time and money saver)
    • Like blog ahead, I am only one week ahead on this but I am working on it. It’s still early
    • I was doing very good but have fallen away from this because life got so busy, now that things are starting to settle I am jumping back in! 🙂 This saved a lot of time and money and I need to get moving on it again
    • I am hoping the summer will allow me to get back to this, I have been very bad. Half the year I will do better! 🙂 
    • This I plan to get back to because things are getting out of control with out money and food. 
  • Quit Smoking~ I quit on November 20, 2016  – I need to stay quit this entire year. (NO CHEATING)
    • So far so good! I am still a non smoker. So far I am 4 months Smoke Free. 🙂
    • Still smoke free 🙂 
    • 7 MONTHS SMOKE FREE! 🙂
    • Still Smoke Free! 🙂 

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How are you doing with your goals?

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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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