June is here and it’s crazy to think we are already approaching the halfway point of the year. This month is likely to be one of the busiest. The weather is nice, the garden needs planting, and the school year is ending for my son. Even though it will be hectic, I do have some goals I want to accomplish before the month is over. Before we get to my June 2024 goals, I’d like to take a moment to share how I did with May’s goals. May 2024 Goals May was chaotic but in a good way. We had some unexpected things come upRead More →

May has arrived and with it comes beautiful weather and the opportunity to get stuff done. I am excited for this month because it’s extremely close to when I can truly start gardening. Which in turn means a lot of my focus will be on getting the garden ready. Before we go over my May 2024 goals, I’d like to take a moment and see how I did with my April goals. April 2024 Goals April was a good month and while some goals fell a bit to the wayside, I am happy with what I did accomplish. Life Read at least 10 books Yes!Read More →

April has arrived. It’s hard to believe we are already in the fourth month of the year. The seasons are shifting and it’s starting to feel more like spring – though winter can still make its presence known from time to time. With this weather change comes a shift in my attention. Garden season will be here before we know it and that means a lot of my focus will be on getting the garden ready for planting. That’s a big part of my goals for the month, but I also have some of the usual ones as there is always blog work to doRead More →

March has arrived. It’s hard to believe we are already in the third month of the year. March helps to usher in the first signs of spring. It also signals the beginning of a busy period of life, as the nicer weather sends me outside more often. Even so, I will be busy with many goals, both inside and outside. Before we get into my March 2024 goals, let’s take a moment to see how I did with February’s goals. February review February was a fairly productive month and I’m quite happy with how I did with my goals. The last week of the monthRead More →

February has arrived. While January dragged on for a while, as it tends to most years, the second month of the year is not here and it’s time to set new monthly goals. Before I get to my February 2024 goals, I want to take a moment to share how I did with January’s goals. January review January was a long month but it gave me plenty of time to work on my monthly goals. I did fairly well with January’s goals. Life Read at least 10 books. Yes, I read more than 10 books. See what I read in January. Study Japanese.  This isRead More →

January is the start of a new year and gives us the opportunity to start fresh or continue what we built in the previous year. Setting monthly goals has become a large part of my life and helps to keep me focused on what needs to get done. Before we go over my January 2024 goals, let’s take a moment to see how I did with my December goals. December review I went easy with my December goals so I could focus on enjoying the holidays. A lot of the month was spent doing blog work, which was also the main focus of my goalsRead More →

For many, the new year means making new year resolutions. However, I prefer to make goals as they are something I know I will stick to. These 2024 Goals cover what I want to accomplish this year in my life and for blogging. I also have some specific book-related goals. 2024 Goals Life Goals Do a digital declutter It’s been a couple of years since I did a digital declutter and it’s overdue. My main points of focus are: Unsubscribe from emails that no longer suit me Unsubscribe from YouTueb channels I no longer watch Unfollow accounts that I no longer have an interest inRead More →

The final month of the year is upon us. The last few months have flown by and I’m not sure how we are at December already. While I will be making sure to enjoy the holidays, I am also ensuring that I have plenty of productive days during the month. Before we get to my December 2023 goals, let’s take a moment to look back at how I did with my November goals. November review I went easy with November’s goals, making only one. Life Read at least 5 books. Close, but not quite. See what books I read in November. December 2023 goals WithRead More →

November is here and that means it’s time for another round of monthly goals. As the end of the year is quickly approaching, my goals change quite a bit. Before I get into my November 2023 goals, let’s take a moment to look over how I did with my October goals. October review October was incredibly busy. This is the month that we usually have the final push to get everything done before winter arrives. It’s also the last month of preserving all of the garden’s produce. Life Read at least 5 books. Yes. I was surprised at how much reading time I was ableRead More →

October is here and that means it’s time to make another batch of monthly goals. As the end of the year approaches, the months tend to get busier. This leads me to adjust my goals quite a bit so that I can keep up with everything without burning out. Before we get to my October 2023 goals, let’s take a moment to see how I did with September’s goals. September Review September was decently busy as I tackled a good chunk of garden work and began to knock out some of our winter prep work as well. Even so, I did pretty well with myRead More →