July goal checkup

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Here's how I did on my 2018 goals in July!

Personal Goals

1. Read 48 books - 96% complete

Read six books this month! Look for an upcoming post about my July books.

2. Start a blog - 60% complete

Posted four times in June. Goal is one post per week.

3. Organize photos/backups - 8% complete

No progress.

Family Goals

1. Read to Finley nightly and track what we're reading - 58% complete

Still reading with Finley every single day! She won't let us put her in bed without books, so this one is easy. :)

2. Have a date night OUT every month - 75% complete

Celebrated our anniversary with dinner at a new(ish) Huntsville restaurant called Purveyor! So much fun!

3. Have a date night IN every month - 58% complete

Lots of Parks and Rec nights this month! :)

Fun Goals  

1. Experience Huntsville - 83% complete

Ate at Purveyor for the first time after hearing rave reviews from friends and it definitely lived up to the hype!

2. Go to Disney World - 100% complete

3. Go to Washington, D.C. - 100% complete

Financial Goals

1. Track our spending with YNAB - 58% complete

Still using YNAB to track our expenses/budget.

2. Have two no-spend months - 50% complete

No progress.

3. Buy a new computer - 58% complete

Still steadily saving for my new Macbook!

Health Goals

1. Achieve my daily stand and move goals - 93% complete

My goal here is to achieve my daily stand and move goals at least three times per week (tracked using my Apple Watch).
  • Stand goal: Achieved 19 of 31 days
  • Move goal: Achieved 23 of 31 days

    2. Lose 10 pounds - 58% complete

    No progress.

    3. Develop a skincare routine - 100% complete

    Household Goals

    1. Re-do The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - 42% complete

    No progress.

    2. Hire a maid - 100% complete

    3. Cook more - 49% complete


    We are still doing Hello Fresh about every other week and love it! It has saved me so much time meal planning and we love trying unique dishes we wouldn't ordinarily be exposed to.

      Spiritual Goals

      1. Read 10 faith books - 60% complete

      Read I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown this month.

      2. Keep a prayer journal - 6% complete

      No progress.

      3. Do a small group at church - 50% complete

      No progress. Will join another small group when the fall semester begins.

      Other Goals

      These are some other goals I included on my monthly Powersheets but are not tied to any of my yearly goals.

      1. Plan Finley's 3rd birthday - Celebrated Finley's birthday with a unicorn and rainbow-themed party!


      2. Kentucky trip - Visited my grandmother and aunt in Kentucky and had a great time.


      Can't believe August is already here. So long sweet summer! <3

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