August goals:

  1. Read 3 books-Done, thanks to audio books I actually read 7 books this month!
  2. Write a letter to a friend-Done
  3. Get all pictures together for family photo book- This is taking longer than I thought, so I’m about 1/4 the way done.
  4. Make a recipe from The Great British Bake Off-Done, although the results were less than ideal!

September goals:

  1. Start on a living trust or will.
  2. Do 6 months worth of photos for family photo book.

For reference here is my master list for the year:

  1. Create a living trust for my husband and I
  2. Create a business checking account or get a business use credit card- DONE
  3. Max out our Roth IRA- on track
  4. Pay off our Honda- DONE!!
  5. Create more “circles”, whimsical items and patterns into my home, as discussed in Ingrid Lee’s book, Joyful. I’m also intrigued by her blog Aesthetics of Joy-Done
  6. Take a self defense course
  7. Learn how to fully use and integrate my CMS business software-on track
  8. Do a month long Facebook fast, excluding business (I’m doing this right now and I’m loving the results so far!)- Done
  9. Save x amount/month for a family vacation in July- Done
  10. Start ballroom dancing again-Done
  11. Design a garden for our backyard-Done
  12. Buy curtains for my living room-Done
  13. Make a recipe from The Great British Bake Off-Done
  14. Read 60 books (4 more than last year)- I’m ahead with 49 books read!
  15. Make a 2017-2018 Family Photo Book- in progress
  16. Get passports for the kids-Done
  17. Make a photo book for my oldest son- DONE
  18. Write and mail at least 5 “old-fashioned” letters- have one more to do

What are you doing in September to set yourself up for success?

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