Monday, 1 January 2018

2018 Goals

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Happy New Year! I hope you had a lovely new years eve and haven't got too much of a sore head today. We spent new years eve at home as usual scoffing buffet lunch, drinking a glass of rose and I brought in the new year with my nose stuck in a book. 

Every year I like to jot down a list of goals of what I want to achieve for the year ahead. I acutally spent some time yesterday listing them in a notebook and now I wanted to add this this list here to share with you my plans. 

This year I have split my goals into 5 categories it may look like a lot however I do feel that they are achievable. 


Me:
- Read more and share my reads on here ( I plan to share what I've read every 6 months) 
- Sort out my finances 
- Get rid of clutter
- Meal plan 
- Give blood
- Get a new tattoo
- loose at least 2 stone
- Plan Blake's 4th Birthday party ( In December) in advance 
- Write in my Happy Journal each day 


Blog:
- Increase my DA ( highest its been so far is 31) 
- Join in with more linkys
- Focus on the Tactical Tuesdays linky I co host
- Grow my social media ( By the end of the year I'd love to have double the amount of followers with any luck)
- Grow my views
- Get into a better routine of blogging
- Batch blog/ schedule posts
- More blog collaborations
- More sponsored work
- Be more blog organised ( I'm awaiting a planner I have ordered) 

Finance:
- Budget
- Put X amount of money away each week and 4 weekly
- Put a % of sponsored post money away into savings each time I'm paid
- skim my bank 
-  Do a weekly or weekend spending ban 
- find ways to save more on bills 
- find ways to make a bit more money 
-  save £1 coins into a tin 


As a couple: 
- Go out for Afternoon tea
- Try out at least 2 new restaurants
-  Take more photos of the 2 of us
- Do something special for our 10 years of being together
- Go to the cinema 
- Go Bowling
- See a show

As a family: 
- Go to Mead Open farm
- Go to Whipsnade zoo
- See in the night garden live
- See Teletubbies live
- Go to the beach
- Have at least one holiday
- Go Swimming
- Go to Rushmere
- Visit Gulliversland 
-Visit Cadbury World
- Visit a National Trust place
- Have a picnic
- Visit the splash park
- Visit soft play a few times outside of Leighton Buzzard 
- Eat out at least once for breakfast 


So what do you think of my 2018 goals? Do you think they are achievable? What are your new year goals?
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25 comments:

  1. Woah- so many goals! Good luck with them! Mine are to practice self-care more for my own personal wellbeing, continue to grow my blog and hopefully start a youtube channel, be efficient with my money and plan meals so i can eat better! x

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  2. I believe your goals are achievable and commended especially giving blood and saving money.

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  3. I love your goals for 2018! I realised the other day that I dont actually have alot of pictures of me and my oh so I share the same goal as you to take more pics of us!
    FYI: If you are looking for a new linky to join I am relaunching my positivity linky on Sunday called #SundaySmiles.
    Would love to see you!

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  4. I definitely think you have made a great list of goals and I like how you sorted it into categories as well. Good luck with increasing your DA and getting more sponsorship work!

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  5. Some great goals here, good to have a mix of tough ones and ones that are easy to achieve. I've not been able to give blood for a long time due to taking medication but now that I can I would love to do it a few times a year.

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  6. Your 2018 goals sound fab and so doable. I like you have set a reading goal, I stopped reading a few years ago when life got a little hectic and turned upside down. But I treated myself to some new books and started reading on 1st January. Hopefully I can carry it on every day. Good luck with your goals, you're going to have a very fulfilling year.

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  7. Yes give blood! I can't give blood as I've had a transfusion myself. Do you already have any tattoos or will this be your first?

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  8. Ooh you definitely have to try afternoon tea it is a lot of fun! I went to my first afternoon tea a few months ago and I have been to a few since!

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  9. There's some fantastic goals here. I've love the idea of putting some money away from sponsored posts away when you get paid. That seems like a good habit to get into

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  10. I love all your goals and they all seem doaable. Its great that they include time to be spent as a couple and as a family.

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  11. That's a lot of goals! Some quite similar to mine in terms of the blog!

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  12. Good luck with achieving your goals! I've set myself quite a few blog goals this year too x

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  13. That's a pretty extensive list but all noble goals. DA will always be a mystery I think!

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  14. I need to set some goals too. I have them all in my head, but writing them down seems to make them more achievable and 'real'.

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  15. Great lists, good luck with achieving your goals! #SharingtheBlogLove

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  16. That is a great set of goals and I’ve no doubt you will smash them x

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  17. Good luck with achieving these - they sound like really fun goals to set about meeting. I love your couples goals - I'm looking to focus on my relationship with my husband this year and I'm totally stealing afternoon tea for one of our date ideas, I absolutely love a good tea and cake (and preferably champagne too!) Thanks for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

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  18. Great goals. I write a bucket list each year for different parts of our life and I find it really helps shape our year. Good luck with it all. Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

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  19. Oh this is such a wonderful goals! One of my goals is get my business grow and i want to have wonderful memories with my family.

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  20. You have so many goals and I haven't yet set any for me! You've given me some ideas :)

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  21. It’s great to go into the new year with such focuss, wish you the best with your resolutions! X

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  22. Good luck with achieving your goals. #SharingtheBlogLove

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  23. Such great goals to start the new year! Good luck in reaching them all, you can totally do it!!

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  24. I am sure u will able to achieve all of them good luck

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  25. You've set yourself some great goals - breaking them down into categories make them seem really achievable too. #ShareTheBlogLove

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