Looking forward to August


It's been a while since I came up with goals for the month and I thought that since I have a ton of things I want to get done in a very short amount of time, I'd better get more organized about how I divide my tasks and spend my time. Luckily, the perfect post landed in my inbox this morning with some great tips, many of which I used to plan out August. I'm not going to re-write what was already shared, except to say I filled out my editorial calendar, I made a list of projects I'm planning to push this month, I broke down each project into small tasks, and I wrote them all in my planner. Now instead of wasting time on Facebook or Instagram because I'm not quite sure what I should be doing, I should be able to look at my planner and say "Oh. I'm supposed to be ordering decals right now," and then go and do that.

Besides business-y stuff that's happening, Noweo's starting preschool. She will be there all day and I'm not sure how I'm gonna cope. I think she'll be fine, but I don't know if I can handle her being away ALL DAY. Part of me is looking forward to it and all the extra stuff I'll be able to get done without her around, and part of me is really sad that she'll be spending more waking hours with other people than with me. I can always pull her out of extended day so we'll see how it goes.

Leo's turning one in a week and we haven't planned anything. Just a day together as a family and then a simple dinner with our extended family. We're pretty low key that way.

So, without further ado, here are my goals for the month:

1) Run test prints on several new products I want to add to the shop

2) If all goes well, list and start selling those products

3) Exercise every day


5) Go on a hike

What are your big plans for this month?