It’s hard to believe that December is already here! I’m looking forward to the rest of the holiday season (and a two-week break from work), so I’m keeping my goals simple this month. But first, let’s see how I did on my November goals:
Dentist.Check! My teeth are still sore, but I’m starting to recover. So glad I can cross this one off the list! Shop sales for Christmas gifts.Yesssss. I delivered several presents to my family when we visited for Thanksgiving, and we spent the Black Friday weekend hitting up sales and finishing out our shopping lists. Related: Shop for Secret Santa gifts!Also finished! This required making a stop by Books a Million at the end of an eleven hour drive in order to use a coupon I had, but it was worth it.
- Finish watching Sherlock. Oops again. I didn’t have the emotional energy to deal with this. Maybe December will be the month?
Study for an upcoming Praxis exam.Yes!
Phew, glad those are over with! Now for some December goals:
- See the Christmas lights at a nearby historical house. They always have a lot of Christmas trees decorated by local schools, too, and it’s a fun (and free) way to get into the holiday spirit.
- Finish learning music for my church’s Christmas program. It’s only a few weeks away–yikes!
- Reevaluate work, volunteering, and other activities for the coming year. This is a big project and might involve some big changes, but I’m ready for it! The end of the year always feels like a good time for evaluation and reflection.
What I’m Into
Books I’m looking forward to reading: I just got my hands on the latest two books in the Thursday Next series! Can’t wait to finally read them.
TV shows I’ve watched: My husband and I sped through the latest Great British Bake Off season that was just posted on Netflix. It was lovely to have that show to take my mind off more stressful things.
Instagram account I’m loving: Josie Lewis posts lots of watercolor art as well as resin and collage.
My favorite Instagram:
It’s Christmas in SWFL!
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What are you all up to this month? Let me know in the comments!