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Goals for 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Every year I come up with a list of goals for myself, and our family, for the new year. I have read a lot about people choosing a WORD for the year and I really, really like that concept. I've thought on it a lot and have decided my word for 2017 is: PRODUCTIVE Here's the definition of productive: " doing or achieving a lot  :  working hard and getting good results" I debated beween intentional and productive but productive just resonates with me and I even say it out loud to myself as a reminder when I'm going down a non-productive path. My days are busy and crazy. I'm usually doing multiple tasks at once with a list of several others to be working on. It's hard to always stay on task and remain productive in that task. I have found during times when I get a lot done and stick to a schedule that I FEEL better. I like that feeling of being productive and of knowing I got a lot of things accomplished in a given time period. I want to be productive a

Year End Review: 2016

Every year I make a list of goals for the year and then at the end of the year I come back and review those goals to see how I did. I haven't read over my 2016 goals list in a hot minute  so I have a feeling I did pretty sucky with completing the list during the year. I know I have a plethora of excuses as to why I didn't get 'em done and I'm pretty sure the craziness of 2016 will also change the way I make my goals for 2017. Here's a review of my goals for 2016 and how I did with each: Continue to devote the first 30 min of nap time to spending time with God... work on pouring into my Bible during this time. : I did AWESOME with this up until Zach's medical stuff hit and then I struggled with it. It was hard to pour into God's Word even when it's a time when I should have been pouring into it the most. My prayer life still grew, but my study struggled for a bit. I am back on track and working on reading through the entire Bible (no set timeline on

2016 In Pictures

Monday, January 30, 2017

Every year since I first started blogging I've done a "year in pictures" post at the end of each year. 2016 was no walk in the park for our family and we're thankful to put it behind us! Here are the highlights from our year (with links to each corresponding post): January Kye's Star Wars obsession began after we watched all 6 movies together then saw Episode 7 in theaters!  February Britt and I had a "princess" night ;) The 2007 National Champs were inducted into the VSU Hall of Fame We celebrated Valentine's Day We went to DISNEY for Kye's Birthday Celebration Donald Trump came to town! March Our little boy turned 7! Tess did fabulous in her Survival Swim Course We had a lot of Easter fun We had the grossest strawberry farm experience possible April We visited Cocoa Beach Kye lost his very first tooth! Zach and I made lemonade out of lemons and visi
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