april goals

March flew by, didn’t it?  Check out the post for updates on March goals and what’s to come in April.  Be on the lookout for 101 in 1001 updates as well! I’ve checked some exciting things off the list this month!

March Goals

  1. Get out and go:
    Accomplished! I went to the Waco Farmer’s Market several weekends and enjoyed the sunshine!
  2. Cultivate a sense of peace in my home:
  3. Get ahead in my academics:
    Thank goodness for Spring Break and getting ahead!
  4. Write some letters:
    oops! I carried around note-cards all month and didn’t manage to write one note.  We will carry this over to April!
  5. Spring cleaning:
    We got a lot done in this area this month! Still de-cluttering and preparing for our move in July!

April Goals

  1. Get out and go:
    This goal went so well that I’m keeping it around.  April will be a great month for spending more time outside and enjoying life there.  Adding to this, I want to make time for reading the Bible outside.  God’s word in God’s creation.
  2. Write some letters:
    Carrying over this goal from last month.  School should be more calm in April, so this will be a great month for writing snail mail to friends.
  3. Health kick:
    I started making green tea in March, and I’m not sure why, but it makes me want to have a healthier month in April.  Let’s start with cutting back on soda!
  4. Preparing to move:
    It’ll be good to continue sorting through things and donating items that we don’t need to take with us to South Carolina.  Hey, maybe I can even pack a box or two!
  5. Take more photos:
    I used to take photos all the time, and I loved it.  This month, I’d like to get the real camera out (less iPhone photos!) and take more pictures–nature, puppies, family, anything!

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I have tried to write a positive post a thousand times. I want to give you something, but I cannot keep spitting out negativity. Life is busy and stressful and crazy, and at the end of the day I have to remind myself that it is ultimately good.  God has a purpose for this season and the place that he has put us for this time. At the heart of it all, I believe that. Now is the time for perseverance.  I’ll leave you with these pictures since I have trouble with words now:





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Influenster for the Win

Lots of exciting things are happening right now! We’re just over a month away from the wedding, and we won a beautiful website from Riley and Grey via Influenster.  I’ve been obsessed with their websites from the beginning, and of course I would win a free one now that we’re so close to the wedding.  Exciting still!

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