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Saturday, August 5, 2017

August Goals

Hey y'all & happy first Saturday of August!
I have to admit to y'all, I was pretty awful at keeping up with my goals for June and I didn't even make any for needless to say, it's time to get my rear end back in gear!

Here are my goals for the month of August:

Get in my 5 Days of Exercise Each Week
Since getting my FitBit, I've been focusing on Step Goals, which is great-but I would love to actually hit five days per week of exercise, even if it's just a walk around our neighborhood!

Get Back in the Saddle
I'm going to be honest here, back in 2014 I lost my "soul-mate horse", Paint, and I haven't really been as into riding since then despite still having several horses.
I down-sized my herd last year to only three (& the horse that boards with us as well) and I've been talking to my husband about wanting to get back into riding again (plus, it's a really good workout!)
Here's to hoping you'll see pictures of me and Willow soon!

Finish my Current Book & Read Another
I've been making a practice of reading every single night before bed and I'm just devouring my current book.
I bought another on Amazon recently and I can't wait to start it too!

Enjoy our Trip to Nashville!
Towards the middle/end of the month, we're heading to Nashville to celebrate my sweet husband's birthday a month early with tickets to the PBR (Professional Bull Riding) and it just so happens that the Solar Eclipse is happening the same weekend-I don't think enjoying this trip will be that difficult 😉

Use What We Have Instead of Buying New
This is a goal I try to keep in mind pretty much every month, but I mean this in all aspects.
I want to really work hard to use up the food we have in our home instead of running to the grocery store for something (we have no excuse, we have a ton of frozen beef and vegetables from the farm). 

I would love to do a no-spend month, but with our trip to Nashville & the Lilly Pulitzer End of Summer sale...that may just have to wait! 😂

Let me know down below what your goals are for the month of August!

Until next time. . .


  1. I have been trying to work out more, too! I also have a Fit Bit and love the step counter everyday, but want to start making those 10,000 steps part of a workout, rather than just walking around during the day. Xo, Nicole //

  2. Nashville sounds amazing!!! I wanna go one day!

  3. I love that these goals are beneficial and truly obtainable! I need the motivation to work out more, and my husband and I are also trying to use what we have more so than buying for new- especially when it comes to food.

  4. I'm very looking forward to finish the advertising book I started a while ago. I'm really into over-achieving my reading challenge.

    Good luck achieving August's goals!

  5. These are great goals! I also want to read more and get in a routine of exercising.


  6. 5 days of exercise.. something I need to get back on track with! I love the idea of using what you have before buying new. I've been trying to work on that too!

  7. Nashville sounds like such a fun trip! I'm currently trying to get back to the gym. My goal is 2 days this week, 3 next week, and so on until I'm up to every weekday! Good luck this month!

  8. Oh, if you take up saddling again make sure to share photos!! I wish I had the opportunity to go horse riding :(

  9. Exercise is one of my goals right now, too! I also have been trying to take more walks around the neighborhood in addition to exercising. I think using what you have instead of buying new is something I also need to add to my goals right now. I'm SO bad at buying so many similar products or wasting the food that we have.

  10. Great goals!
    Have a nice week!
    Gil Zetbase

  11. Great goals for the month! Goals are so necessary to keep us on track!

  12. Yay to getting a FitBit!! I have loved mine for 4 years. My husband and I are both severely addicted xx

  13. I love your goals! I definitely need to try to use what we have at home rather than buying new things. I have been really trying hard to cut down our grocery budget, and make do with what is already in our pantry and freezer--and I've been amazed by all the meals we can cook just from items we already have!

  14. I have a Garmin fitness tracker and it really helps me stay on track re: steps + exercise! Good luck with your fitness goals, lady- you can do it!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  15. One of my goals this summer was to read more and I'm loving it! Good luck with everything this month.

  16. I live in Nashville and hope you have a great visit here!

    Greta |

  17. I'm also on the work-out goal! I'm trying for 4 days a week, and I've had GREAT weeks and not so great weeks, but I'm hoping to get back into it. Have a great time in Nashville! It's SUCH a fun place to visit (and eat!) And I TOTALLY feel you on using what you already have. I hate when we toss unused veggies or fruit. It just feels so wasteful.

  18. I've been trying to work out more and more, so great to know we're in this together! :)

    Tori || Victori Media

  19. I love that you've been talking about fitness because that has been a priority for me this month, too! I've been loving how good I feel after these workouts!

  20. I'm going to France in a couple of days... so my plans are to enjoy August!

  21. These are some great goals! Have fun in Nashville!!

    The Classic Brunette

  22. Great goals girl! I'm so jealous of your Nashville trip! I've been wanting to go so bad!


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