Oh hey guys, it’s been a minute. I will admit things around here have been cray (lots of traveling + everything in between), and I just have been in a funk and a little bit of a rut when it comes to what I am sharing with you guys on my blog. I want to be a resource for you all when it comes to fashion which is what I love… butttt I also want to keep things real around here and share more of my life with you guys! I will still continue to share my outfits and looks, but you will probably be seeing a little more “life” content accompanying them! Hope that’s okay with y’all…… if not, then bye. Jk. I love you guys. I promise this will be some good shit.
First things first…. it’s MAY. Holy crap, I just took my Christmas tree down in March (don’t judge) so my timeline is all sorts of crazy. I love the first of the month and just kind of get in the mood where I’m like “alright, let’s do this”. With that being said, I want to share with you guys some of my goals for this month + what all is going on in my life this month/currently!
- Plan out my days- I have said this before, I am not an organized person AT ALL. I have such a hard time staying focused and getting key tasks done. Always putting them off till the last minute, forgetting things, etc. This rarely happens but I have found when I plan out my days the night before I am SO much more productive. I will write down the top 3 things I need to get done that day and make sure I knock those out first (usually they are the things I am dreading the most, but it feels so good to cross those off at the beginning of the day), and then write down other to-do’s for the day. I just got a new Erin Condren planner and I can’t wait to use it! Nothing will make you inspired to get shit done than a brand new planner, am I righttt?
- See a Financial Planner- I swear y’all after I did my taxes last month my head was spinning. As a blogger my income is coming in from so many different places and there is just so much to keep up with. This goes back to me needing to be more organized. Also I am also almost 30 and am feeling like I need to really start thinking long term…. which is hard to do when its just me and I don’t have a family yet. I want to make sure I am being smart with my money. I have been telling myself I need to see a financial planner but honestly I think I have been scared that they are going to tell me I spend too much (hahaha… which lets be honest is probably true) butttt I know that won’t be the case. Do you guys use a financial planner? What has your experience been?
- Do something out of my comfort zone- Most people would never know this but large groups of people and social situations where I do not know everyone freak me out. Which is weird because I would generally consider myself a pretty extroverted person. Idk what it is y’all I just get awkward… who will I talk to? What do we talk about? Will they like me? Ohhhh the list goes on. This month I want to challenge myself to do a few things out of my comfort zone like go to an event where I do not know anyone, or chat it up with some girls in my workout class. I actually just joined a sand volleyball league where I literally know 2 people so I think that’s a good start!
- Homeowner- I have been in Dallas for almost 6 years now… I love my city and I know this is where I want to stay. I am also turning 29 this year and have been thinking its time to get out of the renting game and purchase my first home. I always told myself if I wasn’t engaged/married by 30 I would buy a home (haha… ohhhh the timelines we have for ourselves). However, I don’t think you need to “wait around” for the perfect time.. I mean, is there ever a perfect time for anything? Rarely. So this month I am getting my ducks in a row to explore the option of purchasing my first home! Eeek! Who know’s, it could happen a few months from now… or it could be next year, but I am getting the ball rolling because I am ready to officially have a place of my own!
I just realized that majority of my May goals are SO adult/responsible haha! Trust me… there is plenty of fun happening this month too! Some travel of course (stay tuned), a little decor refresh in my apartment which I will do a home tour on once I am done, and some fun events with friends! If any of you guys are going to the derby this weekend I just want to make it clear how jealous I am! Next year, I will make it happen!
Photos by: Vanessa Christina