Phew! Now that was a busy and beautiful month! October flew by, but it was a really amazing month! We’ve had a really pleasant fall here in the DC area this year, so I’ve loved enjoying weekends outside.
Our November calendar is pretty jam packed, but we’re really looking forward to the holiday season and spending lots of time with friends. We aren’t traveling for the holidays, which I’m actually really excited about. I’m really looking forward to creating our own family traditions.
Christmas snuck up on me last year, so I really want to use November to get ahead and to prepare for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. The holidays are upon us!!
In October I…
October Goals Revisited…
Switch out my summer and winter closet – Yep! I put away all of my summer clothes, donated clothes I didn’t wear this summer, and hung all of my winter clothes.
Put away Magnolia’s summer clothes -Yep! Sad to put those little clothes away. She’s getting too big.
Clean out our guest room closet – No. I really need to do this in the next week or so. I did clean out our master closet though.
Workout at Orange Theory twice a week – Yes and I love it!
Run twice a week – No. I’ve struggled to get my runs in.
Try out 2 new recipes – No. I haven’t made cooking a priority.
Get my hair cut and colored – Yes, and I love it.
Get a pedicure – Yes! Before Magnolia’s 1 year photos
Coming Up In November…
I’m running the Great Pumpkin Run
Neal’s running the Richmond Half Marathon
We’re going to a Redskins game with the DC Divas
We’re running the Run Under The Lights again
Running our 5th Alexandria Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning
Hosting Thanksgiving at our house
Around the House
Clean out our guest bedroom closet
Clean out and organize the kitchen and pantry
Decorate for Thanksgiving
Health and Fitness
Workout at Orange Theory twice a week
Enjoy my 3 races (5K, 5K, and 5 miler)
Find a Christmas tree farm to visit the last weekend of November
Order and mail holiday cards
Do the bulk of our Christmas shopping (in store and online)
Begin reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Blow-dry my hair every time I wash it
Monthly Goals: 2015