Friday, January 2, 2015

Five on Friday | Goals for 2015

Happy New Year!!!!

For today's 5 on Friday, I thought I'd share some simple goals I have for myself this year (since I don't really make resolutions)!!

1. Run at least 1,000 miles.

It sounds like a lot, but if you break it down its only 83.33 miles per month. This past year, I ran about 80+ (100 on the good months) miles a month, so I think this is pretty doable if I just keep track and hold myself accountable. 

How many miles have I run so far in 2015? 0! Hahaha...I'm off to a great start. But I'm running 5 this afternoon!

2. Take at least one family vacation.

I really, really want to go to Paris for my birthday, but the more I research, the more stressed out I get about going to Europe with a toddler. So at this point, I'm cool with going wherever. As long as we take a trip together!

3. Go to church once a month

I was really bad about going to church last year (first because I was 9 months pregnant and couldn't sit for more than 5 minutes without having to pee...and then came Ella which made it even more difficult to go to church), so this year I really want to try and attend more!

4. Record something about Ella everyday

My "Life with Ella" updates (you know, that bore you to tears?) will be coming to an end soon when I go back to work next month, so I want to still do something where I keep track of our daily adventures and funny things she says/does. My mother-in-law gave me this book last year for Christmas, and I haven't used it yet...but now that my girl is hilarious on an hourly basis, I figured the New Year is a perfect time to start it!

5. Get our house ready to sell

No, we are NOT moving. We are not even talking about moving (although I do look on Zillow all the time!). But I have some projects that I want to get done so we are ready when the time comes. Those projects are: fix the hole in the dining room, touch up our bedroom paint, sand and paint our bathroom, and mayyyyybe even get recessed lighting, granite countertops and a backsplash in the kitchen. Oh and possibly get hardwood floors up the staircase and in the remaining 2 bedrooms....carpet grosses me out to no end! 

So there you have it! Simple enough, right?!?


  1. Loved your 5 today. 1000 miles? You go Mama.
    Best of luck in 2015!

  2. A thousand miles. A thousand miles!! You are my inspiration!

  3. Love reading goals others have! So inspiring!

    And definitely record those funny moments with E! As she gets bigger and bigger the funny moments are endless!

  4. We have that book too. It was a gift, I was good about it at first but not recently. Happy New Year!

  5. Amen to carpet being gross. We only have it in our two guest rooms, and I'm constantly vacuuming / steam cleaning it. Even though it's mainly storage!