Friday, December 10, 2021

Five on Friday - December Goals

Today I’m recapping my November goals and listing my December goals.  As always, I’m using a Y for YES and N for NO to indicate whether or not I accomplished my goals. 

November Goals

Relationships/Connect/Be the Light

Y  Go to dinner with girlfriends.

Y  Have a lunch date with Brian.

Y  Have a Brian and Lindsay Day of Fun Day Date!

N  Go to lunch with an old coworker. – This time of year is way too busy for them, so we’ll have to try again in January!



Y  Meditate, quiet time, and affirmations every day.

Y  Drink 64 oz. most days. 

Y  Close all rings on my Apple Watch 16 days.

Y  Visit with my therapist.

Y  Get my flu shot.

Y  Get my annual mammogram.  (Here’s your reminder, ladies!)

Y  Wash makeup brushes, take 2.

Y  Read 1 fiction book.



Y  Attend my friend Jessica’s 40th birthday celebration.

Y  Celebrate Thanksgiving.

Y  Go to Fantasy in Lights with the whole fam.

Y  Have our annual North Pole breakfast.

Y  RELAX, ENJOY, and SAVOR Thanksgiving Break. – Yessss.  I spent the whole week with the family and relaxing, and I barely did any house stuff or blog work.  It was nice.

Y  Start watching Christmas movies. – So far we’ve watched Home Sweet Home Alone, Home Alone 2, Christmas Chronicals 1 and 2, Noelle, LoveHard, and Elf!

Y  Get a Peppermint Mocha from Starbucks.

Y  Start our new Christmas puzzle.

Y  Have our first fire in the fire place.

Y  Record a video every single day of the month and upload to my One Second a Day app.



Y  Plan school fundraiser.

Y  Decorate the house for Christmas.

Y  Start my new “favorite things” Christmas tree in my office.

Y  Finish most (if not all) of the Christmas shopping.

Y  Start wrapping gifts.

N  List fall clothes on Poshmark.

N  Complete 1 thing on Master To-Do list.


Blog/Social Media

Y  Post 5 times most weeks.

Y  Share all holiday gift guides in early November.

Y  Share Christmas card sponsored post.

Y  Share some of our favorite things/gift ideas on Instagram stories.




30 items accomplished

3 items not accomplished


Monthly Stats

Books Read: 1

    The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews     

Meditation Days: 30

Rings Closed on Apple Watch:

    Move Ring: 16

    Exercise Ring: 16

    Stand Ring: 30

Workouts Completed: 16

    Core Training: 0

    Dance: 0

    High Intensity Interval Training: 0

    Hiking: 0

    Mixed Cardio: 8

    Outdoor Run: 3 (7.11 miles)

    Outdoor Walk: 1 (1.53 miles)

    Pilates: 0

    Pool Swim: 0 (0 yards)

    Stair Stepper: 2

    Strength Training: 2

    Yoga: 0

Time Spent Working Out: 12:44:32 (hours:minutes:seconds)

Calories Burned During Workouts: 3,367


Pictures of My Successes

Apple watch rings


Lunch date with B

Day date with B

My friend, Jessica's 40th birthday party

The book I read... spoiler alert, it wasn't great.

North Pole breakfast

Fantasy in Lights

Got the house decorated for Christmas

Shared our Christmas card with Mpix

Now for the December goals…

December Goals

Relationships/Connect/Be the Light

Go to dinner with girlfriends.

Go on an overnight to trip with B to ATL.

Have another Brian and Lindsay Day of Fun Day Date

Go to dinner with old coworkers.

Donate blood.

Shop for families in need and turn in gifts to church.

Put out treats for all of our delivery drivers every day in December.



Meditate, quiet time, and affirmations every day.

Drink 64 oz. most days. 

Close all rings on my Apple Watch 16 days.

Get my annual ultrasound (follow-up to mammogram).

Start attending church in person again.

Read 1 fiction book.



Help put on the Reindeer Run at the kids’ school.

Celebrate 14 years with B.

Celebrate Maui’s 12th birthday.

Go to the SEC Championship game!

Watch Olivia perform in the school Christmas program.

Plan and have Olivia’s class Christmas party.

Celebrate my mom’s retirement.

Dentist appointments for Jacob, Olivia, and me.

RELAX, ENJOY, and SAVOR Christmas Break.

Visit Santa Clause.

Make gingerbread houses.

Drive around and look at lights.

Watch all the Christmas movies.

Finish our new Christmas puzzle.

Record a video every single day of the month and upload to my One Second a Day app.



Get Christmas cards addressed and mailed.

Finish Christmas shopping.

Finish wrapping gifts.

List fall clothes on Poshmark.

Put away all Christmas decorations by January 1.

Clean the entire house top to bottom by January 1.

Tidy the entire house top to bottom by January 1.


Blog/Social Media

Post 3-4 times most weeks.

Photograph entire house decorated for Christmas.

Share Christmas home tour.

Recap the whole year.


Friday Funnies

On the Blog This Week

 What I Ordered from Amazon in November 2021

Our Week – The One with the Reindeer Run, a Girls Dinner, and the SEC ChampionshipGame

What I Wore – November 2021

Previous Monthly Goals Posts

Happy Friday, y’all!

*Linking up with A Little Bit of Everything for Friday Favorites.


  1. So many great things you accomplished! Haha that green stop sign and the 20 ft Christmas tree! Hope you have a great weekend.

  2. Holy cow girl, you slayed it! I love all the festiveness and your mantle looks so pretty! I hope you have a sweet and festive weekend!

  3. You really did great. I love the goals you make. That through the roof tree is too funny.

  4. 3 out of 33 isn’t bad. Great job! Way to go on your goals. Have a great weekend!

  5. You did such a great job on your goals. Good luck with December, and I hope you have a really relaxing and festive month.

    Lauren @

  6. Look at all those Y's! You did a great job!


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