The first half of 2016 is complete, maternity leave is over and I am now back at work. June has been such a busy month, trying to cram in so much – a holiday in Spain, a blogging conference and seeing friends and family.
Here’s a look back at what I achieved from my June Bucket List
Pick a new blog theme – I have not completed this at all, and I had this as one of my “must-do” blog tasks before I went back to work. I’m a little annoyed at myself for this, as I wanted to also have it complete for #BML16.
Blog – My blog tasks for June were to reach 3,000 followers on Twitter, and to set-up a blogging schedule for the next two months. Well, I’ve nearly reached 3,000 followers, I currently have 2,994, so that isn’t bad going. And, I’ve managed to set-up a blogging schedule, I just need to make sure I try to stick to it now that I’m back at work.
Fish – The fish is still in the freezer! No comment.
London – I said that would I try to make two trips into London before the end of my maternity leave. I have over-achieved this by going for lunch with the family at a pub in Mayfair, and then going for lunch with my husband at Benares restaurant. As well as this I’ve also managed a small shopping trip to Oxford Street too!
Sorting out my daughter’s clothes – I’ve sorted all her clothes out. I’ve put the clothes she no longer fits into, into vacuum packs, and I’ve sorted out all the clothes we received from my sister-in-law last month.
Have a fab time in Spain – We had a brilliant holiday in Spain at the start of June, which was our first holiday abroad as a family of 3. It was lovely to spend a week in the sunshine enjoying the pool and the beach with a little one.
And here’s my July Bucket List:
Getting into a new routine – Now that I’ve gone back to work and our little one has started nursery, I need to get us into a new routine. This is from doing the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up, to managing working from home on a Monday, to cooking dinner and sorting out the house.
Blog – I’m not going to set myself any huge blog tasks this month now that my time is more limited, and the our linky #fortheloveofBLOG is getting more popular. I would like to post twice a week, and also put some thought towards Pinterest. Following the brilliant Pinterest talk I attended at #BML16 last month, I have some really good ideas on how I can use Pinterest for some future blog posts – I just need to start populating the boards now.
Sort out our little one’s first birthday party – Next month our daughter turns one! I’m not sure where the time has gone, but we now really need to start planning her birthday party. We are having a family gathering at my Mum and Dad’s house, so we need to organise presents, food, cake and decoration.
I’m going to keep my list short this month, just so it’s achievable. Hopefully I will tick off all these items on my Bucket List, find out how I get on at the end of the month.
Have a fab July!