Wrapping up August!

Hello everyone! Welcome back to another monthly wrap up! I must say, I just cannot believe how fast this month has gone. It feels like last time I checked it was May 25 and I had just finished school. Now it’s August 31, and I’ve already started 8th grade.

Anyway, this is a August re-cap not a -how fast time flies rant- (although that might be fun) Let’s get started!


-The Goals From Last Month-

I will be writing in red if I failed and green if I succeeded.

  • Write 10,000 words on my novel.Β 
  • Write 15 blog posts. (UGH)
  • Exercise every weekday. (YAY)
  • Take more pictures!
  • Make more art.
  • Pray every day. (I’m sure I did, just not the way I intended too)
  • Save up money again. (I did, then I just spent some of it XD)
  • Read 7 books.

Well, I didn’t do too bad, I guess. So let’s more on to what I did do this month!


-What I Did Do This Month-

  • Started waking up earlier. (5:50 to be exact)
  • Worked really hard on my novel.
  • Was extremely lazy and productive.
  • Didn’t spend too much money.
  • Started using a planner.
  • Started 8th grade.
  • Redesigned my blog!
  • Made macrons.

-Posts From This Month-

A Summer of Memories // Summer Review 2018

Every Summer Morning {Garden Tour}

Artistic Tidbits

Tags, Tags, and more Tags!

Art Lab Episode 53 // DIY Easy Watercolor Backgrounds

Recent {Summer} Photography

What is your fate?

My Novel Pt. 3 {Snippets + Writing Recap}

Only 8, well at least most of them were pretty good quality. πŸ˜‰


-Photography-

Here are some of my favorites from this month!

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Thanks to my sister for helping with this one! πŸ˜€

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I definitely edited this one XD But I still think it’s neat!

I hope you enjoyed looking at those! πŸ™‚

P.S. Guys I just wanna say this was an amazing moment!

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I reached my writing goal this month of 10,000 words! It feels so amazing! XD


-Favorite’s From This Month-

Note: This is not a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. πŸ˜‰

Click on the images to be taken to the listings.

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I love this open-face sweater from Old Navy! It’s so soft, and the fringe is just ADORABLE!!

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Isn’t this shirt neat? It has a knit top with a sheer bottom (the floral part) I have another one too, but it’s not available anymore. Also, make sure to grab one while they’re on sale! Click on the pic to take you to the page! πŸ˜€

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I really love the Magnolia Journals! The two above are my favorite, even though they’re last years. πŸ˜‰

Those were just a few of my favorite this month!

Enjoying this post? Make sure to check out my other monthly wrap ups!

Wrapping Up July!

Wrapping Up June!

April Wrap-Up

Wrapping up March!

What Happened to February?

Highlights of January!


-More Favorites-

Favorite songs:

TobyMac’s new single Everything came out this month! It’s super awesome! πŸ˜€

Lovin’ this one too!

And one last one from Lauren Daigle! πŸ˜€

Favorite Posts From Around The Blogosphere:

August BuJo Ideas By Sydney!

Dream House Ideas By Cassia!

A Back To School Discussion Among the Dolls By Gracie!

Lake, Rocks, Flowers and Tunnels By Gracie M.

Those were just a few of my favorite blog posts from this past month! πŸ™‚ I’m not trying to favorite anyone or anything, in fact I try to do different blogs each month, so each of my lovely readers get’s a shout-out once in a while. πŸ˜‰


-Looking Into September-

Freebie Library:

Goals:

  • Finish writing my novel. (I’m almost there, YES!)
  • Start working on a business project idea.
  • Exercise 6 days a week.
  • Hopefully get something. I can’t say what yet, just something. I’ll tell you if it ends up happening.
  • Go see TobyMac and Hollyn and Crowder in concert!!! (super excited for this one πŸ™‚ )
  • Take a 5 second video clip every day. (this should be easy, if i remember)
  • Keep up with school.
  • Read 5 books, not just magazine’s.
  • Publish 12 blog posts.

Hopefully I can accomplish most of those. Some of them seem really easy, others not so much.


Well guys, I hope you’ve had an awesome month, and I’d love to hear about it in the comments! What are some of your goals for September?

Have a wonderful day!

Watercolor sign-off.

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21 thoughts on “Wrapping up August!

  1. Great post! The picture that your sister helped you with is really neat, as well as the edited one of the eye! Good luck with your goals this month! Thanks for shouting out my post! πŸ™‚
    ~Gracie

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  2. Lovely photography! Congrats on stuff you did in August and don’t worry about goals you didn’t reach πŸ˜‰ I hope September will be awesome for you! Can’t wait to see your new posts!!

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  3. Yay, I love monthly wrap-ups! Oh my goodness, you wake up at 5:50?! *gasps* OH MY! XD And think it’s so early to wake up at 6-something occasionally. XD XD Ahh yes, I love Magnolia Journals too! Sadly we’re not subscribed anymore, but hopefully we shall again soon. Also I love the knit and sheer floral top from Old Navy! I wish you success for your goals for September, and I hope you have a marvelous month!

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    • Thank you so much! Yes, it is tricky, especially at first, but I actually sort of like it now because I go to sleep earlier, and that’s nice because I was having trouble falling asleep at night sometimes, before I started doing this. πŸ˜‰

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