The new year always brings a fresh start. I love the feeling of a blank calendar and a renewed since of will power. I don’t really make New Year’s Resolutions, but I do like the newness of January 1st to lay out some goals that I want to accomplish this year.
Personally, I want to be better, faster and physically stronger. That means working out more and being more conscious about what I am eating. It means making a plan for the next day and getting a good night’s sleep. It also means pushing myself outside of my comfort zone even more than I did in 2014.
But my home has its own unique set of goals, too. I like to think of them as Home Goals. In the first part of 2015, I’m going to refocus my efforts on updating my son’s bedroom. In its current state, it feels dark and uncomfortable. His bed is getting to be too small and the walls scream a little too Nick Jr. for a third grader. Last year, I put together a mood board for his room that both he and I love, but the longest project ever got in the way of me working on it.
Instead of just saying that my goal is to finish his room in the first six months of the year, I have made a list of some of the projects I want to tackle:…