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Let's Check Up On Those 2017 Goals

My yearly "to do" list is near and dear to my heart. I just realized today that everything has been so crazy since the beginning of this year that I haven't had the time to check up and see where I am in terms of my goals. I knew a lot of them were going to take a while, the whole year probably, but it's fun to see what I still have yet to accomplish in 2017.
  1. Move to New York City - The aim is September!
  2. Read one new book each month - So far, so good!
  3. Aim for at least seven hours (but really, eight) hours of sleep as many nights as you can manage a week - This might be one of my greatest accomplishments yet. 
  4. Go on a road trip
  5. Take more outfit pictures for Life According to Francesca so it can finally be the fashion blog you’ve always wanted - Kind of. I mean, I anticipated more, so hopefully this summer allows that.
  6. Compliment someone each day
  7. When it’s no longer winter, start running again
  8. Read more blogs
  9. Invest in a pair of black heels
  10. Narrow down the contents of your wardrobe, again. Keep downsizing to make the move to New York (because it’s happening) that much easier
  11. Wear all of your lipsticks at least twice
  12. Go to one new spot in Cleveland for the last five months of living in Ohio - I was mainly a creature of habit, unfortunately. I did try out a few new places though!
  13. Save a majority of your paychecks
  14. Go to the Indians home-opener
  15. Do not let stress consume your entire being - I am a ball of stress by nature, but I'm still working on it.
  16. Take more pictures–of yourself, with your friends, of your food, etc
  17. Survive the second year of One Direction’s hiatus
  18. Reach 1,000 followers on Instagram
  19. Become more adventurous with makeup–add something more to that signature winged eyeliner
  20. Vlog at least once. Like, just once. Come on. You can do it.
This list is certainly pared down from my lists of forty from all of the previous years, which makes everything seem that much more attainable. How sweet would it be if I could cross all of these off? I mean, that is the aim after all!


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