Are you Looking Forward to 2018?

I always feel bittersweet when I reach the end of a year and the beginning of the new. I usually start off with so many goals in my head. So I assess at the end to see how I did. I thought in this post today, I'll share some of my major accomplishments:

  1. I started selling my crochets and knits locally.
  2. Took a more active role in helping hubby with the photo business.
  3. Earned a raise and promotion on my day job.
  4. Knitted my first hat with needles.
  5. We made it through the year financially in the black.
  6. Found a new and healthy church home.
  7. Improved my credit score.
  8. Designed and ordered new business cards.
  9. Changed to a better bank.
  10. Got a white all-in-one computer to replace my laptop.
I think it's good to make a list of accomplishments cause it makes you feel good and productive. I also made a list of 50 things I've learned this year in this post. I know this isn't everyone's cup of tea, it just happens to be what I do. I've always liked measuring progress.

I haven't thought much about next year which is rare for me. Not sure why. Maybe I'm holding onto December cause the days are going so fast. I can say this... I do have a few things I desire to do next year:

  1. Take some vacation days. Hubby and I can't work every moment of every day. We got burned out a lot this year and struggled with staying healthy.
  2. Increase my local sales. My hope is that I earn enough regularly to pay for my crafting supplies.
  3. Play more with coloring. I was given a slew of art supplies for Christmas and I need to learn how to use them. It's a great diversion from crocheting and knitting.
So, are you looking forward to 2018? Got any specific plans, like a cruise? Tell me by commenting !

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